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Estimating the Pathways of an Antitobacco Campaign (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

engaging youth and young adults in a cause-based social movement for promoting health can be a powerful strategy to drive positive behavior change. Messages targeting attitudes that resonate with values important to this age group, including independence
Journal of Adolescent Health
added Jul 25, 2018 00:04
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A Pragmatic Trial of E-Cigarettes, Incentives, and Drugs for Smoking Cessation [FREE FULL TEXT]

financial incentives added to free cessation aids resulted in a higher rate of sustained smoking abstinence than free cessation aids alone. Among smokers who received usual care, the addition of free cessation aids or e-cigarettes did not provide a benefi
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jul 24, 2018 22:40
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[UK] COUNCILLORS are to discuss cutting Sandwell’s anti-smoking programme by £360,000 because the number of smokers in the borough has fallen. Members of the cabinet will discuss plans to reduce the current service at its meeting next week. A report has rec

Ludlow & Tenbury Wells Advertiser (uk)
added Jul 24, 2018 20:03
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Vape clouds produced indoors by e-cigarettes break down within SECONDS to allow air quality to return to normal levels (while it takes over 30 minutes for a traditional cigarette)

really does have less of an impact....research comes as part of a collaboration between Kaunas University of Technology in Lithuania, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, ETH Zurich, and Fontem Ventures.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 24, 2018 00:18
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[UK] LETTER: Beware tobacco firm’s Trojan horses

. In our view, PMI is desperate to claim it is the critical element in reducing the harm caused by its own products and will no doubt use any link to the NHS to further its lobbying and marketing. Enabling it to co-opt the NHS would be a betrayal of every
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[Montana] LETTER: Tobacco industry should pay share

Tobacco products have had a devastating effect on my family...my support for the Healthy Montana Initiative, I-185... The tobacco industry has infiltrated our lives, homes and communities for decades. It’s time it pays its fair share so that 100,000 Mont
The Missoulian
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[Australia] Gina Rinehart company revealed as $4.5m donor to climate sceptic thinktank

Billionaire’s company gave significant donations to the Institute of Public Affairs in 2016 and 2017
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42
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Smoke And Mirrors? PR Industry Filters Out Tobacco Pitch

many of the bigger names in the PR world have shunned the opportunity, despite the eye-catching eight-figure budgets on offer. Most point to the healthcare clients on their books, many of whom stipulate that they cannot also work for tobacco sector compan
Holmes Report
added Jul 23, 2018 19:44
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Exhaled e-vapor particles evaporate in seconds -- new study

This shows us how fundamentally different exhaled e-vapour particles are compared to those released when smoking conventional cigarettes, the latter of which linger in the air for longer periods of time"...O'Connell...at Fontem Ventures, and senior author
EurekAlert
added Jul 23, 2018 18:29
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[UK] World's biggest cigarette company offered tobacco products to doctors and nurses to mark NHS 70th birthday

[PMI] sent a letter to all NHS trusts and the health secretary, Matt Hancock, offering to help doctors, nurses and other health workers give up smoking by using its cigarette alternatives.
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 23, 2018 06:27
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