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[UK] LETTER: E-cigarettes: relax rules to help more smokers quit, say MPs

We are surprised that unproven and potentially dangerous e-cigarettes are being promoted at a time when there have been substantial cuts to successful public health services including smoking cessation services.
British Medical Journal
added Aug 30, 2018 21:14
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InfoTech Marketing Releases White Paper on Food Stamps: Subsidized Entertainment, Dining Out, Tobacco, and Donations

"While SNAP households typically spend less than their non-SNAP counterparts on these four categories, tobacco is the one category where their spending exceeds non-SNAP households. At least 33% of SNAP beneficiaries spent money on tobacco products, roughl
PR Newswire
added Aug 30, 2018 20:41
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[UK] More people in Dorset are finding it difficult to give up smoking

Figures released by NHS Digital show that just over one third (38 per cent) of smokers living in the Dorset County Council area who pledged to give up smoking managed to do so. This ranks as having the 15th lowest rate of people successfully quitting sm
Dorset Echo (This is Dorset) (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 23:22
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[UK-Scotland] Prisoners to be offered free vaping kits ahead of tobacco ban

Vaping kits will be issued from the start of November, before the ban comes into force at the end of the month. For two months they will be free. They will then be sold at a discounted rate until April, after which prisoners will have to pay the normal pr
BBC Online
added Aug 29, 2018 21:20
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[Florida] Tobacco research institute for flight attendants operates in secrecy

Those expenditures haven’t been officially confirmed — or denied ... FAMRI does practically everything in its power to avoid transparency, a Florida Bulldog investigation revealed. A combination of no transparency and no court oversight means that Miami
Florida Bulldog
added Aug 28, 2018 06:01
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[Massachusetts] What the new age restriction on tobacco sales means for Wachusett towns

Following Governor Charlie Baker’s decision to sign Bill H4486, four out of five towns in the Wachusett area will up the tobacco and e-cigarette sale age restriction from 18 to 21 years old and ban the sale of cigarettes at pharmacies by the end of t
The Landmark (MA)
added Aug 28, 2018 04:50
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[Massachusetts] Hanover receives grant aimed to stub out tobacco in younger ages

Hanover is partnering with South Shore communities to spread awareness of the dangers of tobacco thanks to a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. After the town received the grant, (Norwell also has federal funding) in spring 2018,
Wicked Local (MA)
added Aug 25, 2018 14:09
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Stop smoking services: BMJ analysis shows how councils are stubbing them out

As some areas dispense with them entirely, Gareth Iacobucci examines whether these services are withering on the vine...could be partly attributable to UK smoking rates being historically low at 16%,3 a proportion that compares favourably with many Europe
British Medical Journal
added Aug 24, 2018 12:44
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[California] Public Health Oriented Comments on State Cannabis Regulations from PHI

Dear Colleagues, As promised, attached are model comments for your organizations to use in response to the proposed regulations put out by the Bureau of Cannabis Control...undermine local control and the autonomy of California cities and counties to pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 22, 2018 23:59
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Relationship between smoking and health and education spending in Chile [FREE FULL TEXT]

The strong significant statistical relationship found between tobacco consumption and resources allocated to healthcare and education consumption may be indicative of the existence of a crowding out effect of tobacco. This effect, in turn, may increase th
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:31
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