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Switching to e-cigarettes could save 6.6 million American smokers: researchers

In an analysis of potential health benefits of getting smokers to quit tobacco, the researchers found that those 6.6 million people who switched to vaping would live for a collective total of up to 86.7 million extra years.
Reuters
added Oct 3, 2017 12:52
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Welcome to the Tobacco Control Policy tool

This website provides decision-makers and health professionals with estimates of the projected impact of four specific tobacco control policies on public health in the United States. The estimates were derived from simulations of over 2,200 policy scena
Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool
added Sep 28, 2017 15:10
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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes and youth smoking: be alert but not alarmed

we need to consider the whole population (youth and adults) and longer term goals, such as a cigarette endgame. The goal of policy making should be to achieve the optimal regulatory balance that reduces any potential risks that vaping products may pose to
Tobacco Control
added Sep 17, 2017 19:48
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Tobacco convention bans sale of kiddie packs

THE Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) is a non-governmental organisation which aims to consolidate and coordinate tobacco control ... The proposal to reintroduce kiddie packs was mooted by lobbyists...to reintroduce the kiddie pack will be regr
The Star (my)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:58
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[Australia] More Smokers Lighting Up Despite Ever-Increasing Taxes

The Australian (au)
added Aug 28, 2017 03:19
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Cigarette sales down as shops comply with product display ban

Three days after the display of tobacco products was banned in shops, retailers are saying that cigarette sales have gone down, with some who took earlier measures reporting a drop of up to 30 per cent. Smokers said that they have not been personally aff
TODAYonline (sg)
added Aug 4, 2017 12:48
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E-cigarette use and associated changes in population smoking cessation: evidence from US current population surveys [FREE FULL TEXT]

The substantial increase in e-cigarette use among US adult smokers was associated with a statistically significant increase in the smoking cessation rate at the population level. These findings need to be weighed carefully in regulatory policy making rega
British Medical Journal
added Jul 27, 2017 15:28
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What Impact Has the UK Smoking Ban Had?

More Brits are kicking the habit / Kids are less keen / Fewer people are hospitalised / Glossy packs are gone / Awareness of passive smoking has increased / No smoking at train stations / A drop in the number of teen smokers / Smoke free cars / E-cigs are
Labmate (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:52
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[UK, Texas] Outrage as vaping’s role in harm reduction ignored

Vaping advocates, particularly in the UK, were left outraged last week after repeated claims about Britain’s falling smoking rate made no mention of vapour products – or, indeed, any mention of harm reduction at all. Groups like ASH and Cancer Research g
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:39
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[UK] Pub smoking ban: 10 charts that show the impact

1. The country fell into line / 2. Have pubs taken a hit? / 3. There are fewer smokers / 4. The young have been turned off smoking / 5. Attitudes of smokers have changed / 6. Fewer women smoke during pregnancy
BBC Online
added Jul 1, 2017 03:02
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