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[Asia] Can prohibition work? The case of India’s smokeless tobacco ban

India is proving that prohibition can have a place in public health. Gutka, an industrially manufactured smokeless tobacco product has now been banned in the majority of the country, with encouraging results.... Spurred by attractive packaging in single-d
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Aug 27, 2015 13:24

HATHAWAY: Government Grant Funding Corrupts Tobacco Research, Holds Back Scientific Inquiry

Searching NIH’s Office of Extramural Research for available grants, I found no funding opportunities between January 1, 2013 and January 1, 2015 involving the words “tobacco harm reduction.”...government agencies such as FDA and NIH should be removed fro
Heartland Institute
added Sep 16, 2015 16:29

Health-care interventions to promote and assist tobacco cessation: a review of efficacy, effectiveness and affordability for use in national guideline development [FREE FULL TEXT]

Brief advice from a health-care worker, telephone helplines, automated text messaging, printed self-help materials, cytisine and nortriptyline are globally affordable health-care interventions to promote and assist smoking cessation. Evidence on smokeles
added Aug 25, 2015 21:22

Young Adults’ Risk Perceptions of Various Tobacco Products Relative to Cigarettes: Results From the National Young Adult Health Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

The public’s views of comparative tobacco risk perceptions vary widely by tobacco product type and age-group. While “less risky” perceptions may be associated with product use, perceptions that products are “more risky” than cigarettes may not necessarily
Health Education & Behavior
added Aug 31, 2015 13:51

California could ban smokeless tobacco in pro baseball

Republican Sen. John Moorlach of Costa Mesa says professional baseball already voluntarily bans the product. Democratic Sen. Mark Leno of San Francisco says AB768 puts a good practice into California law. The measure passed 24-14.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 27, 2015 14:27
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FLASR’s 2,500 Store Portable Spittoon Product Rollout Underway

Portable tobacco flask company continues to gain momentum through sponsorships of sports entities, athletes and more
Business Wire
added Aug 25, 2015 18:33

[UK] Millions of lives blighted by smokeless tobacco

A quarter of a million deaths per year are caused by smokeless tobacco-based products, according to a new study. Its authors say that millions more have their lives shortened by ill health due to the effects of smokeless tobacco-based products, such as
Imperial College London (uk)
added Aug 25, 2015 07:06

[Asia] India has highest number of smokeless tobacco deaths, finds new study

India accounts for nearly three- fourths of over a quarter million deaths worldwide caused by smokeless tobacco while millions more have their lives shortened due to its ill health effects, a new study has found. "Nearly 85% of the total burden attribut
DNA India (in)
added Aug 25, 2015 20:06

Something to chew on – millions of lives blighted by smokeless tobacco

More than a quarter of a million people die each year from using smokeless tobacco, researchers at the University of York have concluded. Paan, a custom-made product in which smokeless tobacco is used Millions more have their lives shortened by ill healt
University of York (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:51

VIDEO: It's not just baseball; NFL has a smokeless tobacco habit, too

the habit has permeated locker rooms for decades in the NFL, which does little to address the topic despite smokeless tobacco's links to oral cancer and nicotine addiction. Anywhere from 75 to 80 percent of the players in the Browns' locker room chew tob
added Sep 8, 2015 10:51
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