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[California] Another Tobacco Bill Off to Governor

On Thursday, a bill banning smokeless tobacco at major league baseball stadiums in California passed its final legislative hurdle, an Assembly concurrence floor vote, and now is on its way to the governor's desk for a signature. AB 768, by Assembly membe
California Healthline
added Aug 28, 2015 19:33
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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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[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
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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
Addiction
added Aug 25, 2015 21:22
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[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
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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
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[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
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Global burden of disease due to smokeless tobacco consumption in adults: analysis of data from 113 countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smokeless tobacco results in considerable, potentially preventable, global morbidity and mortality from cancer; estimates in relation to ischaemic heart disease need to be interpreted with more caution, but nonetheless suggest that the likely burden of d
BioMed Central (uk)
added Aug 21, 2015 11:53
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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
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[Iowa] UI set to go tobacco-free on Monday

Starting Monday, the University of Iowa will become the first of the state’s three public universities to ban all forms of tobacco on its campus. Smoking cigarettes was outlawed at UI in conjunction with the state’s Smoke Free Air Act in 2008, but e-cig
Lafayette (IN) Journal & Courier
added Aug 19, 2015 18:45
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