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Industry watch: heat-not-burn tobacco products are about to reach their boiling point

marketed them as healthier than conventional cigarettes. These claims, refuted by researchers,1 failed to lure consumers. Each reincarnation of HNB was commercially unsuccessful, and most HNB products were discontinued shortly after their introduction. Un
Tobacco Control
added Aug 24, 2016 17:17
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[UK] Fresh campaign calls on smokers to stub out the habit

Smokers in North Tyneside are being urged to quit the habit to reduce the risk of developing a disease. A new campaign by Fresh, called ‘Every Breath’, is raising awareness of smoking and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
North Tyneside Today (News Guardian) (uk)
added Aug 24, 2016 14:08

GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigs have rapid and substantial adverse effects on the cardiovascular system

Thus, like passive cigarette smoking, the effects of e-cigarette use are nearly as big as smoking despite the lower dose of toxins. This is more evidence for the nonlinear effects of smoke/aerosol on the cardiovascular system.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 22, 2016 21:28

[UK] ARCHIVE: Sir George Godber: Government's Chief Medical Officer who helped to establish the fledgling National Health Service

Godber recollected that he had said in 1962 to Keith Joseph, another of his Conservative ministers, that "we really have to do something about abolishing smoking"..."You really can't expect to abolish smoking." Godber replied: "No, but I want to see it re
The Independent (uk)
added Aug 22, 2016 15:57

GLANTZ: The evidence that e-cigs are expanding the cigarette market by recruiting kids just keeps piling up

they found that the effects were biggest in the low risk kids. In particular, if blows away the assertion made by e-cig enthusiasts that kids who start with e-cigs would be smoking conventional cigarettes anyway.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 22, 2016 13:51

[Asia, China] Xi: Public health should underpin all govt strategies

he spoke for the first time on the proposed Healthy China strategy at a top-level meeting.....Other agencies ... should also work together to create healthy environments for people, he added, "such as guaranteeing them a smoke-free environment, clear air
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 22, 2016 13:14

[UK] Dad calls on Sunderland smokers to pack in habit and avoid getting COPD

A dad today urged smokers on Wearside to quit the habit and reduce their risk of developing a disease which has left him fighting for breath every day. Fresh’s Every Breath campaign is raising awareness of smoking and chronic obstructive pulmonary disea
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added Aug 22, 2016 13:05

the economics of tobacco: what if a pack of cigarettes cost $10?

By increasing prices to $10 and eliminating discounts, we could cut the number of smokers aged 12 to 25 years old by 4.8 million fewer smokers. That would reduce young adult smoking by more than 12 percent and youth smoking by nearly 3 percent.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 21, 2016 13:53

[Asia, India] ‘Tobacco use has harmful effects on society’

A workshop-cum-training for Kohima Village Youth Organisation (KVYO)... Deputy Commissioner of Kohima, Rovilatuo Mor in his speech said that many Naga people are in the habit of using tobacco, which has harmful effects on the society. He therefore urged e
Morung Express (in)
added Aug 21, 2016 13:09

[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east, Syria, Turkey] The politics of smoking in today's Middle East

As ISIS found out in Kirkuk and Erdogan has realized in Turkey, convincing Middle Easterners to quit smoking is an uphill battle. Among the Turkish people, poverty and economic struggles have only increased already high rates of tobacco consumption. On a
Your Middle East
added Aug 20, 2016 20:39
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