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Grant aimed at stopping pregnant smokers in Kentucky

Kentucky Department for Public Health has announced a grant to address the issue of women who smoke while pregnant. The Anthem Foundation is supplying the $140,000 grant, which will help fund the Giving Infants and Families Tobacco Free Starts
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16

[China] Nurture or Neuter: The e-cigarette industry in Hong Kong

Harbour Times looks into how the Hong Kong Government’s efforts have empowered — or stifled — innovation and growth in certain industries. In the first of the series, we look at the e-cigarette business.
Harbour Times (hk)
added Apr 25, 2015 13:54

Holy Smoke - My Favorite Idea That Everyone Knows But Doesn't Understand

Altria is my favorite idea that everyone knows but no one understands. ...The indicators for Altria's future performance are actually more negative than positive. It's a matter of time before its foundation is shaken yet again. It's time to short Altria.
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Apr 25, 2015 12:27

BRIGGS: How Faith Matters in Battling Smoking Epidemic

New studies are adding to a growing body of evidence that religion may help deter smoking... The takeaway, many researchers suggest, is that a nuanced approach to religious engagement can be a powerful ally in global anti-smoking efforts. In general, r
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:31

[Asia, Korea - South] Government mulls stricter e-cigarette regulations

Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan...told lawmakers in the National Assembly that he would “shortly come up with a comprehensive proposal” on electronic cigarettes, which would ban the products’ explicit advertisement and random blend of nicotine.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Apr 24, 2015 14:29

[Asia, Asia-pacific] SEATCA Tobacco Industry Interference Index: a tool for measuring implementation of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Article 5.3 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions This Tobacco Industry Interference Index, based on the WHO FCTC Article 5.3 Guidelines, is a useful advocacy tool for identifying both progress and gaps in national efforts at implementing WHO FCTC Article 5.3.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 24, 2015 11:59

Research letter: Electronic cigarettes: analysis of FDA adverse experience reports in non-users ($$)

AE reports received by FDA between 1 January 2012 and 31 December 2014 were reviewed to evaluate AEs associated with e-cigarettes in non-users....Thirty-five reports were related to passive aerosol exposure (typically in indoor spaces). Respiratory sympt
Tobacco Control
added Apr 24, 2015 11:57

[UK] Slaying the dragon: how the tobacco industry refuses to die

The tobacco industry is using an increasing range of techniques to regain its influence over public policy making—with some alarming success, reports Jonathan Gornall
British Medical Journal
added Apr 24, 2015 11:31

GLANTZ: ACSH's Gilbert Ross attacks California Dept of Public Health for releasing sensible brochure on e-cigarettes

Ross spent all of 1996 at a federal prison camp in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, having being sentenced to 46 months in prison for his participation in a scheme that ultimately defrauded New York's Medicaid program of approximately $8 million. During a three-
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 24, 2015 10:55

[USA] GLANTZ: Two more studies -- one from US and one from UK -- show e-cigarette users are less likely to quit smoking

This brings the number of population-based studies to 13, 11 of which found reductions in quitting among e-cigarette users. Putting them together in a meta-analysis (figure) yields a statistically significant pooled OR of 0.707 (CI 0.538 to 0.928), mea
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 23, 2015 11:32
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