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GLANTZ: Ecigs likely to have negative population health effects if more than 20-30% as bad as cigs

under all the likely scenarios, if ecigs turn out to be 20-30% as dangerous as conventional cigarettes there will be net harm. No one know what the actual risks will be, but I would be surprised if the risks are not at least that high. In addition, wor
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 1, 2015 13:36

[California] GLANTZ: Powerful evidence that kids who use e-cigs more likely to start smoking cigarettes

This large, carefully done study followed 2530 9th graders for a year... It also blows away arguments that the results from our earlier cross-sectional study that showed strong linkages between e-cigarette use and progression to established smoking were t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 1, 2015 13:32
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Tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine ingredient disclosure: the Massachusetts benchmark study [FREE FULL TEXT]

To assess the ‘Massachusetts Benchmark Study’ (MBS) that the tobacco companies presented to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health... final MBS results offered no useful predictive information to inform regulators, the scientific community or consu
Tobacco Control
added Sep 1, 2015 13:31

[Massachusetts] Tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine ingredient disclosure

When the State of Massachusetts passed strong ingredient disclosure legislation, in addition to suing, the cigarette companies offered to do a “benchmark” study in which they provided regression equations that they claimed could be used to reliably estim
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 1, 2015 13:28

GLANTZ: Movies (and TV) promote smoking, even accounting for exposure to other kinds of tobacco promotion

We founds that youth susceptibility to smoking, experimentation, and current use varies by type of protobacco media channel exposure.... Exposure to onscreen tobacco images in TV and movies increase youth tobacco use in dose-response fashion. Estimates t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 1, 2015 13:26

U.S. Smoking Rate Falls to 15 Percent: CDC

Higher tobacco taxes, tough anti-smoking messages and smoke-free laws that ban smoking from indoor and outdoor areas appear to be dissuading even hard-core, heavily addicted smokers from continuing the habit, said Patricia Folan, director of the Center f
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2015 10:55

Electronic cigarette nicotine delivery can exceed that of combustible cigarettes: a preliminary report

Discussion This study demonstrates a relationship between ECIG liquid nicotine concentration and user plasma nicotine concentration in experienced ECIG users. Nicotine delivery from some ECIGs may exceed that of a combustible cigarette. The rationale for
Tobacco Control
added Sep 1, 2015 09:58

[Asia, India] Rotary organizes “Dr Madan Kapre's horror show” about ill-effects of tobacco

Rotary Club of Nagpur South organized a programme to create awareness about the ill-effects of consumption of tobacco, kharra, gutkha, supari (betel nut) for teachers of Eklavya Ekal Vidyalaya. Dr Madan Kapre, a senior ENT surgeon of city working against
Times of India
added Aug 31, 2015 20:48

VIDEOS: The Next 50 Years

Over the past year, we’ve celebrated the progress made in the 50 years since the first Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health. In a new video, we’re looking to the next 50 years. Catch the release of the video on July 23, 2015!
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Aug 31, 2015 20:02
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SMITH: What the climate movement can learn from the war on smoking

a major problem was that people who talk about climate change don’t repeat themselves enough. “It’s only when you’ve said something so many times that you’re utterly and completely sick of it that someone has even heard it,” he said. Advertising jingles,
added Aug 31, 2015 19:11
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