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[California, Illinois, Pennsylvania] Cities step up pressure on e-cigarette industry over teen vaping epidemic

Juul recently launched a secret shopper program that it says has visited 2,000 brick-and-mortar retailers to ensure that the product is not being sold to minors. "Juul is intended for current adult smokers only," the company said in a statement. "We can
USA Today
added Nov 14, 2018 17:32
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[Nigeria] Tobacco control alliance seeks 70% tax increase

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance has urged the Federal Government to expedite action to mainstream tobacco control into its overall development agenda. Towards this end, the alliance recommended that a minimum of 70 per cent tax be collected on tob
The Punch (ng)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:11
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Financial incentives encourage pregnant women to quit smoking

The caveats: They may need to be part of larger programs to be effective. And smoking rates have fallen but remain stubbornly high among people without privilege.
Managed Care Magazine
added Nov 14, 2018 03:13
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[Mid-east, Qatar] MoPH aims at cutting tobacco consumption by 30% in 4 years

The Ministry of Public Health has confirmed that it is working with its partners to reduce tobacco consumption by 30 percent by 2022... During Doha Healthcare Week, which is taking place from November 6 to 12, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) highligh
The Peninsula (qa)
added Nov 12, 2018 22:08
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[Asia, Pakistan] Mobile App launched for reporting violations of tobacco control laws

An innovative mobile-based application ‘ABP Violator Detector,’ which will help report violations of tobacco control laws, was launched here Friday. “The application will prove helpful in implementation of tobacco control laws in Pakistan and will resul
The News (pk)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:04
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[Indiana] FGIDDIAN-GREEN: Twin scourges of tobacco, opioids demand concentrated action

Claire Fiddian-Green is president and CEO of the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, which seeks to advance the vitality of Indianapolis and the well-being of its people.
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Nov 10, 2018 19:37
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Adolescents have unfavorable opinions of adolescents who use e-cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Adolescents generally had somewhat negative opinions of other adolescents who use e-cigarettes. Building on adolescents’ negativity toward adolescent e-cigarette users may be a productive direction for prevention efforts, and clinicians can play an impor
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Nov 10, 2018 18:07
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E-cigarette Use and Subsequent Smoking Frequency Among Adolescents [FREE FULL TEXT]

CONCLUSIONS: Tobacco control policy to reduce adolescent use of both e-cigarettes and cigarettes is needed to prevent progression to more frequent tobacco use patterns and reduce combustible cigarette use (with or without concurrent e-cigarette use) to l
Pediatrics
added Nov 9, 2018 20:53
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[New York] Lift the fog: Smoking kills. You can quit!

If anyone out there still thinks smoking is harmless, consider this: The regional cancer hospital has a robust research program bent on learning more about why some people smoke, what damage the addictive habit can cause, and which forms of tobacco and n
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 9, 2018 18:59
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AUDIO: FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb / POLITICO'S PULSE CHECK Episode 128

"All the great gains that we've made in this country, reducing smoking rates ... all of that will be reversed or lost if we can't address the youth use of e-cigarettes." FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is planning a crackdown on sales of e-cigarettes —
Politico
added Nov 9, 2018 16:56
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