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[California] GLANTZ: FDA’s “new” nicotine policy: A mixed picture that highlights the importance of local and state action to maintain progress

the overall evidence still shows that e-cigarette use is associated with less not more quitting... The FDA’s action also highlights the importance of other local and state action to control ecigarettes, particularly including them in smokefree laws and to
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 3, 2017 01:10
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[Asia] Muhith says bidi, cheap cigarettes will be phased out in Bangladesh

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has vowed to phase out bidi and cheap cigarettes, which he says make up 80 percent of Bangladesh’s tobacco market. “We have decided along with some of the bidiwalas that bidi will be out of Bangladesh (sic),” he told reporte
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:25
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[France] PLAIN PACKAGING DOESN’T DETER FRENCH SMOKERS

New figures show an increase in the number of smokers despite efforts by the French government to stamp out smoking.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added May 5, 2017 16:46
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[Indiana] Issues with vaping law left unresolved

House and Senate members are hashing out differences over a bill that will overhaul the state’s current vaping law, which created a monopoly in the industry. “In general the bill is in the form I like it in. There may be some minor tweaks,” Sen. Randy H
NUVO (Indianapolis, IN)
added Apr 12, 2017 15:06
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[Africa] The heterogeneous impact of a successful tobacco control campaign: a case study of Mauritius

These results suggest that tobacco control policies, including sizeable tax increases, were progressive in their impact. We conclude that tobacco use increases poverty and inequality, but stronger tobacco control policies can mitigate the impact of tobacc
Tobacco Control
added Mar 16, 2017 23:56
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Editorial: Blog fog? Using rapid response to advance science and promote debate [FREE FULL TEXT]

the growing use of personal blogs to criticise published articles has led us to reflect...Recent comments posted on some personal blogs impugn the objectivity of Tobacco Control and its reviewers, questioning our motives and the veracity of peer review.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 20, 2017 17:11
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How anti-smoking ads went from ‘just say no’ to ‘damn the man’

During Sunday’s Grammys, two public service ads made a jarring argument for quitting smoking: Essentially, that Big Tobacco hates black people...framing quitting smoking as an act of resistance against The Man is more effective than trying to make the ar
Fusion
added Feb 16, 2017 00:58
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[Asia, Israel] 'TOBACCO INDUSTRY SHOULD BE PROSECUTED FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY'

Prof. Judith Mackay...has called for heads of the industry to be prosecuted for their “crimes against humanity.”...appeared by video conference at the annual meeting, held in a Caesarea on Friday, of the Medical Society for the Prevention and Cessation o
Jerusalem Post
added Feb 6, 2017 03:31
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] ASSUNTA: Myanmar needs to stub out growing tobacco usage

It is the only country in the ASEAN region that has not committed national funds for tobacco control efforts. Strengthening tobacco control measures and allocating more resources to enforcement will send a strong message to the public and private sector
East Asia Forum (au)
added Jan 7, 2017 03:15
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[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] PH backs e-cigarettes restrictions

THE Philippines is supporting World Health Organization (WHO)-backed proposals to regulate Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), or e-cigarettes—the use of which is popularly known as “vaping”—presented during the seventh biennial Conference of Pa
Manila Times (ph)
added Dec 19, 2016 23:10
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