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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigarettes pollute the air and expose bystanders

Significantly, as Czogala and colleagues note, despite the lower level of nicotine pollution that e-cigarettes produce, people exposed to this air have similar levels of cotinine (a measure of the amount of nicotine taken into their bodies) as people exp
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 26, 2016 18:18
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Tobacco industry response to menthol cigarette bans in Alberta and Nova Scotia, Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

The redesign of menthol packs to connote ‘smooth’ taste and flavouring may undermine the public health benefits of the menthol ban. ... may indicate the beginnings of market testing by tobacco companies, or conversely, might suggest that menthol replaceme
Tobacco Control
added Jul 20, 2016 09:55
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Tobacco control in Thailand means creative approaches to quitting

Here’s how the Asian nation dramatically curbed tobacco usage and got 91% of smokers to support harsher action against cigarettes...due to a combination of political commitment, restrictive laws, health warnings and tax hikes – plus the leadership of grou
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2016 09:43
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[Indiana] Mike Pence, Cigarette Truther

carried the tobacco industry’s water, denying the dangers of cigarettes, opposing government regulation, and slashing smoking cessation efforts. In return, they rewarded him with more than $100,000 in campaign donations.
Think Progress (blog)
added Jul 15, 2016 02:35
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where we stand: little cigars, cigarillos and cigars

Given their well-documented appeal to youth, all flavors, including menthol, should be eliminated from little cigars, cigarillos and other cigar products. The marketing of all cigar products should be restricted so that it does not target or appeal to you
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jul 14, 2016 15:34
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A study of pyrazines in cigarettes and how additives might be used to enhance tobacco addiction [FREE FULL TEXT]

ingredients with chemosensory effects that promote addiction by acting synergistically with nicotine, increasing product appeal, easing smoking initiation, discouraging cessation or promoting relapse should be regulated by the US Food and Drug Administrat
Tobacco Control
added Jun 22, 2016 13:30
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RJ Reynolds has not published a negative randomised clinical trial of Camel Snus for smoking cessation

In 2009, RJ Reynolds Tobacco (RJR) created ‘The Smoker Cessation/Migration Study’...regulatory agencies, should require RJR to provide the full results of the trial and use that information, together with the published scientific literature, as part of as
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 17, 2016 12:20
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[Africa, Angola] Health Ministry reaffirms commitment to combat smoking

Health Ministry has reaffirmed its commitment to continue coordinating efforts along with other national and international partners in fight against smoking and improving health, in order to outline policies and strategies to curb effectively the tobacco
Angola Press (ao)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:33
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FDA's misplaced priorities: premarket review under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act

Despite the premarket review requirements, there is evidence that the tobacco industry is introducing new products that have not been authorised by FDA, and the agency has yet to take an action to stop or prevent this practice despite the fact that the i
Tobacco Control
added May 28, 2016 17:07
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[Central America] Tobacco industry success in Costa Rica: The importance of FCTC Article 5.3 [FREE FULL TEXT] (PDF)

Conclusions—The Costa Rica experience demonstrates the importance of vigorous implementation of FCTC Article 5.3 which insulates public health policymaking from industry interference.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 4, 2016 22:12
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