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GLANTZ: When listening to what CDC people say about e-cigs, pay attention to their caveats

I contacted both Brian King and Terry Pechacek to see if this is an accurate understanding....neither person said that e-cigarettes are harmless. What they did say (and which I agree with) is that: If smokers switched entirely to e-cigarettes things w
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 22, 2015 14:28
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[Botswana] African states rally for greater tobacco control

African states have been urged to unite in the war against tobacco consumption as ‘the common enemy’, the tobacco industry, is well-resourced...Uganda’s principal medical officer, who is also the tobacco control focal person in that country, Sheila Ndyana
Mmegi (bw)
added Oct 22, 2015 11:40
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WHO European Region Member States commit to denormalizing tobacco

The roadmap was presented to the 65th session of the Regional Committee for Europe in Vilnius, Lithuania, "The generation growing up now cannot comprehend that people used to smoke on airplanes, buses, in restaurants or in offices. The achievements of th
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 17, 2015 12:55
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[Asia] Report of China City Adult Tobacco Survey 2013–14 (PDF)

male adult smoking prevalence and adult SHS exposure in public places are still high. The full implementation of WHO FCTC articles can reduce the harms caused by tobacco use. Therefore, we propose the following in accordance with the WHO FCTC and the
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 19, 2015 11:09
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GLANTZ: FDA request for public comment on Swedish Match's amended application to promote snus as reduced risk a joke

The FDA has, however, redacted the amendments so extensively for “trade secrets and confidential commercial information” that there is nothing of substance remaining upon which for the public to make an informed comment. The law allows the FDA to waive
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 17, 2015 09:54
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GLANTZ: UCSF and California Poison Control Centers response to FDA questions on liquid nicotine products

submitted a 29 page comment responding to the questions that FDA posed regarding packaging and warning labels for liquid nicotine...Feel free to use this information in preparing your comments. (The deadline for submitting them is the end of the month.)
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 12, 2015 20:14
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E-cigarette use and willingness to smoke: a sample of adolescent non-smokers

Among adolescent non-smokers, e-cigarette use is associated with willingness to smoke, a predictor of future cigarette smoking. The results suggest that use of e-cigarettes by adolescents is not without attitudinal risk for cigarette smoking. These findin
Tobacco Control
added Aug 11, 2015 08:15
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GLANTZ: Direct evidence that e-cig TV ads are recruiting kids to nicotine addiction

Mattlhew Farrelly and colleagues at RTI just published an excellent experimental study demonstrating that e-cigarette TV ads being run by blu, NJOY, and 21st Century e-cigarette companies move youth who have never used e-cigarettes toward taking them up.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 9, 2015 13:24
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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco consumption in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2013: findings from a national survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

there are many potential areas for improvement. Our findings call for the development and implementation of programs to prevent smoking initiation and encourage quitting. To achieve its health goals, KSA may consider increasing taxation on tobacco product
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 11:37
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$200 Million CDC Anti-Smoking Campaign Flops

The $200 million federal anti-smoking campaign "Tips From Former Smokers" ... was mostly a flop and did not greatly boost the number of nonsmokers in the U.S. That’s the finding of a new analysis published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine
NewsMax
added May 19, 2015 16:01
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