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high nicotine e-cigarettes may reverse declines in youth tobacco use

without stronger regulation, high-tech e-cigarettes that can deliver nicotine at levels comparable to cigarettes — like JUUL and the many similar products and copycats — could “undo years of progress if a new generation of young people becomes addicted t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 21, 2018 22:02
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Uruguay gov't not to back down on tough anti-smoking policy: president

His remarks came after a judicial decision suspended a presidential decree mandating plain tobacco packaging, which forces manufacturers to market cigarettes in neutral or generic boxes with none of the usual bright colors, images or logos. "No tobacco
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 21, 2018 21:50
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[UK] Public health schemes fall victim to spending cuts, figures show

Efforts to tackle obesity, reduce smoking and improve children’s health have been cut back since ministers slashed public health budgets, government figures show.
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:50
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[New Zealand] Auckland retailers would support government ban of tobacco sales, research shows

Dairy owners would support the move to stop selling cigarettes if it was legislated by the government, new research shows. As threats of attack loom and tobacco tax prices soar, Auckland dairy owners may be on board with ceasing cigarette sales, new res
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 20, 2018 17:08
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Philip Morris International-funded ‘Foundation for a Smoke-Free World’: analysing its claims of independence

claims that its governing documents ensure that it has an independent research agenda and stringent protections from conflicts of interest. We analysed the text of these governing documents. Their provisions have multiple loopholes, particularly regarding
Tobacco Control
added Sep 21, 2018 22:33
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[Idaho] Resources grow in tobacco habit battle

A coalition of groups dedicated to helping people avoid the health risks associated with tobacco announced a statewide effort to educate Idahoans about the resources available to help them quit smoking. In Payette County, a class on quitting smoking, co
Argus Observer (Ontario, OR)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:56
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[UK] Does Stoptober work?

West, who was part of a team of researchers who examined the effectiveness of the campaign in its first year in 2012, said that the public health campaign is “incredibly good value for money”. But...“very little” money is spent on the campaign.
Press Association (uk)
added Sep 20, 2018 11:50
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[Africa, South Africa, USA] Why more Americans are kicking the smoking habit

The decline in smoking rates in the USA didn't happen overnight – it took time for anti-smoking campaigns and policies to unfold. 0
Health 24 (za)
added Sep 19, 2018 19:58
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[Europe] while less harmful than cigarettes, e-cigarettes pose several risks

review of e-cigarette science by the European Public Health Association, a network of public health associations in Europe. Here are some highlights from the association’s assessment of the current state of e-cigarette research. While e-cigarettes don’t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 19, 2018 18:51
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E-cigarette warnings to arrive in high school bathrooms nationwide

For the first time, the agency will take the message that vaping is dangerous into high school bathrooms and social media feeds of those at-risk youth to stop what the FDA calls an epidemic of e-cigarette use by minors. The trend was flagged in a 2016 re
CNN
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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