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[California] Public Health Oriented Comments on State Cannabis Regulations from PHI

Dear Colleagues, As promised, attached are model comments for your organizations to use in response to the proposed regulations put out by the Bureau of Cannabis Control...undermine local control and the autonomy of California cities and counties to pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 22, 2018 23:59
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[Asia, India] HC raps Centre for delaying implementation of rules on e-cigarettes

“What does the Union of India proposes to do? Some States have guidelines now,” the Bench said adding, “This is an important issue particularly with schools and educational institutions”. The High Court was hearing a petition filed in public interest by
The Hindu Online (in)
added Aug 22, 2018 19:56
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[Asia, China] Over 100 towns in Sri Lanka stop cigarette sales

Over 100 towns across Sri Lanka have boycotted the sale of cigarettes with an aim to discourage smoking and making Sri Lanka a tobacco-free nation, the Health Ministry said here on Wednesday. According to the Ministry, the Public Health Inspectors (PHIs)
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 22, 2018 18:00
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[Thailand] Phuket to launch anti-smoking campaign next month

set to launch an anti-smoking campaign next month in the hope of making Phuket a smoke-free city. Phuket City Municipality Mayor Somjai Suwannasuphobna said today the campaign was developed out of concerns for the health of non-smokers. Various organi
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Aug 22, 2018 17:24
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GLANTZ: Risk of Heart Attacks Is Double for Daily E-Cigarette Users

We just published "Association Between Electronic Cigarette Use and Myocardial Infarction" in American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Here is the UCSF press release describing the study:
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 23, 2018 00:28
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[California] Public comment to Calif Bureau of Cannabis Control on Things that are Right and Wrong in their proposed regulations

Bowling, Dan Orenstein, and I recently submitted this public comment.... With a strong regulatory framework, the cannabis industry can be...allowed...without enabling the repetition of practices from other industries, such as tobacco or alcohol, that have
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 23, 2018 00:04
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3 ways tobacco use impacts your sex life

1. Erectile dysfunction 2. Decreased libido 3. Infertility The American Society for Reproductive Medicine warns that tobacco use can negatively affect fertility in both men and women. According to the organization, male and female smokers have about do
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:09
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sex sells: a look at the tobacco industry’s use of sexual themes to sell products

The implications in the Greys cigarettes ad — and many others like it, including the selection of examples shown below that range from the 1970s to 2016 — are at odds with the actual health effects of tobacco use. Research has shown that smoking can caus
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:06
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Federal method fails to detect most stores that sell cigarettes to minors

found that the federal method of a single purchase attempt by an undercover minor identified only one-third of the violators that were found when the same stores were visited six times over a period of weeks. Less than half of the 201 randomly chosen st
News-Medical.net
added Aug 21, 2018 15:49
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[UK] AUDIO: Gambling advertising, Illegal cigarettes, Switching energy company

Our reporter, Jon Douglas, looks at how a crackdown on illegal tobacco sales is working in the North East of England. It's part of a new campaign called "Keep It Out" and has got people thinking about how the illegal tobacco trade affects children and h
BBC Online
added Aug 21, 2018 15:05
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