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new study reveals teens 16 times more likely to use juul than older age groups

aTruth Initiative study published today in Tobacco Control found that the younger teenagers are, the more likely they are to use JUUL. In fact, the study revealed that 15- 17-year-olds have over 16 times greater odds to be current JUUL users compared to
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 30, 2018 17:47
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[UK] ASH comment on Budget: Missed opportunity

ASH is disappointed that the Chancellor has not increased the annual tobacco tax escalator from 2% to 5% above inflation (RPI) as recommended by ASH and the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies in its submission to the Chancellor.[2] Reducing the aff
ASH London (uk)
added Oct 30, 2018 20:26
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[UK] MITCHELL: Philip Morris’ cigarette ad – a classic case of smokes and mirrors

So, by implication, the firm is still keen to sell cigarettes in other parts of the world, where the public is perhaps less conscious of their life-shortening effects. But in the UK, the jig is up and so the company is hoping to find other pointless addi
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 30, 2018 22:46
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Prevalence and characteristics of tobacco purchases in convenience stores: results of a postpurchase intercept survey in Dunedin, New Zealand [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco products constitute a small proportion of items purchased from Dunedin convenience stores and are typically not purchased with non-tobacco items. Our findings are inconsistent with arguments that most small retailers rely on tobacco sales.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 28, 2018 19:45
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Flavour capsule cigarettes continue to experience strong global growth

Cigarettes with flavour-changing capsules in the filter, a continuing success story for tobacco companies, have grown exponentially since being introduced in 2007. The global capsule market is estimated to be 150 billion sticks in 2017.1 We provide an upd
Tobacco Control
added Oct 28, 2018 19:43
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UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education supports trans community

The recent memo leaked from the White House represents an unconscionable and insidious effort to legally erase trans people and trans identities. This plan seeks to discriminate against individuals by using “biological sex” as a strict definer of gender i
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 27, 2018 18:46
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"Escape the Vape!" Joel Courtney Helps Launch DoSomething.org's National Campaign Against E-Cigarettes

The actor is partnering with DoSomething.org and CVS Health Foundation to help thousands of young people educate their friends about the dangers of e-cigarettes.
PR Newswire
added Oct 27, 2018 16:40
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[Ireland] Allen Carr’s Easyway to Stop Smoking - A randomised clinical trial [FREE FULL TEXT]

Objective To determine if Allen Carr’s Easyway to Stop Smoking (AC) was superior to Quit.ie in a randomised clinical trial (RCT).... Conclusions All AC quit rates were superior to Quit.ie, outcomes were comparable with established interventions.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 25, 2018 23:20
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Perceived effectiveness of objective features of pictorial warning messages

Conclusion The effectiveness of graphic imagery, testimonials and images that elicit negative emotions provides guidance for researchers as well as for future implementation of more effective PWMs.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 25, 2018 23:18
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[Canada] ALBERTA’S LIFE-SAVING TOBACCO LAW HEADING TO THE CHOPPING BLOCK

Despite being one of the first governments in the world to ban flavoured tobacco, the Alberta government is now sitting on its hands while major sections of the Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act (TSRA) are slated for repeal by December 2018. The Statutes
Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta (ca)
added Oct 26, 2018 21:16
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