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[North Carolina] GOLDSTEIN: On tobacco, NC graded too low

North Carolina still leads the country in many efforts to combat smoking (such as tobacco-free colleges), and our efforts are producing results. In 2016, the percentage of adults who reported smoking cigarettes was the lowest ever recorded at 17.9 percen
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Feb 16, 2018 21:59
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: State lawmakers not taking needed stand against tobacco products

After years of failing to put adequate resources into fighting the losses — measured in human lives and dollars and cents — tied to Indiana’s above-average smoking rate, state lawmakers found another way to signal their disregard for the issue. Indiana
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Feb 16, 2018 17:24
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Sierra Leone to accelerate anti-tobacco control measures

Sierra Leone is set to accelerate its anti-tobacco control efforts with the help of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and partners, an official said on Wednesday.Dr. Alie Wurie, Director of Non communicable Diseases, said the Health Ministry was poised
Journalducameroun.com (cm)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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GLANTZ: The FDA should not adopt the nicotine “harm reduction” paradigm because doing so is likely to increase the amount of smoking-caused disease and death

have submitted this public comment to FDA... Smoking reduction should not be the goal or an acceptable outcome of any NRT treatment regimen. Rather, complete cigarette cessation and complete abstinence from any alternative tobacco products should continue
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 15, 2018 22:10
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[Massachusetts] Sexual minority youth continue to smoke cigarettes earlier and more often than heterosexuals: Findings from population-based data [FREE FULL TEXT]

though rates of smoking for all youth in Massachusetts have declined since the late 1990s, significant disparities remain between sexual minority and heterosexual youth....targeted tobacco control programs in Massachusetts are needed; perhaps shifts in so
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
added Feb 15, 2018 20:55
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[Maine] Sen. Davis receives Distinguished Advocacy Award for excellence in cancer-fighting public policy

“Sen. Davis has been a champion for tobacco control legislation especially when it comes to preventing our youth from using tobacco products, helping support those who want to quit, and protecting Mainers from exposure to second-hand smoke,” said Hilary S
Piscataquis (ME) Observer
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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Sierra Leone News: 640,000 smokers on the high side

There are an estimated 640,000 tobacco users in Sierra Leone and smoking prevalence is increasing – particularly among men and youth...calling for accelerated action to reduce tobacco consumption in Sierra Leone. The call was made at a major national mee
Awoko Newspaper (sl)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:26
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[UK] Smokefree Community Champions needed to help people kick the habit

A TEAM of 'Smokefree community champions' is being recruited in a bid to help people in Wallasey who are trying to kick the habit. Smoking is seen as the single most significant cause of poor health and early deaths in the borough and Wallasey Constitue
This is Wirral (Wirral Globe) (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:17
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Regulating Nicotine Replacement Therapies: Next Steps In A Comprehensive Strategy For Tobacco Harm Reduction

The FDA’s new tobacco regulatory framework marks an unprecedented opportunity to reach the longstanding goal of eliminating the use of combustible cigarettes in the United States, and nicotine replacement therapies have a crucial role to play in this ove
Health Affairs (ca)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:12
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Thank you to our reviewers

The Editors would like to publicly acknowledge the people listed below who served as reviewers on the journal during 2017. Without their efforts, the quality of the journal could not be sustained. Abroms, Lorien Adams, Kathleen Agaku, Israel
Tobacco Control
added Feb 15, 2018 02:06
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