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[Asia, Bangladesh] Low taxes will keep tobacco affordable / Campaigners told conference

Anti-tobacco campaigners yesterday demanded an increase in tax rates on tobacco products as the proposed taxation policy for fiscal 2017-18 will keep the items within people's reach. Tax on tobacco products such as cigarettes was not increased in accord
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jun 10, 2017 21:33
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[District of Columbia] McMORRIS: A Case of the Vapers / What I saw at the E-Cigarette Summit 2017

For the past two hours they have watched heavyweights of the tobacco control movement go toe-to-toe on the merits of "non-combustible nicotine delivery systems" at the 2017 E-Cigarette Summit. On one side lies the "renormalization of smoking" crowd that s
Washington Free Beacon
added Jun 12, 2017 14:52
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ARCHIVE: ‘‘Keep a low profile’’: pesticide residue, additives, and freon use in Australian tobacco manufacturing (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions:Australian smokers are unable to make informed decisions about smoking because pesticide and additive disclosure remains voluntary. The Australian government should regulate tobacco to require full disclosure including information on the lik
Tobacco Control
added Jun 10, 2017 21:13
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Electronic cigarette use in restaurants and workplaces where combustible tobacco smoking is not allowed: an Internet survey in Japan

Among adult Japanese e-cigarette ever-users, approximately 26%–29% had ever used and 16%–19% had frequently used e-cigarettes in restaurants and/or workplaces where combustible tobacco smoking is not allowed. Policy-makers may need to establish explicit r
Tobacco Control
added Jun 10, 2017 23:16
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[Canada] Taking science on the road to create a tobacco-free generation

The Lung Association – Ontario, in partnership with Mad Science of Hamilton & Kitchener, a leading science enrichment provider, is bringing a highly interactive demonstration, Be Tobacco Free, to 24 Grade 4 classrooms across Sault Ste. Marie from June 1
SaultOnline.com (ca)
added Jun 9, 2017 22:41
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[Colorado] youth activist uses street art to counter tobacco ads

in Sedona Allen’s predominantly Hispanic and Asian neighborhood in Denver, Colo., tobacco advertisements have a “ubiquitous presence,” she says. After attending a Truth Initiative® tobacco-control training program in 2016, she had an idea for something s
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 9, 2017 16:08
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[Europe] Answer given by Mr Vella on behalf of the Commission

This illustrates that the recommendation has had a positive impact, although more has still to be done, particularly as the enforcement differs considerably across Member States.
Europarl (European Parliament)
added Jun 15, 2017 23:56
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Comparing the cytotoxicity of electronic cigarette fluids, aerosols and solvents

sensitivity of human pulmonary fibroblasts, lung epithelial cells (A549) and human embryonic stem cells to liquids and aerosols was compared...various flavours/brands of e-cigarette refill fluids and their aerosols are cytotoxic and demonstrate the need f
Tobacco Control
added Jun 9, 2017 03:31
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[Massachusetts] Pittsfield Health Officials Back Tobacco Control Programs

It has been just short of 10 years since Pittsfield mandated a tobacco retailer training program. Immediately, the number of illegal sales dropped significantly and stayed down, according to health officials. Recently, the Board of Health was asked to e
iBerkshires.com
added Jun 8, 2017 20:17
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[New York] KOZLOWSKI/HALL: Why the marijuana and tobacco policy camps are on very different paths

In the end, Kozlowski added, “The proper regulation of recreational drug products that have some adverse effects should be to restrict youth access, promote cessation of use in those who desire to quit, promote less-harmful modes of use by providing accu
University of Buffalo
added Jun 8, 2017 20:17
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