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[California] Saratoga gets an A for being tobacco smoke-free

Saratoga is the gold standard for smoke-free cities. Breathe California of the Bay Area gave the city an A grade, a massive jump up from its F grade in 2009. The failing grade prompted the city to make extensive efforts to protect its community from the
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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3 reactions to fda’s new plan for tobacco regulation

What followed the announcement of a new trajectory for tobacco regulation? Here are three reactions from public health groups, the tobacco industry and investors.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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3 states pass tobacco 21 laws in 3 weeks

in the span of under 21 days this summer, three states raised the legal minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21, displaying the momentum of a tobacco control strategy that has only recently seen widespread adoption. Between July 21 and August 9, N
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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The Diverging Trajectories of Cannabis and Tobacco Policies in the United States: Reasons and Possible Implications

It is not clear that the prohibition of adult use has a useful role to play in the regulation of either cannabis or tobacco. If both products remain legal, the goals of regulating tobacco and cannabis products should be to restrict youth access, promote
Addiction
added Aug 18, 2017 04:19
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EDITORIAL: Take the Addiction Out of Smoking

FDA was unable to require lower levels until Congress passed the 2009[TCA]... FDA is expected to face legal resistance...lowering the nicotine in cigarettes is going to take a while. That's a shame, but all the more reason to get started right away. For
Bloomberg News
added Aug 18, 2017 03:20
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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigarettes have rapid negative effects on arteries

Interfering with normal functioning of arteries, both immediate effects on arteries’ ability to enlarge when the body needs more blood flow and longer term effects on arterial stiffness, are important mechanisms by which exposure to tobacco smoke causes
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 03:12
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GLANTZ: Philip Morris’ claims about IQOS safety are attracting scrutiny

They are bad for health because they release cancer-causing chemicals, and I hope the FDA will not approve them for that important reason. If the FDA does approve the sale of these products, existing smoking bans should be amended to include these produc
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 03:07
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More evidence to support eliminating flavors to reduce youth cigarette and e-cigarette use

Charles J. Courtemanche and colleagues published “ Influence of the Flavored Cigarette Ban on Adolescent Tobacco Use” in American Journal of Preventive Medicine... M.B. Harrell and colleagues published “Flavored e-cigarette use: Characterizing youth, you
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 02:33
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GLANTZ: What the tobacco companies know about NRT: Without counselling, it keeps people smoking

they were relieved when they figured out that most physicians did not use it properly and that, when used over the counter without counselling, they actually inhibited quitting. The companies developed their own NRT products as complements to cigarettes,
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 02:27
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[Latin America] Tobacco control law implementation in a middle-income country: Transnational tobacco control network overcoming tobacco industry opposition in Colombia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco companies challenged the implementation...and lobbied local governments ...A transnational network including international health groups and funders helped strengthen domestic capacity to implement the law by; promoting public awareness of Ley [La
Global Public Health
added Aug 18, 2017 02:26
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