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students rewarded scholarships for taking action on tobacco

two young tobacco control activists received $5,000 scholarships from Truth Initiative® for innovatively confronting tobacco use in their communities. Alexia Okorogu and Allison Foster were awarded the 2017 Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Hea
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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FDA needs to extend the public comment period on PM MRTP for iQOS for 180 days after the FULL application is public

Dear Mr. Zeller: I am writing on behalf of UCSF TCORS ...on the modified risk tobacco product applications (MRTPAs) for IQOS system with Marlboro Heatsticks, IQOS system with Marlboro Smooth Menthol Heatsticks, and IQOS system with Marlboro Fresh Menth
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 3, 2017 14:35
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CALANTZOPOULOS: Open Response to Letter of 14 September 2017 calling on PMI to stop selling cigarettes

accomplish from the perspective of public health? Would smoking prevalence change?...our core strategy is not at odds with the demands of your letter. Indeed, our paramount business strategy is to replace cigarettes with less-harmful, smoke-free alternat
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Oct 3, 2017 13:48
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Investors should get hooked on tobacco stocks’ earnings growth and pricing power, Morgan Stanley writes

“Our view is that any action is likely to be many years away, and is arguably balanced by the opportunity in next-generation products for those who are well positioned,” it wrote in a report exclusively provided to MarketWatch.
CBS MarketWatch
added Oct 3, 2017 13:10
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[Pennsylvania] Penn State task force recommends making university tobacco-free

Penn State Smoke-Free/Tobacco-Free Task Force has recommended that the university become tobacco-free. ... The task force also recommends creating an Office for Tobacco-Free Penn State, having a soft launch of the policy for the Spring 2018 semester, crea
WJAC-TV NBC 6 (Johnstown, PA)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:54
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Collective team up to curb smoking on college campuses nationwide

To help U.S. colleges and universities advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free campus policies, the CVS Health Foundation, American Cancer Society and Truth Initiative recently announced that grants are now available.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:37
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HEFLER: The changing nicotine products landscape: time to outlaw sales of combustible tobacco products?

the rapid evolution of the nicotine product marketplace in recent years warrants a re-assessment of the viability of phasing out commercial sales of combustible tobacco, and presents an opportunity to end the exceptionalism of combustible tobacco being pe
Tobacco Control
added Oct 3, 2017 02:48
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Potential deaths averted in USA by replacing cigarettes with e-cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

Our projections show that a strategy of replacing cigarette smoking with vaping would yield substantial life year gains, even under pessimistic assumptions regarding cessation, initiation and relative harm.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 3, 2017 02:46
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[Australia] EDITORIAL: Tobacco should be used as test case for policies to manage illegal drugs

Australia should do nothing that turns tobacco into just another illegal or quasi-illegal drug that profits only criminals. Instead we should use tobacco as a proving ground for policies that can be used to manage other drugs which are currently illegal,
The Age (au)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:55
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Tennessee program to help pregnant women stop smoking considered 'gold standard'

Beth Bailey, a professor at East Tennessee State University who researches, among other topics, rural health disparities and the effects of prenatal environments, said the statewide maternal smoking rate only tells part of Tennessee's story. In some rur
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Oct 2, 2017 13:51
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