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[UK-Wales] The devastating effect smoking while pregnant has on unborn babies

Now midwives across Wales are raising awareness of the dangers of smoking and providing access to support to help pregnant mums-to-be quit.
WalesOnline (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 23:44

[UK] It's Flicking Blue Murder... Littered cigarette butts are poisoning our oceans.

Today we launch a new national campaign - #BinTheButt - to stamp out cigarette litter, which causes significant damage to marine life. We're calling on smokers across the UK to rethink how they dispose of their cigarettes, as research* reveals that only
Keep Britain Tidy (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 20:48

Prevalence and Distribution of E-Cigarette Use Among U.S. Adults: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2016

E-cigarette use is common, especially in younger adults, LGBT persons, current cigarette smokers, and persons with comorbid conditions. The prevalence of use differs across states. These contemporary estimates may inform researchers, health care policyma
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Aug 28, 2018 14:25

[Florida] Tobacco research institute for flight attendants operates in secrecy

Those expenditures haven’t been officially confirmed — or denied ... FAMRI does practically everything in its power to avoid transparency, a Florida Bulldog investigation revealed. A combination of no transparency and no court oversight means that Miami
Florida Bulldog
added Aug 28, 2018 06:01

[California] Plastic straw ban? Cigarette butts are the single greatest source of ocean trash

A leading tobacco industry academic, a California lawmaker and a worldwide surfing organization are among those arguing cigarette filters should be banned. The nascent campaign hopes to be bolstered by linking activists focused on human health with those
NBC News
added Aug 28, 2018 06:01

Where there's smoke

Tobacco companies are secretly paying social media stars to flood your newsfeed with images of their cigarette brands. Philip Morris International, British American Tobacco, Japan Tobacco International and Imperial Brands are subverting tobacco advertisi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 28, 2018 06:00
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[Massachusetts] What the new age restriction on tobacco sales means for Wachusett towns

Following Governor Charlie Baker’s decision to sign Bill H4486, four out of five towns in the Wachusett area will up the tobacco and e-cigarette sale age restriction from 18 to 21 years old and ban the sale of cigarettes at pharmacies by the end of t
The Landmark (MA)
added Aug 28, 2018 04:50

GLANTZ: RJR's consumer perceptions studies are poorly designed and fail to provide sufficient evidence for FDA to allow RJR to market Camel Snus as less dangerous; likely to make readers thing they are safe

Lucy Popova from GSU, Lauren Lempert, Pam Ling, and I submitted this comment to FDA on RJR's application to see Camel Snus as a reduced risk product. The tracking number is 1k2-9510-dtqo. A PDF of the comment is available here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 26, 2018 14:52

FELSHER: R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company’s Application for Six Camel SNUS Smokeless Tobacco Minimizes its Appeal to Adolescents and the Likelihood that Youth and Adolescents Will Initiate Smokeless Tobacco or Smokeless Tobacco with Other Products

Bonnie Halpern Felsher from Stanford, in collaboration with colleagues at UCSF submitted this comment to FDA on RJR's application to market Camel Snus as a less dangerous product. The tracking number on is 1k2-9510-ujes. A PDF of the co
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 26, 2018 14:50

GLANTZ: Reynolds’ own data do not support their claim that because exclusive users of Camel Snus experience lower levels of exposure to some toxicants, they will reduce their risk of harm from lung cancer, oral cancer, respiratory disease, and heart dise

My colleagues at UCSF have submitted this public comment to FDA regarding RJR's application to sell Camel Snus as a reduced risk product. The tracking number at is 1k2-9510-3zjn. A PDF of the comment is here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 26, 2018 14:48
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