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[Massachusetts] Smoking causes lung damage and needless death

Tufts Medical Center’s Asian Health Initiative, which seeks to address health disparities and improve the health of the Asian community, will fund community programs addressing smoking, lung cancer and related health risks from 2017 to 2019. A request f
Sampan Newspaper
added Sep 23, 2016 16:15

[Canada] Health lobby groups ignore significant findings in most recent Canadian student tobacco, alcohol, and drugs survey

when 3% of Canadian youth smoke cigarettes versus a rate of 17% for marijuana and four out of five youth are drinking alcohol, one has to wonder why these health lobby groups seem unilaterally focused on lobbying for plain packaging of tobacco products" a
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 23, 2016 14:31

“e-cig” or “vape”? why smoking semantics matter

Truth Initiative® researchers analyzed the public posts from users of BecomeAnEX®,... “Terms such as ‘electronic nicotine delivery systems,’ commonly employed by researchers and public health advocates, are not used by U.S. smokers and may be an impedimen
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:37

the truth about: smokeless tobacco

Smokeless tobacco is far from safe and is linked to three types of cancer—oral, esophageal and pancreatic—and chronic use can still result in nicotine addiction. To spread the truth about smokeless tobacco, we’ve summarized the key facts for you to kno
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:34

where we stand smokeless tobaccowhere we stand smokeless tobacco

• Given their well-documented appeal to youth, all flavors, including menthol, should be eliminated from smokeless tobacco products. • The marketing of all smokeless tobacco products should be restricted so that it does not target or appeal to you
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:34

smokeless tobacco Fact Sheet (PDF)

Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:34

LETTER: Teenage Smoking Rates

’s important to remember that this hasn’t happened by chance. It’s the result of a number of evidence-based federal policy changes and changes at the state and local levels. Smoke-free legislation that has reduced social acceptance of tobacco use, tax in
New York Times
added Sep 22, 2016 21:33

Ever-Use and Curiosity About Cigarettes, Cigars, Smokeless Tobacco, and Electronic Cigarettes Among US Middle and High School Students, 2012–2014

levels of ever-use and curiosity about e-cigarettes — assessed for the first time in 2014 — approached the levels observed for traditional cigarettes and cigars. These findings underscore the importance of addressing the factors driving curiosity about to
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Sep 22, 2016 17:40

When smokers quit: exposure to nicotine and carcinogens persists from thirdhand smoke pollution

Homes of smokers remained polluted with THS for up to 6 months after cessation. Residents continued to be exposed to THS toxicants that accumulated in settled house dust and on surfaces before smoking cessation. Further research is needed to better unders
Tobacco Control
added Sep 22, 2016 16:26

[UK] Council chiefs agree action in bid to persuade Bury smokers to stub it out

Bury Council has decided to follow in the footsteps of more than 80 other local authorities by signing the Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control. It commits the council to lead anti-smoking campaigns, help people quit smoking, stop youngsters
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Sep 22, 2016 15:23
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