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[UK] E-cigarettes: a solution with which the World Health Organisation has a problem

E-cigarettes may be facing their greatest challenge yet, as elements of the World Health Organisation (WHO) have suggested plans to regulate the electronic devices as stringently as conventional tobacco, according to leaked documents seen by the Financia
City A.M. (uk)
added Apr 14, 2014 08:53
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[Asia, Singapore] 10 more countries to support "Tobacco Free Generation" project

A project by the National Cancer Centre Singapore to push for a Tobacco-Free Generation (TFG) has garnered the support of 10 other countries in Asia. Eleven directors of leading cancer centres in Asia have come together to agree on a course of action to
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Apr 14, 2014 08:49
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[Africa, Nigeria] ISIGUZO: Repackaged Tobacco Control Bill and Matters Arising

For public health experts, the repackaged bill will not only reduce the tobacco health burden the nation currently shoulders, it will also draw positive attention to Nigeria in the committee of nations that have signed and ratified the World Health Organ
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Apr 13, 2014 23:42
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‘Vape shops’ and ‘E-Cigarette lounges’ open across the USA to promote ENDS ($$)

ENDS were initially promoted and sold online, but have quickly expanded to traditional brick and mortar retail outlets, like grocery stores and gas stations. Independent retail specialty shops that exclusively sell ENDS products, or ‘vape shops’, are ope
Tobacco Control
added Apr 13, 2014 23:35
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Smoking and mental illness in the US population

Our findings highlight the need to improve our ability to address smoking and psychiatric comorbidity both within and without healthcare settings. Such advancements will be vital to reducing mental illness-related disparities in smoking and continuing to
Tobacco Control
added Apr 13, 2014 23:32
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WHO plans to regulate e-cigarettes in same way as normal tobacco ($$)

Leaked documents seen by the Financial Times revealed that parts of the WHO are keen to classify the battery-powered devices as tobacco under the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, a WHO treaty that obliges governments to curtail smoking rates acros
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 13, 2014 23:22
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Research letter / Consequences of clean indoor air exemptions in Oregon: the hookah story

this letter, we describe the exemptions in Oregon's Indoor Clean Air Act (ICAA), subsequent proliferation of hookah lounges and associated monetary costs, as well as patterns in youth hookah use. To our knowledge, this is the first such published study i
Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2014 14:53
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Research paper / Tobacco industry argues domestic trademark laws and international treaties preclude cigarette health warning labels, despite consistent legal advice that the argument is invalid

Governments should not be intimidated by tobacco company threats and unsubstantiated claims, and carefully craft HWL laws to withstand the inevitable tobacco industry lawsuits with the knowledge that the companies’ own lawyers as well as authoritative bod
Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2014 14:52
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May 2014, Volume 23, Issue 3: TOC

Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2014 14:49
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GOTTLIEB: Overcautious FDA has lost its way

The solid regulatory framework itself, built around a public health standard, is extremely powerful and should result in potentially transformative actions, such as (1) eliminating menthol; (2) regulating nicotine levels to reduce dramatically abuse liabi
Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2014 14:46
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