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MALONE: Power relations and the public health challenge

we must find new ways to be ‘better together’ by partnering with those communities that are hardest-hit by the suffering tobacco products cause. It's hard to do, and many tobacco control leaders simply don't know how to do it. The very first step is cult
Tobacco Control
added Nov 16, 2014 21:43

E-Cigarette Use Jumps 60 Percent in One Year; No Progress in Reducing Cigarette and Cigar Use

American Lung Association Urges FDA to Move Quickly to Finalize FDA Authority over All Tobacco Products
American Lung Association
added Nov 16, 2014 18:02

AUDIO: KCBS interview with Matt Springer

Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 16, 2014 16:16

Secondhand marijuana smoke may damage blood vessels as much as tobacco smoke

blood vessel function in lab rats dropped 70 percent after 30 minutes of exposure to secondhand marijuana smoke. Even when the marijuana contained no tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) — a compound in marijuana that produces intoxication — blood vessel function w
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 16, 2014 16:15

Secondhand smoke exposure and serum cotinine levels among current smokers in the USA

Smokers living in residences where others smoke inside the home had significantly higher cotinine levels than smokers reporting no SHS exposure, regardless of individual smoking intensity. Future research should target the role that SHS exposure may have
Tobacco Control
added Nov 15, 2014 08:32

Abrupt nicotine reduction as an endgame policy: a randomised trial

cigarettes priced according to nicotine content...12 weeks supply of free very low nicotine content (VLNC) cigarettes...Smokers unmotivated to quit reduce their usual cigarette consumption (and thus nicotine exposure) when VLNC cigarettes are made availab
Tobacco Control
added Nov 15, 2014 08:29

[Asia, India] Tobacco items still on sale in city

Patna: The state government announced a ban on smokeless tobacco products in the state on November 7, but they are still being sold. Now the state government has decided to form three-tier task forces to implement the ban from next week.
Times of India
added Nov 14, 2014 17:34

[Russia] JOHNSON: The WHO’s secret tobacco tax

Shortly after the media was removed from the convention, the U.N.’s health agency secretly passed the world’s first ever global tax — an outrageous scheme requiring nearly 180 countries to apply a minimum tax...Every country that cherishes and protects t
Washington Times
added Nov 14, 2014 17:08

[Canada] Alberta exempting menthol cigarettes under flavoured tobacco ban

The Alberta government is banning the sale of some flavoured tobacco products in a bid to curb youth smoking -- but is still allowing the sale of menthol cigarettes. Health Minister Stephen Mandel defended the exclusion, saying that Alberta needs to "d
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 13, 2014 23:17

GLANTZ: Substantial evidence of e-cigarette use among never and former smokers (both adults and youth): That's not harm reduction

These effects are substantial. It is time for e-cigarette enthusiasts (and policy makers) to seriously consider the effects of e-cigarettes on never or former tobacco users, whether adults or youth. Recruiting new people to (or back to) nicotine addict
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 13, 2014 21:50
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