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Toxic metal and nicotine content of cigarettes sold in China, 2009 and 2012

Tobacco in Chinese cigarettes purchased in seven geographically disbursed cities contains consistently high levels of metals, including carcinogens like Cd. One source may be the improper use of fertilisers. These numbers should be monitored more carefull
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 08:58
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[India] Paan (pan) and paan (pan) masala should be considered tobacco products

This article calls for a universally standard classification of these smokeless carcinogenic products as tobacco products and thus, subject to the same public health and clinical protections applied to other forms of tobacco.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 08:40
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[Canada] Anti-smoking tour arrives in Regina

Resener's story is a common one in Regina, and a new initiative hopes to put a more definite stop to smoking. The Biggest Break-Up tour is a collaboration between Health Canada, the Canadian Cancer Society and advertising agency Newad that seeks to raise
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:50
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[Russia] WHO tobacco treaty makes significant progress despite mounting pressure from tobacco industry

concluded today in Moscow. Several landmark decisions were adopted in the course of the six-day session... Despite increased efforts by tobacco industry to undermine the WHO FCTC, important decisions were passed. “Parties have taken courageous steps forw
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 21, 2014 13:53
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[Russia] Meeting agrees advances to fight tobacco epidemic; governments must make them an immediate priority (PDF)

Topping their work plans should be implementing guidelines that will assist governments to apply taxes to tobacco more effectively. It is generally accepted that raising the price of tobacco products, including through tax increases, is the most effectiv
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:19
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GLANTZ: Nicotine and ultrafine particles: Reasons to worry about e-cig-induced heart attacks

by design e-cigarettes expose users to nicotine in an aerosol of ultrafine particles that also have direct bilogical effects, particularly on the cardiovascular system and lungs. Holly Middlekauff and collegaues just published an excellent review on the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:16
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GLANTZ: Intensive e-cig users more likely to quit cigs, intermittent users less likely to expect to quit in next year

there was a suggestion that the intensive users were using them because of health concerns compared to the other groups. This may explain why the intensive users were more successful at quitting smoking. It may be that the intensive users were replacing
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:09
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GLANTZ: Nicotine and ultrafine particles: Reasons to worry about e-cig-induced heart attacks

Holly Middlekauff and collegaues just published an excellent review on the effects of nicotine and fine particle air pollution (from cigarettes and other sources) in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that describes how these agents act on
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:01
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[California] GLANTZ: ACS CAN CALLS ON GOVERNOR BROWN TO RETURN THE $100,000 CONTRIBUTION FROM PHILIP MORRIS TO PROPOSITIONS 1 & 2

Good for ACS CAN in calling out Governor Brown for taking $100,000 from Philip Morris. He should do what ACS asks and give the money back (and pledge not to take any more).
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:00
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[Russia] Health Authorities Push Through Taxation Guidelines Behind Closed Doors at Moscow WHO Summit

"An Alarming Attempt to Erode Countries' Sovereignty on Taxation Policies" Yesterday at the WHO FCTC's Conference of the Parties (COP6) in Moscow, guidelines on price and tax measures (Article 6) were hurriedly adopted behind closed doors, further demon
PR Newswire
added Oct 21, 2014 10:26
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