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Spotlight on Science — Summer 2018

Even as the agency commits to improving the efficiency, as well as effectiveness, of our tobacco regulatory programs, we are likewise committed to maintaining our rigorous scientific standards. The stringent science that supports each FDA decision on tob
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Sep 10, 2018 19:57
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GLANTZ: Canadian Ministry of Health proposes to authorize e-cig sellers to make claims that ignore recent understanding of health risks

The Canadian Ministry of Health has invited public comment on marketing statements that it proposes to allow e-cigarette companies to make to seel their wares. The big problem is that these claims ignore everything we have learned about the dangers and
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 10, 2018 17:59
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3 things you can do about toxic cigarette litter

1. Host a cigarette butt cleanup. / 2. Support the movement to end tobacco use. / 3. Help people quit... There are many programs that can help people quit tobacco, including BecomeAnEX®, a digital quit-smoking program developed by Truth Initiative® i
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 10, 2018 17:29
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[Asia] ‘Tobacco companies targeting countries like Pakistan by glamorising cigarettes’

Owing to ineffective or lack of laws, multinational tobacco companies are now targeting people in developing countries, including Pakistan, by glamourising cigarettes and coming up with new but deadly products like ‘heating tobacco devices and E-cigarett
The News (pk)
added Sep 10, 2018 17:24
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GLANTZ: San Francisco actively implementing its comprehensive ban on sale of flavored tobacco products

Department of Public Health....updated its website with details on the implementation plan, including, sending a mailer (below) to every retailer in the City telling them that the law is in effect and that they should stop ordering flavored products.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 10, 2018 03:36
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[Africa, Asia-pacific, Europe, South Africa] WILCOX: The world must unite against Big Tobacco’s 21st century colonialism

Now, as participants to the FCTC prepare for their eighth biannual summit in Geneva...The wealthy Western states need to put Big Tobacco in its place, and prove to the developing world that they can tame the cigarette industry through concerted, unified a
Africa Times
added Sep 9, 2018 20:46
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High exposure to nicotine among adolescents who use Juul and other vape pod systems (‘pods’) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Product testing results and participants’ high urinary cotinine levels provide physiological evidence for significant nicotine exposure among pod users. Indeed, such high cotinine levels raise concerns about the potential for earlier and more significant
Tobacco Control
added Sep 9, 2018 17:00
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[UK] Could Britain become smoke-free by 2030?

less than five per cent of people in England should be smoking by the year 2030 and called on the NHS to do more to help people overcome their ‘addiction’ to tobacco. Selbie said: ‘Smoking should no longer be seen as a lifestyle choice, it is an addiction
Metro Café (uk)
added Sep 9, 2018 15:42
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[UK] LAMB: It’s time to stop tarring e-cigarettes and tobacco with the same brush

Yesterday, I made a statement to the House of Commons about our recent report on e-cigarettes to clarify what we actually said. The evidence is clear: e-cigarettes are significantly less harmful to a smoker’s health than conventional cigarettes.
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 7, 2018 10:49
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VIDEO: The Truth Initiative is going after Juul and teen vaping

The largest anti-smoking organization in the US, the Truth Initiative, has been criticizing Juul's marketing tactics and making an effort to spread awareness about the nicotine levels in the vapes as they become more and more popular among teens.
Mashable.com
added Sep 6, 2018 20:22
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