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Tobacco Control Policies Working, Report Finds

While global tobacco consumption is slowing, the report noted that Africa and the Middle East are at tipping points as combustible cigarette use continues to climb. In sub-Saharan Africa alone, for example, tobacco consumption increased by 52% from 1980
MedPage Today
added Mar 10, 2018 15:47
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[UK] Most CCGs missing smoking target for pregnant women

Just one in six clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in England are meeting the ‘national ambition’ that fewer than 6% of women should be smoking at the time they deliver their baby, NHS Digital reported this morning. It also found wide variation across
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Mar 9, 2018 20:48
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GREENHUT / WADE: Cancer society’s evolving position on vaping refreshing

The eye-opener came when the ACS “recommend[ed] that clinicians support all attempts to quit the use of combustible tobacco and work with smokers to eventually stop using any tobacco product, including e-cigarettes.” ACS appears to continue struggling wi
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Mar 9, 2018 20:21
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Philip Morris research on precursors to the modern e-cigarette since 1990

Conclusions Rather than a disruptive technology, PM developed e-cigarette technology to complement, not compete with, conventional cigarettes and evade tobacco control regulations.
Tobacco Control
added Mar 9, 2018 19:58
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Public Health Consequences of E-Cigarettes

The resulting report is a comprehensive and systematic review of the literature that evaluates the evidence about e-cigarettes and health, highlights gaps that are a priority for future research, and makes recommendations to improve the quality of this re
The National Academies
added Mar 9, 2018 19:44
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The Real Cost Campaign

“The Real Cost” CampaignFDA's award-winning youth tobacco prevention campaign, "The Real Cost," seeks to educate at-risk teens about the harmful effects of tobacco use. The goal is to prevent youth who are open to tobacco from trying it and to reduce the
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 9, 2018 19:37
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Spotlight on Science — Winter 2018

On this page… Eminent Nicotine and Tobacco Science Meeting Features FDA Commissioner, CTP Leaders and Researchers / E-Cigarettes and Public Health: Findings of the National Academies Reminder: PATH Study Biospecimen Access Dates for Review Cycle 2 CTP Re
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 9, 2018 19:34
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12 Key Findings from the New Edition of The Tobacco Atlas

The 6th edition of the book and companion website was produced by the American Cancer Society and Vital Strategies. Click through the slideshow to see some of the most interesting findings...VIEW bar graph which shows that the implementation of key toba
American Cancer Society
added Mar 9, 2018 15:57
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[South Africa] Africa new frontline in anti-tobacco fight: activists

Africa and other developing regions are becoming increasingly significant battlegrounds in the effort to combat the spread of smoking, an anti-smoking campaign group warned on Thursday. But most countries in sub-Saharan Africa have inadequate monitoring
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 9, 2018 15:08
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[South Africa] Africa’s a tobacco target, but public health leaders are fighting back

A new “Tobacco Atlas” was launched Thursday at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Cape Town, and it shows the continued trend in the tobacco industry to target vulnerable populations in Africa. Co-authored by American Cancer Society (ACS) and
Africa Times
added Mar 9, 2018 15:00
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