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[France] One million French smokers quit in a year amid anti-smoking measures

Such a drop has not been seen in a decade, according to Public Health France, which carried out the study. There has also been a decline in smoking among teenagers and those on low incomes. The study pointed to the slew of anti-smoking measures introdu
BBC Online
added May 29, 2018 14:33
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Should flavours be banned in cigarettes and e-cigarettes? Evidence on adult smokers and recent quitters from a discrete choice experiment

A ban on flavoured e-cigarettes alone would likely increase the choice of cigarettes in smokers, arguably the more harmful way of obtaining nicotine, whereas a ban on menthol cigarettes alone would likely be more effective in reducing the choice of cigare
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2018 03:20
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Public versus internal conceptions of addiction: An analysis of internal Philip Morris documents [FREE FULL TEXT]

Beyond nicotine’s pharmacology, the industry’s continued aggressive advertising, lobbying, and litigation against effective tobacco control policies promotes various nonpharmacological determinants of addiction. To help tobacco users quit, policy makers s
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 28, 2018 18:09
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[Minnesota] Duluth ordinance restricting sale of flavored tobacco products to kick in Friday

More than 80 local retailers will wind down sales of menthol cigarettes this week, as new restrictions on flavored tobacco products in Duluth take effect Friday. Starting June 1, adults-only smoke shops will be the sole retailers allowed to sell such pr
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added May 28, 2018 14:31
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[California] San Francisco mulls ban on flavored vaping liquids, menthols

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has contributed nearly $12 million to the “No on Proposition E” campaign, filling television and radio airwaves and mailboxes with ads urging voters to reject a law supervisors approved last year that is now on the June 5 ballot
AP - Associated Press
added May 28, 2018 14:21
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[Spain] Growing number of ‘smoke free’ beaches

Villananitos beach, located between the Club Náutico de Lo Pagán and the children’s park, is the latest to be added to the growing network of smoke-free beaches in the area joining the regional program ‘Beaches without smoke’ that began in hospitals and
The Leader Newspaper, S.L. / CIF (es)
added May 29, 2018 14:33
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[Canada] Three years and counting ...

Today is as good a moment as any to pause and take note of what has happened - and what has not happened - since the tobacco companies were found guilty of breaking 4 Quebec laws. The "time required for appeals" just keeps dragging on Justice Riordan
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added May 28, 2018 13:55
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[Florida] Tobacco companies say not liable for lung cancer of Cuban immigrant who began smoking long before arriving in US

The widow of Cuban-born Juan Lopez, who died in 1994, is suing Phillip Morris and RJ Reynolds, claiming the tobacco companies were responsible for the man's lung cancer because they suppressed information and continued to deny cigarettes were dangerous a
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added May 27, 2018 20:06
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[Canada] Monique Keiran: The wheels of Big Tobacco turn slowly

The industry’s shift in product investment and marketing strategy began more than 10 years ago, according to an analysis of tobacco company Philip Morris’s previously secret, internal documents that was published May 1.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added May 27, 2018 15:25
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