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FDA to expand public education campaign to focus on prevention of youth e-cigarette use

The agency plans to expand its “The Real Cost” public education campaign to include messaging to teens about the dangers of using these products this fall while developing a full-scale campaign to launch in 2018. These efforts are part of the agency’s new
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 8, 2017 15:21
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Smokers Feel Heat but Not the Burn -- WSJ

Three of the world's biggest tobacco firms are rolling out new, electronic tobacco-heating devices they say are healthier alternatives to traditional smoking, but feel more like puffing on a real cigarette. That is a sensation many smokers complain is mi
Fox Media
added Aug 9, 2017 13:55
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[Australia] Research sheds new light on why smoking in pregnancy is harmful

Research...has identified oxidative stress as the major mechanism by which developing offspring are harmed...a smoker inhales additional toxic chemicals and billions of free radicals [oxidants] which enter the blood stream and affect the whole body.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Aug 8, 2017 14:06
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LETTER: A New Tobacco Product

We have applied to the F.D.A. to market an innovative product ...We need to envision a world where less harmful alternatives, efficiently delivering satisfying levels of nicotine, are available for those adults who need or want them. The F.D.A.’s bold vi
New York Times
added Aug 7, 2017 18:55
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Virginia fails to implement laws, policies to prevent tobacco use, cancer group claims

explanation for the state’s reluctance to implement laws and policies that do not favor tobacco use: the state’s tobacco heritage and its reluctance to hurt the tobacco industry... In its “How Do You Measure Up?” report, ACS CAN gives Virginia red rating
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Aug 7, 2017 14:26
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[Luxembourg] LUX. EXTENDS SMOKING BAN SINCE 1 AUGUST

People aged under 18 are no longer to be sold cigarettes in Luxembourg as part of a raft of new measures introduced on 1 August to combat smoking. Other measures include a ban on smoking in the vicinity of children’s playgrounds, in private vehicles in
Delano: LUXEMBOURG IN ENGLISH (Maison Moderne) (lu)
added Aug 7, 2017 12:13
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[UK] SNOWDON/TOVEY: SMOKING AND THE PUBLIC PURSE IEA Discussion Paper No.84 (PDF)

IEA Discussion Papers are blind peer-reviewed by at least one other academic or researcher who is an expert in the field. As with all IEA publications, the views expressed are those of the authors and not those of the Institute (which has no corporate
Institute of Economic Affairs (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 11:47
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UK will pay almost £25 billion in ‘sin taxes’ next year

New IEA report first of its kind to measure net effect of smoking on the taxpayer in the UK...Contrary to popular belief, the three most censured ‘lifestyle factors’ – alcohol, smoking and obesity – do not cost the taxpayer money. The punitive taxes levi
Institute of Economic Affairs (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 11:41
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[Australia] How to pave over our big (cigarette) butt problem

Cigarette butts are toxic for the environment. Encapsulating them into asphalt traps the chemicals in the filters and improves the performance of the construction material.
ScienceDaily
added Aug 8, 2017 14:09
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Big Tobacco’s Next Big Thing? Tobacco ($$)

Three of the world’s biggest tobacco firms are rolling out new, electronic tobacco-heating devices they say are healthier alternatives to traditional smoking, but feel more like puffing on a real cigarette. That is a sensation many smokers complain is mi
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Aug 7, 2017 17:55
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