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[UK] POPOVA: Health at Home, Death Abroad

recent revelations that the UK has been complicit in BAT’s extensive overseas lobbying efforts expose the full extent of the government’s irresponsible duplicity. Reports demonstrate that UK policymakers displayed a consistent willingness to turn a blind
Fair Observer
added Feb 12, 2018 19:05
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[UK] MITCHELL: Why is the NHS listening to the siren voices of the vape manufacturers?

Allen Carr’s book remains unrecommended by official bodies, never mind free on the NHS. The government wants to tell people it’s easier to give up if you commit to regular spending on a different nicotine product instead. As BAT fails to produce the only
The Guardian (uk)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:47
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GHEBREYESUS/VAZQUEZ: Seeing through Big Tobacco’s smokescreen

the court-ordered airing of “corrective statements” in American media does represent a victory for truth...we are calling on governments around the world to strengthen implementation of the WHO FCTC by accelerating action on the “MPOWER” tobacco control p
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:29
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F.D.A. Chief Goes Against the Administration Stereotype

But even as he railed against big tobacco, Dr. Gottlieb softened the blow by delaying for several years the deadline for companies to comply with tough new rules on e-cigarettes, cigars and other products. At the time, he said smokers needed better and
New York Times
added Feb 11, 2018 19:04
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PHE publishes independent expert e-cigarettes evidence review

The key findings of PHE’s Evidence Review are that: Vaping poses only a small fraction of the risks of smoking and switching completely from smoking to vaping conveys substantial health benefits; E-cigarettes could be contributing to at least 20,000 suc
Public Health England (PHE) (uk)
added Feb 11, 2018 02:32
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TOC: Volume 20, Issue 3 March 2018

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:32
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A Proactive Smoking Cessation Intervention for Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Smokers: The Role of Smoking-Related Stigma [FREE FULL TEXT]

interventions which utilize proactive outreach to stimulate interest in quitting and offer facilitated access to free cessation treatments are an effective treatment approach for these hard-to-reach smokers. These strategies may be particularly effective
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 11, 2018 00:08
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[Tennessee] New Bill Could Place Smoking Laws in Local Governments' Hands

The Local Option Bill, sponsored by Sen. Bill Ketron, R-Murfreesboro, would repeal the tobacco preemption clause, which says that state law trumps local laws pertaining to where smoking is prohibited. The new bill would allow municipal governments to c
Memphis Flyer
added Feb 9, 2018 22:45
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[North Carolina] Secondhand smoke exposure on the decline since 2009 statewide smoking ban, study finds

a new Duke study has found that expectant mothers are now less likely to face secondhand smoke. Since the 2009 passage of the smoking ban in North Carolina—which outlawed smoking inside public places like bars and restaurants—pregnant women have experie
Duke University Chronicle
added Feb 9, 2018 22:44
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[Florida] Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

... blow to the tobacco giant's attorneys at King & Spalding LLP, a Florida jury on Monday hit R...
Law360
added Feb 9, 2018 22:42
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