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Nine in 10 NSW homes now smoke-free

chell said the NSW Government’s efforts to curb smoking, the leading cause of disease and premature death across the state, are working. The NSW Government has invested $4.4 million in the 2017-18 State Budget into services that target chronic health is
NSW Ministry of Health (au)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:01
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Nine in 10 NSW homes now smoke-free

chell said the NSW Government’s efforts to curb smoking, the leading cause of disease and premature death across the state, are working. The NSW Government has invested $4.4 million in the 2017-18 State Budget into services that target chronic health is
NSW Ministry of Health (au)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:01
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[Pennsylvania] A mango-scented flash-drive-looking device lets kids smoke in class

It looks like a flash drive, but it’s really full of nicotine. And now, it’s taking the vape industry by storm — or up in smoke. The JUUL vaporizer has exploded in popularity this year, and as a result, has garnered the attention of school administrato
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Dec 15, 2017 03:17
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[Asia, India] Exclusive: Philip Morris Funded Anti-Smoking Foundation Targeting Public Health Leaders With Grants

A leaked email from an anti-smoking foundation funded by tobacco major Philip Morris International has revealed that the foundation is targeting prominent figures in global health and encouraging them to apply for grants for projects that can “reduce deat
The Wire (in)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:16
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inaction in the face of opportunities to ban menthol cigarettes

Truth Initiative® has repeatedly called on the FDA to ban menthol, which makes cigarettes easier to smoke and harder to quit.... To participate in the #MyBigRegret campaign, young people can tweet their big regrets since 2011 using #MyBigRegret, tagging
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:16
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Are political views related to smoking and support for tobacco control policies? A survey across 28 European countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

General political views may be associated not only with support for tobacco control policies, but even with smoking behaviours, which should be taken into account when discussing these issues at a population level. Further research is needed to explore
BioMed Central (uk)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:04
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New Survey Shows Youth Cigarette Smoking Continues to Fall, But Raises Fresh Concerns about E-Cigarettes and Cigars

These findings underscore the need to prevent youth use of all tobacco products and stop a new generation of products from undermining the great strides our nation has made. The Food and Drug Administration should fully implement its new rule for e-cigar
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 14, 2017 20:03
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Toxicological evaluation of novel heat-not-burn tobacco products – non-technical summary (PDF)

The Committees conclude that there will be a risk to health from using heat- not-burn tobacco products. It is currently not possible to quantify this risk. Heat-not-burn tobacco products are new and there is insufficient data available to enable a full a
Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) (UK)
added Dec 14, 2017 19:35
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Vaping popular among teens; opioid misuse at historic lows

Nearly 1 in 3 students in 12th grade report past year use of some kind of vaping device, raising concerns about the impact on their health. What they say is in the device, however, ranges from nicotine, to marijuana, to “just flavoring.” The survey also
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
added Dec 14, 2017 18:03
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Monitoring the Future Revised December 2017: Trends in Prevalence of Various Drugs

NIH’s 2017 Monitoring the Future survey shows both vaping and marijuana are more popular than traditional cigarettes or pain reliever misuse
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
added Dec 14, 2017 18:01
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