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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes and youth smoking: be alert but not alarmed [FREE FULL TEXT]

Excessive regulation that prevents or deters smokers from switching from smoking to vaping could have the perverse outcome of retaining the most harmful nicotine product (the combustible cigarette) as the most widely used. The best protection against yout
Tobacco Control
added Jun 22, 2018 16:11
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[UK-Scotland] Raising Scotland’s Tobacco-free Generation / Our Tobacco-Control Action Plan 2018 (PDF)

Scotland is one of the only countries in the world to have set a target to raise a tobacco- free generation. What we do over the next five years will help this generation get the best start possible in life. Let’s all commit to raising Scotland’s to
Scottish Government (uk)
added Jun 22, 2018 16:11
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Smoke-Free and Tobacco-Free Policies in Colleges and Universities ― United States and Territories, 2017

As of November 2017, at least 2,082 U.S. colleges and universities had smoke-free policies, twice as many as in 2012. Among these campuses, 1,743 (83.7%) had tobacco-free policies and some specifically prohibited electronic cigarette use (1,658 [79.6%])
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Jun 21, 2018 18:49
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Smoke-Free Campuses Surge Nationwide

As of November 2017, at least 2,082 U.S. college and university campuses – including those of public, private, community, historically black and tribal schools – had smoke-free policies, up from 774 campuses in 2012 – the year the federal government and
U.S. News & World Report
added Jun 21, 2018 18:46
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EDITORIAL: Are e-cigarettes tobacco products?

Our preference is for the term “tobacco products” to be reserved for those products that are made from and contain tobacco (rather than contain constituents such as nicotine extracted from it). The term “nicotine-containing products” is more general, a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 21, 2018 18:44
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[Asia, China] CEOs pledge to stub out smoking

Senior executives of companies in Shanghai's Lujiazui district, known as the "Wall Street of China", pledged to create a smoke-free working environment last Wednesday. Initiated by NGO the CEO Roundtable on Cancer-China and supported by the World Health
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 21, 2018 17:26
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Tobacco aside, e-cigarette flavorings may harm blood vessels

Flavor additives used in electronic cigarettes and related tobacco products could impair blood vessel function and may be an early indicator of heart damage, according to new laboratory research in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, an Ame
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Jun 21, 2018 14:36
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[UK] Is prevalence of e-cigarette and nicotine replacement therapy use among smokers associated with average cigarette consumption in England? A time-series analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

In conclusion, the increased prevalence of e-cigarettes use among smokers in England has not been associated with a detectable change in cigarette consumption per day. The decline in the use of NRT has also not been associated with a change in mean cigar
British Medical Journal
added Jun 21, 2018 14:33
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Pro-smoking Japanese lawmaker apologizes for heckling cancer patient

Yoichi Anami, a ruling party MP, shouted “Enough already!” at a hearing last week when Kazuo Hasegawa, a 47-year-old non-smoker with stage four lung cancer, was testifying about the danger of secondhand smoke. Anami’s jeer sparked widespread criticism o
Reuters
added Jun 21, 2018 14:26
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[UK-Scotland] Smoke-free Scotland? SNP plot to BAN council tenants from smoking in THEIR OWN HOMES

COUNCIL tenants face a ban on smoking in their own homes under plans being considered by SNP ministers. In a push for a "tobacco-free generation", the Scottish Government said it is looking to crackdown across the social housing sector.
Daily Express (uk)
added Jun 21, 2018 14:14
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