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Tobacco Cessation Interventions and Smoke-Free Policies in Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities — United States, 2016

Tobacco-free campus policies and integration of tobacco cessation interventions in behavioral health treatment facilities could decrease tobacco-related disease and death and could improve behavioral health outcomes among persons with mental and substanc
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 11, 2018 02:03
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Don’t Even Think of Smoking Inside Your New York City Apartment ($$)

The smoking lamp is going out at co-ops and condos across New York City. Dozens of buildings caught up in the zeitgeist of green buildings and healthy living have voted to ban smoking even behind the doors of individual privately owned apartments in the
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 10, 2018 18:52
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Philip Morris tries to prove it can pivot past cigarettes — before its rivals do

has invested more than $4.5 billion since 2008 developing smoke-free products, including IQOS . The device heats tobacco until it's warm enough to emit an aerosol but not quite hot enough to cause combustion, the chemical process responsible for producing
CNBC
added May 10, 2018 18:29
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[UK] VAPE NO WAY E-cigarettes could STOP smokers from quitting their deadly habit, experts warn

E-CIGARETTES could stop smokers from quitting their deadly habit if they are prescribed by a doctor, vaping companies have warned. They cautioned that allowing doctors to prescribe the devices as a stop-smoking tool could have a “detrimental effect” on
The Sun (uk)
added May 10, 2018 18:28
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Philip Morris Chairman Has Musk Moment at Shareholder Meeting

the tobacco giant’s chairman didn’t hold back as gadfly shareholders took aim at the company’s heat-not-burn iQos device, a key product in its plan to combat falling cigarette sales. “I don’t think that deserves an answer, and I wonder why you’re a share
Bloomberg News
added May 10, 2018 18:06
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Juuling: If you don’t know what it is, ask your kids ($$0

Sales have skyrocketed since the company launched in 2015. The San Francisco-based firm represents nearly 55 percent of the e-cigarette market, according to data from Wells Fargo. School administrators, law enforcement officials and health workers said
Washington Post
added May 10, 2018 17:59
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menthol cigarettes: attitudes, beliefs and policies

The evidence is clear: the FDA must act to get menthol cigarettes and all menthol combustible products off the market to protect public health. States and localities, however, do not have to wait for the FDA to act. We encourage states and local municipal
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 10, 2018 17:55
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[Nepal] Cities and NCDs: The struggle toward a smoke-free Kathmandu

But it has much to reveal about how Bloomberg's foundation works in the area of public health. About 18.5 percent of the respondents in the 2013 Noncommunicable Diseases Risk Factors STEPS Survey in Nepal smoke tobacco, while 17.8 percent consume smokele
Devex
added May 10, 2018 17:51
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Seeks To Undo Punitives In $11.5M Award ($$)

asked a Florida appeals court Wednesday for a new trial in a case that resulted in an $11.5 million award for the relatives of a nurse who died of lung cancer, arguing that the instructions to the jury regarding how they could determine entitlement to pun
Law360
added May 10, 2018 17:49
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FDA's Hand Can't Be Forced On 'Natural' Tobacco Labeling ($$)

dismissed a case challenging the [FDA]’s allowance of the word “natural” in the product packaging and labeling of Natural American Spirit cigarettes. The plaintiff lacked standing to sue under Article III, § 2, of the U.S. Constitution, which limits feder
Law360
added May 10, 2018 17:48
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