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[UK, USA] E-Cigarettes Can Help Smokers Quit, U.K. Group Declares

In an interview with MedPage Today, American Lung Association public policy spokesperson Erika Sward noted that since e-cigarettes are regulated in Great Britain, but are not yet regulated in the U.S., comparing what is happening in the two countries is
MedPage Today
added Apr 29, 2016 12:10
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[Cuba, USA] 2,000 Pigeons Will Put on a Light Show in Brooklyn

Mr. Riley, a rugged-looking 43-year-old Boston transplant, has used pigeons to carry his message before. For his 2013 piece “Trading With the Enemy,” he dispatched a small flock from Havana to Key West. Half of the birds smuggled back Cuban cigars attache
New York Times
added Apr 28, 2016 20:26
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[Europe, USA] Nicopure Labs Responds to UK Royal College of Physicians Report

Jeff Stamler, Nicopure Labs CEO and co-founder, said, "Tobacco harm reduction can only be achieved if public health organizations and governments are completely transparent...These findings should weigh heavily here, in the U.S., against the FDA's decisio
PR Newswire
added Apr 28, 2016 17:46
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[UK, USA] ROGERS: Vaping Is About Reducing Harm, Not Being Harmless

One report isn’t going to change the minds of every public health agency and lawmaker, especially here in the US, and there's still lots to learn about how vaping fits into a public health strategy. But this report provides new fodder for the growing num
Vice.com
added Apr 28, 2016 15:57
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[Mexico, USA] Kids' cancer risk might be tied to where mom was born

In Mexico, for example, women generally have strong social support networks and low stress levels during pregnancy, Heck said. Also, she added, “Foreign mothers have incredibly low rates of smoking, drinking or drug use,” and smoking during pregnancy is
Reuters
added Apr 26, 2016 19:06
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[Canada, USA] Knowledge and beliefs about electronic cigarettes among quitline cessation staff

Quitline counselors view e-cigarettes as ineffective quitting aids, potentially dangerous, and in need of greater regulations. Counselors can influence how treatment seekers view e-cigarettes, therefore it is imperative that quitlines stay abreast of eme
Addictive Behaviors
added Apr 19, 2016 13:06
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Effects of plain package branding and graphic health warnings on adolescent smokers in the USA, Spain and France

an experimental test of the effects of plain pack branding and graphic health warnings (GHWs) in three different countries ...plain packs can independently strengthen the more instantaneous, direct effects (short of quitting thoughts) found with the GHWs.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 19, 2016 01:16
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[UK, USA] AUDIO: The Truth Behind E-Cigarettes And What You Should Know

It all has to do with how health officials in the UK and the U.S. view public health. Policymakers across the pond focus on reducing harm, while those in the states favor an approach that minimizes risk through prohibition and abstinence. The issue there
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:01
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[Africa, Canada, USA] Big Tobacco sought to enhance own image by fighting AIDS, study says

While such practices continue in parts of sub-Saharan Africa, AIDS groups elsewhere have disavowed tobacco funding — one HIV advocate calling the former financial links a “pact with the devil,” the paper notes. The authors say that should be an example f
National Post (ca)
added Apr 8, 2016 17:43
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[UK, USA] Public Health England Consensus On E-Cigarettes Is Opposite Of America

The debate won't end soon and e-cigarette proponents have to share some of the blame. They have begun to argue that they should be used for recreation and to rail against even sensible regulations related to kids and safety. That makes it difficult to ha
Science 2.0
added Apr 8, 2016 00:23
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