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Marijuana, Tobacco in Pregnancy May Compound Risks

Smoking both marijuana and tobacco during pregnancy may create greater health risks than cigarettes alone, according to a recent U.S. study.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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High Schoolers' Cigarette Use Hits Lowest Level Since 1991

A national survey of youth behaviors showed traditional smoking is down to 11%, but now 24% of teenagers use e-cigarettes. Almost half said they texted or emailed while driving; 30% report having sex.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Electronic Cigarette Use Among Working Adults — United States, 2014 | MMWR

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
cdc.gov
over 3 years ago
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Cigarette-Pack Warnings Work Better With Photos

Gruesome pictures on cigarette packages may convince more smokers to quit, a U.S. study suggests.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Cigarette plain packs to 'go global' - BBC News

Plain packaging for cigarettes is about to "go global" in a move that will have a "huge impact" on health, the World Health Organization says.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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World No Tobacco Day, 31 May 2016: Get ready for plain packaging

30 May 2016 – To mark World No Tobacco Day, WHO is launching a new guide to plain packaging of tobacco products, which gives governments the latest evidence and guidance on implementing the measure.  
who.int
over 3 years ago
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Plain Packaging for Cigarettes in the UK, Ireland, and France

Following a historic court ruling in the United Kingdom, cigarettes will now have to be sold in plain packaging with prominent graphic health warnings.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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How Brexit might affect public health

The United Kingdom already has some of the most stringent tobacco control policies in Europe. On 20 May it is set to become only the second country in the world after Australia to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes, going far beyond the EU tobacco products directive.1  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Nicotine has deleterious effects on wound healing through increased vasoconstriction

Regarding your article supporting the use of e-cigarettes,1 we wholeheartedly endorse any measure that reduces public health harm from smoking. The appropriateness of requiring patients to stop smoking before elective surgery has …  
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over 3 years ago
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E-Cigarettes Rising Cause of Nicotine Poisoning in Children

According to a new study, e-cigarettes account for increasing numbers of children who experience nicotine poisoning, as well as increased hospitalizations.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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E-cigarette ban lifted by Nottingham hospital trust - BBC News

A hospital trust lifts a ban on the use of e-cigarettes in its grounds - one of the first in England to do so.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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US is to regulate all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and hookah tobacco

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is extending its authority to regulate all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco, and pipe tobacco, the agency announced on 4 May.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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Clinical Research, Controversies Highlight Thoracic Meeting

Controversy about e-cigarettes, debates on topics in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and a report on Ebola will all be featured at the American Thoracic Society 2016 International Conference.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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FDA Makes E-Cigs Off-Limits to Minors

Starting on August 8, it will be illegal for retailers to sell any tobacco product, not just traditional cigarettes, to minors.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Australia will price out cigarettes with 50% tax rise over four years

Australia is to continue its aggressive tobacco taxation policy with a further four rounds of 12.5% yearly increases that will hike the price of a pack of cigarettes from the current level of US$20 (£13.80; €17.40) to around US$30 by 2020.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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US announces ban on e-cigarettes for under-18s - BBC News

The US government unveils new federal rules that include a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes to people aged under 18.  
bbc.co.uk
over 3 years ago
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Australia will price out cigarettes with 50% tax rise over four years

Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days. Sign up for a free trial  
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over 3 years ago
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Tobacco companies lose legal challenge on standardised packaging

Tobacco multinationals have failed to block a European directive mandating standardised packaging for tobacco products across Europe.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago
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e-Cigarettes: More Good Than Harm?

Rather than viewing e-cigarettes as a 'gateway' to smoking, their potential benefit for harm reduction should be taken into account when developing policies to control their use, experts say.  
medscape.com
over 3 years ago
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Nicotine without smoke—putting electronic cigarettes in context

John Britton and colleagues set out why a new Royal College of Physicians report supports the role of electronic cigarettes as part of a comprehensive tobacco control strategy  
feeds.bmj.com
over 3 years ago