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An international report released today by the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) shows there is tremendous momentum worldwide for tobacco plain packaging. There are now 25 countries and territories moving forward with plain packaging, with 9 having adopted the
The results confirm the claims of other experts that e-cigarettes may act as a ‘catalyst’, getting children hooked on nicotine and making smoking socially acceptable so they later turn to tobacco A team led by US researchers surveyed more than 2,000 teen
Health officials say smoking not only kills about 7 million people every year, but has a devastating impact on the environment _ contributing to deforestation, water and soil depletion and acidification.
The radiation regulation is supported by Steven Milloy, a Trump transition team member for the EPA who is known for challenging widely accepted ideas about…health risks of tobacco. He has been promoting Calabrese’s theory of healthy radiation on his bl
This paper uses the information published in Philip Morris International’s Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) application that was submitted to the FDA to assess the confidence that one can have in PMI’s prediction that, on balance, IQOS would have net
A meeting on a global tobacco control treaty opened in Geneva Monday, with organisers scrambling to keep cigarette companies at bay, even as the industry demanded a seat at the table.
The PHIM is a dynamic state transition model which models the impact of cigarette and MRTP use on mortality from four tobacco-attributable diseases…underestimates the health impact of HTP products and cannot be used to justify an MRTP claim. An assessme
Conclusions Under the new regime of a central goods and service system, policymakers may need to raise the prices of tobacco products sufficiently to curb smoking onset.
The study, of Los Angeles-area high school students, found that about one-third had ever used marijuana. And most of them had used it in more than one way. Smoking was most popular, but many kids also took the drug via “edibles” or “vaping” — where can
marijuana smoke contains ammonia levels 20 times higher than in tobacco smoke. Other toxins include hydrogen cyanide, nitric oxide, and certain aromatic amines at levels 3-5 times higher in marijuana smoke than in tobacco smoke. Einach’s proposal for lega