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Amendment 9 is about protecting Floridians’ right to a smoke-free workplace. The Orlando Sentinel editorial board recommends a “yes” vote on Amendment 9, yet I want to respond directly to my fellow residents in Central Florida about Amendment 9 to make su
So, by implication, the firm is still keen to sell cigarettes in other parts of the world, where the public is perhaps less conscious of their life-shortening effects. But in the UK, the jig is up and so the company is hoping to find other pointless addi
The government, through a combination of ministerial timidity and bureaucratic indifference, is failing to make the most of this potential public health revolution. It should make e-cigarettes available on prescription, with doctors being encouraged to r
Addiction published a letter signed by 6 high profile researchers, each with histories of working with tobacco companies…There is a very extensive research literature (eg here) that shows a consistent association between industry funding and research fi
The recent memo leaked from the White House represents an unconscionable and insidious effort to legally erase trans people and trans identities. This plan seeks to discriminate against individuals by using “biological sex” as a strict definer of gender i
Supported by a tremendous team of senior editors and deputy editors, as well as a stellar editorial board and BMJ staff, the journal has thrived. Over the last decade, we marked 20 years of publication with a state-of-the-field anniversary issue, publishe
As of November 2017, there were 31 studies of HTP published in the peer reviewed literature, 20 of which were affiliated with the tobacco industry. The 11 independent studies focused on awareness, use, and secondhand emissions of HTP, while th
Tobacco Control just published a special supplement on heated tobacco products, in particular PMI’s IQOS. These papers use PMI’s own data as well as independent data to show that they are not as safe as PMI (and the other companies) claim. You can down
Rider Jayant Kumar Vodela is upset about people smoking… If you see somebody smoking in these areas, you don’t have to call 911. You can text transit police at MyMTPD (696873) or call 202-962-2121.
A famed tobacco researcher who was found by his university to have created an “intimidating and offensive” work environment — yet whose center was still awarded a $20 million grant — underscores how federal agencies lack policies for scientists charged w