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Why the cigarette tax won't stop people from smoking -

OPINION: People don't smoke because they can afford it. It's quite the opposite. Which is why the latest ciggie tax hike is a useless and greedy move. James McCann. 1, 20173:09pm. Video; Image. Play Video. Play. Mute. 0:00. /. 0:00 ...and more »

Cigarettes to increase by $2.70 a pack -

SORRY, smokers. From today, the government is jacking up the price of tobacco to feed its filthy $10 billion-a-year habit. Frank Chung@franks_chung · 1, 201711:20am. Happy tobacco excise increase day. Smoking Picture: Noel Celis ...and more »

Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic - CNN

(CNN) Surrounded by farmland and plantations in the small village of Teluk Kemang Sungai Lilin in South Sumatra, a boy, just 8 years old, sits smiling with his mother. But this boy has a tumultuous past and a reputation that precedes him, having ...and more »

Feds Don't Want You To Know About Safer Tobacco Products - Huffington Post Canada

Nicotine is addictive, and smoking cigarettes can be harmful to your health. So far, I'm not telling you anything you don't already know. But what if there were safer ways of delivering nicotine to those who want it? In fact, as you may also know, by ...and more »

Most young people who try e-cigarettes don't become regular users, says study - Cancer Research UK

The majority of e-cigarette experimentation among young people doesn't turn into regular use, according to a new study. It also found that levels of regular vaping in young people who have never smoked remain very low. “Smoking continues to be the ...and more »

More Evidence Suggests E-Cigarettes Help Some Smokers Quit - Forbes

Tara Haelle , Contributor I offer straight talk on science, medicine, health and vaccines. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Since the arrival of e-cigarettes, debates have raged in public health and research circles about their ...and more »

AAFP, Health Groups Demand 'R' Rating for Movies With Smoking - AAFP News

August 30, 2017 01:28 pm News Staff – The AAFP recently joined 16 other health organizations to demand that movie producers, distributors and exhibitors meet a June 1, 2018, deadline to begin applying an "R" rating to any film that includes depictions ...and more »

FDA Lies About Vaping While the CDC Inches Toward the Truth - Reason (blog)

Federal officials deny big reductions in adolescent tobacco use and obscure the harm-reducing potential of e-cigarettes. Jacob Sullum| Aug. 31, 2017 2:15 pm. FDABetween 2011 and 2016, according to survey data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control ...and more »

E-Cigs May Help Smokers Quit, But … - HealthDay

THURSDAY, Aug. 31, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarettes can help smokers quit, but only if they discard tobacco in favor of vaping nearly every day, a new study suggests. Former smokers are nearly three times more likely to abstain from cigarette ...and more »

BAT restructures to help e-cigarettes go mainstream - Reuters

(Reuters) - British American Tobacco (BATS.L) has reorganized its regional management structure to integrate its vaping products with its core business, in a push by the world's biggest listed tobacco company to help cigarette alternatives go ...and more »