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Nicotine Science and Policy - Daily Digest - Fri, 24 July 2015

A WIDE range of tobacco preparations including snuff (ugoro) and varieties of crude homemade cigarettes are popular among residents in rural Tanzania. No wonder respiratory infections emanating from habitual tobacco smoking have been cited by the medical world as notorious killers. Conventional or more sophisticated cigarettes are more prevalent in our cities, municipalities and towns.

2015-07-24
allafrica.com

On June 19, 2015, Hawaii became the first state in the nation to approve raising the tobacco purchasing age to 21 years old. This follows the lead of New York City and dozens of municipalities across the country, including approximately eight in New Jersey, that have raised the tobacco age to 21. 

2015-07-24
nj.com

Smoking causes nicotine addiction, increases the risk of cancer, [...] These facts are well-known. But one of the issues that many don’t know is that smoking can deteriorate the health of the spine, which can lead to multiple health problems. Our expert Dr Satnam Singh Chhabra, [...] explains everything you need to know about the adverse effects of smoking on spinal health.

2015-07-24
thehealthsite.com

 
A broadly mandated reduction of the nicotine content (RNC) of cigarettes has been proposed in the United States to reduce the addictiveness of cigarettes, to prevent new smokers from becoming addicted and to facilitate quitting in established smokers. The primary aim of this study was to determine whether following 7 months of smoking very low nicotine content cigarettes (VLNC), [...]
 

All suppliers of e-cigarettes in Norway received a warning from the Norwegian Health Directorate to remove all pictures and positive coverage of products and accessories on their websites, writes VG. Illustrations of e-cigarettes in different color than black and white are neither permitted with the new regulation. 

2015-07-24
tnp.no

A Canadian appeal court ruled on Thursday that units of British American Tobacco PLC, Philip Morris International Inc. and Japan Tobacco Inc. won't have to pay initial compensation to smokers of 1.13 billion Canadian dollars ($867.7 million) [...] The Quebec Court of Appeal ruling follows a court’s order in June awarding 15.6 billion Canadian dollars to more than a million smokers.

2015-07-24
wsj.com

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