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Daily Digest - Monday, 4 December 2017

Nicotine replacement in pregnancy 'safer than smoking'

Doctors are being encouraged to prescribe nicotine replacement therapy to pregnant women who find it too hard to quit smoking on their own in order to ensure the best health outcomes for the baby. A research review [...] has found NRT is safer than smoking. The authors, led by public health physician Dr Yael Bar-Zeev at the University of Newcastle, say doctors can be confident about prescribing it for their pregnant patients.


How to Invest in E-Cigarettes

It's clear to everyone that Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) was correct when it declared the future was going to be "smoke free." The number of smokers declines every year, and while tobacco company profits are still growing, it's only because they're virtually able to raise prices at will. But if the future is one where cigarettes will be a thing of the past, then investors need to look where these giants will make their money.


Teens Vaping E-Cigarettes Up To 7 Times More Likely To Smoke Later, But Not Vice Versa

Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely to smoke tobacco cigarettes later on—but the opposite wasn’t true, found a new long-term study that surveyed high school students over three years. That is, teens who smoked tobacco cigarettes were not more likely to later use e-cigarettes, or "vape." “With this study, we add longitudinal, causal evidence that the transition from e-cigarettes to combustible products, [...]


“Korea should adopt plain packaging to lower smoking rate"

Korea’s continuous efforts to discourage smoking by introducing graphic warnings on cigarette packages and levying higher tobacco taxes are laudable but it is time to consider an even stronger measure such as plain packaging, a World Health Organization medical officer said. “Loopholes exist when it comes to measures to effectively control the tobacco industry’s promotion of their products. [...]


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