Tag: Jim McDonald

Monday’s News at a glance:- Nicotine Tax Passes House, Must Be Stopped in Senate – Tax will make people smoke more – “Build Back Better” Bill Is Likely to Increase Smoking Rates – REVISED Truth Initiative InfoGraphic – Parliament – ‘Good COP, Bad COP’ Awards Announced – Vapor Rebounds From Post-EVALI Declines – Reward smokers who want to quit – Finance Minister Liberman signs order – Banning is not always the answer – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest

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Friday’s News at a glance:- Tobacco control and the wrath of God – Vapers Sent Back to Smoking By Employers – Flavoured vapes less harmful to young people than smoking – ‘Impossible to ignore snus’ in EU’s beating cancer plan – Covid credited as stop smoking service reports rise in referrals – Harm reduction holds the key – Learn About the Vaping Policy Making in the UK – ETHRA Pushes Flavour Case – 85% Quit Using Ecigs – Tobacco Control Is Failing – Dr M’s Book Of Truth – Vapers praise Filipino Secretary for COP9 bravery – Dr Marquizo Closing Address at COP9 – COP9 President’s Closing Speech – RJ Reynolds Settles Lawsuit – Quebec Students Strip-Searched for Vapes – Are e-cigs beneficial to public health? – FDA Turned the Industry into a Regulatory Mess – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest

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Wednesday’s News at a glance: WHO reports tobacco use falling – but the numbers show tobacco control failing, say experts ~ The WHO Gambled Behind Closed Doors With 200 Million Lives ~ Critics: WHO Tobacco Trends Report ‘Celebrating Failure’ ~ …

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Monday’s News at a glance:- Vaping and Stroke Risk: New Study Hypes the Wrong Conclusion – Vaping an effective way to quit smoking – A Federal Vaping Tax Is Bad Policy and Bad Politics – Strategies and Challenges for Tobacco and Nicotine Products – Dossier Raises Major Concerns – COP 9 Comes To An End – Court Denies Breeze Smoke’s Motion – Study challenges concern of e-cigarette use in high school students – FDA’s Courageous Decision Moves US Tobacco Policy In Right Direction – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest

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Friday’s News at a glance:- #COP9 LIVE 12 November 2021 – BECA draft report: second consideration of amendments – Confusing Communications, Shifting Guidance and Decision Paralysis – FDA: Stop Foot-Dragging – Nicotine Tax Update – Biden’s Vaping Tax Sparks Concerns – WHO Set To Fail Again – Antz Attempt To Influence COP9 – CAPHRA Writes To Delegates – COP Concerns – Polosa leads the ranking in his field of research – Vapers Call On Javid to Attend COP9 – The New Nicotine Patch – Women’s Voices Among Those Absent at COP – Biden Nomination of Califf as FDA Commissioner – The obscure UN conflab – Thai Government urged by pro e-cig group – Lobby group criticises KRA for increasing tax – Tobacco harm reduction policy in spotlight – PH agrees to follow science – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest

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Wednesday’s News at a glance: Bloomberg, World Health Organisation and the Vaping Misinfodemic ~ New INNCO Dossier Raises Major Questions On Anti-vaping Stance ~ Bloomberg, the World Health Organisation & the Vaping Misinfodemic ~ 5 things we’d like to see …

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Monday’s News at a glance:- Prohibitionists at work: how the WHO damages public health through hostility to THR – The secret tobacco conference starts today – Fighting the Last War – Secretive WHO is ignoring the science on vaping – Open letter by NGO engaged students – COP9: the Secret Tobacco Control Meeting You Can’t Attend – Paediatricians Attack Ecigs – News From Parliament – It’s time to end smoking for good in the UK – House Democrats Tuck Vape Tax – Melbourne-based individual fined $7,992 – The battle over the government’s tough new vaping ban – WHO’s Global Tobacco Meet Needs A Reset – WHO undermines democracy – Group rallies support for smoking alternatives – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest

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Friday’s News at a glance:- Sinn Féin call for flavor ban – What do we know about COP9? – Urgent! Tell Congress to Kill the Outrageous Nicotine Tax – “Build Back Better” Nicotine Tax – Democrats Hike Taxes on Vaping – Vaping Can Help America Quit Smoking -Negative Capewell –  Capewell Debunked – An Expert’s Perspective – WHO Told To Support Harm Reduction – COEHAR Completes Evidence Review – 5 things we’d like to see happen at WHO COP9 – FCTC COP9: Liberate the vape! – More Calls for Harm Reduction Ahead of COP9 – Is WHO slamming the door on tobacco harm reduction? – Smokers Can’t Afford WHO To Be Wrong Again! – My Dear: A short epistolary novel – FDA Memos Reveal Its “Fatal Flaw” – Oireachtas committee warns against banning e-cigarettes – A Never-Ending War? – Taipei set to ban sale of vaping products – Global tobacco control ‘hugely outdated’ – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest

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Monday’s News at a glance:- ETHRA October news roundup – Contemptible misinformation about vaping in the Daily Mail – Our health – Consumers the often forgotten majority – ‘There is something for everybody’ – VBI Demands Evidence-Based Debate – Javid Announces Medical Vape Plan – Malaysia Will Legalize and Tax Nicotine Vaping – Fighting for Smokers’ Access to Safer Alternatives – Good COP Distracts From Bad COP – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest

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Friday’s News at a glance:- E-cigarettes could be available on NHS to tackle smoking rates – 100 experts speak up in favour of harm reduction – UK National Health Service Will Pay for Prescription Vapes – Tobacco Industry, my Love – GSTHR ‘Fighting the Last War’ – Excoriation of the WHO and Tobacco Control – If Less Vaping Means More Smoking – Global Pressure Mounts on WHO – NNA Welcomes Specialist Intervention – Geekbar Announces Factory Closures – Relapse Study Criticised – E-Cigarette Opponents Torture PATH – Why Did Cigarette Sales Rise in 2020 – First Vape Company Full Stay Is Issued – The Youth Vaping “Epidemic” Has Ended – Anti-Vaping Scare Tactics and Cigarette Sales – Fifth Circuit Rebukes FDA for Regulatory “Switcheroo” – Harm Reduction and bias – Government To Tax Vape Liquids – Is plain packaging of snus working in Norway? – Harm reduction gains traction – Nicotine Science and Policy Daily Digest

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