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  1. Analysis of "Smoking Ordinances and Electronic Cigarettes" which is used to oppose including ecigs in clean indoor air laws

    in smoking bans is protecting bystanders from infinitesimal levels of just a tiny fraction of the chemicals ... and conventional cigarettes) to using just the e-cigarette alone.”   As noted above, dual use is the dominant use pattern.   “Treating e-cigarettes like conventional cigarettes will just keep smokers smoking and even ...

  2. Medicaid Could Save $2.6 Billion Within a Year if Just 1 Percent of Recipients Quit Smoking

    I just published “ Estimation of 1-Year Changes in Medicaid Expenditures Associated With Reducing ... if Just 1 Percent of Recipients Quit Smoking The Median State Would Save an Estimated $25 Million ... Medicaid recipients in each state by just 1 percent would result in $2.6 billion in total Medicaid savings ...

  3. Just one cigarette a day carries substantial risk of heart disease and stroke

    Allan Hackshaw and colleagues just published “ Low cigarette consumption and risk of coronary ... on the paper, which sums it up nicely: Just one cigarette a day carries much greater risk of heart disease ... of cutting down Smoking just one cigarette a day has a much higher risk of developing coronary heart disease ...

  4. Glantz/Lempert comment on FDA menthol rule: Just ban it

    Lauren Lempert and I just submitted a public comment on the FDA's Advanced Notice of Potential Rulemaking for menthol. Our key points: The FDA should simply ban menthol rather than menthol as a characterizing flavor. There would be large and rapid health benefits because of people quitting smoking ...

  5. The evidence that e-cigs are expanding the cigarette market by recruiting kids just keeps piling up

    Thomas Willis and colleagues just published “ E-cigarette use is differentially related to smoking ... of cigarette smoking among adolescents, but it is not clear whether this might just mean that adolescents who ...   ▸ The findings demonstrate that e-cigarette use is not just a marker for high-risk adolescents and show ...

  6. Just 3 of 8 Oscar "Best Picture" nominees are smokefree

    Movies blog at http://smokefreemovies.ucsf.edu/blog/just-3-8-oscar-best-picture-nominee... ...

  7. Why did Philip Morris just give Gov Jerry Brown $26,000 for his 2014 re-election campaign?

    The San Francisco Chronicle just reported that Philip Morris gave Jerry Brown a sizable contribution for his re-election campaign 2 1/2 years from now. I can think of several reasons that Philip ... drive down smoking.  Brown could throttle the Department of Public Health, just as Republican Governors ...

  8. Another study links e-cig use to cardiovascular disease, shows dual use riskier than just smoking

    AD Osei and colleagues just published “ The association between e-cigarette use and cardiovascular ... that dual use is more dangerous than just smoking.  This is an important finding because most adult ... to the case that e-cigarettes have their own risk pattern; they are not just “cigarettes with less ‘bad ...

  9. Americans for Prosperity is just another group fronting for Big Tobacco in the No on 29 campaign

    that these "independent" groups are just fronts for  the tobacco companies.  (Here are two stories where reporters treated AFP as just an interested party rather than any industry-supported front group AFP (or CalTax ...

  10. Using e-cigs increases exposure to toxic chemicals for most users; they would be better off just smoking

    than the people who just smoked cigarettes.  (The levels of the other 3 chemicals were about the same ... e-cigarettes (the dual users) unless they switch completely they would be better off if they just smoked ...

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