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Stephen Miller’s web of lies: The Trump adviser has championed Big Tobacco’s alarming public deception

Miller’s college newspaper posts shows that Miller has been lying profusely...cites a Cato article that even the conservative [ACSH] called “unscientific and inflammatory.”...attempts to convince his readers that secondhand smoke isn’t harmful in any way
Salon Magazine
added Feb 21, 2017 15:39
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[Asia-pacific] Labour group petitions against smoking lounges in Macau

Lei Man Chao, deputy director of the activist group, told GGRAsia that the association is not happy with the Health Bureau’s plan to retain smoking lounges in the city’s casinos. The association claims that the decision “goes against” the government’s or
GGRAsia (mo)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:33
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[Africa, Nigeria] ERA/FoEN has right to information on tobacco incentives, court affirms

In a letter titled Request for information under the Freedom of Information Act with specific reference to the tax benefit(s) in the tobacco industry, ERA/FoEN made 11 specific requests.
EnviroNews Nigeria (ng)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:31
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[Africa, Nigeria] ERA/FoEN files legal action against customs over tax incentives given to tobacco companies

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has filed a suit against Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) over the agency’s refusal to honour its request to provide information on tax benefits granted to tobacco companies.
The Cable Newspaper (ng)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:31
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[UK] E-cig shop owner blasts decision to stop face-to-face stop smoking support in Staffordshire

An ex-smoker and cancer survivor who now sells e-cigarettes to help other people quit the habit says it is a real shame that there is now no face-to-face support available for people in Burton who want to give up, after the county council scrapped a sche
Burton Mail (uk)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:24
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[UK] Smokers who cut down are still risking cancer and early death

A new anti-smoking campaign is being launched in the North East today with people being warned that even light smokers are still risking knocking years off their lifespan. Anti smoking group Fresh is re-launching the ‘Don’t be the 1’ campaign and warning
Shields Gazette (uk)
added Feb 21, 2017 15:23
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[California] The Quad: UCLA’s tobacco-free policy enforcement, broken down

I have seen people vaping near Young Hall and Bruin Walk. The policy is not being enforced as people are seen smoking all around campus despite the signs that read “UCLA is a tobacco-free campus.”...UCPD needs to take action to put a stop to this.
Daily Bruin (UCLA)
added Feb 21, 2017 03:22
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[New Jersey] DEMINSKI: Trenton’s new cigarette purchase age is another useless law — Deminski

Codey has made the point over and over that his idea of enacting this statewide will keep young people from picking up the smoking habit to begin with. How ridiculous. Almost all teenagers who start smoking don’t have their first one by walking into a st
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Feb 21, 2017 03:09
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RODU/GLANS/STROUD: VAPING, E-CIGARETTES, AND PUBLIC POLICY TOWARD ALTERNATIVES TO SMOKING

Policymakers should be mindful of the extensive research that supports tobacco harm reduction and understand that bans, excessive regulations, or high taxes on e-cigarettes could encourage smokers to stay with more-harmful traditional cigarettes.
Heartland Institute
added Feb 21, 2017 03:07
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[Wisconsin] Stiffer Penalties for Illegal Tobacco Sales

e Northwoods Tobacco Free Coalition (NWTFC) will be completing compliance checks to local tobacco vendors to try and stop the sale of tobacco to those under the age of 18. This year they've also stiffened the penalties if you're found selling tobacco prod
WSAU (550 AM) / WSAU-FM 99.9 (Wausau, WI)
added Feb 21, 2017 03:05
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