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McGRAW: The Tao of a Corncob Pipe

The act of smoking any pipe is the act of tending something. The act of smoking a corncob pipe is the act of tending something that is of the land, tied to a set of values, of practices, a kind of thought process that’s worth preserving.
New York Times
added Sep 4, 2015 23:53
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] CASALE: Another Huge Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Problem Arises

Phillip Morris is suing Australia for their plain packaging laws for “loss profits.” They can do so under the Australia and Hong Kong’s trade treaty. ISDS is absolutely horrible and gives multinationals way too much power and the ability to sue any gover
Economy in Crisis
added Sep 4, 2015 23:48
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[Texas] DeSoto adopts clean air ordinance

Mayor Carl Sherman and the DeSoto City Council tonight voted to adopt a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance that will protect all workers and the public from the proven dangers of secondhand smoke. The ordinance helps amplify the significant progress and m
Focus Daily News (DeSoto, TX)
added Sep 4, 2015 23:37
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[UK] LETTER: Electronic cigarettes: we need evidence, not opinions

It is particularly unfortunate that McNeill and colleagues failed to address the conflict of interests in a paper which played such a prominent role in the headlines they generated, which now appear even greater than reported by The Lancet.6
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:40
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GLANTZ: Calif Health Watchdog Finds High Levels of Cancer-Causing Chemicals in the Majority of Nearly 100 E-cigarettes Tested

They have also filed a notice to sue the e-cigarette companies under California Proposition 65. Filing that action gives California Attorney General Kamala Harris (who is running for US Senate) 60 days to take up the case on behalf of the people of Cali
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:35
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SIEGEL: New JAMA Article Offers Irresponsible Medical Advice to Physicians About Smoking Cessation

this advice is based on a misrepresentation of the scientific evidence. First, calling e-cigarette aerosol "primarily a toxic aerosol" is misleading. Consider the case of VUSE. With the exception of propylene glycol and nicotine, the aerosol has been sho
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:34
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SIEGEL; As E-Cigarettes Re-Normalize Smoking, Adult Smoking Prevalence in 2015 Plummets

The drop in smoking prevalence from 2014 to 2015 is the largest year-to-year decline in smoking in the past 18 years. This certainly seems to defy the argument that e-cigarettes are re-normalizing smoking. As Dr. Brad Rodu reported, 2014 data from the N
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:30
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SIEGEL: Anti-Smoking Groups' Campaign of Deception is Working: Inquisitr Article Copies 7 E-Cigarette Myths Almost Verbatim from E-Cigarette Opponents

most of these seven claims are false, all are misleading, all seven points actually demonstrate the public health value of e-cigarettes, and all seven arguments are taken almost verbatim from the propaganda being disseminated by colleagues of mine in the
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:24
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SIEGEL: Anti-Smoking Groups' Campaign of Deception is Working: Inquisitr Article Copies 7 E-Cigarette Myths Almost Verbatim from E-Cigarette Opponents

most of these seven claims are false, all are misleading, all seven points actually demonstrate the public health value of e-cigarettes, and all seven arguments are taken almost verbatim from the propaganda being disseminated by colleagues of mine in the
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:24
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SULLUM: 4 Reasons This Article About E-Cigarettes Is Bad

Start with the title: "7 Reasons E-Cigarettes Are Bad." Compared to what? Since the relevant comparison is conventional cigarettes, which are indisputably much more dangerous, the title is an empty distraction. Holger continues to dodge the central issue
Reason Magazine
added Sep 4, 2015 12:21
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