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Metaphysical Sleight of Heart / ‘Magic in the Moonlight’: Another Woody Allen Odd Couple

“Magic in the Moonlight” is rated PG-13 (Parents strongly cautioned). Mild sexual implications and heavy smoking.
New York Times
added Jul 24, 2014 16:05
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“Super High” Nicotine Youth Appealing Electronic Cigarette Flavors

Maya Ben-Efraim and Robert Jackler from Stanford just submitted this comment to the FDA ...These e-liquids are marketed online with bright and colorful images (see accompanying Powerpoint) and dispensed in similarly colorful bottles. It is quite evident
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 24, 2014 15:25
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[California] Husband's Death Worth $3.8M, Says Economist Testifying in Tobacco Suit - Business - Palos Verdes, CA Patch

The widow of a longtime smoker sustained about $3.8 million in lost household income as a result of her late husband's death from lung cancer, an economist testified today in trial of the Southland woman's negligence suit against Lorillard Tobacco Co. Ja
Patch.org
added Jul 24, 2014 15:21
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NICHOLSON: Time travel, flapjacks & smoking - a psychological take on social media: part one

Cognitive dissonance theory suggests that humans are capable of holding multiple conflicting beliefs (cognitions) in parallel, e.g. "I know that smoking is bad for me, yet I smoke anyway."...cognitions are pliable. They can be enforced, or repressed thro
Econsultancy
added Jul 24, 2014 15:18
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[Africa] Nigeria: Will Tobacco Control Bill Be Passed?

The varying arguments at the recent one-day public hearing on the tobacco control bill may have introduced a new twist to the debate on the bill's passage. Are the proponents of tobacco control just? Is the manufacturing or sales of the product illegal?
All-Africa.com
added Jul 24, 2014 15:11
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[Africa, Nigeria] Stakeholders laud Reps over tobacco control bill

Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Mr. Dele Sotuba, commended the National Assembly for the planned law as it will go a long way in sanitising the industry. . He further advised that th
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jul 24, 2014 15:09
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CASE: The Wages of Smoking / Is $23.6 billion too much in punitive damages?

Reynolds lawyers inadvertently made this point themselves by announcing that a mere $100-million judgment would not affect their behavior. That strategy backfired ...Conservatives should have no principled objections to harsh punishment of companies that
National Review
added Jul 24, 2014 11:11
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GRAVES: Smoke gets in your eyes

The massive roadblock thrown in the path of medical science to educate the public on the dangers of tobacco smoking seems eerily similar to today's concerted denigration of climate scientists. The fundamental origin of the opposition is exactly the same
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Jul 24, 2014 10:55
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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Regulate e-cigarettes

In light of the Oregon Legislature’s disappointing failure to approve even moderate restrictions on electronic cigarettes in this year’s session, local governments, including Lane County, should fill the regulatory void with bans on the sale and marketing
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jul 24, 2014 10:53
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[Austria] Prison terms for illegal cigarette manufacturers

In what the judge described as the largest financial criminal case ever tried in Austria, the regional court of Wels (Upper Austria), convicted five out of six defendants on Wednesday for illegally manufacturing cigarettes.
The Local Austria (at)
added Jul 24, 2014 10:52
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