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[California] What about secondhand marijuana smoke? Stanford Medicine expert weighs in

Will the law treat secondhand tobacco and marijuana smoke equally? Scientific evidence suggests they should, according to Bonnie Halpern-Felsher, PhD, a Stanford adolescent medicine expert who studies teens’ attitudes toward marijuana. With two colleague
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Nov 21, 2017 13:17
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[Louisiana] Who Is LaToya Cantrell, New Orleans’s First Female Mayor?

Ms. Cantrell was elected to the City Council in 2012. Her best-known accomplishment was an ordinance to end smoking in city bars and casinos, though only after a contentious debate about whether a city famous for hedonism might be giving up its identity.
New York Times
added Nov 21, 2017 13:14
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[Minnesota] Tobacco Companies Forced to Correct Lies About Deadly Products After Two-Decade Legal Battle

"Tobacco companies now seek to portray themselves as responsible corporate citizens working to curb smoking, when in fact their actions are the root cause of tobacco's horrific impact,"... In Minnesota, tobacco companies spend more than $115 million annu
PR Newswire
added Nov 21, 2017 13:04
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[Asia-pacific] Singapore’s calibrated approach to e-cigarettes and raising legal age for smoking

The recent Parliamentary debate regarding the smoking Bill raised two interesting issues. First, why is Singapore opting to progressively roll out the minimum legal 21-year age limit...Next, should we consider offering electronic nicotine delivery systems
TODAYonline (sg)
added Nov 21, 2017 13:00
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BIRR: ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGY IS WRECKING THE GLOBAL CIGARETTE MARKET

Cigarette sales are continuing to plummet at a historic rate in global tobacco markets thanks to the popularity of heat-not-burn products, which research shows drastically cut the health risks from smoking. Japan Tobacco Inc. released a preliminary repo
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Nov 20, 2017 18:41
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Popular e-cigarette liquid flavorings may change, damage heart muscle cells

Chemicals used to make some popular e-cigarette liquid flavorings—including cinnamon, clove, citrus and floral—may cause changes or damage to heart muscle cells, new research indicates. The findings, however, still leave many questions about exactly how
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 20, 2017 18:40
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WADE: Bay Area flavored tobacco bans undermine harm reduction

lawmakers in all of these jurisdictions have been giving short shrift to arguments about tobacco “harm reduction.”... R Street Institute recommends that these localities eliminate e-cigarettes and other vapor products from the umbrella of tobacco products
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Nov 20, 2017 18:39
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[Europe, UK] Sarah Jakes keynote speech at the E-Cig Summit 2017

Just a month before that first summit vapers had succeeded in overturning the impending regulation and they did it simply with their stories. Thousands of people wrote to their representatives in the EU parliament and told them about their switch from sm
New Nicotine Alliance UK (uk)
added Nov 20, 2017 18:37
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[Asia, India] Health ministry planning to issue advisory to states on risks of e-smoking

The Union health ministry is planning to issue an advisory to all states on the health risks of electronic smoking, even as it is in a quandary over which legal provisions it should be banned under. The advisory is likely to mention that products such as
Indian Express
added Nov 20, 2017 18:36
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Tobacco giant ITG Brands names new CEO

America's third-largest tobacco company has named Dan Carr as its new president and chief executive officer. He will succeed David Taylor, who has announced he will retire from ITG Brands on Jan. 31, 2018. Greensboro-based ITG Brands products include Wi
Greensboro (NC) News & Record
added Nov 20, 2017 17:25
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