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[California] Public comment to Calif Bureau of Cannabis Control on Things that are Right and Wrong in their proposed regulations

Bowling, Dan Orenstein, and I recently submitted this public comment.... With a strong regulatory framework, the cannabis industry can be...allowed...without enabling the repetition of practices from other industries, such as tobacco or alcohol, that have
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 23, 2018 00:04
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[California] Public Health Oriented Comments on State Cannabis Regulations from PHI

Dear Colleagues, As promised, attached are model comments for your organizations to use in response to the proposed regulations put out by the Bureau of Cannabis Control...undermine local control and the autonomy of California cities and counties to pro
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 22, 2018 23:59
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[UK] Smoking cannabis ages the brain by an average of 2.8 YEARS - compared to four years in schizophrenics, major study finds

Smoking cannabis ages the brain by an average of 2.8 years, new research suggests. This is compared to four years in schizophrenia patients, according to the largest study of its kind. Brain ageing is defined as reduced blood flow through the organ. Ex
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 22, 2018 23:53
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[Florida] United States Backs Washington State In Tax Fight With Tribe ($$)

Supreme Court on Aug. 20 set an Oct. 30 argument date for a dispute over whether an 1855 Indian treaty protects a tribe in Washington state from paying state taxes on gasoline it hauls to a reservation, which the United States as amicus curiae answered in
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 22, 2018 20:19
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Communist China will use a 'social credit score' to rank its citizens and give those with the most favoured behaviour perks

Completing community service and buying Chinese products is thought to improve it whereas fraud, tax evasion and smoking in non-smoking areas can drop it.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:18
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[France, UK] The 7 health tests that can tell if YOU are at risk of dementia: Smokers and people who are overweight or have unhealthy diets are most at risk

Scientists have revealed the seven health tests that tell a person their risk of developing dementia in later life. These seven tests are whether a person: smokes, is overweight, exercises regularly, eats fish and fruit or vegetables often, and has heal
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:16
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3 ways tobacco use impacts your sex life

1. Erectile dysfunction 2. Decreased libido 3. Infertility The American Society for Reproductive Medicine warns that tobacco use can negatively affect fertility in both men and women. According to the organization, male and female smokers have about do
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:09
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sex sells: a look at the tobacco industry’s use of sexual themes to sell products

The implications in the Greys cigarettes ad — and many others like it, including the selection of examples shown below that range from the 1970s to 2016 — are at odds with the actual health effects of tobacco use. Research has shown that smoking can caus
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:06
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truth® exposes unexpected ways tobacco affects young people

smoking may also dull your taste buds, harm the environment and even impact your sex life? The latest videos from truth®, televised during the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards, continue to expose the facts about ways tobacco use impacts things young people car
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:04
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6 important facts about juul

1. One JUUL pod contains 20 cigarettes worth of nicotine. 2. Almost one-fifth of middle and high school students have seen JUUL used in school. 3. JUUL comes in sweet and fruity flavors, which make it especially dangerous. 4. Minors are getting JUUL in
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 22, 2018 20:02
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