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SULLUM: Restricting E-Cigarette Flavors Endangers Public Health

The FDA’s decree will make vaping less appealing and less accessible to smokers interested in switching...why should adult smokers pay, potentially with their lives, for the carelessness of convenience store clerks? The moral logic of the tradeoff demande
Reason Magazine
added Nov 14, 2018 18:26
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Tackle cheap illicit cigarettes, not ban smoking at eateries, govt told

Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association (MSCSPGA) president, Datuk Ho Su Mong, said the actual cause of the rise in smoking in Malaysia was due to the sale of illegal cigarettes, which he said currently comprises up to 60 per cent
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:55
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[Australia] WILLIS: Why women are vaping vitamins

My recently converted friends explain it’s also fun being able to choose your own vape adventure – mango, strawberry, mint, peanut butter, crème brule, cucumber, you name it! But now, wellness companies are jumping on the bandwagon, seeking to capitalise
mybodyandsoul.com.au (au)
added Nov 14, 2018 04:31
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UK companies rebuked over lack of senior women appointments

Ashtead Group, Imperial Brands and Fresnillo have been the poorest performers on women in leadership in the FTSE 100 for two years running,..The proportion of senior women at British American Tobacco and NMC Health, at 13 per cent, was unchanged over the
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 13, 2018 16:17
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[UK] Sexism in the City: How the gender pay gap goes all the way to the very top of corporate Britain

Tobacco boss Alison Cooper at Imperial Brands is another to be paid less than her male counterpart Nicandro Durante at BAT, whose rewards have also provoked shareholder protests.
This is Money (uk)
added Nov 13, 2018 04:31
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[UK-Scotland] High availability of tobacco raises smoking rates in mothers-to-be

Women are more likely to smoke during pregnancy if they live in areas with lots of shops selling cigarettes, a study shows. Pregnant women living in Scottish neighbourhoods with the highest availability of tobacco products are 70 per cent more likely to
EurekAlert
added Nov 12, 2018 22:11
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[UK] TaxPayers’ Alliance concedes it launched smears against Brexit whistleblower

The rightwing pressure group the TaxPayers’ Alliance has conceded that it illegally sacked the whistleblower ...could have a major impact on how lobbyists are described in the media....the Adam Smith Institute, the Centre for Policy Studies, the Institute
The Observer (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 20:44
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[UK] Category:Lobby Groups

Using Lobby Groups is one of the ways in which Tobacco Companies are Lobbying Decision Makers... The Lobby Groups listed at this page include industry organisations (tobacco related) and more generic trade organisations.
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 20:42
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Advocates urge UN body to shut door on Big Tobacco

Opponents of Big Tobacco say a decision by the International Labor Organization to stop accepting funds from the industry is a step in the right direction, but are urging the U.N.-backed agency to go further and "completely shut the door."
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 12, 2018 20:41
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F.D.A. Plans to Seek a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

As part of its campaign against flavored e-cigarettes and nicotine addiction, the Food and Drug Administration plans to seek a ban on sales of menthol cigarettes. It’s a measure long sought by health advocates, who said the products were marketed heavily
New York Times
added Nov 12, 2018 00:43
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