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CALDER: E-Cig Regulation Likely to Burn Low-Income Americans

First, low-income and low-skill Americans are more likely to smoke traditional cigarettes, and ... heavily. .. Second, when it comes to quitting smoking, poor and less-educated Americans have the hardest time....Third, poor and less-educated Americans are
RealClearPolicy
added Oct 3, 2018 18:54
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New York is least free state in America, think tank claims

The libertarian CATO Institute labeled New York the least free state in the nation thanks to high taxes... “tobacco freedom is the worst in the country because of smoking bans and stratospheric taxes ($4.30 a pack in 2015 dollars in 2016),” which the repo
New York Post
added Aug 22, 2018 17:55
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SHAPIRO: A lawsuit to make rulemakers follow the rules

PLF is challenging the “Deeming Rule,” a 2016 regulation issued under the Obama FDA that made vaping devices subject to the Tobacco Control Act. (Full disclosure: the lawsuits are spearheaded by former Cato legal associate Tommy Berry and former Cato lega
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Feb 5, 2018 17:13
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Singapore] LESTER: Excluding Tobacco From Trade Agreements: The Wrong Way To Promote Policy Space

The most frequently cited example is Philip Morris bringing claims against Uruguay and Australia for their respective tobacco laws. Both claims failed. This argument is overstated and unconvincing. Even after the Philip Morris claims, over thirty countri
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 2, 2016 19:39
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BRANNON / GOLDMAN: Up in Smoke / How an FDA drug warning harmed the fight against smoking.

In essence, the fear engendered by warnings of a bizarre but likely non-existent side-effect has led thousands of people to continue smoking, a substantial proportion of whom will assuredly become afflicted with emphysema, lung cancer, heart disease, or
Weekly Standard
added Sep 14, 2016 18:07
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BRANNON / GOLDMAN: Up in Smoke / How an FDA drug warning harmed the fight against smoking.

In essence, the fear engendered by warnings of a bizarre but likely non-existent side-effect has led thousands of people to continue smoking, a substantial proportion of whom will assuredly become afflicted with emphysema, lung cancer, heart disease, or
Weekly Standard
added Sep 14, 2016 18:07
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Can Big Oil Be Prosecuted Under the Fraud Laws That Brought Down Big Tobacco?

many of the entities that these critics claim were responsible for the propaganda were the very same ones employed by the tobacco companies. These include the Heartland Institute, Heritage Foundation, Cato Institute, and the George Marshall Institute, to
High Plains Public Radio (HPPR)
added Jul 20, 2016 09:50
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Front Groups Attacking #WebofDenial Senate Action Took Over $92M in Dark, Dirty Money

their insistence on debate. Many of this lot use the “doubt is their product” tobacco playbook – keep the “debate” going so that the public thinks there is a debate over climate science... The letter, hosted on the American Legislative Exchange Council (
DeSmogBlog
added Jul 17, 2016 02:02
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[Asia-pacific] ITA’s day in the sun / TPP TOBACCO CARVEOUT ‘UNFAIR AND UNNECESSARY’

Japan Tobacco International, at the Cato discussion...tobacco companies have not abused investor-state dispute settlement, Ulle argued, saying they have filed only two cases, one of which has been thrown out. That amounts to 0.3 percent of the ISDS caselo
Politico
added Jul 1, 2016 16:34
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How Transparent are Think Tanks about Who Funds Them 2016? A survey of 200 think tanks in 47 countries worldwide

HIGHLY OPAQUE Earth Institute * Hoover Institution * Hudson Institute * Open Society Foundations
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added Dec 8, 2016 03:10
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