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[Maryland] HUD to ban smoking in all federally subsidized public housing

The Housing Authority of Baltimore City, the largest in the state, operates 11,000 public housing units. The agency has not yet implemented a smoke-free policy, spokeswoman Tania Baker said. "It is our intent to fully comply with the rule within the pre
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Dec 2, 2016 18:19
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[Maryland] EDITORIAL: Trump should keep HUD's smoke-free rule

the lens through which the new administration should look at this is not one of personal freedom but of the real estate business; after all, Mr. Trump is about to be the landlord for nearly 1.2 million units nationwide. One study found that it costs an ex
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Dec 2, 2016 17:30
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[Canada] What is the Role of the Canadian Government in Fostering Smoking? Part 1 of an Investigative Series

This series will examine the role of the Canadian government’s regulatory and law enforcement policies in fostering the health damages now being attributed to the tobacco companies; the effects of government policies need to be considered by the courts i
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Nov 30, 2016 05:51
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[Montana] ROZAN: Apartment dwellers deserve smoke-free homes, too

Along with saving lives, landlords should know that going smoke-free makes economic sense. Surveys by the Montana Tobacco Use and Prevention Program show that only 19 percent of Montana renters are protected by smoke-free policies, but 85 percent of tena
Montana Standard
added Nov 30, 2016 04:59
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[Asia] China’s Lung Cancer Epidemic is a Global Problem

China is going to need all the help it can get from international partners and institutions...Given the increasing importance to the world economy of a healthy and plentiful Chinese workforce, their success or failure in this endeavor is of global signifi
Modern Diplomacy
added Nov 29, 2016 03:52
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[Asia] Cessation Support (Article 14) Is Not Costly Or Complicated – And It Is Effective!

Helping tobacco users stop is a cost effective healthcare intervention, which saves lives and improves population health. Every day that smokers over 35 years old continue to smoke they lose about 3–6 hours of life, thus for the estimated 500 million cur
Asian Tribune
added Nov 24, 2016 15:11
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High taxes and limited enforcement have New York City awash in illegal booze and cigarettes

Illegal smuggling deprives New York state of at least $1.6 billion in annual tax revenue, and the enterprise has grown exponentially since the city and state quadrupled tobacco taxes between 2001 and 2011. As nationwide liquor sales have jumped 106% sin
Crain's New York Business
added Nov 20, 2016 21:30
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Report: Florida adult, teen smoking rates hit record low

Ten years ago, Floridians voted in support of a state constitutional amendment to fund a tobacco education and use prevention program, now known as Tobacco Free Florida. The program has resulted in a significant decrease in smoking rates among adults and
Crestview (FL) News-Bulletin
added Nov 19, 2016 19:05
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NEHRING: Tobacco Harm-Reduction: Big League Healthcare Savings

As small manufacturers and large tobacco companies develop e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn products in order to promote and provide a healthier alternative to smoking cigarettes, the federal government and its army of regulators have clung to a regulatory
Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW)
added Nov 19, 2016 17:36
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VIDEO: Group wants to raise cigarette tax to combat tobacco use in Indiana / New health alliance has a four-part plan

Alliance for a Healthier Indiana, a new coalition announced Thursday....Tobacco costs Indiana $6 billion annually...The Alliance has a four-part plan to combat tobacco use in Indiana:... Repeal the 'Smokers Bill of Rights'
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Nov 17, 2016 23:56
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