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Exclusive: FDA prices 'lost pleasure' of junk food into calorie count rule

lost-pleasure analysis, which is criticized by some leading economists and public health groups, was tucked into new regulations published last month ...analysis the agency relied almost solely on a 2011 paper by then-graduate student Jason Abaluck. In an
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2014 06:26
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GLANTZ: FDA discounts value of menu labeling because of lost pleasure of not eating junk food. What's next?

we raised a concern that the FDA would expand its practice of discounting health benefits of other public health regulations that would encourage healthy eating. On December 8, 2014 Reuters reporter Sharon Begley reported that the FDA did just that in t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 21, 2014 06:23
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[Ireland] COOPER: Smoking ban has chance in Kentucky legislature

I hope our elected officials will support a statewide smoke-free law in public places and work sites. I hope they will tell everyone in our state that they officially agree, secondhand smoke is a danger to our workforce. If you agree, let them know. Th
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Dec 20, 2014 20:20
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[Indonesia] LIMAN/SUHARLIM: Raising tobacco tax improves national health, economic benefits

Despite the many steps Indonesia needs to take to further its tobacco-control agenda, this new tax reform is already a big leap. Indonesia’s next steps, including setting a uniform tax rate, monitoring the tobacco market, and developing a proper revenu
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 20, 2014 14:18
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[Louisiana] State police expect New Orleans to lose millions if smoking ban is passed

Representatives presenting the report to the Louisiana Gaming Control Board..."I do believe the board has a responsibility since it is our duty under the law to promote economic development through gaming in this state -- and gaming huge footprint in New
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Dec 19, 2014 02:14
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[New York] Upstate NY adults more likely to smoke than adults in rest of the state and nation / An Affordable Care Act provision supports smokers who have resolved to quit

Excellus BCBS's "The Facts About Cigarette Smoking Among Upstate New York Adults" reports that smoking costs New York state more than $15.6 billion (2014 dollars) each year in direct medical costs and economic productivity losses.
readMedia
added Dec 19, 2014 02:09
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Kentucky Business Leaders Smoke Free Helps Bottom Line

Most businesses in Kentucky support a statewide indoor smoke-free law, according to the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. Lawmakers will hear testimony about property rights Wednesday. Photo credit: Greg Stotelmyer.
Public News Service (PNS)
added Dec 17, 2014 05:27
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BITTMAN: You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet

But there’s a bigger question: How can intelligent, thoughtful, science-based legislation survive attacks by well-funded lobbyists — many of whom have worked in the very agencies they besiege — who now seem to be able to include sneaky “fixes” that might
New York Times
added Dec 17, 2014 05:08
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SmokelessTobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective (PDF)

• Smokeless tobacco use is a global problem that is present in at least 70 low-, middle-, and high-income countries and affects more than 300 million people. The greatest burden from ST use is in the South-East Asia Region, which experiences the highe
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:04
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[Asia, India] New Report: Smokeless Tobacco Use is an Overlooked Global Scourge with a Huge Public Health Toll

This report reminds us that efforts to reduce the deadly consequences of tobacco use around the world must include smokeless tobacco. The report, 2014 Smokeless Tobacco and Public Health: A Global Perspective, was released today by the U.S. Centers for D
PR Newswire
added Dec 16, 2014 06:57
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