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[Canada] Editorial: Privacy rights being eroded

Had the Supreme Court of Canada not struck down the lower-court rulings, patient privacy could have been seriously compromised. The real question raised by this lawsuit is whether we are sufficiently alert to ongoing advances in information technology. C
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Jul 24, 2018 20:46
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[Massachusetts, New Hampshire] EDITORIAL: Raise tobacco age to 21

we urge New Hampshire legislators to follow the lead of those in Massachusetts by raising the minimum age for tobacco purchases to 21. Doing so will make it more difficult for children to get their hands on cigarettes and tobacco, which, in turn, will red
Nashua (NH) Telegraph
added Jul 23, 2018 18:14
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Steadily implement steps to prevent passive smoking toward 2020 Games

Strengthening support, guidance and supervision for restaurants and bars will be essential for ensuring this policy is effective. Other local governments also should devise passive smoking countermeasures tailored to their own regional conditions.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:52
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking law just a small 1st step, given the global trend

Continuous efforts are needed to bring Japan closer to the international standards of smoking restrictions, which require a total ban on indoor smoking.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:34
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[Asia-pacific] Editorial: Japan needs effort to avoid health damage from passive smoking

Restrictions are not enough. More customers and local residents should approve and support voluntary tobacco control programs by restaurants and bars. Each and every member of the public must share an awareness of the importance of stopping passive smoki
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:32
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Indonesia] EDITORIAL: Coughing at WTO's ruling

While other health-conscious nations push for tobacco control, Indonesia defends the industry’s interests on the pretext of protecting the 6 million people who make a living from the commodity — an excuse that countries like Thailand have proven to be la
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:21
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: We're smoking mad that Harrisburg won't let Philly govern

Recently, City Council introduced legislation to ban fruit- and candy-flavored cigars and cigarillos – products that appeal to children.... Harrisburg shot them down...Altria – the parent company of Phillip Morris, and the maker of Black & Mild, the popu
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 11, 2018 21:31
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EDITORIAL: E-cigarettes and youth smoking: be alert but not alarmed [FREE FULL TEXT]

In determining how we respond to research on youth vaping and smoking, we need to consider the whole population (youth and adults) and longer term goals, such as a cigarette endgame. The goal of policy making should be to achieve the optimal regulatory b
Tobacco Control
added Jul 11, 2018 21:13
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EDITORIAL: A cautionary note on electronic cigarettes and vascular health

The study by Franzen and colleagues adds to the growing evidence that acute e-cigarette use impairs vascular function. The cardiovascular impact of acute e-cigarette use provides a cautionary note on the concept that e-cigarettes are lower risk tobacco pr
Vascular Medicine
added Jul 10, 2018 13:04
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[Australia, UK] Editorial: Progress towards a tobacco-free world

Achieving this goal will require a turbo-charged approach that complements FCTC actions with strengthened UN leadership, full engagement of all sectors, and increased investment in tobacco control. The legal success in Australia, together with the positiv
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 15:24
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