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The Misinformation Industry / Why the FDA doesn't really know what's in your food

Several of these scientists, a Center for Public Integrity investigation found, previously served as scientific consultants for tobacco companies during the 1980s and 1990s, when the tobacco industry fought vigorously to defend its products.
Center for Public Integrity
added Apr 18, 2015 11:20
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[Asia, Singapore] Smoking ban likely in more locations

Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Grace Fu said the Government is mulling over its "next steps" even as it eventually moves toward a smoke-free Singapore. However, she said policies must be balanced between smoking's impact on non-s
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Apr 18, 2015 10:59
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[Canada] The hot debate over electronic cigarettes sure to spark regulation, litigation

The lucrative nature of the e-cigarette market can be seen in the rate at which manufacturers are protecting their technology. Currently, there are at least 30 patents or patent applications related to electronic cigarettes listed in the patents database
The Lawyers Weekly (ca)
added Apr 17, 2015 16:36
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[Montana] Bill banning e-cigarette sales to minors headed to governor

A bill that would ban minors in Montana from purchasing electronic cigarettes and nicotine liquid containers is on its way to the governor's desk after the House passed the measure Tuesday. The House cleared Senate Bill 66 by a vote of 72-28.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 17, 2015 16:20
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Public support for raising the age of sale for tobacco to 21 in the United States

demonstrates broad public support for raising the sales age of tobacco to 21 and will help facilitate wide dissemination of initiatives to increase the legal purchase age at national, state and local levels. Increasing public awareness about the susceptib
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2015 16:04
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[Asia, Canada, India] Canadian Cancer Soc. urges Modi to implement 85% pictorial warnings on tobacco products

The Canadian Cancer Society and the Heart and Stroke Foundation has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to implement India’s planned pictorial health warnings covering 85 percent of the front and back of tobacco packages.
The Health Site (in)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:55
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[Asia, India] Don’t ignore the deadly anti-smoking sign

Government buckles under pressure from tobacco industry and halts order on large pictorial warnings on tobacco products. Will profit prevail over public health?
Millennium Post (in)
added Apr 17, 2015 15:53
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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society commends decision to include menthol in flavoured tobacco ban placing Nova Scotia as a national leader in tobacco control

The legislation introduced today will ban the sale of flavoured tobacco products, including menthol, in the Province of Nova Scotia effective May 31, 2015. This would position Nova Scotia as the first jurisdiction in Canada to implement a menthol ban.
Canadian Cancer Society
added Apr 17, 2015 12:49
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[Arizona] Anti-smoking group's goal: Don't smoke in the car

If you're smoking in the car with a minor, you could pay a fine. That's what the Kingman Youth Coalition Beating Up Teen Tobacco (KYCBUTT) will be pursuing at the next City Council meeting on Tuesday. The group is asking the council to enact an ordinanc
Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner
added Apr 17, 2015 12:00
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[Illinois] With More Youth Using E-Cigarettes Than Ever Before, Durbin Demands FDA Action

“While the FDA continues to drag its feet on finalizing commonsense regulations to protect children and teenagers from the dangers of e-cigarettes, the number of young people getting hooked on this potentially deadly habit is growing exponentially. Every
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Apr 17, 2015 11:04
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