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MALONE: Keeping tobacco cheap: how tobacco companies undermine government tax measures [FREE FULL TEXT]

he idea behind the slogan is that the tobacco-control movement is not genuinely concerned about improving health or ending smoking, only about perpetuating itself. ... Long term, continuing to allow the sale of deadly products on every corner, no matter h
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:27
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Prevention and cessation best options to reduce tobacco-related heart disease

A new review--published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology--examines policies to achieve complete cigarette abstinence as part of efforts to reduce the risk of heart disease. "This manuscript is the second in an eight-part health
EurekAlert
added Aug 21, 2018 10:35
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[Ohio] Newark Council adds e-cigarette vaping to ban on smoking in public places

More than a decade after Ohio banned smoking in public places, Newark City Council expanded those rules to include e-cigarettes Monday night in a 10-0 decision. Under existing city laws, smoking is prohibited in enclosed public places and anywhere that
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Aug 21, 2018 10:35
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[New York] New smoking law affects licensed and registered childcare facilities

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday signed legislation to further protect children from exposure to secondhand smoke. The bill prohibits individuals from smoking in facilities that provide child care services, including private homes.
Troy (NY) Record
added Aug 21, 2018 10:31
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Montana Supreme Court Rejects Challenge Of Tobacco Tax Initiative ($$)

Although conceding that a proposed ballot initiative regarding, among other increases, a $2 tax on cigarettes may contain a “mathematical misstatement,” the Montana Supreme Court on Aug. 15 refused to enjoin the state from putting the question to Montana
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 21, 2018 13:07
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U.S. Political Climate Frightening for Teens: Study

Donald Trump's America might be harming the mental health of teens, especially minority teens... These concerns affected black and Hispanic teens more than whites. For example, minority teens more often turned to smoking as their discrimination fears moun
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 21, 2018 10:47
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[UK] E-cigarettes are a health risk, says James Brokenshire

A cabinet minister who developed lung cancer has expressed concern about the long-term effects of vaping after an influential report recommended relaxing restrictions on e-cigarettes. James Brokenshire, the communities secretary, who has never smoked b
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 21, 2018 10:43
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[New York] Protecting kids from secondhand smoke

Governor Cuomo has signed legislation that prohibits people from smoking in facilities that provide child care services, including private homes. All facilities required to be licensed or registered for child care services must comply with the smoking ba
WKBW-TV Channel 7 (Buffalo, NY)
added Aug 21, 2018 10:31
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[New York] Gov Cuomo signs bill to ban smoking where child services are provided

The bill prohibits smoking in facilities that provide child care services, including private homes that provide child services, such as a day care. "The dangers of secondhand smoke are indisputable and we must do everything in our power to prote
WRGB TV-6 / cbs6 Albany (NY)
added Aug 21, 2018 10:26
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[UK] Lancashire Telegraph County council health boss backs MPs e-cigs report

LANCASHIRE County Council's health boss has backed a report by MPs which said that e-cigarettes can help people stop smoking. But Cllr Shaun Turner has warned against non-smokers taking up 'vaping'. On Friday a report from the House of Commons Science
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Aug 20, 2018 16:11
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