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tobacco nation: the deadly state of smoking disparity in the u.s.

12 contiguous states stretching from the upper Midwest to the South...we’ve termed “Tobacco Nation,”... Ending the fight against tobacco can start with a series of fundamental tobacco control policies. Here is what we know works:
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 5, 2017 18:07
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[California] Tustin moves toward a new smoking ban: No tobacco, weed, or e-cigs

The American Lung Association in California Wednesday praised the Tustin City Council for taking a first step toward banning smoking in the city’s parks. The council on Tuesday approved the proposed ban on first reading, and is scheduled to take a final
MyNewsLA.com
added Oct 5, 2017 13:21
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Feasibility of amendment to Tobacco Act questioned

The Health Ministry said in an explanatory statement attached to the Bill that raising the minimum legal age is intended "to reduce, with a view to ultimately eliminating, the opportunities for the young to be tempted and take up smoking before attaining
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Oct 5, 2017 11:56
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Dems lambaste Trump’s ‘outrageous’ EPA chemical safety pick

Senate Democrats slammed President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s top chemical regulator at a Wednesday hearing, painting him as a hired gun for the industries he would regulate. Michael Dourson, tapped to lead the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EP
The Hill
added Oct 4, 2017 20:03
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Congress and Americans should reject corporate insider Michael Dourson

Dourson has a history of serving the interests of big business and industry, including working for a tobacco front group, the Center for Indoor Air Research, to downplay the effects of secondhand smoke; working for DuPont to recommend safety levels for a
Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families
added Oct 4, 2017 20:01
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Chemical pick's books hint at faith-based view of science

Michael Dourson, President Trump's pick to lead U.S. EPA's chemical safety office...Dourson led Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment... In 1999, he co-authored a study paid for by the tobacco industry that downplayed the health impacts of secondhand
E&E News
added Oct 4, 2017 19:56
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Global tobacco giant Philip Morris commits to a ‘smoke-free’ future in Australia

The company will tell a federal parliamentary inquiry on electronic cigarettes that technology has rapidly transformed its business away from cigarettes in favour of smoke-free alternatives. E-cigarettes containing nicotine are not regulated as therapeu
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:33
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Root of the problem is illegal trade

The focus should be putting in place measures to bring back legal sales, not to encourage cigarettes or smoking but simply to pull back sales from illegal to legal products. The small pack (10 sticks) proposal, which we at the Malaysia-Singapore Coffees
The Star (my)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:26
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Tokyo moves to protect kids from passive smoking at home, in cars

The Tokyo metropolitan assembly is set to pass an ordinance Oct. 5 to prohibit smoking in private homes and cars if there are children around. The idea, at this stage largely symbolic as the ordinance would not carry penalties for violators, is to prote
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:09
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CHAN: Who should Malaysia blame for its booming illicit cigarette trade?

The government had oversimplified the problem by assuming price hikes would decrease the cigarette consumption in lower income families. However, with cheaper alternatives available, the citizens turned to illegal cigarettes with price tags of RM3 – RM8..
ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)
added Oct 4, 2017 00:54
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