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FOJTIK: Stop Lying to Smokers about Safer Alternatives

Smokeless tobacco and vapor products are far less dangerous than cigarettes are, but the public-health elite won’t admit it. Last July, President Trump’s new FDA commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, announced new approaches to fighting smoking-related death and
National Review
added Oct 31, 2017 01:40
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On Heels of Anti-Tobacco Overhaul, New York City Targets Non-Tobacco Shisha Blog Tobacco Law Blog

de Blasio signed into law three measures targeting non-tobacco shisha. According to one of the co-sponsors, these laws were passed in “an effort to bust the misperception that non-tobacco shisha is healthier than cigarettes when, in fact, they are not.”
Lexology (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 00:54
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[Minnesota] St. Paul’s proposed menthol ban is tweaked, now with 2018 implementation

City Council has made key changes to a proposal that would ban menthol cigarettes from convenience stores and restrict sales exclusively to adults-only tobacco shops. At the urging of council member Amy Brendmoen, the restrictions would take effect in a
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Oct 30, 2017 01:57
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[Massachusetts] More Opposition to Menthol Cig Ban

Chairman of the Marion Board of Health John Howard had to note the “record turnout” of those in attendance on October 26 to join in the conversation about the board’s pursuit to ban flavored nicotine products – both flavored tobacco and flavored electron
The Wanderer (Mattapoisett, MA)
added Oct 30, 2017 01:55
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[Indiana] Time for total smoking ban at ISU, student advocate says

The student-led group Tobacco Free Blue is advocating for a tobacco-free campus. Currently, smoking is allowed in designated areas. “Unfortunately, that policy is not consistently enforced, and we see tobacco use occur across campus,” Lugar said. “There
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Oct 29, 2017 16:45
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Mzembi speaks on WHO furore

Foreign Affairs minister Walter Mzembi says he has no regrets about his decision to lobby for the role of (WHO) goodwill envoy for President Robert Mugabe and shall not be deterred from marketing the veteran leader by angry hecklers. In an exclusive inte
The Daily News (zw)
added Oct 29, 2017 15:50
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[New York] E-Cigarette limitations have county health department support

Adding electronic cigarettes to a widespread state ban on indoor smoking will require further education, said Genesee and Orleans County Public Health Director Paul Pettit. “From (the county’s) perspective our role is continuing to educate on the negativ
Batavia (NY) Daily News
added Oct 28, 2017 14:58
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[Wisconsin] Mayor Barrett along with the Milwaukee Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families, City of Milwaukee Health Department, and Community Advocates launched a new phase of the citywide Strong Baby campaign Thursday. "We all know that smoking can kill," Comm

WTMJ-TV Ch. 4 NBC / AM 620 (Milwaukee, WI)
added Oct 28, 2017 14:56
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[Ohio] Rio playground declared no smoking zone

“The Gallia County Health Department’s Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Program has partnered with the mayor and Village of Rio Grande to adopt and implement ‘Young Lungs at Play’ tobacco free playground policy at Rio Grande Memorial park,’” said Gal
Gallipolis (OH) Tribune
added Oct 27, 2017 17:06
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[Malaysia] Call for stricter no-smoking rule in enclosed spaces

Abdul Majid said non-smokers were entitled to a conducive environment at these places and should not be subjected to second-hand smoke. “We should follow Singapore and Thailand where smoking is banned at all air-conditioned entertainment outlets,” he sa
The Star (my)
added Oct 27, 2017 16:52
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