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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Control Groups Ask Senate to Pass Bill

have urged the Nigerian senators to ensure that the National Tobacco Control Bill, NTCB, is passed under the current administration to give Nigerians a reassurance that they are committed to protecting public health as their representatives.
This Day (ng)
added Oct 19, 2014 11:37

JONES: The Smoking Ebola Gun: Rand Paul’s Senate Hold Is Why The Nation Has No Surgeon General

The Republican obstruction strategy of “stall and block” is coming back to haunt Republicans in many ways, not the least of which is the country’s realization that we have no Surgeon General as we face the Ebola crisis.
Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Oct 19, 2014 11:35

[California] ARCHIVE: Glendale appointments spark fireworks

Gallegos, an anti-smoking advocate, said he wasn't surprised by the nomination but feared that it may impact no-smoking rules in the city's parks. "These are the ties that bind," said Gallegos, who is suing Najarian and Glendale Adventist Medical Center,
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Oct 18, 2014 09:39

[California] ARCHIVE: Complaint against Glendale is renewed

An anti-smoking advocate who claimed that three City Council members who were upset with his public statements used their influence to get him fired from Glendale Adventist Medical Center has amended his complaint. The amendment came roughly two weeks af
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Oct 18, 2014 08:52

[California] Lawsuit alleges Glendale councilman caused firing of antismoking hospital worker

Gallegos was terminated in 2012 after he wrote a letter published in the Glendale News-Press criticizing Najarian, Councilwoman Laura Friedman and former Councilman Rafi Manoukian for voting in favor of easing up on smoking restrictions at restaurants wi
Glendale (CA) News-Press
added Oct 18, 2014 08:49

[California] E-cigs will be treated like cigarettes in new Laguna Hills smoking ordinance

The move means the use and sale of the devices will come under the same city ordinance that governs smoking and the sale of tobacco products. In April, with e-cigarette shops popping up throughout the county, the council asked city staffers to look into
Orange County (CA) Register
added Oct 18, 2014 08:39
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[California] DENNEY: Measure D and Tobacco Tactics

Walker Merryman of the Tobacco Institute said it best in 1991 “It’s barely controlled chaos [at the local level]. We can’t be everywhere at once.” The Daily Planet’s editor hasn’t endorsed Measure D, sidetracked by the idea that sugary soda is only one
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added Oct 18, 2014 08:09

[Africa] 6.4m Nigerian Adults Exposed To Tobacco Smoke - Senate

Senate Committee on Health, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa (PDP-Delta) has said that statistics had shown that about 6.4 million Nigerians were exposed to tobacco smoke in restaurants while 5.6 per cent used its products. This was announced at a public hearing to c
Nigerian Observer (ng)
added Oct 17, 2014 16:39
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Association of American Physicians and Surgeons

a politically conservative non-profit association founded in 1943 to "fight socialized medicine and to fight the government takeover of medicine."...many of the political and scientific viewpoints advocated by AAPS are considered extreme or dubious by mai
added Oct 17, 2014 11:46
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Association of American Physicians and Surgeons

conservative activist doctors who... believe that President Obama may have hypnotized voters and that climate legislation is a threat to human health..." the docs of the AAPS are hardly part of mainstream medical society. Think Glenn Beck with an MD."[2]
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Oct 17, 2014 11:36
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