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FDA taps YouTube star to fight teen smoking

latest weapon to fight teen smoking goes by the name “SkyDoesMinecraft” and can tout more than 10.3 million subscribers on YouTube. The FDA said Friday they have hired Adam Dahlberg, a 21-year-old YouTube star to post anti-smoking public service announce
The Hill
added Aug 16, 2014 16:08

[California] PEREZ: IDEA and progress

We will be treating each of these environments separately, taking each of these topics and providing them with individual policy analysis so we may craft a comprehensive smoking policy that prevents the public from being unduly subjected to secondhand smo
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Aug 16, 2014 11:55

[Wisconsin] Bloomberg's money dump recalls Milwaukee's infamous 'Smokes for Votes' saga

Jeff Steinbock recalls the last time a wealthy New Yorker dropped into Milwaukee to try to buy votes... “In the fall of 2000, Milstein did what any regular Democrat donor would do: She flew herself to Milwaukee and bribed homeless people to vote for Al G (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Aug 15, 2014 14:18

[New York] AUDIO: Member Items Scrutinized

Earlier this week, we asked listeners to dig into the data on where City Council members spent their discretionary funds. Jeff Mays, DNAinfo political reporter, checks in on what you found and answers some of the questions that came up.
WNYC Radio
added Aug 14, 2014 16:05

[UK] Lynton Crosby

British prime minister David Cameron was urged by Liberal Democrat members of the governing Coalition to sack Crosby as his chief election strategist because of Crosby's connection to the tobacco industry.[13]
added Aug 14, 2014 12:18

[UK] VIDEO: Lynton Crosby's staff deleted criticism from Wikipedia (7:30)

The Conservative election guru's staff engaged in an 'edit-war' to delete details of his links with the tobacco industry and his election strategies from Wikipedia.
Channel 4 Television (uk)
added Aug 14, 2014 06:47

Pam Bondi defends Florida cigar-maker against potential federal regulations targeting e-cigarettes

Attorney General Pam Bondi said the federal government is going “overboard” with proposed regulations to link electronic cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products to the same rules as the cigarette industry. Bondi wrote in a letter that she wants the
Florida Times-Union
added Aug 14, 2014 06:15

[Europe] Study identifies EU policy shift on tobacco control after massive industry lobbying

Researcher Professor David Stuckler from Oxford University said: 'This study documents a significant policy shift in EU legislation in favour of the tobacco industry following massive lobbying. This shift happened in spite of the fact that all EU countri
added Aug 14, 2014 03:14

[Canada] Ontario health minister studying e-cigarettes as Toronto mulls ban

Health Minister Eric Hoskins won't rule out action on e-cigarettes but says he's gathering more information on the "new phenomenon" as Toronto considers a ban on their use in public places. "There may be measures that need to be taken by the province bu
Burlington (Ont) Post (ca)
added Aug 14, 2014 02:51

[New Zealand] Hon Tariana Turia: Tobacco Achievements Summary Report August 2014

A document outlining key achievements in tobacco control that has been tabled with the Bills office in Parliament.
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 14, 2014 01:50
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