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[Australia] CHAPMAN: The policy termites slowly eating out the foundations of smoking

Tobacco is the only product where legislation mandates plain packaging: 17 nations have either implemented, legislated it or announced they will. Tobacco is also the only product that has to be stored out of sight in retail outlets. All these factors do
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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A brief history of DARE, the anti-drug program Jeff Sessions wants to revive

Speaking at a DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) conference this week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions praised the past work of the ...
Washington Post
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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AG Sessions Seeks Return to DARE, the Drug Prevention Program Long Proven Ineffective

If we needed any additional proof that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is working at explicit cross-purposes with the interests of the general public while pandering to some pockets of law enforcement folk, here he comes again with a weird nonsensica
The Nonprofit Quarterly
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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House Committee Looks to Dilute Tobacco Control Act

The U.S. House Appropriations Committee ...approved a rider to the agriculture funding bill that would exempt certain cigars from FDA's authority and weaken its regulatory oversight over e-cigarettes, little cigars, and hookah tobacco.
MedPage Today
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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[USA] VIDEO: From Pence to Price: How Big Tobacco Gained Massive Influence Under Trump, Plans to Expand in Africa

AMY GOODMAN: Talk about the tobacco industry and its connections to the Trump administration and members of the Cabinet. JESSICA GLENZA: Sure. So, I think—I always like to start off with something that really surprised me, which was the amount of lobbyi
Democracy Now!
added Jul 17, 2017 20:42
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BRINKLEY: What Doesn't Kill Philip Morris Seems To Make It Stronger

used an age-old corporate trick to try to eviscerate the FCTC: it said publicly that it supported it. That earned it a seat at the table... The mechanism that Philp Morris used to try to overturn the Australian and Uruguayan anti-smoking laws is called In
Forbes
added Jul 17, 2017 17:41
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[UK] The Lancet Global Health: Financing transformative health systems towards achievement of the health Sustainable Development Goals: a model for projected resource needs in 67 low-income and middle-income countries

even the poorest countries can reach some level of universality...Examples include effective policy interventions to curb the rise in non-communicable diseases...eg, fiscal policies, such as public health taxes on goods harmful to health, including tobacc
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 17:05
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[Antigua, Caribbean] Editorial: Where are the boundaries?

The government has the unenviable task to determine where the boundaries exist and how far the regulations must intervene. We wish them luck and suggest that they embark on a serious set of stakeholder and public consultations. In the end, the health of
Antigua Daily Observer (ag)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:26
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[Arizona] Douglas becomes second AZ city to raise legal tobacco age to 21

Cottonwood was the first in Arizona to raise the age to 21 in June 2016. These two Arizona communities are certainly not alone. The website Tobacco21.org lists more than 200 other cities across the U.S. that have done the same thing.
KOLD TV Channel 13 (Tucson, AZ)
added Jul 16, 2017 20:12
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EDITORIAL: California’s sky-high cigarette tax may already be reducing smoking

in the long run, reduced cigarette revenue is a small price to pay for better public health. This is a tax increase that merits celebration — because it’s going to save lives.
San Francisco Chronicle
added Jul 16, 2017 19:54
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