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KABAT: The Real Motivation Behind Park And Beach Smoking Bans

journal Health Affairs, Ronald Bayer and Kathleen Bachynski, researchers at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public, examine the scientific justification for these bans. The article is unusual for the authors’ willingness to take an independent look at both
added Jul 23, 2013 19:38

[New Mexico] Carruthers led effort backed by tobacco firm

Carruthers, Republican governor of New Mexico from 1987 to 1990 and currently one of five finalists for the presidency of New Mexico State University ... Carruthers, 73, downplayed his role as the public head of TASSC and distanced himself from Philip Mo
Albuquerque Journal
added May 3, 2013 01:41

EPA unaware of industry ties on cancer review panel

Companies with a stake in chromium have borrowed from the Big Tobacco playbook, using science to create doubt. Ever since the brassy Brockovich knocked on doors in Hinkley to organize a class-action lawsuit, scientists paid by industry have tried to conv
Center for Public Integrity
added Feb 16, 2013 22:17

[Louisiana] Air quality in Alexandria businesses has improved since smoking ban enacted, advocate says

The air quality in Alexandria has improved in the year since the city banned smoking in bars, businesses and gaming facilities, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The anniversary of the law was celebrated Thursday at a Tobacco-Free Li
Alexandria (LA) Town Talk
added Feb 7, 2013 09:30

MILLOY: What’s EPA smoking?

The EPA plans to issue in mid-December more stringent air-pollution standards for fine particulate matter (PM2.5), soot and dust roughly the width of a human hair. . . . If you can smoke for 10 years and have zero chance of sudden death, you can breath
Washington Times
added Dec 1, 2012 10:51

JERVEY: Irony Alert: Tobacco Apologist Steve Milloy's EPA Human Testing Scare Campaign

Oh, the irony. A guy who built his career -- and fortune -- by muddying the science on the health effects of smoking is now accusing the E.P.A. of harming lungs and causing heart problems. Steve Milloy, the former Big Tobacco flack who now runs the tras
added Oct 24, 2012 17:45

[Arizona] THURLOW: Kingman Column: Smoke alarm

Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner
added Apr 9, 2012 00:00

In a Nutshell: Judge Osteen's July 17, 1998 Ruling

IN A NUTSHELL: Judge Osteen's July 17, 1998 Ruling Vacating the EPA's Classification of Secondhand Smoke as a Known Human Carcinogen Judge Osteen's Decision
Tobacco Control Resource Centre (BMA)
added Dec 7, 2010 00:00

[Kansas] Big 1st rivals speak on smoking ban, FDA's tobacco role

Hutchinson (KS) News
added Jul 4, 2010 00:00

EPA Promotes Asthma Awareness Month

Agency aims to help families recognize and prevent asthma triggers
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
added May 6, 2010 00:00
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