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Kevin Sabet: Think Big Tobacco was bad? Wait till you get a whiff of Big Marijuana

legalization threatens to further contribute to disproportionate health outcomes among minorities, all the while creating a massive new industry...Tobacco executives in the 1900s wrote the playbook on the reckless and deceitful marketing of an addictive —
Savannah (GA) Morning News
added Oct 6, 2014 13:18
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[California] Doctor in tobacco ads faced bankruptcies; house now being foreclosed

San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added May 5, 2012 10:10
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[USA] LEADING FROM UP NORTH How Canada Is Solving the Menthol Tobacco Problem (PDF)

How did our neighbor to the North become a global leader in tackling the problem of regulating menthol tobacco? And what lessons can we learn from Canada’s experience in adopting and implementing restrictions on the sale of menthol flavored tobacco pro
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 8, 2017 14:05
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[New York] How Tiffany Warren, an Executive at Omnicom Group, Spends Her Sundays Sunday Routine

I try to head to Blew Smoke, in Brooklyn. It’s really chill and cool and sexy — it’s men and women at a cigar club, and they’ll either watch a movie or football. I smoke flavored cigars, like a vanilla one. Mostly I just like being in the environment — t
New York Times
added Nov 12, 2016 02:17
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Electronic Cigarette Use Among Adults: United States, 2014

In 2014, 12.6% of adults had ever tried an e-cigarette even one time in their lifetimes, with use differing by sex, age, and race and Hispanic or Latino origin. About 3.7% of adults currently used e-cigarettes every day or some days, with use differing b
National Center for Health Statistics
added Oct 28, 2015 11:25
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[New York] Seaga Unveils E-Cigarette Vending Machine With Multilingual Patron Interface

The Seaga E-Cigarette vender is fitted with a 19" HD video screen with optional sound package and integrated remote control. It's equipped for cashless payment and telemetry for sales reporting, and provides multilingual customer interaction. Its live pr
Vending Times
added Dec 28, 2013 01:43
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[Asia-pacific] Asian countries seek ban on smokeless forms of tobacco

Representatives of 10 south and southeast Asian countries, including India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Thailand and Sri Lanka, Friday sought a ban on smokeless forms of tobacco and called for introducing strong legislation for the purpose.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 28, 2013 21:00
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California anti-tobacco advocates urge FDA to ban menthol in cigarettes as part of World No Tobacco Day

“Menthol in cigarettes is a public health hazard; it makes it easier for our youth to start smoking, it keeps people smoking, and often prevents them from quitting,” said Carol McGruder, co-chair of the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council
San Francisco Bay View
added Jun 10, 2013 10:20
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[California] SF bans sale of menthol cigarettes, may eliminate at least $50.5M in tobacco sales

prohibits retailers from selling flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, flavored chewing tobacco and flavored liquids containing nicotine used in electronic cigarettes, which disproportionately impact the LGBT and black communities. “We
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Jun 21, 2017 20:12
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[Canada] Cultural argument for shisha a smoke screen, prof argues

May Telmissany, a professor of Arabic studies at the University of Ottawa, said it's an exaggeration... Several hookah establishments in Ottawa have decided to take legal action against the city's ban on waterpipes, arguing the ban infringes on their cul
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 10, 2017 16:31
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