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Relation between national-level tobacco control policies and individual-level voluntary home smoking bans in Europe

Conclusions Government tobacco control policies are positively related to the individual-level tobacco policy of having an in-home smoking ban.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:01
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Which 5 States Are Charging an Arm and a Leg For Cigarettes?

Since 2011, The Awl has been surveying all 50 states about the price of tobacco, and if you're a smoker, the news is not good. For the first time no store in any of the 50 states offered a pack of cigarettes for less than $5. In general, the survey found
Motley Fool
added Oct 21, 2014 13:26
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The MaddowBlog: GOP blames Obama for obstruction on Surgeon General

Congressional Republicans seem to agree that it’s in the nation’s interests to have a Surgeon General, but they don’t want to take responsibility for derailing a qualified nominee. On the contrary, they now seem eager to blame President Obama for their k
MSNBC
added Oct 21, 2014 11:13
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[USA] Trade deal must have tobacco exception, key Democrat warns

to include an exception stating that tobacco products would not have the same legal protections as other trade items under the agreement. The statement by Rep. Sander Levin of Michigan was a warning to the White House, which is trying to wrap up the nego
Washington DC Examiner
added Oct 21, 2014 10:55
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Smoking ban

The rationale for smoking bans posits that smoking is optional, whereas breathing is not. Therefore, proponents say, smoking bans are enforced to protect people from the effects of second-hand smoke, which include an increased risk of heart disease, canc
Wikipedia
added Oct 20, 2014 15:24
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National school boards group ends tobacco partnership | EdSource

The National School Boards Association ended its health curriculum partnership with R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. last week, highlighting the longstanding efforts of tobacco companies to influence what students are taught about cigarette smoking.
EdSource
added Oct 20, 2014 11:56
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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
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Registration Statement

(1) Pursuant to Rule 416 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), this registration statement also covers an indeterminate number of additional shares of common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (“RAI common stock”), of Reynol
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Oct 18, 2014 21:20
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[UK] Advice about healthy lifestyles from the chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies ($$)

the chief medical officer insists the government must also play its part in encouraging healthier lifestyles. “Regulation has a role to play. The impact of the smoking ban has been dramatic.” At a time when the NHS is under unprecedented pressure, she bel
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 17, 2014 12:59
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The Netherlands: Dutch government sued over WHO FCTC violations

The Youth Smoking Prevention Foundation is taking the Kingdom of the Netherlands to court to end the structural and excessive influence exerted by the tobacco lobby on government anti-smoking policies.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 16, 2014 19:11
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