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[Tennessee] Lung Cancer, The Deadliest Cancer In The United States[

there is a screening test available for those at high risk of developing lung cancer and as of February 5, certain Medicare recipients gained coverage for the annual benefit. Specifically, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has reco
added Nov 29, 2015 05:09
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KRISTOF: Contaminating Our Bodies With Everyday Products

two major medical organizations have issued independent warnings about toxic chemicals in products... “There are almost endless parallels with the tobacco industry,”... The chemical lobby spent the equivalent of $121,000 per member of Congress last year,
New York Times
added Nov 29, 2015 04:19
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[Pennsylvania] Local housing authority’s policy predates federal ‘no smoking’ initiative

A fire three years ago – triggered by a cigarette – that injured 13 residents of public housing in North Charleroi prompted Washington County Housing Authority to ban indoor smoking in all apartments it manages.... No one challenged the Washington County
Washington (PA) Observer-Reporter
added Nov 28, 2015 16:30

[Asia-pacific, North Carolina] Five groups that could determine the fate of TPP

Congressional passage of a sweeping Asia-Pacific trade agreement hinges on several key endorsements... It’s highly likely that some House lawmakers from North Carolina and other tobacco states who backed fast-track will oppose TPP over these concerns.
The Hill
added Nov 28, 2015 16:07
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[North Carolina] Smoke-free college campuses a growing trend

Students in North Carolina's school systems already are used to and expect a smoke-free environment. "That's why we're looking at colleges," Harris said. "If we can just continue the trend of people not using tobacco through college, we can cut down on t
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Nov 27, 2015 04:03

[Hungary] Philip Morris, Imperial Tobacco products stay on shelves

the National Tobacco Supply Company (ODBE) said yesterday and today that is was finally able to sign contracts with the two companies, Hungarian news agency MTI reported. Retailers may place orders for Philip Morrisʼ products from December 7 and for Imp
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:19

This Legislative Rider Could Save 99 Percent Of The E-Cigarette Industry From Prohibition

“The proposed FDA regulation would ban 99.9 percent of the 100,000-plus vapor products available on the market today unless the grandfather date is changed,” says President of American Vaping Association Gregory Conley. The FDA rule stems from the Tobac
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:15

[New York] Letter: Public housing will be smoke-free

Over the years, I have received calls from several public housing residents, desperate for reprieve from the smoke that was drifting into their apartments. Because secondhand smoke travels from unit to unit, through ventilation, pipes and cracks, enginee
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Nov 26, 2015 10:23

SIEGEL: Nominee for New FDA Commissioner Derived Salary from Six Pharmaceutical Companies LAST YEAR

the nominee for FDA Commissioner has such a severe, recent, and extensive history of financial interests with multiple pharmaceutical companies that it would violate all principles of scientific and regulatory integrity to appoint him to head the agency w
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:03

Grover Norquist Urges Congress To Change FDA Rule That Could Wipeout E-Cigarette Industry

In a letter to members of Congress, Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist appeals to lawmakers to change the date when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will compel all e-cigarette and premium cigar products that came out after Feb. 15,
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Nov 25, 2015 15:47
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