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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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[New York] GREENHUT: Smoke more, government needs the cash

But the real conundrum involves the unforeseen behavior of smokers, who increasingly turn to the black market to buy cigarettes once the tax rates make their smoking habit too expensive. This database points to the tobacco tax rates in each state.
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Oct 16, 2014 17:36
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[UK] Seeking out ‘easy targets’? Tobacco companies, health inequalities and public policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

Department of Health held a consultation on the future of tobacco control, including a focus on reducing socioeconomic inequalities in smoking, to which tobacco companies made written submissions.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 16, 2014 15:51
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[Canada] Bill C-10 takes aim at illegal tobacco

Imperial Tobacco Canada congratulates the Federal Government for taking concrete action against contraband tobacco with the passage of Bill C-10 through the Senate on October 8. The bill creates a new Criminal Code offence of trafficking in illegal tobac
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 15, 2014 15:57
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[Connecticut] BLUMENTHAL CALLS ON NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION TO END PLANNED PARTNERSHIP WITH BIG TOBACCO YOUTH TOBACCO PREVENTION PROGRAM

US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Oct 15, 2014 13:23
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