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[Australia, USA] The TPP is so bad even the US congress is shocked

“This is really troubling,” said Senator Charles E. Schumer of New York, the Senate’s No. 3 Democrat. “It seems to indicate that savvy, deep-pocketed foreign conglomerates could challenge a broad range of laws we pass at every level of government, such a
MacroBusiness (au)
added Mar 26, 2015 23:48
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GRAHAM: What you don't know about the Transpacific Partnership

Lawmakers have voiced their fears. “This is really troubling,” said Senator Charles E. Schumer of New York, the Senate’s number three Democrat. “It seems to indicate that savvy, deep-pocketed foreign conglomerates could challenge a broad range of laws we
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Mar 26, 2015 23:45
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RE: Analysis of Leaked Trans-Pacific Partnership Investment Text

The leaked text provides stark warnings about the dangers of “trade” negotiations occurring without press, public or policymaker oversight.... Foreign corporations have used these claims to attack tobacco, climate, financial, mining, medicine, energy, po
Public Citizen
added Mar 26, 2015 09:47
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A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of the First Federally Funded Antismoking Campaign

Conclusions Tips was not only successful at reducing smoking-attributable morbidity and mortality but also was a highly cost-effective mass media intervention.
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Mar 26, 2015 09:32
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[UK] NICE redoubles efforts to reduce harm from alcohol, smoking and physical inactivity

The quality standards include specific actions which can be used at a local level to help prevent harmful alcohol use, reduce tobacco use and encourage people to be more physically active: Healthcare services using contracts that do not allow employees
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.(NICE) (uk)
added Mar 25, 2015 13:02
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[UK] Paul Burstow MP: Time to introduce a tobacco manufacturers levy

says that the Government should finally in a levy on tobacco manufacturers and direct the funds on research into cutting smoking rates in the areas where tobacco sales are highest.
PoliticsHome (uk)
added Mar 24, 2015 20:16
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Bill would prevent e-cigs from being marketed to minors

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) has introduced legislation in the House that would prevent manufacturers from selling and marketing e-cigarettes to children.
The Hill
added Mar 24, 2015 14:11
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E-cigarettes: Smoking hot among these consumers

Explosive growth in the use of e-cigarettes in the U.K. is perhaps the latest sign of changing consumer habits in an era marked by gadgets and technology. Earlier this week, the country's statistics office said that it was adding e-cigarettes to the bas
CNBC
added Mar 24, 2015 14:10
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March E-Cigarette Madness: Regional Results for Worst E-Cigarette Lie

Today, I reveal the brackets and the regional finalists for the 2015 Rest of the Story Worst E-Cigarette Lie Championship. Those who have been following the Rest of the Story recently will recognize that there were a huge number of eligible contestants a
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Mar 24, 2015 11:34
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[Netherlands] Dutch to introduce 18+ age limit for electronic cigarettes

Junior health minister Martin van Rijn is slapping a minimum age of 18 on electronic cigarettes in an effort to stop youngsters smoking, he told parliament on Monday. The new rules will apply to e-cigarettes with and without nicotine and will bring the sm
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 24, 2015 02:56
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