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Dems lambaste Trump’s ‘outrageous’ EPA chemical safety pick

Senate Democrats slammed President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s top chemical regulator at a Wednesday hearing, painting him as a hired gun for the industries he would regulate. Michael Dourson, tapped to lead the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EP
The Hill
added Oct 4, 2017 20:03
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Congress and Americans should reject corporate insider Michael Dourson

Dourson has a history of serving the interests of big business and industry, including working for a tobacco front group, the Center for Indoor Air Research, to downplay the effects of secondhand smoke; working for DuPont to recommend safety levels for a
Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families
added Oct 4, 2017 20:01
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Chemical pick's books hint at faith-based view of science

Michael Dourson, President Trump's pick to lead U.S. EPA's chemical safety office...Dourson led Toxicology Excellence for Risk Assessment... In 1999, he co-authored a study paid for by the tobacco industry that downplayed the health impacts of secondhand
E&E News
added Oct 4, 2017 19:56
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[UK] Health matters: preventing ill health from alcohol and tobacco

This professional resource focuses on preventing ill health caused by alcohol and tobacco use and makes the case for why NHS providers should implement the preventing ill health by risky behaviours – alcohol and tobacco Commissioning for Quality and Inno
GOV.UK
added Oct 4, 2017 11:01
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[UK] Health matters: preventing ill health from alcohol and tobacco NHS England

Tackling smoking provides the biggest opportunity for making services across the entire health and care system more sustainable. Smoking costs the NHS in England approximately £2.5 billion a year for treating diseases caused by smoking, according to Towar
GOV.UK
added Oct 4, 2017 11:01
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CHAN: Who should Malaysia blame for its booming illicit cigarette trade?

The government had oversimplified the problem by assuming price hikes would decrease the cigarette consumption in lower income families. However, with cheaper alternatives available, the citizens turned to illegal cigarettes with price tags of RM3 – RM8..
ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)
added Oct 4, 2017 00:54
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[Virginia] Man accused of stealing more than $800,000 from Richmond-based tobacco trade association

Federal authorities are accusing the co-founder of a tobacco trade association of stealing more than $833,000 from it over a five-year period. Ronald Tully, 57...the scheme, which victimized the Council of Independent Tobacco Manufacturers of America, be
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Oct 6, 2017 02:49
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Switch From Smoking to Vaping Could Save Over 6 Million U.S. Lives

As many as 6.6 million cigarette smokers could live a combined 86.7 million more years under policies that encourage them to swap their smokes for e-cigarettes, according to "optimistic" projections from cancer researchers at Georgetown University in Was
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 3, 2017 16:49
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Burning Questions in This New Era of Nicotine: Menthol Regulations: Who Has the Most to Lose?

Menthol represents 35% of cigarettes sold in the United States, according to MSA. NATO estimates the segment counts for at least $226,000 in annual sales per retailer in Minneapolis...Here’s a look at how important menthol cigarettes are to all 50 states.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 18, 2017 16:07
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Burning Questions in This New Era of Nicotine: Local Regs: Is the Biggest Threat Close to Home?

“Local ordinances are probably the greatest threat to retailers across the country,” said Thomas Briant, executive director of the National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO), Minneapolis. It’s hardly a new warning: For several years, NATO has report
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 18, 2017 16:06
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