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[USA] Rightwing UK thinktank 'offered ministerial access' to potential US donors

director of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) was secretly recorded telling an undercover reporter that funders could get to know ministers on first-name terms...suggesting potential US donors could fund and shape “substantial content” of research c
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 30, 2018 16:28
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Cutting nicotine in cigarettes pits smokers' lives against tobacco farmers' livelihoods

Although the state grows only half the amount of tobacco it did 20 years ago, the prospect of changing their cash crop would impact about 1,500 farm operations across the state. "Am I still going to be in business or not?" wonders Jonathan Renn, a Frank
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:43
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Japan] Following Tokyo’s lead, more cities eye tougher rules against passive smoking

Of the 20 ordinance-designated cities surveyed, Chiba, for example, plans to draft its own ordinance against passive smoking, and Hamamatsu, Osaka and Sakai are considering joining prefecture-level efforts to tighten related regulations, the Jiji Press s
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:35
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[Iowa] Flavored E-Cigarettes Get Unlikely Supporter

Iowa Attorney General Thomas Miller, in his filing with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), submitted during the agency’s Advance Notice of Public Rulemaking (ANPRM) period in mid-July, said the “challenges” of making rules around flavors with n
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Aug 6, 2018 18:45
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Income disparities in smoking cessation and the diffusion of smoke-free homes among U.S. smokers: Results from two longitudinal surveys

PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jul 31, 2018 21:23
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Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

It found that, while low-income smokers were significantly less likely to live in smoke-free homes, those who did live in such homes were much more likely to be successful quitters. Implementing smoke-free policies in low-income housing is one way to inc
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 27, 2018 20:22
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[New York, North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our Opinion: Court should strike HUD's public housing smoking ban

Reasonable people on all sides of the political spectrum understand that improving public health calls for more carrot and a lot less stick. "...The government doesn't have the right to reach into our homes and dictate our personal behaviors and habits,
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Jul 27, 2018 05:35
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Re: Docket No. FDA-2017—N-6107 (83 Fed. Reg. 12,901, Mar. 26, 2018) — Comments on Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the Regulation of "Premium" Cigars (PDF)

FDA may regulate "premium" cigars differently from other cigars, so long as the differences are science- and evidence-based and FDA applies objective criteria to allow for predictable and fair application of its authority.
Regulations.gov
added Aug 3, 2018 17:44
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Comment from Altria Client Services LLC

Regulations.gov
added Aug 3, 2018 17:41
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Young People Adopt Vaping as Their Smoking Rate Plummets

The use of e-cigarettes, or vaping, is much more prevalent among Americans under 30 than among those who are older, and is as common among these young people as the use of conventional cigarettes. Because young people have become much less likely to smok
Gallup Organization
added Jul 28, 2018 03:01
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