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[Massachusetts] Health advocates celebrate court-ordered tobacco company ads

In Massachusetts, advocates have been pushing for statewide legislation that would boost the tobacco age from 18 to 21. The bill (S 1218, H 2864) is before the Public Health Committee, which last session endorsed a similar measure that went on to pass th
Salem (MA) Evening News
added Nov 22, 2017 04:37
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VIDEO: From the Archives: Smoking Causes Lung Cancer

The federal government’s report presented January 11, 1964 on smoking and health was a landmark report spelling out the negative health effects of smoking. NBC’s Frank McGee reports.
NBC News
added Nov 22, 2017 02:36
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Study calculates contribution of risk factors to cancer in the United States / Four in ten cancer cases & deaths linked to modifiable risk factors

A new American Cancer Society study calculates the contribution of several modifiable risk factors to cancer occurrence, expanding and clarifying the role of known risk factors...included in the analysis were: cigarette smoking; secondhand smoke; excess
EurekAlert
added Nov 22, 2017 02:25
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[France] French cinephiles left fuming over call to stub out on-screen smoking

“Seventy per cent of new French films have at least one scene of someone smoking. This more or less helps to make its use banal, even promote it, to children and adolescents,” Grelet-Certenais told the Sénat, the upper house of parliament. Her remarks,
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 23, 2017 02:57
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[Minnesota] Tobacco companies advertise their deception in court-ordered campaign

"Minnesotans should be disgusted at the immoral business practices of this industry," said David J. Willoughby, Chief Executive Officer of ClearWay Minnesota, an independent nonprofit organization that works to prevent smoking and help Minnesota tobacco
PR Newswire
added Nov 22, 2017 05:31
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Scott Pruitt Just Doesn’t Know When To Stop

Earlier this month, in a bold move, Scott Pruitt terminated all Environmental Protection Agency board members who receive grants for their research and replaced them with eleven controversial new members, including those who have a history of downplaying
Legal Reader
added Nov 21, 2017 13:22
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[Pennsylvania] Tobacco industry starts major ad campaign - against its own deadly products

“I think the really important thing here is the truth,” said Diane Phillips, who directs lobbying efforts in Pennsylvania for the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network. “We have known the truth and let the public know. But finally, the industry
Philly.com
added Nov 20, 2017 15:42
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5 Tobacco Corrective Statements and what they mean for Oklahomans

Smoking kills, on average, 1,200 Americans. Every day. ...That means the families of 7,500 people in this state alone are without their loved one because of tobacco. That means that 7,500 people won’t have the chance to celebrate another holiday or birthd
The Oklahoman
added Nov 20, 2017 15:33
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[Asia, India] Health ministry planning to issue advisory to states on risks of e-smoking

The Union health ministry is planning to issue an advisory to all states on the health risks of electronic smoking, even as it is in a quandary over which legal provisions it should be banned under. The advisory is likely to mention that products such as
Indian Express (in)
added Nov 20, 2017 18:36
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EPA swaps top science advisers with industry allies

Eleven new members of the [EPA's] Science Advisory Board have a history of downplaying the health risks of secondhand smoke, air pollution...including two who have spun science for tobacco companies
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
added Nov 17, 2017 23:11
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