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NITZKIN: Trump's FDA nominee faces steep climb to reform tobacco regulation

FDA considers smoking to be a disease, not a behavior. We need effective FDA regulation of all tobacco-related products to protect consumers...we have a system designed to keep new products off the market and to prevent anyone from claiming reduced risk
The Hill
added May 9, 2017 16:03
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[Asia-pacific] The Factor Hindering Moves of Indonesian Gov‘t to Restrict Tobacco Use

This massive scale gives the industry significant influence in the country's political and economic affairs, a factor that could be hindering government moves to restrict tobacco use. Indonesia still allows tobacco companies to advertise on TV and sponso
Netral English--People’s Reflection (id)
added May 9, 2017 14:24
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National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Interagency Committee on Smoking and Health (ICSH)

Time and Date: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., EDT, May 31, 2017...shall provide advice and guidance to the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), regarding: (a) Coordination of research, educational programs, and other activities within the Depa
Federal Register
added May 9, 2017 20:13
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[Canada] Focus: Regulations on e-cigarettes under debate by profession

Introduced in the Senate in late 2016, bill S-5 would rename the existing law the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act, and it includes restrictions on the advertising, marketing and flavouring of e-cigarette products, designed to keep them out of the hands o
Law Times (Reuters) (ca)
added May 9, 2017 20:12
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[UK, USA] As Washington cracks down on e-cigarettes, a new study is showing their health benefit

As the United States cracks down on rules governing e-cigarettes, a wide-ranging study in Britain has revealed how the technology is helping smokers to give up harmful tobacco. Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that produc
CNBC
added May 9, 2017 17:31
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10 People Nominated by Trump to Federal Bench

NAME: John K. Bush...NOMINATED TO: 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...Bush also was involved in litigation related to the tobacco industry's Master Settlement Agreement, in which some cigarette makers agreed to pay states for smoking-related health care
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2017 15:09
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LONGMAN: The GOP’s Turn to Fake Science Should Have Consequences

The Republican Party is more and more resembling an organization like the Center for Indoor Air Research. Because its lies have such a negative impact on human health, they ought to face the same fate.
Washington Monthly
added May 9, 2017 13:48
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UW researchers map widening gap in life expectancy and call for policy changes

A county-by-county survey of U.S. life expectancy reports a 20-year gap between the lows and the highs – a gap that correlates with socioeconomic factors, race and ethnicity...as well as preventable risk factors such as obesity and smoking.
Yahoo!
added May 8, 2017 20:49
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GARRETT: GOP's message to Americans: You're on your own

The "blame the victim" mantra of the 1980s that saw employers firing elders, smokers...All of these programs will disappear -- 12% of the CDC's total budget...view that government shouldn't "meddle" in personal decisions such as whether or not to smoke ci
CNN
added May 8, 2017 20:44
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Some Americans expected to live 20 YEARS longer than others: Map reveals shocking disparities in health and medical care across the US

'Risk factors like obesity, lack of exercise, high blood pressure, and smoking explain a large portion of the variation in lifespans, but so do socioeconomic factors like race, education, and income.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 8, 2017 20:37
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