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[Oregon] SHIRLEY: Tobacco industry as deceptive as ever: Guest opinion

It's my responsibility as the Oregon Health Authority's public health director to make sure you learn the facts -- and that our state continues the work of reducing tobacco use. The Oregon Legislature's decision last year to raise the legal age to posses
The Oregonian
added Feb 15, 2018 02:12
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Trump administration revives support for new FBI headquarters

The plan also calls for stripping the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) of its powers to police cigarette and alcohol smuggling and transferring them to a tax and trade unit inside the Treasury Department.
Reuters
added Feb 15, 2018 02:12
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[UK] Ask the pharmacist: Can I get a prescription for nicotine therapy on the NHS?

A. Yes, you can get nicotine replacement patches, spray and gum on the NHS but e-cigarettes are not currently available on prescription (they have to be bought from a pharmacy or a vape shop). To get an NHS prescription contact your local NHS Stop Smoki
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 15, 2018 02:12
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[Oregon] Ending tobacco companies’ smoke screen

A new round of ads starting this week details how the industry intentionally designed cigarettes to make them more addictive. LEARN MORE Hood River County programs are educating different groups about flavored tobacco products, and e-cigarettes/vapor d
Hood River (OR) News
added Feb 15, 2018 02:02
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[California] Regulating Cannabis Manufacturing: Applying Public Health Best Practices from Tobacco Control

State legalization and regulation of cannabis, despite continued federal illegality, is a massive shift in regulatory approach. Manufactured cannabis, including concentrates, extracts, edibles, tinctures, topicals and other products, has received less at
Journal of Psychoactive Drugs
added Feb 14, 2018 20:19
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[California] GLANTZ: Marijuana Should Be Packaged, Regulated Following Tobacco Control Best Practices

With enormous potential to influence policy, the state should take an assertive approach to cannabis labeling, packaging and product formulation, according to a new UC San Francisco study. The analysis found that requiring plain packaging and large warni
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 14, 2018 20:16
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[Europe] CONWAY: CDC Director’s Tobacco Ties: More Common Than You Might Think – OpEd

The full breadth and depth of such ties raises serious concerns about the extent to which these connections have affected tobacco control policies...The so-called delegated acts spelling out the conditions for the track and trace system are now up for rev
Eurasia Review (blog)
added Feb 14, 2018 18:27
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What would a million cigarettes cost? Health Canada wants to know

Health Canada recently issued a tender notice asking suppliers what it would cost to purchase a million very low-nicotine cigarettes as part of its wider tobacco control strategy. VLN cigarettes, which have less than 0.4 mg of nicotine each, aren't avai
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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IKERD: How Big Ag is Borrowing Big Tobacco’s Playbook

The term “sound science” was actually coined by the tobacco industry in the early 1990s... The only defense put forth by CAFO proponents is that there is no “scientific proof” that any specific CAFO represents a specific public health risk. This is the s
In These Times
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[Indiana] VIDEO: Mike Pence's home state can now require Medicaid recipients to work

Vice President Mike Pence and Seema Verma revolutionized Medicaid in Indiana a few years ago... Under the newly granted waiver, smokers who don't participate in tobacco cessation activities will face premium surcharges as an incentive to engage in health
CNN
added Feb 14, 2018 10:27
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