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[Illinois] Report: Candy-Flavored Tobacco Hooks New Generation of Kids

But now, Congress is considering two bills that would weaken the FDA’s authority. One bill would limit FDA oversight of e-cigarettes and cigars and make it more difficult for the FDA to remove flavored products from the market. Another bill would exempt
WTTW (Chicago, IL)
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30
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MINTON: Harm-Reducing Tobacco Alternatives Are a Human Achievement

Regardless of where the innovation comes from, we ought to embrace any safer alternative to smoking. The profit-motive of companies, large and small, is demonstrably better at creating means to help smokers quit than any government effort or public healt
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Mar 24, 2017 19:43
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SATEL: A Defense Department Hotline That Keeps Smokers Hooked

Here’s how her conversation went: Angela: Hello! How can I help you today?... The DOD should sever its relationship with UCANQUIT2.org until the website and online chatters are equipped to offer accurate, helpful advice. The facts are that snus is much
Forbes
added Mar 24, 2017 17:19
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal’s former firm remembers ‘a brilliant lawyer’

before questioning Judge Neil Gorsuch, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal harkened back...it is more than a quarter century since Blumenthal left his own private practice behind for an extended run in public service, first as Connecticut attorney general with a
Stamford (CT) Advocate
added Mar 24, 2017 12:21
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[North Carolina] Old Cigarette Machines Get a New Life as Art

Today, Whittington's refurbished cigarette machines – dubbed Art-o-mats – have taken on its own cult status with locations around the world. More than 61,000 pieces of art about the size of a cigarette pack were sold in 2016.
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 21:57
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[Ohio] Effort underway to ban smoking on Veterans Affairs sites across U.S.

An Ohio congressman has targeted smoking at Department of Veterans Affairs medical clinics and campuses nationwide. U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup, an Iraq war veteran and a doctor, has introduced House legislation that would immediately ban smoking inside VA
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:36
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Is the UK government still serious about reducing smoking?

The lack of a tobacco control plan since 2015 could damage recent gains in reducing prevalence, Sophie Arie reports . . . concern is growing that the current government is letting other crucial tobacco control policies slip, policies that have greatly red
British Medical Journal
added Mar 23, 2017 14:02
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LIVE: Live Video: Gorsuch Testimony Continues

the proceedings are not finished yet. On Thursday, the committee hears testimony from witnesses about Gorsuch's qualifications to be a justice of the US Supreme Court.
KAWC (Yuma, AZ)
added Mar 23, 2017 13:41
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BRIANT: Tobacco Bills: Dead or Defeated

a growing number of tobacco-related bills have either died for failure to be passed by a state legislative deadline or been defeated in committee hearings.... There are still many other tobacco-related legislative bills pending in numerous state legislatu
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 23, 2017 02:52
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Bill to Ban Smoking Areas at VA Introduced in House

House Republicans introduced a bill Wednesday to immediately shut down the remaining indoor designated smoking areas at Veterans Health Administration facilities and also to eliminate outdoor designated smoking areas within five years. "Exposure to seco
Military.com
added Mar 23, 2017 02:52
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