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[Canada] SIENIUC: Public health officers tackle hazy issue of e-cigarettes

In an effort to make sense of the regulations, the e-cigarette issue is on the agenda for provincial and territorial health ministers, who are meeting in Banff, Alta., on Monday and Tuesday. What authority do medical officers have to protect public heal
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 30, 2014 05:16
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Poll: tobacco, then alcohol, sugar, marijuana most harmful substances

When asked in a Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll which of the four substances is most harmful, 49 percent of respondents chose tobacco, with alcohol next at 24 percent. Sugar received 15 percent and marijuana only 8 percent
UPI
added Mar 13, 2014 17:48
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[Missouri] MARKAY: Federal Support for Anti-Tobacco Advocacy Raises Legal Questions

Funding provided by federal grants appear to have supported efforts to lobby state and local governments for greater restrictions on tobacco sales and usage in violation of restrictions on the use of federal funds for political or policy advocacy. The r
Washington Free Beacon
added Mar 12, 2014 00:45
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Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Launches 'Field to Table' Program

The program is designed to help local farmers focus on sustainability while providing food for those in need.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jan 21, 2013 16:04
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The Fatter of Two Evils

ENGBER: Why are Americans more afraid of gaining weight than smoking cigarettes?
Slate
added Jul 23, 2012 10:34
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Coca-Cola, ABA Accused of Tobacco-Like Deception in Lawsuit

Praxis Project seeks to stop Coke and the Washington-based American Beverage Association from deceptive advertising of sugary drinks, particularly to children, and for the disclosure of documents related to their impact on health. Studies have linked suga
Bloomberg News
added Jan 4, 2017 23:49
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MEYER: The FDA Can't Tell the Difference between Eggplants and Tobacco

Siegel submitted a simple question to the FDA: “Are e-cigs that do not contain nicotine (or any other tobacco extracts) also covered by the FDA deeming regulations? If so, will they also require pre-market approval like products that do contain nicotine?”
ValueWalk
added Jul 27, 2016 13:50
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Europe has 'alarming' rates of smoking, drinking and obesity: WHO

In a report on health in its European Region, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that while many countries had reduced risk factors for premature death, rates of obesity, tobacco use and alcohol consumption "remain alarmingly high". "Europeans dri
Reuters
added Sep 22, 2015 21:15
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[Canada] Obesity, Smoking, and Lack of Exercise Contribute to Avoidable Deaths in NL

Canadian Institute for Health Information which launched a pan-Canadian website yesterday outlining how each of the provinces stack up when it comes to various health indicators. Director of Health System Performance, Kira Leeb says this province has high
VOCM (VOICE OF THE COMMON MAN) (ca)
added Sep 20, 2014 12:53
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[India] Kerala : Court annuls ban on tobacco sale

Justice A.M. Shaffique ordered that State and Commissioner of Food Safety had no right to take any action against tobacco or tobacco products as 'chew tobacco' was not a food product as defined under the FSS Act.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:52
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