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BATES/LEHRER/SWEANOR: EIGHT TOBACCO HARM REDUCTION PROPOSALS FOR THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT (PDF)

despite very large expenditures and sweeping federal powers, perverse tobacco policy is failing the American public and will soon destroy thousands of small and medium- sized businesses that are part of the solution, not part of the problem. The vast m
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Feb 2, 2017 16:15
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[Canada] Vaping: what you should know about the trend some are using to quit smoking

While there is limited evidence the devices help people butt out, many say switching from smoking to vaping is not only safer – but cooler. There’s even a new store in Edmonton, called LifestylE Cig, dedicated to the new trend. “We don’t sell to minors
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 8, 2014 06:02
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[Canada] Taxation key to smokers butting out in favour of E-cig: University of Ottawa professor

Sweanor presented his thesis in the New England Journal of Medicine, suggesting "sharply-increased taxes on combustible (cigarettes)" while reducing or eliminating excise taxes on smokeless alternatives like e-cigarettes, which remain unsanctioned in Can
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Aug 20, 2015 14:44
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[Canada] Selby, Sweanor & Hughes: E-cigarettes could save the government billions

we need fit-for-purpose regulations aimed at harnessing market forces for the greatest possible reduction in smoking-related diseases. Governments have a responsibility to enact progressive regulations that allow citizens to reduce their exposure to dange
National Post (ca)
added Feb 26, 2014 11:44
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[North Dakota] SWEANOR/WARNER: Their View: Measure 4 wrongly targets all tobacco products

By all means, North Dakota should have a much higher cigarette tax. But Measure 4's proposed increased tax on smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes sends the message that all tobacco and nicotine products are equally dangerous. This is not true and has the
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Sep 5, 2016 02:07
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[Canada] New e-cigarette industry says regulations off the mark

Despite Bhatnagar's perspective that e-cigarettes are safer, others contend that not enough research has been done on the long-term effects of the practice, known as vaping. Users are called vapers, since the devices emit water vapour, not smoke.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 9, 2015 21:43
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[New York] SCHWAB: A new smoking trend?

Dunkirk (NY) Observer
added May 6, 2012 19:21
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[Asia, Canada, Europe, USA] Professor David Sweanor to Give Keynote Address at 22nd Century Group Annual Shareholder Meeting; Company Releases Letter to Shareholders

“The FDA should quickly move to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes to non-addictive level. If we reduce the level of the stimulus, we reduce the craving. It is the ultimate harm reduction strategy.” ... 22nd Century is in the rare position of having a v
Business Wire
added Mar 27, 2015 12:36
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[Canada] Jacob Sullum on e-cigarettes: Sowing confusion among anti-smoking activists

opponents of e-cigarettes worry that public vaping will sow confusion among adults charged with enforcing smoking bans, and among children who might mistakenly think cigarettes aren’t so bad after all. Those hypothetical problems seem overblown to me, but
National Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2014 18:12
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[UK] SWEANOR: Pragmatism on nicotine could save lives

Reducing risks by helping smokers switch to less hazardous products has been opposed rather than endorsed, with regulation serving to restrict alternatives to cigarettes. The push to ban potentially less hazardous alternatives to cigarettes, or to put th
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 22, 2017 01:24
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