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[Canada] GLOBE EDITORIAL Are e-cigarettes about harm reduction, or greater harm?

National governments have been slow to react. Thankfully, the WHO and Toronto have taken steps that, at the very least, will get people to take a second look at what they are putting into their lungs.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:04
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[Virginia] Altria planning 490 job cuts, with 200 to 250 in its Richmond-area operations

Altria Group Inc. is planning to eliminate about 490 jobs from its U.S. workforce in the next two months as the company seeks to save about $300 million a year by the end of 2017. About 200 to 250 of those job cuts will come from the company’s salaried w
Richmond.com
added Jan 29, 2016 03:01
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[Canada] SWEANOR: E-cigarettes a public health breakthrough

As someone who has spent over three decades in the forefront of national and global efforts to reduce smoking I feel a need to provide some perspective. As someone who grew up in Port Hope and observed friends starting to smoke and then, unable to break
Cobourg (Ont) Daily Star (ca)
added Aug 12, 2016 18:00
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SATEL/SWEANOR: Dear Surgeon General and public health agencies, anti-vaping polices are bad for public health

Our lead public health agencies – CDC, FDA, and the Surgeon General’s office – have been shamefully derelict in their duty to protect the health of smokers and empower them. Many of the nation’s millions of smokers would surely switch to reduced harm al
American Enterprise Institute
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40
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[Colorado] Insights Abound at Smoker Friendly Conference

Last week, I had the honor of moderating a panel of leaders from innovative cigar, RYO/MYO and cigarette manufacturers at the 2015 Smoker Friendly Conference and Tobacco Festival. Dan Carr, president of General Cigar, Richmond, Va., J. Kelly Michols, CEO
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 26, 2015 22:19
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Tobacco Companies Sue FDA Over Cigarette Packaging Guidelines

“We disagree that FDA’s new requirements that manufacturers must obtain agency authorization before changing certain product labels when the actual physical tobacco product remains exactly the same,” an Altria rep tells the Wall Street Journal. “We’re as
The Consumerist (blog)
added Apr 14, 2015 17:25
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[Canada] 'Increasing harassment' of smokers: Cigarette chief on no-tobacco day

Ms. Polet, who has been with British American Tobacco, Imperial’s parent, for decades, issued a statement today calling for a new approach to curb tobacco use, specifically a program known as “tobacco harm reduction” that includes such things as e-cigare
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 29, 2014 14:16
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[Africa, South Africa] SWEANOR/YACH: Looking for the next breakthrough in tobacco control and health

Are there risks as we embrace measures that fundamentally challenge the near-monopoly on nicotine maintenance currently held by the cigarette oligopoly? Certainly there are. … But these risks must be seen in relation to the risks of inaction (or counterpr
South African Medical Journal (za)
added Oct 23, 2013 15:18
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[Canada] Marni Soupcoff: Smokers already understand the risks of cigarettes. Regulators should be cautious about trying to make them ‘safer’

one of the author’s knocks against the ventilated filter cigarettes is that their apparent “lightness” makes smokers think they’re smoking something safer. But the fact is: the message that cigarettes kill has already been delivered loud and clear. (Can a
National Post (ca)
added May 27, 2017 15:37
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BATES: Vaping and tobacco harm reduction in Ireland - consultation response in five quotes

On 5th January, Ireland’s Health Information and Quality Authority published a draft Health Technology Assessment on smoking cessation interventions with a press release. The assessment was positive about e-cigarettes.
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:41
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