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[New York] Who Made That Cigarette Filter?

Robert N. Proctor, a professor of the history of science at Stanford . . . Here he talks about the promises made for filters. Were filters used to obscure the dangers of cigarettes? Oh, yes. Filters are the deadliest fraud in the history of human civili
New York Times
added Jul 6, 2012 11:56
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What Investors Need to Know From Philip Morris' New Tobacco Study

Rather than being an exciting new growth opportunity for investors to mull over, new reduced risk products are starting to look like a way for Big Tobacco to hold on to what it already has.
Motley Fool
added Sep 25, 2016 23:28
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[Canada] Breakenridge: Questions cloud city's celebration of e-cigarette bylaw

The city's seven-month-old bylaw essentially adds e-cigarettes to the existing smoking regulations, thus drawing an equivalence between smoking tobacco and vaping liquid containing nicotine, writes Rob Breakenridge.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Feb 3, 2016 01:23
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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] SWEANOR/HOUSTON: Rethinking Nicotine: The Role of Public Health Law in Ending an Epidemic

It has the potential to lead to one of the greatest public health breakthroughs in human history by fundamentally changing the forecast of a billion cigarette-caused deaths this century.
Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
added Oct 7, 2016 11:29
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[Canada] HOUSTON/SWEANOR: How unsubstantiated fears over aspartame and e-cigarettes are having a detrimental effect on public health

rumours and alarmist quasi-science of the kind that have long plagued aspartame now fuel regulations not grounded in evidence or good public-health practices, and threaten both consumer acceptance of, and access to, products that are demonstrably less har
National Post (ca)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:31
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[North Carolina] Reynolds executives express optimism, rather than gloom, with new FDA rules

During a London presentation... Cameron said she was pleased with the FDA’s tone and language with the new rules, particularly the FDA’s recognition “that vapor products can play an important role in reducing the harm caused by smoking.”
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 29, 2016 14:31
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New Research Underscores FDA's Need to Take Action on American Spirit Cigarettes' Misleading Packaging

Descriptors and other aspects of American Spirit cigarette packs lead 50-60 percent of U.S. adults to incorrectly believe that American Spirit cigarettes are less harmful than a comparison cigarette pack, according to a new research released by Nicotine a
PR Newswire
added May 11, 2016 13:43
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[Canada] DRESCHEL: To vape or not to vape

But in the absence of conclusive data, Ontario's Liberal government is already demonizing e-cigarettes and ignoring their potential to save lives and health-care dollars. The government claims its smoke-free strategy is to help smokers quit, protect othe
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Dec 3, 2014 13:30
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[Canada] GLOBE EDITORIAL E-cigarettes: A way out of addiction – or a way in?

Consumers deserve clarity from Health Canada. Are these devices banned or not? Safe or not? A good way to stop smoking – or a way to start? A lot has changed since 2009. Time for an update, Health Canada. Your smoke break is over.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 5, 2014 13:15
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