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RODU: Department of Defense anti-smokeless campaign is ’50’ shades darker

Thanks to David Sweanor of the University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy & Ethics, we became aware of an outrageous DOD website called UCanQuit. Sweanor, who has a long history of fighting cigarette company malfeasance, co-authored a commentary
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46

SKLAROFF, GODSHALL, GAMBESCIA: Vaping isn't smoking, it's a disease prevention method

And, as the new Administration pledges to slash many harmful regulations, it should include the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) recent vapor product regulation, which was touted as another important measure to protect children from Big Tobacco and n
The Hill
added Mar 17, 2017 22:44

[Pennsylvania] SHIFFMAN: Up in smoke

Last week, Allegheny County Council voted to ban the use of e-cigarettes in public places such as restaurants, stadiums and schools. The ban is unfortunate and ill-advised. The rule treats vaping just like smoking and sends the message that vaping is jus
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Mar 17, 2017 07:34

SIEGEL: What the FDA Gets Wrong About E-Cigarettes

Trump’s nomination of Scott Gottlieb to be the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration is a hopeful sign that the FDA’s illogical tobacco product regulations may soon end. The rules as they stand lump all nicotine-containing products in the
Bloomberg View
added Mar 16, 2017 19:13


informational tobacco product inserts or onserts to help consumers make more informed choices would fit well within the harm reduction and consumers’ right-to-choose approach to tobacco control that the major tobacco companies support and the new Trump Ad
O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
added Mar 15, 2017 16:11

[Asia] Israel's Strategy for E-cigarettes: Sell First, Worry About Health Later

The upshot of the deceptively laconic announcement last week by the Health Ministry is that Health Minister Yaakov Litzman is shirking his duty to protect Israelis’ health. According to Litzman, pending a ruling by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration,
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 15, 2017 16:08

[Europe, Sweden] Swedish men on target to be first to completely stub out smoking

Swedish government has released data showing that the proportion of men aged between 30 and 44 smoking fell to just 5 per cent in 2016. This makes it the first country to hit a notional tobacco “end game” target proposed by global health bodies and some
New Scientist
added Mar 15, 2017 14:34

[Australia, UK] Simon Chapman asks Terry Barnes: why write for Croakey when your support lies with a right wing think tank?

the IEA is a right wing think tank which has money poured into it by big tobacco...Snowdon who regularly writes splenetic bile about public health / I have joined the public policy debate about the value of vaping as a disruptive technology offering real
Croakey (au)
added Mar 15, 2017 14:23

CHAPMAN: Can we trust Big Tobacco to promote public health?

Those who believe the tobacco companies are born-again public health angels with the advent of e-cigarettes have little to say about Big Tobacco’s business as usual with cigarettes. It’s a bit like arguing that we should pat a mafia boss on the back for d
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 15, 2017 14:02

SUGARMAN: Encourage Vaping to Help Reduce Smoking

vaping, along with the patch and gum, soon may not be the only products through which users could obtain nicotine without burning tobacco...In the meantime, under the Trump Administration, perhaps vaping will be viewed in a different light.
RegBlog (Penn Program on Regulation)
added Mar 14, 2017 21:15
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