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GLANTZ: The White House told FDA that Black lives don’t matter

In a stunning action that prioritized tobacco industry interests over Black (and other) lives, the White House removed the overwhelming evidence presented by FDA demonstrating the impact of menthol and other flavors in enticing African Americans, as well
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 7, 2016 15:52
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[Canada] Gail Asper urges smokers to quit, saying it took years off her parents' lives

Manitoba Lung Association is hoping a contest to quit smoking, even for 24 hours, might convince smokers to try butting out for good. If that isn't convincing enough, Gail Asper said smoking took years off her parents' lives. She shared her family's batt
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 21:03
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[Illinois] Big Tobacco, the FDA and the future of tobacco-less smoking

What concerns health advocates the most are the plethora of flavorings, variations and nicotine doses that are added to the liquid. The two chemicals, for example, are not approved for inhalation. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration and the California D
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Jan 3, 2016 21:02
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[Michigan] Teen cigarette smoking drops to historic low in 2015

"But each new generation that comes of age needs to be warned of the dangers of cigarette smoking, or we risk returning to the high levels of smoking we have seen in the past. Further, the study now finds that many students are smoking tobacco in forms ot
University of Michigan
added Dec 18, 2015 20:12
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22 wealthy nations that smoke the most

1. Greece — 38.9% The biggest smokers in the OECD are the Greeks: 43.7% of men smoke in Greece and 34% of women do. Like Latvia and many other countries on this list, Greece has a big problem with illegal cigarette smuggling. A recent report estimated t
Business Insider
added Nov 8, 2015 21:10
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What happens when we raise the age to buy cigarettes to 25?

The AAP policy asks that the U.S. Federal Food and Drug Administration regulates e-cigarettes the same way cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco are. American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network member Chris Hansen said, "powerful interventions are
Catholic Online
added Oct 26, 2015 18:51
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[Iceland] Denmark: Almost 1 in 2 upper-secondary students smoke

46% of Danish upper-secondary students smoke either daily or occasionally, according to a new survey by the State Institute of Public Health (SIPH), with the numbers revealing a huge increase in young smokers over the past two decades.
Icenews (is)
added Sep 23, 2015 19:42
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“What Is Our Story?” Philip Morris’s Changing Corporate Narrative.

PMC replaced its market success–oriented corporate narrative with a new one centered on responsibility....new narrative was unconvincing to many of its employees...repositioning that would help the company continue business as usual. Moving toward a tobac
American Journal of Public Health
added Sep 11, 2015 14:25
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These Doctors Were Paid To Testify That Smoking Doesn't Cause Cancer

A Vocativ investigation reveals the six ear, nose and throat doctors mentioned...we list the doctors, with select excerpts...Willard Bill Fee Jr. / MIchael H. Bertino / Ellis L Webster / Dr. Trina Espinola / Merill A. Biel / Kim R. Jones
Vocativ
added Aug 4, 2015 09:50
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[Indiana] Is the vape trend as safe as it seems?

It’s no secret that vaping is on the rise among college students. “It’s literally the cool thing to do nowadays,” said George Ransom, the owner of the West Lafayette Smoke Shop. “So far this morning, I probably had like eight customers, and I’d say five
The Exponent (Purdue U.)
added Jul 30, 2015 04:31
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