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TIERNEY: Scott Pruitt, Warrior for Science

. Its conclusion that secondhand smoke was killing thousands of people annually was ruled by a judge to be in violation of “scientific procedure and norms”—and was firmly debunked by later research.
City Journal (Manhattan Institute)
added Apr 23, 2018 16:37
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HEFLER: Austria: government chooses tobacco industry interests over citizens’ health

Faced with a clear choice between popular opinion, scientific evidence and the health and wellbeing of its citizens on the one hand, and craven political expediency and subservience to the tobacco industry on the other, the Austrian government chose the
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 23, 2018 02:01
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[China, South Africa] Ensuring a transparent, inclusive, civilian and scientific-oriented World Tobacco Control Conference – statement from Taiwanese delegates

On the last day of the World Conference, we asked the conference secretariat for an explanation and justification of the revocation of Taiwanese delegates’ conference registration.... For what reason(s) were the delegates excluded? 3. Why was this WCTOH
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 23, 2018 01:58
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Containing diffusion: the tobacco industry’s multipronged trade strategy to block tobacco standardised packaging

Governments seeking to implement SP [standardised packaging] need to be prepared to resist and counter the industry’s multipronged trade strategy by avoiding trade diversions, exposing false industry legal and reputational claims, and monitoring third-par
Tobacco Control
added Apr 23, 2018 00:20
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Response to H. Nabi et al.

We agree with Nabi et al. that adiposity, as a main source of estrogen biosynthesis after menopause, can influence nuclear estrogen receptor (ER)–β expression in the lung. To approach this issue, in our data, we evaluated whether 1) adiposity measured by
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 23, 2018 00:16
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RE: Smoking, Sex, and Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer: Steroid Hormone Receptors in Tumor Tissue (S0424)

In closing, future work should consider the role of adiposity if we are expecting to have a more complete picture of the interplay between smoking, sex, hormone receptors, and survival in lung cancer.
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Apr 23, 2018 00:14
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Webinars » What’s the Hype?: JUUL Electronic Cigarette’s Popularity with Youth & Young Adults / Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018

Duration: 1 hour / This webinar will familiarize participants with JUUL, a relatively new, discreet, and best-selling e-cigarette brand...authorities’ efforts to persuade schools to decline to partner with JUUL Labs, Inc., on educational and other initi
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:32
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how tobacco products harm the environment from their manufacture to consumption

The process of growing tobacco, manufacturing tobacco products and delivering them to retailers causes severe and irreversible damage to the environment..."From start to finish, the tobacco life cycle is an overwhelmingly polluting and damaging process,"
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:01
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[UK] YOU SNUS, YOU LOSE What is snus, what does the chewing tobacco do to you and why do footballers such as Jamie Vardy use it?

But it is also manufactured in the US, where production standards are typically lower than in Sweden and significant quantities of sweeteners tend to be used. England and Leicester striker Jamie Vardy uses the substance as an alternative to ciggiesFAME
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 21, 2018 16:44
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[Missouri] VIDEO: Tobacco-Free Kids Campaign Worry About JUUL E-Cigarettes

"Southwest Missouri we have almost a double in our area of the smoking rate in the entire nation," said Brawner. Truth Initiative president and CEO Robin Koval calls for FDA to take action. "We need the FDA to stop the internet sales that are going on
KOLR-TV Channel 10 (Springfield, MO)
added Apr 21, 2018 16:40
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