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ARCHIVE: EPA swaps top science advisers with industry allies

Two of Pruitt’s new appointees helped companies defend their products or fight restrictions on secondhand smoke, and another sought more than $300,000 in tobacco industry funding but was rejected. John Graham, dean of the Indiana University School of Pub
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
added Jul 8, 2018 14:53
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Juul, the vape device teens are getting hooked on, explained

“I don’t recall any fad, legal or illegal, catching on in this way,” says Meg Kenny, the assistant head of school at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester, Vermont, who has worked in education for 20 years. Students at her school are Juuling in bathroom
Vox Media
added May 2, 2018 18:12
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[UK] Evidence review of e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products 2018: executive summary

Policies on tobacco and e-cigarettes should have at their core the recognition that nicotine use per se presents minimal risk of serious harm to physical health and that its addictiveness depends on how it is administered.
GOV.UK
added Mar 23, 2018 21:27
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[North Carolina] ‘That one bad habit almost took everything from me’

Gaston County’s effort to snuff out tobacco use came to Bessemer City on Thursday. The Gaston County Health Department, along with other local health departments, elected officials and anti-tobacco advocates in the region gathered to discuss the dangers
Gaston (NC) Gazette
added Mar 3, 2018 00:44
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Senate Budget Deal Shortchanges America's Investment in Disease Prevention

The U.S. Senate today will vote on a budget agreement that increases spending levels for the next two years and includes funding for important health programs such as community health centers. Regrettably, for the second time in less than two months, the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 8, 2018 20:58
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[Asia, Israel] MINISTERS DELAY VOTE ON BILL PROPOSING HEFTY FINES ON TOBACCO COMPANIES

The private member’s bill would enable the authorities to force local and foreign tobacco companies to pay NIS 35 billion to NIS 40b. to cover the huge medical expenses that have been spent on tobacco-related diseases.
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 21, 2018 20:54
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[UK] Pioneering work to tackle smoking in the battle against cancer

The pioneering work of NHS bodies and councils in the region has been highlighted in Westminster. Professor Sean Duffy, leader of the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Cancer Alliance, was invited to address the Parliamentary launch of an NHS 'Smokefree' ple
Keighley News (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 15:18
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Tobacco Prevention Campaigns Come Up Short In Texas

Texas spends over seven-billion-dollars more on healthcare-related costs, than it generates in tobacco-related taxes, and money it gets from the 1998 “Big Tobacco” settlement. Another thing is is that Texas spends just four-and-one-half million on tobacco
Red River Radio Network
added Jan 11, 2018 02:07
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[UK] Could e-cigarettes have caused this little-known lung condition called popcorn lung?

Medical experts believe vaping is 95% safer than smoking a conventional cigarette - but there is still some uncertainty surrounding e-cigarettes and what the possible side effects could be. And one theory is that e-cigarettes could have contributed towa
Liverpool Daily Post & Echo (uk)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:57
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GUEBERT: Discrediting science is not a good idea

calls the HONEST Act. A more honest name for it would be the Dishonest Act because it institutionalizes Big Tobacco’s ignorance-inspiring, doubt-producing sound science standard as the law the of the land. More specifically, the central part of the bill
Watertown (SD) Public Opinion
added Jan 4, 2018 23:48
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