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Contesting the Science of Smoking

A decade after a judge ordered tobacco companies to acknowledge the dangers of low-tar cigarettes, they continue to dispute the scientific consensus.... Gori did not respond to phone messages.
The Atlantic Monthly
added May 4, 2016 16:40
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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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[UK] 'Heat not burn' cigarettes still harmful to health, say government advisers

The independent Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT) has looked at the evidence on the “heat not burn” products currently available mainly online in the UK. They are less risky than conventional cigarett
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 13:50
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[New York] Smokers Urge NY Court To Back Medical Monitoring Claims ($$)

Smokers suing Philip Morris USA Inc. urged New York's highest court on Tuesday to find that plaintiffs can bring a stand-alone medical monitoring claim against a tobacco company even if they do not have a smoking-related disease. The New York State Court
Law360
added Aug 1, 2013 20:03
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[Minnesota] Report Claims SCHIP Cut Smokers, Increased Revenues

Minnesota anti-tobacco group using findings to push for tax hike
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 14, 2012 16:06
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A Hidden Epidemic: Tobacco Use and Mental Illness

This May for Mental Health Awareness Month, Legacy will host a special Warner Series Lecture to address a devastating trend in public health.
American Legacy Foundation
added May 22, 2012 15:31
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SIEGEL: Relying on Lies from the California DPH, Lawsuit Against Blu Contends that Five Minutes of Vaping Poses Significant Risk of Experiencing a Heart Attack

Today, after reading the actual text of the complaint, I am able to report that the complaint is so unscientific that it actually asserts that just five minutes of vaping an e-cigarette poses a significant risk of experiencing a heart attack. And where
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added May 13, 2015 22:44
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Smoking Doubles Women’s Sudden Death Risk

Smoking cigarettes may more than double a woman’s risk of sudden cardiac death. But quitting can reduce that risk significantly over time, according to a new study.
WebMD
added Dec 11, 2012 18:12
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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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