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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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[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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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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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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[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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