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[UK] Simon Calder: No smoke but plenty of ire

Ridgway said I should have commended his airline for jettisoning the ridiculous notion that it was acceptable to have naked flames lighting toxic substances to produce fumes that were then inhaled by everyone on board the plane. "Virgin Atlantic was the
The Independent (uk)
added Mar 30, 2013 15:40

[Oklahoma] Looking Ahead to Local Control of Tobacco Regulation

“A direct vote to the people is very new, and is a dramatic new tactic to repeal tobacco control preemption in Oklahoma,” said Michael Givel, a University of Oklahoma political scientist and the co-author of the upcoming book Heartland Tobacco War, out t
KGOU Radio (Norman, OK)
added Mar 26, 2013 13:58

[New York] FRANK: Mixing Freedoms in a 32-Ounce Soda

Such policies have reduced the national smoking rate by more than half since 1965, making it much easier for parents to raise their children to be nonsmokers. That's an enormous benefit. Opponents of smoking restrictions must be prepared to show that thos
New York Times
added Mar 24, 2013 12:35

[Kentucky] Bullitt smoking ban just part of Jett's legacy

As he leaves Bullitt County after four productive but sometimes tumultuous years as public health director, Swannie Jett has no regrets. That includes both the countywide smoking ban he championed in a costly legal battle that defied county elected offi
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 13, 2013 11:03

C. Everett Koop, Surgeon General Who Took on Tobacco, Dies at 96

His landmark surgeon general’s report in 1986 contained the first official government warning on the link between second- hand smoke and lung cancer. He called for a smoke-free society by 2000 and new measures to restrict smoking in the workplace and pub
Bloomberg News
added Feb 25, 2013 19:31

The changing winds on outdoor smoke-free policies in Maine

Successful implementation of smoke-free regulations requires education and the provision of smoking-cessation tools to those who need them.
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Feb 23, 2013 19:08

[UK-Scotland] History lesson on Glasgow tobacco lords for Dalziel pupils

In particular, Mr Dalziel discussed how the tobacco lords made their fortunes, as well as how they developed trading links abroad. Having recently studied some of the areas Mr Dalziel discussed, pupils found Mr Dalziel’s talk extremely interesting and in
STV (uk)
added Feb 23, 2013 12:32

Taxpayer dollars used to fund study tying Tea Party to tobacco lobby

"It's an example of the frivolous spending inside the government ... that has landed us $17 trillion in debt," said Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin. The study was funded by federal taxpayer grants through the National Institutes of Heal
Fox News
added Feb 16, 2013 21:22

[Canada] Day 106: He took a licking and kept on ticking

Mr. Mitchell took the same approach as he had eleven years ago, even asking many identical questions. (Why was the "Youth Target Study" a described as a major study by RJR? How many documents did you see from RJR-Macdonald showing research on people under
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Jan 25, 2013 19:48

Public Finance Balance of Smoking in the Czech Republic

Based on up-to-date reliable data and consideration of all relevant contributing factors, the effect of smoking on the public finance balance in the Czech Republic in 1999 was positive, estimated at +5,815 mil. CZK. This report details the findings of a
University of South Carolina - Arnold School of Public Health
added Jan 6, 2013 12:27
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