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LIEBERMAN: Thinking About Health: Government trying to regulate tobacco products

It’s unlikely the power of the tobacco industry has diminished since Kessler left office in 1997. And therein lies a cautionary tale for current FDA regulators who are tiptoeing ever so carefully through the regulatory mine field surrounding big tobacco.
Rapid City (SD) Journal
added Dec 10, 2018 19:07
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Juul tries to make friends in Washington as regulators circle

Twenty years after four big tobacco companies reached a massive settlement with 46 states over smoking-related health problems and marketing issues, Juul is frantically trying to avoid a similar fate.
Politico
added Dec 10, 2018 03:29
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[USA] CROWE: Teen vaping in Canada has taken a 'worrisome' turn

Teague wrote..."A tobacco product is, in essence, a vehicle for delivery of nicotine..." Now that Juul and others have solved that problem...marketing a new device that, when used as intended, will create a nicotine dependence in the user.
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 10, 2018 23:15
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Plans for the First E-cigarette Went Up in Smoke 50 Years Ago

In 1963, a year in which U.S. smokers burned through a then-record 523 billion cigarettes, a scrap metal dealer from Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, invented a revolutionary alternative. “I call it the ‘Smokeless,’” Herbert A. Gilbert, then a two-pack-a-da
Smithsonian Magazine
added Dec 6, 2018 19:00
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[North Carolina] Duke removes Confederate veteran’s name from building

its Board of Trustees on Saturday voted to approve removing Julian Carr’s name from a building where the history department is located. Carr was a Confederate veteran and tobacco magnate...He once bragged during a 1913 speech about whipping a black woman
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2018 16:09
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Native Americans began smoking tobacco long before the arrival of European colonizers and may have helped spur the Agricultural Revolution

Two studies published this year show indigenous populations began smoking tobacco much earlier than previously thought, and were likely growing the crop at least 1,200 years ago in some parts of the US. An analysis of a dozen ancient pipe fragments cont
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 29, 2018 23:19
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[Nevada] LETTER: Defend your beliefs

I once had the daring of youth to circulate a petition throughout the store requesting there be no smoking on the sales floor....this was in the 1970s...there are countless people I’ve never met who have benefited... Fare-thee-well, Sears. My efforts wer
Boulder City (NV) Review
added Dec 1, 2018 16:13
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The government tries yet again to regulate tobacco products

It’s unlikely the power of the tobacco industry has diminished since Kessler left office in 1997. And therein lies a cautionary tale for current FDA regulators who are tiptoeing ever so carefully through the regulatory mine field surrounding big tobacco.
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Nov 28, 2018 18:38
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Connecticut's Tobacco Farmers Face Land Use Choices In A Disappearing Industry

Tobacco has been grown in Connecticut for hundreds of years. But the number of acres has shrunk dramatically, from more than 20,000 a century ago down to do 2,000 today. Now, growers are facing economic pressure to develop their land.
WNPR - The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN)
added Nov 28, 2018 23:00
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[Australia] GUNDERMAN: Smoking rates in US have fallen to all-time low, but how did they ever get so high?

Although cigarette marketing has declined considerably since its heyday, the timeliness of its lessons remains undiminished....So long as there is money to be made in moving such merchandise, it seems, someone will be on hand with a battery of techniques
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:31
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