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A Public Health Framework for Legalized Retail Marijuana Based on the US Experience: Avoiding a New Tobacco Industry [FREE FULL TEXT]

To protect public health, marijuana should be treated like tobacco, not as the US treats alcohol: legal but subject to a robust demand reduction program modeled on successful evidence-based tobacco control programs. Because marijuana is illegal in most p
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Sep 28, 2016 09:37

GLANTZ: If Legalizing Pot, Consider Health, Not Profits: New UCSF Analysis Looks at History to Help Guide Future Marijuana Laws

The policy analysis by researchers at UC San Francisco is intended as a roadmap to help prevent a legalized marijuana industry from becoming a new version of the tobacco or alcohol industries, replete with aggressive marketing and political strategies to
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 28, 2016 09:35

[California] Field Poll: Life-Saving Tobacco Tax Holds Narrow Lead but Big Tobacco Spends Tens of Millions to Deceive Voters, Defeat Prop 56

A new Field Poll shows that California voters narrowly favor Proposition 56, but also reflects the effect of tobacco’s mammoth spending and deceptive messaging. “This is not a surprise. Tobacco companies have spent $200 million over the last 10 years in
Yes on
added Sep 27, 2016 17:43

[Nevada] Achieva to introduce air-filtration system for casinos at Global Gaming Expo

The PurAPlay digital clean air system, which uses the company’s Smoke Away advanced-filtration technology...prevents the release of secondhand smoke by vacuuming it from the cigarette and the smoker, Tanner said. The air then passes through the filter, wi
Las Vegas Sun
added Sep 27, 2016 15:17

Holy grail of baseball cards goes up for auction: Image of legendary shortstop which was withdrawn because he didn't want to endorse smoking is set to fetch $5million

And now a rare 1909 Honus Wagner card, which shows perhaps the greatest shortstop of all time, is expected to fetch up to $5million in an online auction. Only 50 of the cards were ever produced because the Pittsburgh Pirates player demanded that they we
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 27, 2016 02:16

[California] PORAC Endorses Prop 56 to Protect Children and Save Lives

Peace Officers Research Association of California (PORAC) – the largest law enforcement organization in California and the largest statewide association in the nation – is putting its muscle behind Proposition 56, the life-saving tobacco tax initiative th
Yes on
added Sep 26, 2016 23:43

[California] CSAC Supports Proposition 56 on Behalf of the State’s 58 Counties

California State Association of Counties (CSAC) has announced its support for Proposition 56, saying the initiative will improve California communities by curbing youth tobacco use, including e-cigarette and cigar smoking, and improving health care for lo
Yes on
added Sep 26, 2016 23:43

[New Zealand] Christchurch Clinical Studies Trust Announces Completion of a Clinical Study on Innovative Nicotine-Containing Product

The product prototype, designated “P3L” by the technology owner Philip Morris International, mixes nicotine with lactic acid to produce an inhalable nicotine salt aerosol with faster absorption rates than traditional nicotine replacement therapies. The d
Scoop (nz)
added Sep 26, 2016 15:00

[New Zealand] Health lobby v Big Tobacco: Behind the scenes battle for future of e-cigarettes

The fight is being conducted through submissions to the Ministry of Health over how tightly e-cigarette sales should be regulated....trying to influence media attitudes with one e-cigarette company, understood to be owned by a big tobacco company, offerin
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 27, 2016 17:53

[New Zealand] Tobacco black market grows as tax increases hit home

King says: "There's going to be people shot over it [tobacco]. Someone is going to get killed." A smoker looking for cheap fags can find a host of people in Christchurch selling cut-price tobacco online.
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 28, 2016 20:57
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