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[Missouri] LETTER: Taxes on unhealthy products pay for their true price

I think George Will has it wrong about tobacco taxes in his column "We don’t need government to remind us that smoking kills"... I am still mad at Missouri for our low cigarette tax, which encourages young people to start smoking by making them affordabl
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 4, 2018 07:26
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Can My Partner Vape While I'm Pregnant? Experts Weigh In On The Risks

most medical professionals would likely advise you to stay clear ...The risks are lower, but still, the risks exist. Your best bet is to talk to your doctor, and your partner, about your concerns.
Romper
added Dec 29, 2017 21:21
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CHAPMAN/BAREHAM: Gateway effects and electronic cigarettes: a response to J-F Etter

Simon Chapman David Bareham
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:44
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[Iceland] Judge John Hodgman on Snuffing Out a Snuff Habit

I am an American living in Iceland. Here, many men purchase snuff tobacco, called neftobak... Tobacco is a carcinogen no matter which hole in your head you put it in, so I order him to dispose of his owl turds safely. But I can’t order a grown-up to forg
New York Times
added Dec 18, 2017 16:56
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[Idaho] Letter: The number one killer drug ($$)

An international drug cartel with a retail outlet in Moscow is pushing - to children - the number one killer drug, in an open display at child level, hidden behind the last cash register, in that Moscow store. We all know that getting drugs into the hands
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
added Dec 13, 2017 14:09
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[UK] Correspondence ./ The irresponsible promotion of e-cigarettes and Swaptober

Swaptober aims to convert smokers from traditional cigarettes to e-cigarettes...Until substantial evidence has been gathered on the health implications of e-cigarettes, the promotion of e-cigarettes by health organisations is irresponsible, unethical, and
The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:07
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: Chad Owen: Cigarette tax-stamp discount benefits local wholesalers, not big tobacco

Big tobacco manufacturers such as RJ Reynolds do not receive the money that the article refers to. The cigarette tax-stamping discount (Wis. Stats. 139.32(5)) is provided to wholesale distributors to reimburse them for the significant expenses they incur
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Dec 11, 2017 12:46
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[North Carolina] LETTER: We need more

we need public policies that keep all people tobacco-free and help people quit tobacco for good. Our elected officials should support youth tobacco-prevention programs and evidence-based cessation programs. For several years, North Carolina has put very
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 9, 2017 19:10
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[Australia] LIBERMAN: Comment on the Lancet’s correction to Derek Yach’s article Foundation for a smoke-free world

As I explained in this comment, in his piece published on 14 October, Yach cited a 2012 article of mine as the sole reference for his assertion...My paper provided no support for Yach’s assertion.... I wrote to the Lancet requiring a correction, and purs
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:40
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[Rhode Island] LETTER: Truth, yet deceit from Big Tobacco

Every parent should walk into a place where tobacco products are sold to see how they are packaged. You will find that they are being marketed to entice children to smoke....The inadequate funding levels for tobacco prevention programs across the country
Johnston (RI) Sunrise
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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