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[Massachusetts] Anti-tobacco crowd backs e-cig regs while retailers seek changes

Proposed restrictions on free samples of e-cigarettes for adults would harm retailers ability help smokers quit... Numerous e-cigarette specialty shop owners, supporters and anti-tobacco activists filled a hearing room to sound off on Attorney General Mau
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Apr 24, 2015 14:19

[China] Keller and Heckman Establishes Chinese Regulatory Working Group on Electronic Cigarettes

is forming a new coalition of stakeholders dedicated to the development of appropriate regulations and standards for electronic cigarettes (“e-cigs”) and e-liquids in China: the Chinese Regulatory Working Group on Electronic Cigarettes (the “Working Group
Keller and Heckman LLP
added Apr 24, 2015 13:13

[UK] Slaying the dragon: how the tobacco industry refuses to die

The tobacco industry is using an increasing range of techniques to regain its influence over public policy making—with some alarming success, reports Jonathan Gornall
British Medical Journal
added Apr 24, 2015 11:31

Henry I. Miller

In a 2012 article for the Hoover Institution criticizing the FDA's approach to tobacco products, Miller wrote that nicotine "is not particularly bad for you..." A 1994 memo written by the Apco Associates PR firm (now called Apco Worldwide) for Philip Mo
SourceWatch (Center for Media & Democracy)
added Apr 24, 2015 10:41

Doctors behind anti-Oz letter have own ‘conflicts of interest’

Dr. Henry I. Miller of Stanford’s Hoover Institution...prominent voice in a tobacco industry-backed campaign to discredit the science linking cigarette use and cancer. Miller also had a connection to ... (ACSH)... Dr. Gilbert Ross, is also a signatory to
added Apr 24, 2015 10:35
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[Delaware] Vape shop owners, customers fight indoor ban on e-cigs

Owners and operators of Delaware's brick and mortar e-cigarette outlets and vaping lounges say business will be busted by legislation banning use of the devices indoors. They say that their customers need to be able to try the product before buying it a
Wilmington (DE) News Journal
added Apr 23, 2015 10:33

Editorial: It is time to bust the myth of physical inactivity and obesity: you cannot outrun a bad diet

The tobacco industry successfully stalled government intervention for 50 years starting from when the first links between smoking and lung cancer were published. This sabotage was achieved using a ‘corporate playbook’ of denial, doubt, confusing the publ
British Journal of Sports Medicine
added Apr 23, 2015 09:50

[Canada] Nova Scotia menthol ban ignites debate

Gagnon of Imperial Tobacco Canada told the legislature’s law amendments committee Wednesday there is no evidence menthol products are the cause of youth smoking...Hammoud, president of the Atlantic Convenience Store Association, says stores would suffer a
Canadian Press
added Apr 23, 2015 09:48

[Mid-east] Big tobacco takes on Islam in effort to promote smoking

The campaign went so far as to hire lawyers to make theological arguments against Islamic leaders opposed to tobacco use. “The paper shows how the industry has sought to distort and misinterpret the cultural beliefs of these communities, and to reinterpr
added Apr 22, 2015 18:52

[North Carolina] Bill would require safety packaging for e-cig liquids

would mandate child-resistant packaging and warning labels on liquids used with electronic cigarette vaporizers will go to the full House for consideration. Senate Bill 286 was given a unanimous approval...endorsed by Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 22, 2015 09:30
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