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KERSHAW: Don't let Big Tobacco crush e-cigarettes

* Kershaw: FDA should let e-cigarette industry innovate to save tobacco smokers' lives Editor's note: Oliver Kershaw is the founder and CEO of E-cigarette Forum. He is also a co-founder of Vaping.com and the E-Cigarette Summit, which aims to promote ope
CNN
added Nov 22, 2014 13:27
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[California] Smokers hold out for habit despite public pressure, taxes

A coalition of health advocacy groups says increasing taxes on cigarettes will shock more people into quitting, thereby lowering health care costs and saving taxpayer dollars. Dubbed Save Lives California, the coalition comprises the American Lung Associ
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 22, 2014 12:56
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California tobacco tax backers unveil new campaign

a coalition of labor and health advocates unveiled on Thursday a campaign to impose a $2-a-pack cigarette tax through legislation or a ballot initiative. “Smoking-related disease remains the world’s most preventable cause of disease,” Dr. Richard Thorp,
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 21, 2014 01:34
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[Africa, Ghana] Expedite the Tobacco Tax Legislation process -Govt. urged

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), a non-governmental organisation, has appealed to President John Dramani Mahama to reject tobacco industry interferences in developing national Tobacco Tax Policy. “The recent proposal from the Ministry of Fin
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Nov 21, 2014 01:30
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[Canada] Youth urged Ontario to ban flavoured tobacco

Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:45
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Massachusetts Town Votes to End Bid for Tobacco Ban

at its regular meeting Wednesday afternoon, the board voted 2 to 1 to rescind the proposal, saying it had already heard the town’s objections loud and clear. “The town is not in favor of the proposal, and therefore I am not in favor of the proposal,” Ed
New York Times
added Nov 20, 2014 12:06
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Firestorm Erupts in Anti-Smoking Massachusetts Town

Many say they have never touched tobacco and find the habit disgusting. Rather, they perceive the ban as a frontal assault on their individual liberties. And they say it would cripple the eight retailers in town who sell tobacco products.
New York Times
added Nov 18, 2014 11:28
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UCSF Report Says Program To Diminish Tobacco Use in California Is Fading

researchers said efforts to raise additional money have failed, in part because of increased willingness among state legislators to accept tobacco industry campaign donations. The report includes comments from: Kimberly Amazeen, vice president of public p
California Healthline
added Nov 18, 2014 11:10
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Smoke Free Coalition to Kentucky Lawmakers No More Excuses

The Kentucky Smoke-Free Coalition has a message for state lawmakers: Make a comprehensive, statewide, indoor, smoke-free law a "number one priority" during the 2015 legislative session. Amy Barkley, chair of the Kentucky Smoke-Free Coalition, says her or
Public News Service (PNS)
added Nov 18, 2014 10:43
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[UK] CRAIG: The Great British rake-off... what really happens to the billions YOU donate to charity: Fat cat pay, appalling waste and hidden agendas

My book, The Great Charity Scandal, is not an attack on charity, but an attack on charities that put their own interests first. / however worthy ASH’s intentions, it’s not obvious that it is a charity whose purposes are widely supported by an enthusiasti
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 09:45
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