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[New York] VIDEO: RESIDENTS FORM BAYSIDE SMOKE-FREE HOUSING ALLIANCE

The Bayside Smoke-free Housing Alliance wants to increase the number of smoke-free apartment buildings in the Bayside and Bay Terrace communities. Organizers say there are more than 30 apartment buildings in these two areas. The alliance plans to infor
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Dec 30, 2017 19:46
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'WSJ' Analysis Shows Fake Comments Submitted To Government Agencies

It may be weaponizing of Astroturf lobbying. It's creating bots to do it. I mean, it does go back to the tobacco industry where they were opposing the rule back in the '90s to regulate cigarettes. And they went to racecar events and got people to sign pos
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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[Illinois] Why the legal age to buy tobacco isn't going up to 21 everywhere

Six Cook County communities have adopted so-called "Tobacco 21" ordinances as well. But in DuPage County, only one community has approved such an ordinance. None have done so in Kane or McHenry counties or anywhere else in the state. Some officials cre
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Dec 27, 2017 15:26
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[Asia, China] Anti-smoking groups take fight online

Four GIFs designed to discourage smoking were jointly released on the official Sina Weibo accounts of five anti-tobacco groups recently. "The GIFs are designed to encourage Tencent to remove the smoking emoji from WeChat," said Xu Jianshu, director of t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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[Missouri] Anti-Smoking Advocates Advocating Stricter Laws

Anti-smoking advocates are pushing for a countywide ban in St. Charles County, and activists in neighboring St. Louis County are considering a push for a stricter law.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 25, 2017 21:13
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[Canada, Italy] VIDEO: Case Closed | Study Shows No Lung Damage From Vaping

tracked the health outcomes of a cohort of daily e-cigarette users for 3.5-years. The results shatter the myths promulgated by public health propagandists in the Progressives’ war against vaping.
RegulatorWatch.com (ca)
added Dec 22, 2017 16:38
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[UK] SELLER: Swan song: How Britain uses the last of its fading European influence

Against the backdrop of Brexit, flagship British companies in the tobacco industry – British American Tobacco (BAT) and Imperial – remain locked in a heated lobbying battle... Will Britain’s withdrawal make it easier for the EU to expand tracking mechanis
TheLondonEconomic (uk)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:48
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[Asia, India] Tobacco Product Retailers Seek Roll Back Of 85% Pictorial Warnings

Over 1,000 retailers of tobacco products on Thursday protested outside the Union Health Ministry office in Delhi, demanding reduction in the size of the graphical health warnings on cigarette packets. According to the retailers, protesting under the bann
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:59
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Forget Russia: Fake Social Media Accounts Can Spread Lies About Vaccination Safety, E-Cigarettes

USC researchers focused on how these bots promoted the notion that using electronic cigarettes helps people stop smoking, a conclusion not definitively supported by research...analyzed about 2.2 million e-cigarette-related posts on Twitter from Dec. 24 to
ScienceBlog
added Dec 21, 2017 20:32
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The Philip Morris Files: Humming Along / PART 4: How Philip Morris is selling regulators on its hot new smoking device

executives are traversing the globe to lobby health authorities on the benefits of iQOS, the little machine the tobacco giant says is key to the company's future. The novel argument: While iQOS uses tobacco, it shouldn't be categorized as a cigarette beca
Reuters
added Dec 21, 2017 16:27
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