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[Florida] Dr. Zorba Paster: E-cigarettes are toxic to kids -- and to our air

My biggest issue is the use of e-cigarettes by minors, particularly the number of high school-age kids who believe e-cigarettes are safe... Anything that is not pure air puts a person at risk. Claiming that e-cigarettes are safe is hogwash. With that, I
Florida Times-Union
added Mar 27, 2015 14:59
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PORT: North Dakota shouldn’t treat vaping like smoking

Vaping isn’t smoking....that distinction makes all the difference in the world. Not for the anti-tobacco crusaders, though. These zealots...both bills, which passed the House and were heard before a Senate committee this last week, do something very posi
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:53
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[USA] THOMPSON: America declares war on e-cigarettes. But it’s an ideological battle, not a medical one

The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention have launched a wildly expensive campaign against e-cigarettes because… well, I can’t really work out their logic, but the sickly aroma of liberal puritanism is unmistakeable. The medical arguments are r
The Spectator (uk)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:45
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[Australia, Uruguay] SECCOMBE: Big Tobacco's plan to stub out plain packaging

it’s vitally important that Australia fight Big Tobacco to the end, not only for it’s own citizens’ sake, but also for the sake of those in less affluent countries, who are now the industry’s prime targets. Second, we’ve got to be a whole lot more carefu
The Saturday Paper (au)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:32
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[Ireland] KEALY: Leo's health insurance remarks are just more smoke

"Anyone who can afford to smoke 20 cigarettes a day can afford to take out health insurance."...it is nonsense to suggest that they can simply divert elsewhere the money they spend on tobacco. The usual rules of 'opportunity cost', whereby a consumer, by
Irish Independent (ie)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:21
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SIEGEL: California Department of Public Health E-Cigarette Web Site is Full of Lies; Why Can't They Just Tell the Truth?

public health officials are telling more lies to the public about the health effects of smoking than the tobacco industry. I took the time to review the web site that the California Department of Public Health put together about electronic cigarettes and
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:15
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[Uruguay] HOFFA: TPP Investor Language Will Leave Taxpayers on the Hook

Companies are already challenging governments around the globe when they feel elected officials are holding down their profit margins. Tobacco giant Philip Morris, for instance, is currently appealing Uruguay's regulation of advertising on cigarette pack
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 26, 2015 15:13
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[Tennessee] CASEY: I don't want to smell or see your butts

I’m not sure how it came about, but apparently, smokers are under the impression that their cigarettes are completely natural. Paper surrounding the tobacco comes from trees, the tobacco is farmed from the ground just like the filter which — I once was t
Johnson City (TN) Press
added Mar 26, 2015 09:54
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[Washington] HARRIS: We can't smoke indoors, now Seattle Parks wants to ban us from smoking outside as well

Smokers might be the easiest group of all to hate on. And guess what? The majority of them are low-income people....Real Change is a block away from Pioneer Square’s Occidental Park..cigarette in hand, I strolled through this small park to see what I’d
Real Change
added Mar 26, 2015 09:11
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[Connecticut] Rep. Rosa DeLauro: Sounding the alarm on trade deal that favors special interests

editorial published in this newspaper accused critics of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership of spreading “alarmism” for saying that the agreement will favor corporate special interests... exactly what the TPP will do...tobacco companies have used simi
New Haven (CT) Register
added Mar 25, 2015 13:19
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