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CONLEY: Use Common Sense on E-Cigarettes

members of the American Vaping Association, which represents U.S.-based, family-owned-and-operated e-cigarette manufacturers, would be hard pressed to meet FDA’s requirements. The rules, in short, would needlessly drive these companies out of business and
U.S. News & World Report
added Jul 31, 2014 02:50

DOTSON: Electronic cigarettes Fact versus fiction of vaping: Fact versus fiction

Until more is known about the potential risks, the safe play is to say no to electronic cigarettes. If you’re looking for help to stop smoking, there are many FDA-approved medications that have been shown to be safe and effective for this purpose.
Paris (TN) Post-Intelligencer
added Jul 31, 2014 02:41

DeMERS: Can You Fire Employees Who Smoke?

Even if you live in a state where smokers can be dismissed, creating an environment where you encourage smokers to curtail the habit is far more productive than prohibiting it altogether.
added Jul 31, 2014 00:40
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Kevin Sabett: ‘It’s Ironic That We’re Pushing Against Smoking So Hard, Yet We’re Ready To Give Marijuana A Free Pass’

Sabet, who opposes the legalization of marijuana, believes society made poor decisions regarding alcohol and tobacco and thinks changing marijuana policy would be making the wrong choice again.
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jul 31, 2014 00:37
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[Australia, UK] STRINGHAM: Plain packaging is a losing strategy in the fight against smoking

plain packaging mandates have been of no measurable help in Australia, and there’s no reason for us to start playing the dangerous game where government starts censoring the use of of logos.
City A.M. (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 00:35
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Some Iowans blowing smoke about tobacco use

David Brown, Wellmark's executive vice president, said his company tried to set its tobacco-use surcharge at a reasonable level. "Obviously, smokers are more expensive to care for, but if you price it too high, you're just encouraging people to lie," he
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Jul 30, 2014 19:42

SIEGEL: Electronic Cigarette Opponents Continue to Misrepresent the Science to Support their Positions

the director of the Georgia Regents University Cancer Center warns of many potential public health hazards... By misrepresenting the results of the science, the article is able to provide seeming scientific support for its unfounded assertion that e-cigar
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jul 30, 2014 13:29


How do you keep selling a product that slaughters its customers? Easy. You give them the e-cigarette... Best of all: you promote the e-cigarette as a way to quit smoking. There is one tiny bug, though. As a smoking cessation aid there is no evidence tha
Sask News Now (ca)
added Jul 29, 2014 16:38

GOLDSTEIN: National Ad Campaigns Can Spark Discussions About Tobacco Cessation

On Aug. 7, the AAFP and the American Academy of Pediatrics will offer a webinar for clinicians( about how the CDC and FDA campaigns can bolster discussions with patients and families about tobacco cessation. Please join us for this i
American Family Physician
added Jul 29, 2014 11:20

[Nebraska] COPUR: E-cigarettes more of a foe than a friend

The best advice for smokers is to stop using any form of tobacco and/or nicotine as soon as possible. Smokers who want to quit can try stopping on their own with or without other guidance. They can also try one or more of the options that can help them q
Grand Island (NE) Independent
added Jul 29, 2014 10:18
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