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[Tennessee] MICHAEL: Show your family some love by not smoking around them

Gov. Bill Haslam has proclaimed this week as “It’s Quittin’ Time in Tennessee,” and as part of the effort, the Tennessee Department of Health is joining with partners across the state to encourage tobacco users to give up the habit. If you or someone you
Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal
added Feb 19, 2017 16:16
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[Africa, Nigeria] OGBEBO: Why Shisha Is A Health Risk

WINIFRED OGBEBO writes on the rising trend of Nigerian youths’ addiction to shisha, another form of tobacco use, which if not checked, could be another menace in the country.
Leadership (ng)
added Feb 19, 2017 01:14
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[Australia] Patrick Carlyon: At last, the science is in — until it’s out

A lengthy story spoke of “terrible science” in Slate magazine last week. The anti-smoking crusade had “eagerly embraced alarmism”. “Today’s tobacco control movement is guided by ideology as much as it is by science, prone to hyping politically convenien
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Feb 18, 2017 21:54
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BENTLEY: Hope for vapers: New bill could halt FDA e-cigarette prohibition

The bipartisan legislation would alter Food and Drug Administration rules requiring products deemed to be tobacco products that came on the market after Feb. 15, 2007, (a predicate date) to undergo a prohibitively expensive and complicated approval proce
Washington DC Examiner
added Feb 17, 2017 23:00
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] SENG/WARNER: Ending the tobacco scourge

"endgame strategies". Perhaps Singapore should begin this journey towards eliminating smoking completely. We would not be the first country to endorse and adopt this approach. New Zealand, Finland, Canada, Sweden and France have all endorsed the goal of
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 17, 2017 22:44
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[Mississippi] ISRAEL: Lawmakers shirk duty on smoking-ban bills

all Mississippians should have the health benefit of living in smoke-free communities, which is why it remains urgent for the state Legislature to pass comprehensive tobacco-control legislature. Furthermore, the public should demand that these committee c
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Feb 17, 2017 21:25
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COOPER: Why do we tolerate smoking in Northern Kentucky's workplaces?

It’s no surprise that the American Lung Association gave Kentucky straight Fs in its recent report card. Our state is the worst in the nation for smokers and cancer deaths. It has been that way for a long time.
WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added Feb 17, 2017 21:18
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HUBER: Masters of “Alternative Facts”: Big Tobacco

The tobacco industry has been playing with “alternative facts” for decades, and the results have been deadly.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 16, 2017 23:06
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GLANTZ: Smokefree Laws Cut Heart Attacks (and other bad things): Look At All The Evidence

You would question that conclusion if you read the article in Slate by Jacob Grier... The important thing to do is look at all the evidence (not just the few studies Grier talked about). The US Surgeon General did just that, in his 2014 report The Heal
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 16, 2017 17:05
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GEBELHOFF: The great mystery of e-cigarettes

As a substitute to the long list of harmful chemicals found in combustible cigarettes, these harmful substances might be a desirable trade-off. But even the most ardent supporters of e-cigarettes should admit that the surge in teen vaping is probably not
Washington Post
added Feb 16, 2017 16:57
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