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[Asia-pacific] BOLLYKY: TPP Tobacco Exception Proves the New Rule in Trade

carve-out says a lot about the special role of tobacco in U.S. and international law, but less about investment disputes generally. It is an exception motivated by a unique combination: a widely subscribed treaty binding all other TPP countries, an execu
Council on Foreign Relations
added Feb 5, 2016 21:40
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SEIDMAN: Should High-Nicotine Cigarettes Be Banned?

Although many people, especially when young, choose to experiment with addictive drugs, no one chooses addiction. Selling high-nicotine cigarettes should be illegal.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 5, 2016 20:50
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DOLACK: Fanaticism and Fantasy Drive Purported TPP ‘Benefits’

Heartland began as a Big Tobacco outfit...Bast claimed that there were “few, if any, adverse health effects” associated with smoking and boasted to a Phillip Morris executive that “Heartland does many things that benefit Philip Morris’s bottom line, thin
CounterPunch
added Feb 5, 2016 20:17
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[Australia] BARNSLEY: Litvinenko, Polonium-210: tobacco products are toxic and should be “recalled”.

Below, public health researcher Kathryn Barnsley discusses why a complete recall of tobacco products, far from being a laughable prospect, is well overdue... We should support the tobacco free generation proposal that would phase out the sale of tobacco
Croakey (au)
added Feb 5, 2016 14:19
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CHAPMAN: What to make of tobacco industry research declarations of ‘no conflicts of interest’?

Being employed by a company with direct commercial interests in the research in question should never allow authors to mock the process by declaring they have no conflicting interests.
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 5, 2016 06:34
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DOHERTY: World Health Organization: No Kids Should See Films That Show Smoking

World Health Organization is fighting to bar children from seeing smoking in films without a guardian. As far as Zika virus goes, there is plenty of international coordinating to do.
Reason Magazine
added Feb 4, 2016 20:40
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[Illinois] PHILLIPS: Cigarettes on screen leave us breathless

And there can never be a vaping equivalent to the line in "Sweet Smell of Success" spit out, like a threat, by Burt Lancaster as he quietly humiliates Tony Curtis with three little words: "Match me, Sidney."
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 4, 2016 20:28
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[California] GLANTZ: Thanks to ALA Oscars will be smokefree (including e-cigs)

the Dolby Theater where the Oscars are held announced that their ceremony would be smokefree, including e-cigarettes There is still no official confirmation from the Academy itself.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 4, 2016 20:02
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BRIAN VINER: Censoring smoking in films would stub out the most smouldering scenes of all

There's a video on YouTube that purports to show a version of Casablanca, edited to cut out the smoking scenes to avoid having the film re-classified. It cuts from the famous map-of-Africa opening credits straight to 'The End' flashing up.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 4, 2016 19:57
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HEATH: Framing the Debate: E-cigarettes and Children

Let's be clear: there is nothing safe about e-cigarettes. They deliver nicotine, a highly addictive drug that carries many documented risks:
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 4, 2016 19:44
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