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SAVEDOFF: From law suits to e-cigarettes, how big tobacco is fighting back

The latest evolution of tobacco company strategies involves new nicotine products that make smoking attractive and confound the boundary between toxic and less toxic ...the best approaches will have to be continued implementation of the Mpower approaches
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 21:07
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SAVANT: Do Smokers Cost Society More?

According to many studies (but not all), the lifetime health care costs for smokers and obese people, whose lives are shorter, are indeed lower than fit, healthy people who live much longer. The admonitions against smoking and obesity are not generated by
Parade
added Sep 1, 2014 14:18
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GLATTER: The Health Claims Of E-Cigarettes Are Going Up In Smoke

Sadly for smokers and “vapers”, the answer is far from clear. Over the past week, new evidence has emerged which suggests that E-Cigarettes can be dangerous too – in some cases carrying higher amounts of certain toxins than the blazing tobacco of old.
Forbes
added Sep 1, 2014 03:20
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[Asia, India] KESAVAN: NO SMOKING - The decline of tobacco and its lessons

Human beings don’t want to be suddenly saved from their pleasures by self-righteous laws, but, as the campaign against smoking demonstrates, they can be educated out of their excesses.
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Sep 1, 2014 02:42
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[Minnesota] KEE: The facts on e-cigarettes

I feel it necessary to add yet another opinion, with the acknowledgement that those previous were just that, opinions. Just about any substance introduced to the body can cause side effects - whether it’s ingested, inhaled or even just touched.
Grand Rapids (MN) Herald-Review
added Aug 29, 2014 19:59
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[Pennsylvania] CABREY: Fuming over Philadelphia cigarette tax

To tax the sale of cigarettes (or any similar item) is shortsighted, and to do so only in one county is discriminatory toward the residents and visitors of that county who choose to purchase that item in that county.
Philadelphia Business Journal
added Aug 29, 2014 19:36
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RADCLIFFE: For Policy Discouraging Smoking, FDA Defies Common Sense in Weighing 'Lost Pleasure' Against Health Benefits

there is no theoretical basis for including as a cost of the policies the pleasure consumers no longer receive when, aided by the policies, they rationally choose (as Nudge puts it) "to make their lives longer, healthier, and better."
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 29, 2014 19:35
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DAUBE/CHAPMAN: The Australian's dissembling campaign on tobacco plain packaging

But The Australian's reports have — as their authors must have expected — attracted attention overseas. UK headlines include “Plain packaging has backfired in Australia — don't bring it to the UK”, “Australia tobacco sales increase despite plain packagin
Medical Journal of Australia
added Aug 29, 2014 15:18
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[Africa, Canada, Ireland, Nigeria] JEMIDE: National Tobacco Control Bill: The challenge on security and economy

Ambrose Jemide, a security consultant, argues that stringent tobacco regulation has adverse implications for the security and economy of the nation…
Daily Independent (ng)
added Aug 27, 2014 22:00
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Carolyn Hax: Mother should abandon the smoke screen with her daughter

People often hold up the example of smokers telling their kids not to smoke as the height of hypocrisy. It’s not. What’s hypocritical about being in the grip of a difficult addiction and not wanting your kid to go through that? Every human being has thei
The Washington Post
added Aug 27, 2014 21:23
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