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[Massachusetts] SEYLER: Celebrating 25 years of smokefree skies and looking forward to further progress

I think about what my daughters might be telling their kids about smoking 25 years down the road. I hope their kids will find it unbelievable that people once smoked in their apartments and in their cars. I hope the change is just as dramatic as it has be
Fall River (MA) Herald News
added Feb 28, 2015 20:19

[Missouri] BERSHIDSKY: Weed could spark big tobacco boom

It might seem that Big Tobacco is merely cannibalizing its existing sales by putting out such products. But it might be something of a bet on the future, too. “Heat not burn” vaporizers can just as easily be used to smoke marijuana as tobacco. And they a
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Feb 28, 2015 20:16

[Australia, Ireland] ARCHON: All poor Reilly wants to do is save lives!

Fortunately, Australia has reinforced Reilly’s belief in the certainty of his crusade. That country introduced plain packaging laws in 2012 and, in two years, cigarette smoking fell to a record low. Particularly relevant was the fact that the tobacco com
The Southern Star (ie)
added Feb 28, 2015 20:14

[Kentucky] COMBS: How to talk about smoking so people will listen

Leonard Nimoy died today ...John Oliver provided the macro example of how to talk to smokers... Christy Brown is the founder of the Institute for Healthy Air Water and Soil...Brown’s husband – Owsley Brown II – died in 2011 at age 68
MedCity News
added Feb 28, 2015 10:56

[Indiana] BOEN: Increase in 'vaping' raising health concerns

“E-cigarettes are not completely free of carcinogens and toxins,” Ghanem said, but because e-liquid manufacturers do not have to list all the substances in the liquids, the jury is still out on what harms they may hold. As what eventually occurred with c
Fort Wayne(IN) News-Sentinel
added Feb 27, 2015 16:42

SULLUM: Today's Pothead Is Yesterday's Cigarette Fiend

As symbols of all the things that might go wrong on the path from birth to maturity, drugs offer what every adult confronted by a troublesome teenager longs for: the illusion of control.
Reason Magazine
added Feb 27, 2015 13:32

CHAN: The FCTC is 10: should we celebrate?

Mixed results, to be certain. Should we celebrate? Absolutely! No one expected the FCTC to be an instant cure. At the outset, the curve of the epidemic was simply too steep to believe that, in 10 years’ time, it could be reversed. We’ve made great strid
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:23

MACKAY: The WHO FCTC at 10: making a very big difference

There are challenges ahead in getting the few remaining states which have yet to adopt the treaty to do so; to fully implement the treaty after becoming a Party; to develop and implement multiple protocols, and to provide appropriate funding, especially
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:21

The FCTC in 2025: what needs to happen in the next decade?

Framing tobacco control as a national development priority will also help get ministries other than health (and their staff and budgets) to contribute to tobacco control. And, as increasing numbers of developing country Parties are demonstrating, allocat
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:18

YACH: The WHO FCTC at 10: progress has been mixed

Multinationals seek predictability and respectability. The FCTC gave them the first and harm reduction may give them the second. There is no example of a legal consumer goods sector being regulated out of existence.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Feb 27, 2015 13:16
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