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[Florida] KENNEDY: Fred Levin and the Big Fist Fight | Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Levin's greatest contribution to America's health, welfare and democracy was his clandestine scheme to devise, and deftly marshal to passage, a law allowing the state of Florida to sue the tobacco industry to recover Medicaid expenses for smoking related
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 22, 2014 09:09
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BLUM: Ebola: A failure to communicate (opinion by Dr. Alan Blum)

public...might not want to hear it, since the leading causes of premature death are often preventable. Cigarette smoking...is the one entirely avoidable risk factor in five of the top six causes of death: heart disease, cancer, stroke, emphysema, and dia
AL.com
added Oct 22, 2014 08:50
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[India] Paan (pan) and paan (pan) masala should be considered tobacco products

This article calls for a universally standard classification of these smokeless carcinogenic products as tobacco products and thus, subject to the same public health and clinical protections applied to other forms of tobacco.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 08:40
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[Iowa] OFFNER: Getting the vapors over e-cigarettes

This isn’t about tween-age kids; it’s about controlling the buying habits of adults, and the entire business community should monitor this situation closely.
Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier
added Oct 21, 2014 13:28
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[New York] SULLUM: For public health, let them vape cake

Critics like Constantinides and Rockefeller, guided by little more than their own idiosyncratic tastes, want to decree which flavors adult vapers may consume, even at the cost of deterring smokers from quitting. These taste tyrants elevate hypothetical t
New York Daily News
added Oct 21, 2014 13:21
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GLANTZ: Nicotine and ultrafine particles: Reasons to worry about e-cig-induced heart attacks

by design e-cigarettes expose users to nicotine in an aerosol of ultrafine particles that also have direct bilogical effects, particularly on the cardiovascular system and lungs. Holly Middlekauff and collegaues just published an excellent review on the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:16
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GLANTZ: Intensive e-cig users more likely to quit cigs, intermittent users less likely to expect to quit in next year

there was a suggestion that the intensive users were using them because of health concerns compared to the other groups. This may explain why the intensive users were more successful at quitting smoking. It may be that the intensive users were replacing
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:09
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GLANTZ: Nicotine and ultrafine particles: Reasons to worry about e-cig-induced heart attacks

Holly Middlekauff and collegaues just published an excellent review on the effects of nicotine and fine particle air pollution (from cigarettes and other sources) in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that describes how these agents act on
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:01
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[California] GLANTZ: ACS CAN CALLS ON GOVERNOR BROWN TO RETURN THE $100,000 CONTRIBUTION FROM PHILIP MORRIS TO PROPOSITIONS 1 & 2

Good for ACS CAN in calling out Governor Brown for taking $100,000 from Philip Morris. He should do what ACS asks and give the money back (and pledge not to take any more).
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:00
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OGE: Blowing Smoke at Global Warming

In 1993, my office at the Environmental Protection Agency released a landmark study...cigarette companies were already decades-long veterans of a war against facts. Since at least the 1960s, the tobacco industry had refined an innovative technique to cou
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 20, 2014 22:32
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