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Cigar smoking poses cancer risk

OK, Dad, you’ve got the straight scoop on the dangers of smoking that cigar. Please do your children, yourself, and other family members (including pets) a huge favor and abandon the cigar habit. Your family thanks you.
Brunswick (GA) News (goldenisles.news)
added Feb 26, 2017 18:22
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Why researchers have a duty to try and influence policy

For some months, I’d been in the forefront of a small group of public health people who were confronting the advertising industry’s self-regulation body with data about the appeal of Paul Hogan, who fronted the massively successful Winfield cigarette adve
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:21
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GLANTZ: How the tobacco industry manipulated public health policy in Nigeria

This bit of history highlights the importance of strong implementation of FCTC Article 5.3, which commits parties to the treaty to keep the tobacco companies from infiltrating the government’s policy making process. We also illustrate how the industry i
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 24, 2017 22:02
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[Australia, South Africa, UK] OSSOWSKI: Harm reduction for tobacco addicts – plain packaging doesn’t work

nd development officer at ‘Students for Liberty,’ Yaël Ossowski, cites international examples of where the plain packaging of cigarettes, while seeming to work initially, failed dismally in reducing harmful tobacco consumption
Biznews (za)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:39
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[Canada] New Canadian Constitution Foundation Report Reveals Major Problems with Canadian Vaping Laws

These laws and proposed laws threaten the industry’s ability to grow and maximise the significant public health and financial benefits of encouraging cigarette smokers and would be smokers to switch to less-harmful e-cigarette technologies.
Canada Free Press (ca)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:17
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[California] JOHNSON: Second hand MJ smoke reaching children

marijuana users must be extra vigilant in keeping marijuana inaccessible to children and NOT use marijuana products in the presence of children to minimize secondhand smoke and THC exposure. Call the Poison Control Center at (800)222-1222 for concerns ab
Ukiah (CA) Daily Journal
added Feb 24, 2017 17:44
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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] KAPOK | SMOKING GUN

Even pro-business legislators of the Legislative Assembly Second Committee in charge of examining the amended law had been “shocked” to find the report of KPMG — a global accountancy firm with a longstanding relationship with the tobacco industry — on the
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Feb 24, 2017 17:39
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HOEKSTRA: Science challenges FDA vaping regulation, and Trump might be next

he says it will take quick action starting with Congress and a bill to push the grandfather date to Aug. 8, 2016. “That’s a step in the right direction,” Stier told Watchdog.org. “But it would not save innovation going forward, which we need. So that’s w
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:52
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ASSUNTA: Introduce licensing for tobacco retailers

Obviously, retailer education not to sell contraband cigarettes is ineffective. Licensing of retailers is an efficient way to ensure that these contraband cigarettes don’t end up in smokers’ hands...The cost of the licence should be high enough for the re
New Straits Times (my)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:39
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[Colorado] COLDIRON: Increased enforement of smoking ban coming soon

Starting March 1, staff plans to increase enforcement efforts through the issuance of warnings and tickets for those who continue to smoke in restricted areas, especially in the downtown smoke-free zone. Fort Collins has long been a leader regarding smo
Fort Colliins (CO) Coloradoan
added Feb 22, 2017 19:25
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