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Politicians pile on e-cigarettes again, to “protect our children.” Baloney!

ACSH’s Dr. Gil Ross, an intense observer of the burgeoning e-cigarette phenomenon and the antipathy it has inexplicably generated, had this comment: “Mr. Waxman’s statement goes quite a ways towards illustrating the problems those of us in public health
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Apr 17, 2014 18:09
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SIEGEL: Anti-Smoking Researchers Attack Tobacco Companies for Complying with the Law

The article and commentary criticize tobacco companies for changing their labeling of "light" and "ultra-light" cigarette brands ... unless the anti-smoking groups shift the blame over to the tobacco companies, then the fact that these groups lied to the
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Apr 16, 2014 11:34
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[UK] CLARK: Imperial’s smoke and mirrors

a shrewd sense of political timing. Imperial has opted to axe England’s last cigarette factory, blaming “increasing regulation”, ten days after Jane Ellison, the public health minister, ordered tobacco companies to scrap branded boxes in favour of plain p
Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 16, 2014 09:25
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[Europe] ARCHIVE: CRONIN: The muscle and money of Big Tobacco

There should be no room for nuance when tobacco is discussed. Six million lives are lost to smoking every year. The companies that cause this suffering deserve to be treated as pariahs. So why is the EU accommodating them?
EUobserver.com
added Apr 15, 2014 17:27
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The Chamber of Commerce's European Foray / Shining Big Tobacco’s Shoes

The truth is that de Gucht is conniving with big business to destroy or dramatically weaken health, environmental and labour standards and democracy itself. The US Chamber of Commerce was the American pressure group most consulted by officials working f
CounterPunch
added Apr 15, 2014 17:23
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[Europe, USA] JARMAN: Public health and the Transatlantic trade and investment partnership

Public health advocates should be wary of TTIP... To call TTIP a ‘trade deal’ is to ignore some of its most important features with big consequences for health: regulatory convergence, measures allowing foreign investors to sue governments and strong int
European Journal of Public Health
added Apr 15, 2014 17:17
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[Kentucky] KIRK: Students need options for smoking on campus, not an absolute policy

It has been four years since the policy was put in place. There are signs all over campus and it is in every student’s handbook — people just don’t care. With such high awareness for the policy, the highest potential for it to make a difference has been
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Apr 15, 2014 13:44
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[Kentucky] BRENNAN: Despite signage, UK is not a tobacco free campus

More than four years after, I often pass noncompliant individuals continuing to harm themselves, their friends and the local environment ... Travel around UK’s campus and observe. Would you consider it to be a tobacco-free campus? The label “tobacco-free
Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky)
added Apr 15, 2014 13:43
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ZELLER: Crossing the Country to Connect with the Cancer Research Community

about 10 FDA staff members and I participated in the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) ... Tobacco-related cancer researchers are key partners of FDA as we work toward our goal of ending the epidemic of tobacco use. He
FDA Blogs
added Apr 15, 2014 13:15
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Guest column: Big Tobacco should butt out of trying to make laws in Florida

Big Tobacco is clearly behind House Bill 169 in the Florida House of Representatives. It would prevent local communities from deciding for themselves how to prevent youth from being exposed to tobacco products. If House Bill 169 is passed, all control
Florida Times-Union
added Apr 14, 2014 20:06
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