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[Asia, China] PING: Smoke-free Shanghai? Only if laws are enforced

Or how about the jerk who walks into a crowded elevator obliviously puffing away while everyone around him is coughing... A survey conducted by the Shanghai Municipal Statistics Bureau last week found only 26 percent of people consider the city's so-calle
Global Times (cn)
added May 28, 2015 10:44
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[Canada] Hagen: Include menthol cigarettes in flavoured-tobacco ban

Health groups and opposition parties roundly criticized the Prentice government for caving in to big tobacco companies and selling out thousands of Alberta kids to addiction, disease and premature death, says Les Hagen.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added May 27, 2015 16:47
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[Australia] What’s next for tobacco control? A smoke-free generation

Tasmania has smoking rates 50% higher than elsewhere in Australia.... The tobacco-free generation is a cry from the heart from people who have had enough. Those backing the amendment include many Tasmanian health professionals and advocates who are fed up
The Conversation (au)
added May 27, 2015 16:44
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[Canada] GUPTA: Exploring the pros and cons of e-cigarettes

So how do we reconcile public health concerns with the needs of our individual patients, especially as we wait for further evidence? Patients ask me about e-cigarettes almost every week in the clinic, and many of these are patients who have severe lung d
GlobalTV (ca)
added May 27, 2015 16:41
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Want to quit smoking? Switching to e-cigarettes no advantage

Eleven published studies have now investigated how people who vape compare with smokers who don’t when it comes to quitting. Stanton Glantz from the University of California has meta-analysed these studies and found that smokers who vape are 30% less lik
The Conversation (au)
added May 27, 2015 16:10
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[Florida] KOLKER: The Tobacco Litigation That Wouldn't Die

while the industry may be paying out hundreds of millions of dollars each year in defense costs in Engle, the Florida litigation is still self-contained. No other plaintiffs in other states have succeeded in replicating what has been done in Engle.
AmericanLawyer.com
added May 27, 2015 15:00
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[Florida] WEINER/MENENDEZ: Right Result on Judicial Campaign Solicitations

Supreme Court upheld limits on the ability of judicial candidates to personally solicit campaign contributions...focused on the integrity of the judiciary, but the integrity of our other democratic institutions is equally important — and can also be compr
National Law Journal
added May 27, 2015 14:57
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[Africa, Nigeria] OBI: Why legislators must be fair on tobacco legislation

While other groups presented their memoranda, which were based on factual information in a civil manner, a member of the anti-tobacco groups attempted to scare members of the committee and others by bandying exaggerated figures to make his case better th
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added May 27, 2015 10:14
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NOCERA: Smoking, Vaping and Nicotine

“We need a national debate on nicotine,”...Zeller told me....he thinks there should be a recognition that different ways of delivering nicotine also come with different risks...“This issue isn’t e-cigarettes,” said Mitch Zeller. “It’s nicotine.”
New York Times
added May 26, 2015 09:40
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[District of Columbia] NAVA: Taxing and regulating e-cigarettes like tobacco is bad public policy

From a public health and economic growth perspective, taxing and regulating the industry the same as tobacco is bad public policy. E-cigs should be treated as an alternative to tobacco, and they should be taxed and regulated differently as well.
Washington DC Examiner
added May 25, 2015 15:59
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