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LAMMI: FDA Advisory Committee Not Rife With Conflicts Of Interest? -- "Please!" Quips Federal Judge

Judge Leon explained that they had a financial incentive not to make any recommendations that would compromise the lawsuits in which they would testify. On the product consulting work, the judge noted that any FDA regulation of menthol would likely inspir
Forbes
added Jul 24, 2014 22:10
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[Pennsylvania] Benjamin Ahmad: E-cigarette candy flavors can tempt teens to try smoking

E-cigarette manufactures are part of a multibillion dollar industry that is growing sales by more than 40 percent annually. This should not be at the expense of our youth as they grow into the next generation of adults.
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Jul 24, 2014 20:29
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NICHOLSON: Time travel, flapjacks & smoking - a psychological take on social media: part one

Cognitive dissonance theory suggests that humans are capable of holding multiple conflicting beliefs (cognitions) in parallel, e.g. "I know that smoking is bad for me, yet I smoke anyway."...cognitions are pliable. They can be enforced, or repressed thro
Econsultancy
added Jul 24, 2014 15:18
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CASE: The Wages of Smoking / Is $23.6 billion too much in punitive damages?

Reynolds lawyers inadvertently made this point themselves by announcing that a mere $100-million judgment would not affect their behavior. That strategy backfired ...Conservatives should have no principled objections to harsh punishment of companies that
National Review
added Jul 24, 2014 11:11
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GRAVES: Smoke gets in your eyes

The massive roadblock thrown in the path of medical science to educate the public on the dangers of tobacco smoking seems eerily similar to today's concerted denigration of climate scientists. The fundamental origin of the opposition is exactly the same
Bennington (VT) Banner
added Jul 24, 2014 10:55
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[UK] THOMSON: This is insanity. We’re bringing back smoking ($$)

E-cigarettes are everywhere and supposedly ‘saving lives’. In fact we have no idea how dangerous they are to health When the Wills family started making cigarettes for the masses in Britain at the end of the 19th century, the new-fangled craze from Ameri
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 24, 2014 06:35
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NYHAN: When Beliefs and Facts Collide

Mr. Kahan’s study suggests that more people know what scientists think about high-profile scientific controversies than polls suggest; they just aren’t willing to endorse the consensus when it contradicts their political or religious views. This finding h
The Washington Post
added Jul 23, 2014 20:36
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[Texas] HAWK/FOXHALL: EndTobacco: It will take a village to tackle tobacco

In response to this tremendous opportunity to end tobacco and suffering, M.D. Anderson has compiled and customized a series of 110 actions in an evidence-based program aptly called EndTobacco. Guided by scientific evidence, past successful efforts in oth
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Jul 23, 2014 17:56
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MAKADON: Many Still Don't Realize Disproportionate Impact of Smoking on LGBT People

Clearly public health outreach is critical to help LGBT people -- and clinicians -- understand how smoking disproportionately affects the LGBT community. In recognition of LGBT Pride Month in June, the CDC released an enlightening video called "Smoking W
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jul 23, 2014 14:09
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Big Tobacco's smoke and mirrors won't work this time

Despite overwhelming evidence, Big Tobacco just won't admit plain packaging has drastically reduced smoking rates. Thankfully, their hollow denials now lack any impact, writes Simon Chapman.... Like Monty Python's Black Knight talking about "just a flesh
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 23, 2014 13:06
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