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[Arizona] MacEACHERN/VALDEZ: Taxing e-cigarettes: For sin or consistency?

One on One: Editorial writers Doug MacEachern and Linda Valdez debate whether Arizona should find new revenue by taxing electronic cigarettes.
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 30, 2014 23:22
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SIEGEL: Study Suggests that Telling Smokers the Truth About Electronic Cigarettes Could Enhance Smoking Cessation

It is time to not only allow, but to encourage the truthful marketing of electronic cigarettes. Based on the current research, such an approach would actually aid the public's health by encouraging more serious vapers who would have a higher likelihood o
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Oct 30, 2014 23:12
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INGRAHAM: Want people to drink less? Make their cigarettes more expensive

the study does provide evidence for a rather nifty side benefit of a tobacco tax hike. Legislators grappling with these issues in the future should take heed.
The Washington Post
added Oct 30, 2014 23:09
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[Australia, France] FERDMAN: When all cigarette packs look the same, fewer people buy them

a 10 percent reduction in cigarette use by 2025 might not be out of reach. It might also lead to a domino effect, in which other countries that are considering similar legislation - including the United Kingdom and New Zealand - are inspired to move towar
North Jefferson News (Gardendale, AL)
added Oct 30, 2014 22:38
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TEHRANI: Hold Your Breath No Longer — Good News From the Tobacco Industry

Fortunately for Reynolds’ nonsmoking employees, they soon won’t have to play the “Dodge the Smoke” game in their offices. So kudos to Reynolds American. It appears the cigarette-maker is giving its workers a breather in hopes of promoting a healthy work
Workforce Management Magazine
added Oct 30, 2014 13:28
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[Australia] van ONSELEN: What Robb must cut out of the TPP

the chilling effect ISDS clauses can have on a government’s willingness to regulate. Canada withdrew a proposal for plain packaging of tobacco...The ISDS clause in the TPP would sell-out the national interest for the benefit of foreign corporations. But
MacroBusiness (au)
added Oct 30, 2014 13:09
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[Canada] KUKASWADIA: Public health agencies should prioritize public health based on evidence, not fear

4,922 people have died worldwide from Ebola. In Canada alone, 37,000 died in 2011 due to tobacco use...480,000 Americans died in 2010 from tobacco...tobacco kills more people than Ebola every three days. So yes, cigarettes are scarier than Ebola
PLOS Blogs
added Oct 30, 2014 13:02
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[Massachusetts] BRIANT: Banning Tobacco Sales Only Harms Retailers

Since the average convenience store relies on tobacco sales for up to 40% of in-store sales, a total ban on tobacco product sales will financially cripple small retail businesses in Westminster. The negative impact will likely include employees losing th
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 30, 2014 12:49
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[Russia, UK] RIDLEY: WHO huffs and puffs as ebola takes a grip ($$)

In fighting e-cigarettes, the World Health Organisation is protecting tobacco and ignoring a far greater threat
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:56
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[Australia, Canada, UK] PARKE: Why support the TPP when it will let foreign corporations take our democracies to court? | Melissa Parke

the chilling effect ISDS clauses can have on a government’s willingness to regulate. Canada withdrew a proposal for plain packaging of tobacco, following the threat of ISDS arbitration under Nafta. Here in Australia, rural communities have successfully ca
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Oct 29, 2014 09:46
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