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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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[Florida] BERMAN/HOKE: The $23 Billion Resentment Against America's Tobacco Industry ($$)

The monumental jury verdict in Florida shows a need for more vigilant regulation of products.
National Law Journal
added Sep 5, 2014 11:12
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[Canada, New York] SPEAR: First Nations Need Tobacco More Than Harper's Law and Order

a more plainly descriptive title for this legislation might be "A Bill to Prevent the Mohawks from Cutting Into Our Business." Contraband tobacco refers to the reserve-based smoke shack industry, which has bloomed in the past decade on the reserves alon
First Perspective (ca)
added Feb 21, 2014 15:10
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[North Carolina] RAILLEY: The cheap cigars were good, the company even better

One of my earliest memories of smell is that of my father’s cigar ... My father's heart got weak. He had to quit his cigars. I kept smoking the cigars and the cigarettes. My father, ever the cleaner at the beach cottage, would empty my ashtrays, never
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 20, 2013 20:05
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[California] WHITAKER: My turn: No Ifs, Ands or Butts

So, why do they think nothing about dropping a cigarette butt and grinding it out with their shoe and leaving it on the ground? Studies have been done on this by environmental groups as well as tobacco companies. Some of the findings: •Because cigarette
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Sep 11, 2013 10:34
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[Europe] ARCHIVE: BRAUCHLI: Cigarettes and Senators

Consider Senators Mitch McConnell (R - KY) and Richard Burr (R - N.C.). ... The money that cigarettes have paid the two men, as well as some of their colleagues, makes them understandably sensitive to the well-being of their donors and they have expresse
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 15, 2013 16:30
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[Malta] WHITE: Beware electronic cigarettes

Obviously, the Maltese health authorities are right to point out their unproven safety.
Times of Malta (mt)
added Jul 13, 2012 20:34
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[Florida] HOPKINS: Big Tobacco--Emperor Has No Clothes in Massachusetts

InjuryBoard.com
added Sep 2, 2011 00:00
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HERNANDEZ: Why The Florida Supreme Court Shouldn't Undo Daubert

There have also been significant and noteworthy trial court orders addressing Daubert...judge entirely excluded an addiction expert in a tobacco litigation matter. See Wendel v. R.J. Reynolds...finding the expert was unqualified to opine on nicotine addic
Law360
added Jul 16, 2016 01:43
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[Canada] JONES: You smoke, you gasp, you sue

If cigarette makers are liable for the ill health of people who smoke — even when done legally, voluntarily and with full knowledge of the risks — then alcohol producers must be held accountable for the consequences of people’s drinking.
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Jun 5, 2015 05:53
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