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[Massachusetts] MOULTON: Stories that endure: Good fight against tobacco far from over in Valley

"We must all share in this most worthwhile effort to end the tobacco epidemic,”...Kathleen Sebelius wrote in a preface to the report. The initiatives adopted or being considered this year in the Valley already are heeding that call.
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Dec 30, 2014 22:58
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O-ROURKE: In a Plain Brown Package | Australia’s doomed effort to kill tobacco sales.

Having snuffed out my Marlboro, I am presently enjoying a Montecristo ... When Raúl Castro is your Milton Friedman, you’re ready for the intellectual firing squad. The thought process of Australia’s legislators should be stood up against the wall of commo
Weekly Standard
added Dec 10, 2013 14:52
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[UK] DUNT: Comment: Banning smoking in prisons is a threat to public health

The anti-smoking movement has always been hysterical and unhinged. But now it has become a threat to public health.... The health risk to the public from a prison system which tries to deal with widespread disorder while sustaining severe cuts to its fun
Politics.co.uk (uk)
added Sep 22, 2013 16:01
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[Australia] DOLACK: Secret trade deal offers more tobacco, less health care

r the TPP, the task of governments, codified in law, would be to maximise corporate profits. Such is the dystopia that awaits unless there is an international movement against the TPP, and then to overturn existing “free-trade” agreements.
Green Left Weekly (au)
added Sep 19, 2013 00:08
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[North Carolina] COURSEN-NEFF: The Hidden Victims of Tobacco

In the upcoming campaign season, much attention will be focused on small things, like who smokes and who doesn't. But America's youngest, and poorest, workforce shouldn't be forgotten. Leaders should promise to amend U.S. child labor law to provide the s
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 5, 2012 17:13
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[Uae] THOMAS: A smoke-free example that can pave the way for others

If an indoor restaurant serves shisha we have to ask seriously if such establishments should be permitted to admit children.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:38
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[Florida] McNAMARA: What Were They Smoking? Why The Graham Court Was Wrong ($$)

the 11th hour decision by the Eleventh Circuit to vent its displeasure with a 10-year-old class decision sullies proper preemption inquiries, and baselessly burdens plaintiffs, like Graham.
Law360
added May 15, 2015 11:54
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[Florida, North Carolina] SCHWALBE: Legal product, criminal acts: Why tobacco companies deserve punitive damages

What matters is the behavior of the company that intentionally misrepresented and cruelly manipulated the product for the sake of profit. In the case of tobacco, it is more than reasonable when imposing penalties to remember that the product is dealt by a
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Aug 4, 2014 16:11
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FOSTER: FDA missing in action on e-cigarettes

FDA is charged first and foremost with protecting the public health and there is ample evidence questioning e-cigarettes’ safety for general use and showing that these products can be particularly dangerous when used by young people. How many more lives
The Hill
added Sep 21, 2013 14:18
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[France, Saudi Arabia] KURDI: Smoking without smoking

If the choice is between not smoking at all and smoking e-cigarettes, clearly it is better not to smoke at all. But if it is a choice between smoking tobacco and puffing nicotine-free e-cigarettes, the equation is not nearly so straightforward.
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jun 2, 2013 11:18
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