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[Uruguay, USA] ELIZABETH WARREN: The Trans-Pacific Partnership clause everyone should oppose

The provision, an increasingly common feature of trade agreements, is called “Investor-State Dispute Settlement,” or ISDS. . . Philip Morris is trying to use ISDS to stop Uruguay... the only winners will be multinational corporations.
Washington Post
added Feb 26, 2015 08:52

[Asia] BLUM: This Normal Life: Smoking at an Israeli wedding

Is this a thing: Smoking on the dance floor at a wedding? My wife and I attended the nuptials....I was overwhelmed by the cigarettes. It wasn’t everyone, but it was a lot. At times, it seemed every third dancer was waving around a lit stick of tobacco.
Jerusalem Post
added Feb 5, 2015 10:16

GLANTZ: More evidence from California that kids are rapidly taking up ecigs, with faster market penetration among younger kids

These data add to the case that the e-cigarette epidemic is growing from the bottom up and that estimates of use based on adult surveys will dramatically understate the long term impact in terms of spreading nicotine addiction.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 29, 2015 14:41

GLANTZ: ACSH attacks American Cancer Society, good evidence that ACS is doing something right on e-cigs

by working to block industry Trojan Horse bills... Ross and ACSH have been aggressively promoting e-cigarettes while taking money from cigarette companies... Big tobacco money to ACSH includes $100,000 from RJ Reynolds in 2013 and $25,000 from Philip Morr
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 13, 2015 10:07

RODU: E-Cigarette Denial: It Just Doesn't Work Anymore

Recently I attended a forum on e-cigarettes, sponsored by a political organization that wanted to educate its attendees about the devices. During the discussion my opponent [from the prohibitionist American Legacy Foundation] repeated the baseless claim
Heartland Institute
added Jan 7, 2015 19:53

Human rights and ethical considerations for a tobacco-free generation [FREE FULL TEXT]

While acknowledging that human rights rhetoric can be used to support both sides of the debate, we argue...Tobacco Free Generation 2000 is compatible with human rights principles, and may even form part of a successful human rights-based strategy for toba
Tobacco Control
added Jan 1, 2015 12:57

SWANSON: E-Cigarettes: One Dead In New York and 'Vape' Is the Word of the Year

there is a bill sitting in congress, the Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2014. The bill would require the Consumer Product Safety Commission to enforce child safety packaging for liquid nicotine containers. This sounds like a great first step b
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 30, 2014 08:47

[California] LEEPER: Tobacco tax: Move for $2 per pack gains momentum in CA

visit our website,, for more information. And please join with us at and support a $2-per-package tobacco tax next year. The life you save may be yours or a loved one's.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Dec 25, 2014 01:22

[New York] POLMAN: Why Rand Paul's complaint about cigarette taxes is especially stupid

High cigarette taxes depress "volume," but provide a bounty of health and economic benefits for Americans in general. Sounds to me like a prudent policy tradeoff. But, then again, I don't think the way Rand Paul does.
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Dec 5, 2014 17:28

[Africa, Zimbabwe] MAPFUMO: Tobacco production and the environment

majority of smallholder tobacco producers are beneficiaries of the fast-track land reform programme ... but do not have adequate resources to produce the crop as sustainably as possible. Thus, the country is experiencing an unprecedented level of deforest
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Nov 11, 2014 06:09
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