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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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[Australia, Canada] Patrick Hannaford: Mandating plain packaging on cigarettes doesn’t work

The Trudeau government’s plan to force tobacco companies to use plain packaging on their products is a paternalistic...Rather than following Australia’s implementation of ineffective plain packaging legislation, the Trudeau government should empower Cana
National Post (ca)
added May 4, 2016 17:11
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[Asia-pacific, Europe, Japan, USA] WOLVERTON: Big Tobacco Eyes Easing Restrictions Via TTIP

a 14-page letter from British American Tobacco revealed fewer than five percent of the text. What was visible was little more than the written version of small talk...meeting with lobbyists working for Philip Morris...even the date was redacted!
The New American
added Sep 5, 2015 16:34
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[Canada] ZAWERTAILO: Jury still out on the impact of vaping on your health

there’s still not enough good evidence showing that it’s harmless...For tobacco companies, this has the potential not just to recoup the lost revenue from falling cigarette sales, but it may also be a new way to get new people hooked on their products.
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 31, 2015 10:58
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[Oklahoma] Hamilton: Golden egg not safe in lawmakers’ hands

With teacher shortages and exploding class sizes headlining back-to-school media coverage, it was only a matter of time before lawmakers took aim at the one sacrosanct pot of money left in Oklahoma: the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust.
Oklahoma City Journal Record
added Aug 21, 2015 10:07
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[New York] A Hundred Cigars for a West Point Cadet!

my daughter is a first-year cadet at West Point...at their Christmas dinner ...plebes have to provide cigars to their entire company.... She's only 17-1/2...It's a huge event. She says the Common is covered in smoke... / How about if I send you a hundred
Rush Limbaugh Site
added Dec 7, 2014 15:38
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[UK] RICHARD LITTLEJOHN: People take offence at anything and everything these days

The arm-waving prigs who want to ban e-cigarettes are only interested in parading their own sense of moral self-righteousness. They don't care about helping people stop smoking. They just enjoy throwing their weight around and banning things.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2013 11:56
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Transportation bill includes apple for big tobacco

The transportation bill that passed last week includes language that basically shuts down the Roll Your Own tobacco movement.
Daily Kos (blog)
added Jul 3, 2012 14:52
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[China] YUE: No ifs, no butts. Put it out!

A non-smoking wedding may seem like a small step in the ongoing anti-smoking campaign, but I hope that the publicity it generates will make smokers stop and think
Global Times (cn)
added Jun 24, 2012 08:32
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[Hawaii] Tom Yamachika: Smoking Out a Frankenbill

some of the committees decided, after public input, that the large cigar tax cap wasn’t worth advancing. But supporters of the cap were able to get their language in the current version of the bill anyway! Now the Frankenbill goes to Conference Committee
Honolulu Civil Beat
added Apr 19, 2015 16:41
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