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[Australia] WILLIAMS: Ban on smoking lighting the way

IN what's believed to be the first for a Queensland Surf Life Saving Club, Mooloolaba will ban smoking before the year's out. ... We ran a poll on the Daily's website asking if all surf clubs should follow suit and the majority, 62%, said yes.
Sunshine Coast Daily (au)
added Oct 28, 2013 03:17
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More tobacco, less health care as Trans-Pacific Partnership secrecy tightens

The secret Trans-Pacific Partnership is about to become even more secret, perhaps seen as a necessity in light of plans to make it easier for tobacco companies to sue while making health care more difficult to obtain.
Systemic Disorder (blog)
added Oct 3, 2013 12:19
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[Canada] Chris Selley: Ontario’s contraband tobacco problem a lesson for getting marijuana legalization right

“After all,” it observed, “our society is still working out issues related to the regulation of … tobacco.” That’s certainly true in Ontario. On Monday, the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) released its latest read on the market: pr
National Post (ca)
added Jan 25, 2017 01:12
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SATEL/SWEANOR: Dear Surgeon General and public health agencies, anti-vaping polices are bad for public health

Our lead public health agencies – CDC, FDA, and the Surgeon General’s office – have been shamefully derelict in their duty to protect the health of smokers and empower them. Many of the nation’s millions of smokers would surely switch to reduced harm al
American Enterprise Institute
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40
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STODGHILL: On the Cigar Trail in Cuba

I savored the creamy aroma of my cigar, or puros, marveling at the perfection of the moment: the city lights and the rumba music wafting up from the streets. Even the non-cigar smoker must concede that a kind of Habanos romance swirls across this island.
New York Times
added Nov 20, 2015 16:05
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ARCHIVE: FOLEY: TOBACCO AND THE SOUL

Tobacco holds sway over the soul as much as it does the body. The qualities it takes in its various forms make it a near irresistible complement to the particular desire dominant in an individual’s soul. How we react to these forms says as much about our
First Things (The Institute on Religion and Public Life)
added Sep 19, 2015 17:38
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GILMORE: The public deserves to know what's in the free-trade treaty.

But a version of this provision in an earlier treaty has led to disgusting behavior by tobacco giant Philip Morris in Australia and several other countries; for chapter and verse, watch this brilliant piece by HBO’s John Oliver. It's better journalism on
Slate
added Apr 14, 2015 03:23
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[UK-Scotland] DUFFY: Some sports heroes send wrong message about tobacco

some professional golfers have been pictured in the media chomping on a cigar to celebrate a victory or puffing on a cigarette at times of pressure (a common misunderstanding – tobacco isn’t really a stress-reliever). With the eyes of the world on the fa
The Scotsman (uk)
added Nov 8, 2014 13:02
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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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LEVIN: Tobacco Industry Batting A Thousand With Federal Judge, While FDA Strikes Out

The three cases...blocked graphic cigarette warning labels and delayed regulation of e-cigarettes...by the same federal judge, Richard J. Leon... the fact that Leon was assigned all three is extraordinary—and extraordinarily good luck for the industry.
FairWarning
added Sep 29, 2014 12:13
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