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[Canada] BRIDGEMAN: Anti-smoking campaign clouds the issues for me

I understand the ads are supposed to be funny but it isn't clear to me how farting — a natural bodily function — and stealing food can be equated with smoking. I have never been a regular smoker but I enjoy the occasional cigar. Does that make me a bad
Guelph (Ont) Mercury (ca)
added Jan 16, 2014 13:57
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[New York] RIGHTMYER: The truth about tobacco

Albany (NY) Times-Union
added May 6, 2012 19:07
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CASE: The Wages of Smoking / Is $23.6 billion too much in punitive damages?

Reynolds lawyers inadvertently made this point themselves by announcing that a mere $100-million judgment would not affect their behavior. That strategy backfired ...Conservatives should have no principled objections to harsh punishment of companies that
National Review
added Jul 24, 2014 11:11
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[Canada] Comment: Smoking bylaw takes effect at opportune time

Capital Regional District’s bylaw to promote clean air by regulating secondhand tobacco smoke will come into effect Wednesday, shortly after we celebrate our spectacular outdoors with the annual flower count. The CRD’s bylaw will ensure that in the future
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Mar 31, 2015 09:45
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[Florida] BERMAN/HOKE: Op-Ed: The $23 Billion Resentment Against America's Tobacco Industry

depth of the tobacco industry's misconduct and its devastating effects...it engaged in a decades-long campaign of deceit in order to make a profit at the expense of millions of lives. Seen in its proper context, a $23 billion verdict does not seem excessi
National Law Journal
added Aug 5, 2014 07:30
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Guest column: Big Tobacco should butt out of trying to make laws in Florida

Big Tobacco is clearly behind House Bill 169 in the Florida House of Representatives. It would prevent local communities from deciding for themselves how to prevent youth from being exposed to tobacco products. If House Bill 169 is passed, all control
Florida Times-Union
added Apr 14, 2014 20:06
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[Florida] GUS: RJ Reynolds takes another hit. Updated with add'l info on the 9/15 diary about RJR.

So much for the decades of shoulder shrugging, "I din't no nuttin" persona put on by Big tobacco. They were not only keeping up on current research, they were investing millions of dollars not only into whether or not cigarettes were addictive and le
Daily Kos (blog)
added Sep 28, 2015 19:46
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[Canada] Jesse Kline: Can legislators please tell us why, exactly, new restrictions on e-cigarettes are necessary?

Ontario recently passed Bill 45, the (Forcing You Into) Making Healthier Choices Act, with all-party support. ... Arbitrarily placing draconian restrictions on a thing for no good reason is not something that governments should be doing in a free country
National Post (ca)
added Jun 12, 2015 22:52
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Michele Simon: When Will the FDA Stand Up to Big Tobacco?

Yes, you read that right: industry is alleging conflict of interest. This is the industry that created an entire front group called the Tobacco Institute whose mission was to obstruct, misdirect, and delay scientific research related to the deadly impact
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 3, 2013 02:59
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ROBBINS: End Game Strategies for Tobacco Control

Can we really consider “end game strategies” for tobacco? An Op-Ed in the New York Times makes a strong case ... The Journal of Public Health Policy, where I am co-editor, has been encouraging public health leaders to report on “end game strategies” fo
ScienceBlogs
added Mar 27, 2013 10:47
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