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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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[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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KEENE: Too much fun for the anti-cigar spoilsports to allow

exempt “premium” cigars costing more than 10 bucks apiece. That will allow the do-gooders among us to make it more expensive and far more difficult for the poor to enjoy a good cigar while the professional and political elites continue to puff away. It’s
Washington Times
added Sep 10, 2014 14:25
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[Australia] GITTINS: Big Tobacco - what have they been smoking?

If we'd only open our minds to what British American Tobacco and the others are saying, we'd see how remarkably public spirited they are. They're worried not for themselves but about the ''serious unintended consequences'' they fear plain packaging will
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 22, 2012 02:22
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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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[Canada] SWEANOR: E-cigarettes a public health breakthrough

As someone who has spent over three decades in the forefront of national and global efforts to reduce smoking I feel a need to provide some perspective. As someone who grew up in Port Hope and observed friends starting to smoke and then, unable to break
Cobourg (Ont) Daily Star (ca)
added Aug 12, 2016 18:00
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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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[Canada] AGAR: Rush is on to ban e-cigarettes

I asked whether he and his council should have evidence of harm before they ban something. Dawe said, "The municipal act is very clear in terms of if we have a concern ... Moving forward in the absence of evidence, without even attempting to gather it,
Sun News Network (ca)
added Aug 22, 2014 12:26
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[New Jersey] GIANFICARO: Fuming over smoking ban

After my column last week saluting New Jersey towns that have or are considering banning smoking in municipal parks and other public places outdoors, you’d have sworn I advocated banning free religion and pepperoni pizza.
phillyBurbs.com
added Mar 28, 2013 13:43
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[Canada] SLADE: Alberta's lawsuit against Big Tobacco has a variety of financial implications

Let's face it: The government could simply make smoking illegal because of the enormous health risk. If they did that they'd also have to look at banning alcohol and perhaps processed food
Medicine Hat (AB) News (ca)
added Jun 22, 2012 08:57
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