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Daily Caller Cigarette Review #2

In 2010, California Gov. Jerry Brown successfully forced Spirit packs to note that this product is no healthier than typical cigarettes. In so doing, Brown acknowledged the pathetic appeal of this progressive faux-cigarette. This is a “weekender” cig, an
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Feb 10, 2013 11:12

[North Dakota] LaFAIVE: Smuggling Undermines Tobacco Tax Hike Goals

Higher taxes to curb cigarette smoking are probably not as influential as some believe and they often come with every manner of unintended consequence. When considering this excise tax hike proposal it would be wise for state lawmakers to consider all of
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
added Feb 4, 2013 13:58

LAKE: My (Electronic) Cigarette Addiction

I thought I’d found a way to cheat death and still get my nicotine fix. I should have known it was too good to be true. ... Wonderful. Here I was thinking I was cheating death when I was more likely inhaling Chinese-made antifreeze. I guess there’s alwa
The Daily Beast
added Jan 31, 2013 13:01

[Europe] STIER/CAUNES: Snus saga: An unfortunate illustration of the TPD proposal fiasco

The fight against smoking is a priority and revision of the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) has potential to save lives. ... TPD continues the EU-wide ban on snus, the least harmful form of tobacco. As a result, European smokers outside of Sweden are d
Europolitics (Europe Information Service) (be)
added Jan 8, 2013 02:12

[Kansas] ROTHSCHILD: Up in smoke: What will state do about lost tobacco funds?

Here is the problem. Kansas is among some 30 states in arbitration with Big Tobacco companies that are seeking to reduce payments promised to the states under a mammoth legal settlement from the 1990s.
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Dec 10, 2012 15:09

WHITE: A company’s right to lie?

Is it too much of s stretch to imagine a constitutional lying defense? Maybe. But given the audacity, vehemence, and level of historical dishonesty of Big Tobacco, it’s plausible. Maybe the tobacco companies will finally tell the truth: about lying.
Scholars & Rogues (blog)
added Nov 28, 2012 15:49

[Virginia] DOUGHERTY: County needs to butt out when it comes to smokers

Perhaps you read about Hyland's heavy-handed efforts in Tuesday's Pilot. Headlined, "Kick the habit or else," this is apparently the supervisor's second attempt to meddle in the personal lives of employees.
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Nov 28, 2012 04:52

[Texas] Time to pass a statewide smoke-free workplace ban

Patchwork system across Texas causes confusion
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Nov 24, 2012 18:53

KLANG: My complacent country: why Sweden has long way to go on tobacco reform

The Conversation (au)
added Nov 4, 2012 13:53

DUFF: Romney Tobacco Deal With Russian Mob and GOP

The first cigarette deals were negotiated by old line CIA accompanied by national leaders of the GOP. Just by accident, I attended more than one of those meetings and I don’t even smoke. I remember that thousands of cigarette machines were to be offere
Veterans Today (VT)
added Nov 1, 2012 20:53
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