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[California] Grimes: Would a new CA tobacco tax actually DECREASE state revenues?

I received two calls from the Board of Equalization late this week claiming information in a story I wrote about the latest tobacco tax bill was wrong. The calls were from Venus Stromberg, spokeswoman, and Brian Miller, tax counsel.
California Political News and Views
added Jul 29, 2013 14:09

[Tennessee] GOBER: Fresh and Fit: Four types of smokers

Overall, any kind of smoking can become problematic for your health, whether you’re only a social smoker or you’re Don Draper. No cigarette is without risk, and all smoking increases your risk of deadly diseases. However, it is important to be informed a
added Jul 29, 2013 12:10

[Illinois] NOEL: Have smokes, will travel

how difficult traveling must be for cigarette smokers. That's not to say it shouldn't be difficult; secondhand smoke is unpleasant and dangerous. But it does mean one-fifth of the population struggles to satisfy a legal addiction while traveling. Robert
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 17, 2013 01:21

[Australia, USA] Repackaging Cigarettes — Will the Courts Thwart the FDA? [FREE FULL TEXT]

That this unambiguous public health assertion could not provide the justification for the FDA's initiative is another reminder of the way in which the U.S. conception of commercial speech limits not only what can be done in the name of public health, but
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jul 8, 2013 16:51

[Louisiana] KLARE: Smoking ban on campus misguided, unfounded

It’s a classic case of tyranny of the majority. Fueled by the fact that non-smokers are the majority, our representation has been able to stifle the interests of smokers so much that it has become oppression. So, in exchange for a chance at a potential
The Reveille (LSU)
added Jun 25, 2013 08:25

[UK] CRAWLEY: E-cigarettes: the conspiracy theorists might just have it right

for the government to build up regulation for e-cigs just a month after caving in on the issue of standardised, non-enticing packaging for real, poisonous cigarettes, is frankly bizarre, and really does cause one to wonder what conversations are going on
New Statesman (uk)
added Jun 13, 2013 10:59

[District of Columbia, New York] KELLY: When e-smokers breathe out, what do we breathe in?

I don’t know whether electronic cigarette users are as pugilistic, but after my column last week on whether using those devices — what’s known as “vaping” — is allowed on Metro, I heard from both sides of the matter.
Washington Post
added May 30, 2013 01:13

[Virginia] BENNETT: Big tobacco and higher education

it is still embraced by many of the nation's colleges. The industry clearly has targeted higher ed connections . . . Altria, maker of Marlboro, the biggest selling cigarette brand in the U.S., is a case in point. Execs and directors of the Virginia-bas
added May 13, 2013 03:08


By Jane Warner & Paul Manasjan ... the American Lung Association in California is excited about AB 746, the proposed groundbreaking legislation introduced by Assembly Member Mark Levine that would provide important protections for all Californians livin
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Apr 13, 2013 09:49

[New York] McFEATTERS: Cig tax hike ‘protects’ poor

Out of concern for the health of the poor, New York City plans to jack up the price of cigarettes and cigarillos. The rich are still free to smoke themselves into an early grave. Mayor Michael “He Knows What’s Best For You” Bloomberg sent legislation to
Boston (MA) Herald
added Apr 2, 2013 00:26
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