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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Statement On CDC's New Report About Youth Smoking

"Today, the CDC has released new evidence that proves we must redouble our efforts against big tobacco. Declines in cigarette smoking among our youth are only buffered by increases in other forms of tobacco use - like flavored cigars,"
US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Aug 12, 2012 17:24
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[Malaysia] KHEONG: MORE TO BE DONE ON SECOND-HAND SMOKE

The Ministry of Health appreciates the support from members of the public concerning the tobacco control measures including 'plain packaging' whereby, close developments is being studied from Australia's experiences.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 16, 2012 05:13
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[China] YIQING: Reduce kids' exposure to smoking

reducing adolescents' exposure to smoking in daily life and introducing strict regulations to restrict scenes of smoking in films and TV programs will be more effective than empty slogans and warnings on cigarette packs.
China Daily (cn)
added May 31, 2012 13:18
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[Canada] Marni Soupcoff: Smokers already understand the risks of cigarettes. Regulators should be cautious about trying to make them ‘safer’

one of the author’s knocks against the ventilated filter cigarettes is that their apparent “lightness” makes smokers think they’re smoking something safer. But the fact is: the message that cigarettes kill has already been delivered loud and clear. (Can a
National Post (ca)
added May 27, 2017 15:37
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[Florida] STEIN: Fraudulent Concealment and the Statute of Repose

Anyone interested in the tobacco litigation and/or medical malpractice must read Hess v. Philip Morris USA....this decision of the Florida Supreme Court advances the understanding of statutes of repose and how they apply, inter alia, in medical malpractic
Harvard University Law Blogs
added Apr 18, 2015 10:27
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[Massachusetts] MOULTON: Stories that endure: Good fight against tobacco far from over in Valley

"We must all share in this most worthwhile effort to end the tobacco epidemic,”...Kathleen Sebelius wrote in a preface to the report. The initiatives adopted or being considered this year in the Valley already are heeding that call.
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Dec 30, 2014 22:58
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[Canada] D’Amato: E-cigarettes are helping tobacco addicts quit

The Ontario Liberals – when they're taking a break from screwing up the province's finances – absolutely love to tell the rest of us what to do in our daily lives.
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Dec 1, 2014 12:17
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O-ROURKE: In a Plain Brown Package | Australia’s doomed effort to kill tobacco sales.

Having snuffed out my Marlboro, I am presently enjoying a Montecristo ... When Raúl Castro is your Milton Friedman, you’re ready for the intellectual firing squad. The thought process of Australia’s legislators should be stood up against the wall of commo
Weekly Standard
added Dec 10, 2013 14:52
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[UK] DUNT: Comment: Banning smoking in prisons is a threat to public health

The anti-smoking movement has always been hysterical and unhinged. But now it has become a threat to public health.... The health risk to the public from a prison system which tries to deal with widespread disorder while sustaining severe cuts to its fun
Politics.co.uk (uk)
added Sep 22, 2013 16:01
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[Australia] DOLACK: Secret trade deal offers more tobacco, less health care

r the TPP, the task of governments, codified in law, would be to maximise corporate profits. Such is the dystopia that awaits unless there is an international movement against the TPP, and then to overturn existing “free-trade” agreements.
Green Left Weekly (au)
added Sep 19, 2013 00:08
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