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[Canada] KUKASWADIA: Public health agencies should prioritize public health based on evidence, not fear

4,922 people have died worldwide from Ebola. In Canada alone, 37,000 died in 2011 due to tobacco use...480,000 Americans died in 2010 from tobacco...tobacco kills more people than Ebola every three days. So yes, cigarettes are scarier than Ebola
PLOS Blogs
added Oct 30, 2014 13:02
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[Florida] BERMAN/HOKE: The $23 Billion Resentment Against America's Tobacco Industry ($$)

The monumental jury verdict in Florida shows a need for more vigilant regulation of products.
National Law Journal
added Sep 5, 2014 11:12
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GLANTZ: Contradicting the science it cites, FDA decides against warning cigar users about reproductive dangers

The FDA’s decision to drop this warning is inconsistent with the FDA’s own summary of the scientific evidence on the health effects of tobacco smoke There is strong scientific evidence to support inclusion of this “fifth” warning, including
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 7, 2014 23:34
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[Canada, New York] SPEAR: First Nations Need Tobacco More Than Harper's Law and Order

a more plainly descriptive title for this legislation might be "A Bill to Prevent the Mohawks from Cutting Into Our Business." Contraband tobacco refers to the reserve-based smoke shack industry, which has bloomed in the past decade on the reserves alon
First Perspective (ca)
added Feb 21, 2014 15:10
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PROCTOR: Camels: 100 years and still killing

The first modern cigarette arrived in 1913, a mild and sweet blend delivered in a neat pack. A century later, there's not much to party about. ... Camel's success has been literally breathtaking, caravaning millions into that sleep from which we never aw
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 23, 2013 14:43
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MIRZOYAN: Smoking Bans in Michigan are Here to Stay

No amount of regulations can end all smoking; therefore, it is still important to respect those who do smoke by creating laws that allow for people to smoke without harming putting others’ health at risk. Cigar bars that require an hour of ventilation be
Michigan Policy Network (MSU)
added Aug 17, 2013 14:33
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ALCORN: Redefining public health in New York City

“We have really the nation's first and maybe the world's first public health mayor, who has made clear that he is willing to take controversial positions if they're going to improve the health of his citizens.” Of all Bloomberg's legacies to New York, len
The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 21, 2012 08:42
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HERNANDEZ: Why The Florida Supreme Court Shouldn't Undo Daubert

There have also been significant and noteworthy trial court orders addressing Daubert...judge entirely excluded an addiction expert in a tobacco litigation matter. See Wendel v. R.J. Reynolds...finding the expert was unqualified to opine on nicotine addic
Law360
added Jul 16, 2016 01:43
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[Canada] JONES: You smoke, you gasp, you sue

If cigarette makers are liable for the ill health of people who smoke — even when done legally, voluntarily and with full knowledge of the risks — then alcohol producers must be held accountable for the consequences of people’s drinking.
St. John's (Nfl) Telegram (ca)
added Jun 5, 2015 05:53
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MURTHY: Working Toward a Tobacco-Free Generation: 51 Years of Progress

With the release of the 50th anniversary report, we directly called on all sectors of society to help make the next generation tobacco-free. Our partners answered that call with remarkable action. These are just a few examples of the incredible work done
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Feb 7, 2015 23:16
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