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[Asia, India] RAMAKANT: Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

As implementation of domestic tobacco control laws and global tobacco treaty is advancing, tobacco industry is indeed facing the heat. Not surprising, that the industry has sued governments when they have attempted to implement life-saving tobacco contro
South Asia Mail (ca)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:04
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[Maryland] STIER: Over-regulation defeats the purpose of e-cigarettes

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is working diligently to regulate e-cigarettes in a way that protects their public health potential while minimizing any risks. That's why the agency, as well as states and cities across the country, are banning sale
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Nov 1, 2014 22:51
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SIEGEL: New Research Suggests that Anti-Smoking Groups' Propaganda About Electronic Cigarettes' Harms is Causing Tragic Consequences

Nearly one-third of smokers who discontinued e-cigarette use and returned to exclusive smoking listed concern over the health effects of vaping as a very important reason for stopping e-cigarette use....despite the propaganda being disseminated by many an
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Oct 25, 2014 00:28
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GLANTZ: Nicotine and ultrafine particles: Reasons to worry about e-cig-induced heart attacks

by design e-cigarettes expose users to nicotine in an aerosol of ultrafine particles that also have direct bilogical effects, particularly on the cardiovascular system and lungs. Holly Middlekauff and collegaues just published an excellent review on the
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 21, 2014 11:16
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LARSEN: Confronting Supreme Court Fact Finding

I found opinions citing independently-found authorities to answer questions of medicine...What diseases can be attributed to obesity?98) [Lorillard Tobacco Co v. Reilly, 533 U.S. 525, 587 (2001) (Thomas, J., concurring) (citing medical risks of obesity
College of William and Mary Law School
added Oct 8, 2014 12:06
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FELDMAN: Tobacco use: Options for an endgame strategy

Here are some of the endgame strategies suggested by the Surgeon General and others in the medical/ public health community: • A nationally integrated and intensified program of proven strategies employed over the past half-century including adequately-
Muncie (IN) Star-Press
added Oct 4, 2014 20:42
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[Florida] STEIN: Should firefighters be allowed to smoke while off-duty?

Apparently there is a ban in place that forbids firefighters from smoking, not only when they are working but when they are off-duty. The firefighters union is fighting this. And I don’t blame them.
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Sep 30, 2014 14:43
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CHELALA: Russia Needs to Start Looking After Its Health

Russia and China are world leaders in smoking, but while in Russia women are heavy smokers by world standards, only 2 percent of Chinese women smoke. It is estimated that between 350,000 and 400,000 people die each year in Russia due to smoking-related d
Moscow Times (ru)
added Sep 25, 2014 15:36
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[California] BENTLEY: Stanford allows the criminal tobacco industry to influence its research

When a world renowned research institution such as Stanford keeps its door open to big tobacco’s money and influence…lending its “good name” to any kind of tobacco research, it only furthers the reach of big tobacco’s tragic death toll. The Centers for D
The Stanford (CA) Daily
added Sep 23, 2014 19:16
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Ad Review: The Truth? Latest Anti-Smoking Effort Is a Hot Mess

Using Paparazzi Shots of Smoking Celebrities and Calling Them Idiots Is Cheap
Advertising Age
added Sep 2, 2014 13:07
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