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[Nevada] RADKE: CVS without cigarettes: A little less smoke on the Strip?

In Las Vegas, the antismoking movement is an uphill battle. Walking into any store on the Strip and not being able to buy cigarettes is practically unfathomable, and the recent proliferation of big drugstores on the Strip—there are now two CVS locations—
Las Vegas (NV) Weekly
added Feb 13, 2014 12:08

[Illinois] Chuck Sweeny: Regulate e-cigarettes? Why? Just because.

There's no data that say e-cigarettes are not safe. But rather than presume they are safe, the regulators are presuming that "smoking" fruit-flavored water vapor spiked with nicotine might not be safe. Why? As my dad often explained to me when I asked w
Rockford (IL) Register-Star
added Feb 2, 2014 13:33

WATERS: E-Cigarette Makers Give Public the Finger

We know better than to trust the tobacco industry’s health claims about their products—or to trust the industry with our children’s future. The time for action is now. To paraphrase one anti-cigarette commercial in California: “Some people will say anythi
added Jan 28, 2014 16:23

[Kentucky] Brad Rodu | Smokers can turn to safer smoke-free tobacco products

The commonwealth should make smoking history by telling the truth about safer smoke-free tobacco products, enabling Kentucky's smokers to enjoy longer and healthier lives, unbridled by excessive risks for lung cancer and emphysema.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Jan 21, 2014 19:26

BLUMENTAL/DURBIN: Fifty Years After First Surgeon General Report on Smoking, E-Cigarettes Pose Latest Threat to Public Health

If these companies want to market their products as a safe alternative to smoking, they should be subject to rigorous FDA scrutiny. Oversight and regulation are the only way to know the true nature of these products and the only way to ensure that today'
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 17, 2014 18:12

[Canada] SHATENSTEIN: Fifty years later, smoking remains a health crisis

Health Minister Rona Ambrose and her Conservative predecessors Leona Aglukkaq and Tony Clement have done virtually nothing ... There are too many addicted smokers in this country to call for outright prohibition, but we need leadership and urgent action t
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 11, 2014 14:28

ARCHIVE: DAVE BARRY: Tobacco Seems To Be A Non-ethics Area

If crack dealers were smart, they`d stop shooting at each other and set up a Crack Institute, staffed by trained scientists, to do long-term research. Also they`d purchase some U.S. senators and pay big bucks for newspapers and magazines to run advertisem
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 9, 2014 16:46

[UK] Patrick Basham: Up in smoke? Plain packaging's failed experiment in Australia

Australia’s public health experiment has so far failed to reduce smoking, yet has hurt retailers, while simultaneously boosting the illicit tobacco trade. Given these deeply disappointing results, it’s unwise for Downing Street to hop aboard the plain pa
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Dec 16, 2013 21:29

[China] BUCKLEY: A Modest Proposal for Dealing with Pollution

Rumors have spread over the Internet in China that taking cigarette filters and inserting one into each nostril can block the tiny PM2.5 particles of pollution that make breathing difficult and cause respiratory ailments. Some people have posted pictures
New York Times Blogs
added Dec 11, 2013 01:51

[Canada] GUNTER: Alberta needs to butt out

the New Puritanism — the Alison Redford kind — is the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be taking a drag on a cherry-flavoured herb mixture and having dreams of unfiltered Camels. This is the 21st Century equivalent of Reefer Madness
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 13, 2013 01:01
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