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[Canada] DiMANNO: Why banning psych patients’ cigarettes deepens their trauma

Some people, some institutions, are simply addicted to power. That is the irony of CAMH, which can wrap itself in a shroud of virtue. ...they can act as coercively as they please against some of the most vulnerable people among us and call it a matter of
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Apr 19, 2014 13:09

[Africa, Nigeria] ISIGUZO: Repackaged Tobacco Control Bill and Matters Arising

For public health experts, the repackaged bill will not only reduce the tobacco health burden the nation currently shoulders, it will also draw positive attention to Nigeria in the committee of nations that have signed and ratified the World Health Organ
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Apr 13, 2014 23:42

[Australia] RIMMER: New Zealand, Plain Packaging, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

The New Zealand Parliament should take note of the debate in the Australian Parliament over the plain packaging of tobacco products, and emulate the Australian legislative model of The Tobacco Plain Packaging Act 2011 (Cth). The New Zealand Parliament sh (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Mar 28, 2014 13:23

[California] GLANTZ: In another Back to the Future moment, ecig forces cynicaly telling LA it should wait for FDA to include ecigs in smokefree law

Leaving aside the Obama Administration FDA's flaccid performance in actually doing anything meaningful to regulate tobacco... the fact is that the FDA has no jurisdiction to regulate WHERE people use e-cigarettes.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 20, 2014 07:49

SAMAKOW: Florida Supreme Court overturns damage liability limits

has overturned a 2003 law that limited the amount of compensation survivors could recover in wrongful death cases. .. “frivolous lawsuits,” and “greedy trial lawyers” were used to influence state legislators to pass laws limiting the responsibility of neg
Communities Digital News
added Mar 19, 2014 14:54

NOË: Electronic Cigarettes And The Appearance Of Smoking

Should we regulate them like tobacco products? ... The prohibitionist bandwagon has a good head of steam. But the case is interesting because it invites us realize that — when it comes to the facts — sometimes appearance is as important as reality.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Feb 23, 2014 15:02

[Missouri] FIELD: My view: The way towards a smoking ban

In the end, however, bar and restaurant owners have seen the light. Whether they've been motivated by their health-minded consciences or by rumors of eventual statewide smoking bans, their actions deserve praise.
Lake Sun Leader (Camdenton, MO)
added Feb 13, 2014 12:12

[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
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