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[Europe] STIER/CAUNES: Snus saga: An unfortunate illustration of the TPD proposal fiasco

The fight against smoking is a priority and revision of the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) has potential to save lives. ... TPD continues the EU-wide ban on snus, the least harmful form of tobacco. As a result, European smokers outside of Sweden are d
Europolitics (Europe Information Service) (be)
added Jan 8, 2013 02:12

[Kansas] ROTHSCHILD: Up in smoke: What will state do about lost tobacco funds?

Here is the problem. Kansas is among some 30 states in arbitration with Big Tobacco companies that are seeking to reduce payments promised to the states under a mammoth legal settlement from the 1990s.
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Dec 10, 2012 15:09

WHITE: A company’s right to lie?

Is it too much of s stretch to imagine a constitutional lying defense? Maybe. But given the audacity, vehemence, and level of historical dishonesty of Big Tobacco, it’s plausible. Maybe the tobacco companies will finally tell the truth: about lying.
Scholars & Rogues (blog)
added Nov 28, 2012 15:49

[Virginia] DOUGHERTY: County needs to butt out when it comes to smokers

Perhaps you read about Hyland's heavy-handed efforts in Tuesday's Pilot. Headlined, "Kick the habit or else," this is apparently the supervisor's second attempt to meddle in the personal lives of employees.
Norfolk (VA) Virginian-Pilot
added Nov 28, 2012 04:52

[Texas] Time to pass a statewide smoke-free workplace ban

Patchwork system across Texas causes confusion
Houston (TX) Chronicle
added Nov 24, 2012 18:53

KLANG: My complacent country: why Sweden has long way to go on tobacco reform

The Conversation (au)
added Nov 4, 2012 13:53

DUFF: Romney Tobacco Deal With Russian Mob and GOP

The first cigarette deals were negotiated by old line CIA accompanied by national leaders of the GOP. Just by accident, I attended more than one of those meetings and I don’t even smoke. I remember that thousands of cigarette machines were to be offere
Veterans Today (VT)
added Nov 1, 2012 20:53

[UK] HAYDON: In Sweden, smokers have another option – Snus

Switching from cigarettes to oral tobacco has helped Sweden achieve the lowest rate of tobacco-related diseases in Europe
Comment is Free (The Guardian, UK)
added Nov 1, 2012 14:45

SULLUM: WHO Says Vaping Must Be Banned Because It Looks Like Smoking

Michael Siegel notes that the World Health Organization is urging countries to ban electronic cigarettes because they "undermine the denormalization of tobacco use." True, they do not contain tobacco, and using them does not involve inhaling any combusti
Reason Magazine
added Oct 26, 2012 15:55

SIEGEL: European Respiratory Society Publicly Claims that Electronic Cigarettes Cause Cancer and Lies About Tobacco Industry Involvement in Creation of These Products

Not only is the European Respiratory Society lying about the origin of electronic cigarettes, but it is also making a completely unfounded and scientifically unsupported assertion about the carcinogenicity of these products.
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 27, 2012 03:29
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