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SAVANT: Do Smokers Cost Society More?

According to many studies (but not all), the lifetime health care costs for smokers and obese people, whose lives are shorter, are indeed lower than fit, healthy people who live much longer. The admonitions against smoking and obesity are not generated by
Parade
added Sep 1, 2014 14:18
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[UK] Big Pharma anti-vaping ad complaint

The Complaint: Nicorette QuickMist ‘Don’t Vape. Quit for Good.’ advertisement. I would like to complain about the following advertisement for Nicorette Quickmist, a Johnson and Johnson product, with the headline “Don’t Vape. Quit for Good.”
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Aug 25, 2014 09:12
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[New York] Churchill: Do new tobacco laws have rights going up in smoke?

I don't want to go back to the days when a 10-year-old could walk into a store and emerge with a pack of cigarettes. But if an adult is aware of the risks and wants to do the same, it's not my business.
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Aug 14, 2014 16:01
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[New York] GLANTZ: FDA Should Prohibit Flavors in all Tobacco Products including Electronic Cigarettes (new evidence)

The research found: Flavor additives attract young people to electronic cigarettes Flavored solutions were one of the most attractive e-cigarette characteristics identified by our participants. A 26-year-old conventional cigare
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 8, 2014 12:18
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HEINZERLING: Tobacco Teachings, Up in Smoke?

Imagine a government warning on tobacco products that gave nearly equal prominence to both the pleasures and pains of using tobacco products.... Maybe someone should ask him if the FDA/White House analysis of the balance between lost pleasure and lost he
American Constitution Society for Law and Policy Blog
added Aug 4, 2014 12:25
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[UK] VATES: The insidious re-normalisation of smoking

companies and cartels that want to sell you totally unnecessary and addictive products. There is a stealth, re-normalisation of smoking underway and an insidious attempt to grow a new market by targeting the young and naive
The Spectator (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:21
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[Florida] HARTZ-SEELEY: E-cigarettes: Colorful, cherry-flavored and carcinogenic?

Although these regulations as well as classroom programs and public service campaigns are helping educate children from the dangers of smoking, parents need to get involved. If you smoke and you want to help your child avoid the habit, the first thing y
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jul 28, 2014 05:20
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[UK] O'MALLEY: Don't trust lobbies on smoking data

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/c0c50388-0daf-11e4-815f-00144feabdc0.html
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 21, 2014 02:34
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SAPORITO: Tobacco Mergers Are Creating a More Efficient Killing Machine

In its merger document, Reynolds says the deal would produce $800 million in cost savings...Expect the FTC to stick to the economics, which will be great for the tobacco companies, and their investors. The customers are on their own.
TIME Magazine
added Jul 16, 2014 21:52
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[Australia] FREEMAN: Is big tobacco abandoning smokes for e-cigarettes?

No doubt the tobacco industry celebrates witnessing the debate and division among tobacco control colleagues over the utility of e-cigarettes in reducing the harms of tobacco use. The less attention paid to the deadly US$800 billion arm of the business th
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 10, 2014 15:25
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