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[UK] AL-KADHI: If you're a smoker who walks down the street with a cigarette, you're being ableist

whenever the blowback of a cigarette hits my face, I can expect to wheeze and struggle for the rest of the day... I urge all those who smoke to try as hard as possible to watch where they are exhaling, especially when walking on the street. There are mill
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 1, 2018 13:09
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BEREZOW: JUUL And Vaping: Public Health Becomes A Partisan Issue

it's not going to stop all rebellious teens from drinking or vaping. Pretending otherwise is naive public health policy. Worse, our concern for "the children" is holding back a technology that can be used to get adult smokers to quit cigarettes.
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added May 20, 2018 18:11
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TOLENTINO: The Promise of Vaping and the Rise of Juul

Teens have taken a technology that was supposed to help grownups stop smoking and invented a new kind of bad habit, molded in their own image...The Juul, despite all the teenage Instagram feeds I’ve seen, feels clinical, sensible, virtuous.
The New Yorker
added May 7, 2018 19:13
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[Asia, Pakistan] HALL: Enhancing the tobacco industry’s revenue base

The Network for Consumer Protection (TNCP) report, 2017, informs that Pakistan has one of the highest prevalence of tobacco use in the world. This is alarming while it is equally distressing that the already weak tax levying and collection system of Paki
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:19
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[Asia, Pakistan] KHAN: The tobacco mafia

By tricking taxes on the tobacco industry, Pakistan is openly defying United Nations Sustainable Development Goals which especially call for the implementation of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHOFCTC) in all coun
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 24, 2018 00:23
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Cigarette Stocks Have Gotten Burned This Week. Could Things Get Even Worse for Big Tobacco?

But what was potentially more troubling to companies like Altria and British American Tobacco was PMI’s admission the next generation of tobacco products meant to make up for declining traditional cigarette sales—such as “heat not burn” devices like the i
Fortune Magazine
added Apr 21, 2018 16:35
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HINKLE: Relax—You’ll Probably Survive Until Tomorrow

New York Times published an opinion column on "The Formaldehyde in Your E-Cigs." ... Formaldehyde shows up in foods as well. The American Council on Science and Health cites European research showing that apples contain as much as 6.8 milligrams per kilog
Reason Magazine
added Apr 20, 2018 18:09
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[Asia, Pakistan] AHMED: Smoky affairs

why should the FBR not be held directly accountable for its failure to curb smuggling, check illicit trade and achieve revenue targets instead of giving them the power to take steps against the spirit of the international convention the government has sig
The News (pk)
added Apr 16, 2018 21:06
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GLTANTZ: FDA advisors say evidence doesn't back Philip Morris' claim that IQOS cuts disease risk

UCSF has submitted 10 public comments supporting the scientific conclusion that IQOS is not safer than conventional cigarettes and that even allowing "reduced exposure" claims would be misinterpreted as reduced harm claims. ...Other countries should not b
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 26, 2018 00:03
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[Mexico, Connecticut] LAFAIVE/NESBIT: Cigarette Tax Hike: Smuggling Up, Revenue Down

In writing several academic studies on cigarette taxes, we have built a statistical model to measure cigarette smuggling between states, as well as to and from Mexico and Canada. Through 2015, Connecticut had the 15th highest smuggling rate in the nation
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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