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[China, India, UK] BURKI: World No Tobacco Day 2013: a regulatory battlefield

The tactics of the tobacco industry can easily be turned back on them. Social media, for example, can be used for counter marketing. “We are learning how best to go about this”, affirmed Cohen. In an era of austerity, many countries have quietly called a
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 7, 2013 23:37
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[UK] HOUGH: (blog) Holy smoke

I get an occasional twinge of regret when I think of the old days – there is no easier way to relax than to sit down with a book and a pipe on a rainy afternoon. But my pipes sit there, filled with dust rather than ash, and my silver Dunhill lighter is a
Electronic Telegraph blogs (uk)
added Aug 29, 2013 15:42
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The Next Chapter of the Tobacco Wars: Unpacking the Latest Round of Constitutional Challenges. ($$)

We have argued that the Obama administration should take advantage of the current window of opportunity to aggressively restrict the industry’s control of its products.
American Journal of Public Health
added Aug 23, 2013 17:30
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[North Carolina] POWELL: Cigarette Burn: Judged for a personal decision

With an evil scowl, the woman continues with “EXCUSE ME, I would like to walk through the door without having to walk through your disgusting smoke!” Appalled at her blatant disregard for any smidgen of courtesy, I politely smiled and apologized.
The East Carolinian
added Aug 22, 2013 16:13
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[Canada] David Suzuki: Let’s get serious about cigarette litter—no ifs, ands or butts

In Vancouver and other cities, some people have been pushing for a deposit-and-return system similar to those for bottles and cans. Besides reducing litter and environmental damage, methods that also increase the price of cigarettes have proven to be ef
Georgia Straight (ca)
added Aug 7, 2013 12:25
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Show us the data on tobacco sales

Tobacco customs and excise data are absolutely critical to the evaluation of Australia's plain pack law and its total program of making smoking history. Data has been available since the turn of the last century. Without it we will see a continuation of
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 30, 2013 05:07
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[Asia, Thailand] BIGGS: Where there's smoke, There's ISE

We have George Bush Snr to thank for putting an end to the Thai Tobacco Monopoly's monopoly; American cigarette companies barged in here citing free trade agreements, demanding the right to give Thais emphysema and lung cancer too.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jul 7, 2013 20:59
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ANDERSON: I'm A Smoker And I Love E-Cigarettes

Though with an e-cigarette, that fix is provided via inhaled, atomized, nicotine-infused water vapor instead of smoke. If you're addicted to nicotine and an e-cigarette smoker, not using an e-cig for a period of time results in the same withdrawal symptom
Business Insider
added May 9, 2013 20:50
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[Nebraska] Hansen: No smoke, just vapor, so what's the rub?

I found plenty of people who had switched completely from smoking to vaping and said they were in the process of ratcheting down the amount of nicotine they took in while vaping. (Plumes mixes each flavor with a different level of nicotine, according to
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added May 6, 2013 13:59
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HAMBLIN: Smokers Still Potentially Employable

Companies in 21 U.S. states can and do categorically refuse to hire people who smoke tobacco. Leading bioethicists today agreed with a majority of Americans that this is unethical.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Mar 28, 2013 16:39
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