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[UK] Patrick Basham: Up in smoke? Plain packaging's failed experiment in Australia

Australia’s public health experiment has so far failed to reduce smoking, yet has hurt retailers, while simultaneously boosting the illicit tobacco trade. Given these deeply disappointing results, it’s unwise for Downing Street to hop aboard the plain pa
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Dec 16, 2013 21:29

[China] BUCKLEY: A Modest Proposal for Dealing with Pollution

Rumors have spread over the Internet in China that taking cigarette filters and inserting one into each nostril can block the tiny PM2.5 particles of pollution that make breathing difficult and cause respiratory ailments. Some people have posted pictures
New York Times Blogs
added Dec 11, 2013 01:51

[Canada] GUNTER: Alberta needs to butt out

the New Puritanism — the Alison Redford kind — is the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be taking a drag on a cherry-flavoured herb mixture and having dreams of unfiltered Camels. This is the 21st Century equivalent of Reefer Madness
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 13, 2013 01:01

[Georgia] GONZALEZ: City needs smoke-free air statute

In July 2005, the Georgia Smokefree Air Act became law. ... Richmond County residents and visitors deserve to breathe smoke-free air. A smoke-free air ordinance is a step forward to creating a healthy Augusta.
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Nov 4, 2013 12:37

[New York] THOMPSON: NYC Says You Must Be 21 to Buy Tobacco—Will This Accomplish Anything?

Maybe not. But raising prices on cigarettes (again) should push the city's smoking rate even lower.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Nov 3, 2013 23:33

[New York] ZURKO: Tobacco-buying age gets pushed to 21: NYC vote called 'asinine'

“The Five at Five” on Fox News Thursday called this tobacco-buying age “asinine” saying the same thing as others are reporting today. You could go to war and die for your country, but you can’t legally smoke or make that choice on your own. (National)
added Nov 1, 2013 08:59

VIDEO: E-Cigarettes: Second-hand Smoke, Vaping, and the Price of FDA Regulations

“We’re using technology, and that’s what we do in America, we use technology to solve really complicated problems,” says Craig Weiss, president and CEO of NJOY. NJOY is a leading manufacturer of electronic cigarettes - and a donor to Reason Foundation, t
Reason Magazine
added Oct 29, 2013 16:34

[Ireland] CLIFFORD: If Government is serious it should go the whole hog and ban cigarettes

Again, addicted to a drug the Government refuses to ban. If they give up, it will be on their terms – not the HSE's. And what of patients with mental health problems? In their darkest hour, is some security guard really going to prevent them from smoki
Irish Independent (ie)
added Oct 15, 2013 02:21

FRIEDEN: An Ad Campaign with the Best Payoff Imaginable -- Healthy Lives

we KNOW what works to help people quit: smoke-free policies, price increases, comprehensive state-level tobacco control programs, ongoing public education campaigns and easy, free access to smoking cessation services. But in too much of the country, we ar
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 10, 2013 12:38

[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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