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GUEST OPINION: Koop understood smoking's mayhem

Dr. Koop seemed Lincolnesque with his beard and serious demeanor. He was sincerely motivated and determined to educate the public about the dangers of tobacco. He did indeed want to free the tobacco slaves. Had he been more successful it is unlikely that
Fall River (MA) Herald News
added Mar 17, 2013 11:21

DAYNARD: Stubbing Out Cigarettes for Good

This provides an opportunity for states, counties and cities to adopt the Smokefree Generation, a proposal by A. J. Berrick, a mathematics professor in Singapore. The idea is simple: no one born in or after 2000 can ever be sold cigarettes.
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2013 05:31

[Saudi Arabia] AHMAD: Smoking-free society: A pipe dream

So apart from the government and the NGOs, we, people of our society, should in our own way discourage this scourge and pave the way for a cleaner and better society.
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Mar 3, 2013 18:51

O'HARA: Why I Sold British American Tobacco

1. Declining sales According to data from, between 1950 and 1990, global annual cigarette consumption grew by an average of 48% every 10 years. Between 2000 and 2009, the growth in annual consumption was just 3%.
Motley Fool
added Mar 3, 2013 13:44

[California] DENNEY: Big Tobacco's Unlikely Allies in the Effort to Keep the Poor Hooked on Cigaret

Tens of thousands of nonsmokers die each year because of the “social justice” rock in the road, the oddest allies the tobacco industry ever had.
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added Mar 3, 2013 12:42

[Australia, China] CHAPMAN: Big Tobacco losing ground on plain packs but homing in on world's poor

This morning I reviewed a yet-to-be-published study from a rural tobacco-growing province in China where 89% of illiterate males smoke. Big Tobacco’s planners eye their world maps and salivate over large, poorly educated populations, ideally with corrup
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 28, 2013 15:36

[Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, North Dakota, Wisconsin] COSGROVE: Smoking in Oklahoma: Five states that have gone smoke-free

I was curious about other states that have made similar efforts. So, here’s a list of five states that have recently gone “smoke-free” in some regard.
The Oklahoman
added Feb 21, 2013 17:19

[Canada] DWORKIND/ERBAN: New tax should fund fight-smoking strategies

The Montreal department of public health is seeking input from health-care professionals on its action plan through 2015 for reduction of smoking rates. The goals include reducing the prevalence of smoking among those age 12 to 17 from 22 per cent to 20
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Feb 12, 2013 12:49

[Indonesia] DHARMAWAN: A new breakthrough on tobacco control

What the regulation lacks is that it does not stipulate any sanction or fine for people or cigarette companies who fail to heed the regulation, reducing it to a paper tiger. The health minister, therefore, needs to strengthen the regulation with minister
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 29, 2013 18:56

[Australia, Europe, Ireland] MORGAN: Tobacco companies spend billions on packaging for a reason

You may be convinced that attractive packaging doesn't sway your decision to smoke - but it's still big business, writes Dr Ross Morgan.
The (ie)
added Jan 29, 2013 15:33
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