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GLANTZ: Comments on Clive Bates' latest letter to WHO

While Bates and his friends, along with the tobacco companies, keep talking about “complete switching,” the dominant behavior remains dual use, with people using both products at the same time; the risks add. A few specific statements in the letter warra
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 1, 2018 17:49

[Asia, India] CHOWDHERY: Smoke and mirrors: Why TN must reverse ban on e-cigarettes

Times of India
added Oct 2, 2018 18:33

“Electronic Cigarettes” are not Cigarettes, and why that Matters

A greater appreciation of the distinct uniqueness of e-cigarettes, as compared with cigarettes, will help to accelerate innovative research on e-cigarettes and other electronic devices, leading to new theoretical models and behavioral measures.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 30, 2018 20:28

ILJAZI: Montana voters should reject new tobacco taxes

Montana doesn’t need another tax increase to solve their budget woes, they’ve increased healthcare spending year after year. Tax increases will likely beget more tax increases, which will drive businesses away and harm consumers. Montana should be lookin
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Sep 30, 2018 09:51

BLOOMBERG: UN meeting: ‘Smart policies save lives’

Many of the biggest causes of NCDs – like tobacco and junk foods – have powerful industries working on their sides. But so many lives are at stake – and there really is no excuse for inaction. So it is encouraging to see you all here, and the steps you ta
Health-E (za)
added Sep 28, 2018 21:39

BROWN: FDA says no to Juul

While ideally teens should not be using any tobacco or nicotine products, pragmatically, if a less unhealthy option than traditional tobacco exists, it should be left on the table. A better approach by the FDA would to aim a more complete, updated educa
Times-Delphic (Drake University)
added Sep 28, 2018 01:51

CALDER: E-Cig Regulation Likely to Burn Low-Income Americans

First, low-income and low-skill Americans are more likely to smoke traditional cigarettes, and ... heavily. .. Second, when it comes to quitting smoking, poor and less-educated Americans have the hardest time....Third, poor and less-educated Americans are
added Oct 3, 2018 18:54
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SULLUM: Dick Durbin Argues That E-Cigarettes Will Cause an Increase in Smoking

if you acknowledge the harm-reducing potential of e-cigarettes, as the FDA does, you have to recognize the potentially lethal impact of attempts to reduce underage vaping by making these products less appealing.
Reason Magazine
added Sep 28, 2018 14:52

[North Carolina] FORTSON: The story of how the current state of the tobacco industry came to be

I remind you that—despite our smoke-free, limited-advertising, health-conscious culture—the tobacco industry continues to thrive to the tune of $90.6 billion. I alluded to the fact that this unexpected development can, in large part, be attributed to a s
Black Mountain (NC) News
added Oct 15, 2018 15:31

[District of Columbia] LAFAIVE / DRENKARD: A cigarette smuggling epidemic is coming to DC

As a component of Washington, D.C.’s most recent city budget, the district will raise its cigarette excise tax from $2.50 per pack to $4.50 next month. This development is notable not only because it means the tax will increase by 80 percent in just one
The Hill
added Sep 28, 2018 01:49
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