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[California] LAMBERT: Smoke gets in eyes of well-meaning City Council

government shouldn’t pass laws it can’t enforce. Doing so frustrates law-abiding citizens who are right to expect enforcement, and, in this case, it sets the stage for acrimony between neighbors over a law that pits private property rights against public
Half Moon Bay (CA) Review
added Aug 30, 2018 17:19

FEIN: Taking a Breath to Breathe Easily: A Harmless Way to End Smoking

We must find a harmless way for employees to taper their addiction to cigarettes. We must do so for reasons both monetary and moral, as we cannot afford to spend $300 billion every year on smoking-related illnesses. We cannot afford to lose 400,000 lives
Corporate Wellness Magazine
added Aug 30, 2018 17:17

[Canada] Lakritz: Pick your pulmonary poison and pass the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

Notice that the same carcinogens are present in all types of smoke. Yet, we’re supposed to believe that forest fires and cigarettes are bad, while firepits and marijuana are not. Pick your pulmonary poison and pass the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Aug 30, 2018 17:12

[UK] COOK/CHEESEMAN: Why Don't We Treat Addiction To Smoking Like Any Other Critical Condition?

the addiction to smoking must be treated in the same way as any other critical condition. Continuing to ignore discrimination against smokers will only deepen health inequalities... The British Lung Foundation’s (BLF) ‘Less Help to Quit’ report is a stark
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 30, 2018 16:29

CONLEY: Don’t let fearmongering guide vaping debate

With use of all tobacco products by teens falling sharply and increasing evidence that e-cigarettes — especially flavored ones — actually help incentivize adult smokers to quit, it is important that we not let fearmongering and misinformation guide the pu
USA Today
added Aug 29, 2018 23:46

[Caribbean, Jamaica] Christopher Tufton: Tobacco lobby all smoke and mirrors

Yet, the tobacco industry would have us acquiesce to its call for a reduction in the SCT on cigarettes, suggesting that to do so would be to stymie the illicit trade in tobacco. However, to reduce the SCT would be to encourage greater consumption of tob
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:34

BENTLEY: E-cigarette tariffs are a threat to public health

There are around 10,000 vape shops in the U.S. These stores are achieving something that FDA and anti-smoking groups never have–make quitting smoking enjoyable. As FDA itself has acknowledged, nicotine is not the problem but the harmful smoke from cigare
The Hill
added Aug 29, 2018 23:40

IQOS labelling will mislead consumers [FREE FULL TEXT]

Consumers will not understand the condition of the claims—that they must quit using cigarettes completely to achieve the inferred health benefits of IQOS. Rather, they are likely to misunderstand the unsupported claims of reduced risks to mean IQOS are ha
Tobacco Control
added Aug 30, 2018 21:51

BRITSCHGI: Buttinskies Demand Ban On Cigarette Filters

Don't blame smokers for cigarette butts on the street. Blame the policies that pushed them to smoke there / The two great nanny-state forces—anti-tobacco activists and nitpicking environmentalists—have joined forces to take on a common foe: cigarette filt
Reason Magazine
added Aug 29, 2018 06:16

[South Carolina] POLAND: 'Fields of death' are on the decline across our state

can we admit that a field of tobacco is a beautiful sight, though a deadly one and a vanishing one, like so much smoke dissipating. You'll see fewer fields of tobacco in times to come. Its day has come and gone. But if you still smoke? Well, the odds ar
The Sumter (SC) Item
added Aug 26, 2018 20:59
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