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[New Zealand] Tobacco Industry Turf War Misses the Point

"It’s clear from these allegations that the tobacco industry is feeling the pinch of reduced revenues through decline in smoking rates and we need to make sure they don’t find a way to reestablish themselves as part of our communities. A smokefree generat
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 26, 2018 15:47
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TUCCILLE: FDA’s Low-Nicotine Cigarette Scheme Is an Invitation to Black Market Vendors

FDA Commissioner Gottlieb's proposal to mandate low-nicotine cigarettes...—it's Prohibition Lite. And like all such efforts, it's likely to get people turning up their noses and looking for something better.
Reason Magazine
added Mar 26, 2018 15:22
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O'NEILL: Should Hong Kong ban e-cigarettes?

Next month Hong Kong’s Legislative Council will discuss a regulatory framework for e-cigarettes and other new tobacco products. What should it do? It could follow the example of Macau and Singapore. In January, Macau amended its Tobacco Prevention and C
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Mar 26, 2018 14:47
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THOMAS: India can’t eliminate tuberculosis by 2025 without curbing smoking

Curbing smoking itself is also essential. But despite India’s sustained efforts, including mandatory graphic health warnings on product packages and a ban on cigarette advertisements, the habit pervades a considerable section of the population. Though th
Quartz
added Mar 26, 2018 14:37
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[Canada] Tackling smoking cessation systematically among inpatients with heart disease ($$)

Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 26, 2018 14:01
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[California, District of Columbia] DRESBACH: There's plenty to do in the battle against lung cancer

One of the hardest things I’ve ever had to say to my family was the words “I have lung cancer.” Now I’m on a mission... That’s why on March 14, I went to Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C., as part of the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE Advocacy D
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added Mar 25, 2018 18:08
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White House could be blowing smoke with plan to cut nicotine in cigarettes

By that thinking, Trump is publicly signaling a willingness to go after tobacco companies. But in private, his relationship with the industry is very much nudge-nudge, wink-wink, with an understanding that tobacco firms will enjoy a free hand on what ma
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 23, 2018 21:42
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging: Five years of failure! — IDEAS

“Five Years of Failure!” That’s the message a global coalition of 62 think tanks and rights advocates are sending to the new WHO Director Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus... * IDEAS is a Malaysian think-tank dedicated to promoting market-based solutions to public p
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:46
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[New York] BRITSCHGI: Smoking While Walking? That's a $50 Fine Under Proposed NYC Ordinance

Giving police broad authority to crack down on an incidental behavior, while at the same time just assuming they will use this authority in a wise, rational, and retrained manner, is sloppy legislating indeed.
Reason Magazine
added Mar 23, 2018 19:20
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[UK] GILBEY: It’ll kill you – so what is the eternal allure of the on-screen cigarette?

It seems unfair of the US public health organisation Truth Initiative to single out Netflix...One alternative for those filmmakers who want to kick the habit without relinquishing the aura of coolness might be found in the vitality of the vape, seen rece
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 22, 2018 16:00
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