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[Asia, Thailand] EDITORIAL: No need for a rush on bans

The Ministry of Commerce, of all places, steered through a complete ban on all production, import, sale, paraphernalia and thus possession of anything concerned with e-cigarettes and smoking. Illegal import of vaping material risks a prison sentence of 10
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jan 16, 2018 14:43
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[Europe] STEVENS: On public health, why is the #EC silencing NGOs?

while the EU is restricting the availability of tobacco products and launching anti-smoking campaigns, it is also ... allowing cigarette makers to play a central role in the fight against tobacco smuggling.
EU Reporter
added Jan 14, 2018 21:07
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[China] Invited Commentary: Second-hand smoke is an under recognized risk factor for cognitive decline

SHS may be one of the most prevalent and modifiable risk factors for cognitive decline... there is an urgent need to raise awareness of SHS reduction as part of global and national strategies to reduce cognitive decline and dementia, and to introduce legi
American Journal of Epidemiology
added Feb 19, 2018 18:20
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NOCERA: With Trump MIA on Opioids, Here Come the Lawyers

I remember in particular the tobacco litigation...few in the anti-tobacco community believe that the settlement has made much of a difference. Though smoking rates have declined, there are still 400,000 Americans who die each year from cigarettes.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 14, 2018 21:18
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[New York] GUGINO: Guest essay: Exposure to secondhand smoke increases as temps decrease

TACFL works with partners in Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties to make the Finger Lakes a healthier place to live, work and play for everyone. Housing with clean, healthy air should not just be a luxury for the wealthy. All residents of multi-uni
Canandaigua (NY) Daily Messenger Post
added Jan 12, 2018 13:57
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YOUNG: How Australia’s strict laws have made smokers social outcasts

Civil Liberties Australia’s Mark Jarratt says: “The government acts like they own the atmosphere and they don’t. The coverage of smoking is almost one-sided. “It’s the result of decades of taxpayer-funded negative conditioning which has created the impr
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:14
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RODU: Trials and tribulations of reduced risk tobacco products

In the 30 months it took the FDA to analyze and reject the first MRTP application, 1.2 million Americans died from smoking. The agency must move faster in its evaluation of obviously lower-risk smoke-free tobacco products and give them MRTP status.
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Jan 14, 2018 21:22
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PELZMAN: Patient Smokes, Check. Now What?

We have tried something new to help us...anyone listed as a smoker (based on those buttons that are clicked or the presence of "tobacco use disorder" on their problem list) is flagged...report is generated daily which is sent to our smoking cessation team
MedPage Today
added Jan 14, 2018 16:08
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[Mexico, Connecticut] LAFAIVE/NESBIT: Cigarette Tax Hike: Smuggling Up, Revenue Down

In writing several academic studies on cigarette taxes, we have built a statistical model to measure cigarette smuggling between states, as well as to and from Mexico and Canada. Through 2015, Connecticut had the 15th highest smuggling rate in the nation
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jan 11, 2018 20:31
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BARRON: Suing the Industrial Age / New York City’s lawsuit against oil companies for having caused Superstorm Sandy is absurd.

A case can be made that the tobacco companies defrauded individual smokers by addicting them to a deadly product while lying about its safety. Energy companies, on the other hand, sell a product that was an integral element of the historical epoch called
City Journal (Manhattan Institute)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:06
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