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[New York] MATA: REBUTTAL: SMOKING BAN NEGLECTS ISSUE OF ADDICTION

New York Quits provides free starter packs of patches and gum to aid in smoking cessation and overall tobacco use...The best place for our campus to start in reducing smoking on campus isn’t a fine or a ban. It’s by adding the hotline phone number to the
Albany Student Press (University at Albany, The State University of New York)
added Mar 20, 2018 15:39
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[Arizona] Allhands: Can the FDA make cigarettes less addictive? 2 reasons to be skeptical

It seems dangerous to tell teens that one of the major consequences to smoking no longer exists. And it seems like a bad idea to move nicotine to the black market, where products could emerge that kill people even faster.
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Mar 20, 2018 01:36
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EXCLUSIVE: Scott Pruitt Will End EPA’s Use Of ‘Secret Science’ To Justify Regulations

mirrors Smith’s HONEST Act, which passed the House in March 2017. Smith’s office was pleased to hear Pruitt was adopting another policy the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology chairman championed... Junk science crusader Steve Milloy also cal
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Apr 26, 2018 13:40
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CVS Intensifies Anti-Tobacco Fight In Third Year

CVS Health isn’t wavering from its push to curtail smoking and the use of tobacco products, more than three years after its move to end cigarette sales grabbed national headlines and bipartisan praise. On Monday, CVS said it will spend $10 million this
Forbes
added Mar 20, 2018 01:50
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SCHWID: With Friends Like These / LGBTQ organizations shouldn’t celebrate the tobacco industry and its apologists.

On March 20, the National LGBT Bar Association will host an “Out & Proud Corporate Counsel Award Reception” at the Altria Group office... The disparately high rates of smoking are the result of aggressive marketing by tobacco companies that depict smoki
Slate
added Mar 20, 2018 01:26
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MARCUS: How The FDA Plan To Take Nicotine Out Of Cigarettes Will Fuel Terrorism

It is a terrible idea for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is that it deprives adults of the choice to use tobacco as they see fit. But there are other unintended consequences to this policy that must be seriously considered, perhaps most imp
The Federalist
added Mar 19, 2018 18:01
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[Alaska] MONIAK: We need less politics and more science

The statewide ban on smoking in public places would very likely become law if Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux, R-Anchorage, wasn’t blocking it in the House Rules Committee which she chairs. But this story is less about an obstructionist legislator than the risks w
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Mar 19, 2018 19:52
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Statement by the European Public Health Association on the Philip Morris International “Foundation for a Smoke-free World” (PDF)

we have seen what can be achieved in countries where these measures have been applied most effectively. Unfortunately, Philip Morris and other tobacco companies continue to challenge this evidence and to undermine these policies. To quote the response to
EUPHA (European Public Health Association) (nl)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:43
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] WEI: Getting to the heart of smoking matter / Softer approach to changing smokers' behaviour can complement tough laws ($$)

Singapore's laws against smoking are among the toughest in the world, with two recent measures hammering home the message. Formerly, it was only illegal to import, sell and distribute cigarette substitutes like smokeless tobacco products, including chew
Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 16, 2018 20:52
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CALIFORNIA CHAOS: San Francisco to Permit DRUG LOUNGES Throughout the City

The ‘Sanctuary City’ of San Francisco is permitting European-style marijuana lounges to open all over the Bay Area; allowing Americans to openly use drugs in specialty shops and outright ignoring federal law.
Hannity.com
added Mar 16, 2018 20:39
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