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[New York] Norb’s Corner: “Don’t bogart that joint my friend, pass it over to me.”

pot smokers have not acquired the manners about bothering the people around them....People don’t want to smell the scent of marijuana smoke either. In my opinion, making the threat of a criminal action, which can damage someone’s life just for legally sm
Buffalo (NY) Rising
added Jul 23, 2018 18:14

DAUBE: Commentary on ‘This could change everything’

Neil Collishaw is a doughty veteran of the tobacco wars. Like other campaigners, he is frustrated that while we have seen some encouraging developments, nearly 70 years after the first compelling evidence on the lethal nature of smoking, cigarettes are t
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2018 06:22

WARNER: When will everything change?

entrepreneurs are offering smokers...novel products deliver satisfying levels of nicotine (at least satisfying for some smokers), while yielding many fewer chemicals than does combusted tobacco.2 The devices’ ultimate health effects are unknown and possib
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2018 06:21

BORLAND: Strategies for eliminating smoked tobacco

Collishaw1 outlines a proposal to set strict limits on cigarette emission at levels which will effectively prohibit all combusted cigarettes, leaving only heat not burn (HnB) cigarettes in the market....This proposal is a radical extension of those to re
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2018 06:20

COLLISHAW: This should change everything: using the toxic profile of heat-not-burn products as a performance standard to phase out combustible cigarettes

The design and marketing of these products is evidence that manufacturers have achieved the technical capacity to reduce the quantity of toxins inhaled through tobacco use. Manufacturers’ reports to investors claim that these new tobacco products are eco
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2018 06:19

ARNOTT: Why tobacco product regulation is no magic bullet

Alas, Collishaw’s interesting proposal1 has fatal flaws. As he admits, it effectively bans combustible cigarettes, with ‘heat not burn’ the standard to meet. Any government implementing such a draconian measure could only justify it on the basis of risk r
Tobacco Control
added Jul 23, 2018 06:17

[UK] WITHINGTON: Taking to tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

It was not just physicians who helped Elizabethans and Jacobeans take to tobacco: England's poets and playwrights did, too. And it is as much the world of cultural representations as medical knowledge that has shaped people's attitudes to tobacco ever si
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 21, 2018 16:00

GONZALEZ-GALLARZA: JUUL’s Expansion is Good News for Global Health

If JUUL successfully raises the capital to launch a truly global consumer product, it is likely to drive more smokers away from the habit and fewer non-smoking teens into it. That is good news for healthcare spending and for smokers worldwide who are des
E21 (Manhattan Institute)
added Jul 20, 2018 13:49

Little and filtered cigars meet the legal definition of cigarettes and should be included in nicotine reduction regulation

The tobacco control community is cautiously optimistic that a nicotine reduction policy may be the big step needed to make substantial progress in reducing tobacco-caused death and disease in the USA.12–14 Other countries are considering similar measures.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 18, 2018 22:56

[UK] MONBIOT: Dark money lurks at the heart of our political crisis

Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)...for many years, it has been funded by British American Tobacco (BAT), Japan Tobacco International, Imperial Tobacco and Philip Morris International. When this funding was exposed, the IEA claimed that its campaigns ag
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:55
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