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[Australia] MENDELSOHN: NSW vaping ban a bad idea

A supermarket may choose to not allow vaping, but a bookshop keen to attract browsers may decide otherwise. Public health policy should be guided by the best available evidence. A blanket ban on vaping in smoke-free areas is lazy policy and is likely to
The Australian (au)
added Feb 19, 2018 18:09
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CARUANA: American Cancer Society changes its position on e-cigarettes

The organization finally recognizes the research in favour of e-cigarette use for smoking cessation, and recommends that physicians support smokers who choose the devices as their preferred cessation aids.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Feb 21, 2018 01:09
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EVANS: Time to increase Mississippi’s tobacco tax

There are five bills to increase the state’s tobacco tax before the Legislature. They have until this Wednesday to make it out of committee and pass their house of origin. Gov. Phil Bryant has indicated he will sign a tobacco tax increase if it reaches hi
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Feb 18, 2018 02:53
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[Kentucky] GOULSON: Cigarette tax increase will improve the health of Kentuckians

KentuckyOne Health encourages regular screenings to help detect heart disease, as well as lung cancer, early-on, because we know early detection goes a long way to enhancing treatment. While Kentuckians can find out about screening opportunities at all o
The Lane Report
added Feb 21, 2018 14:29
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[Massachusetts] Joyce Brewer: Fight exploitation of African-Americans by Big Tobacco

tobacco companies have spent decades marketing and promoting menthol cigarettes toward African-Americans through tailored messaging and positive imagery. Sadly, the industry's tactics are working; nearly 9 of every 10 African-American smokers prefer menth
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:00
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STEVENS: The #Tobacco directive: how the European Commission side-lined the European Parliament

passing the final form of the T&T system will only add to the controversies dogging the EC’s notoriously opaque procedures ...the tobacco industry should not be entrusted with key roles in the traceability of its products, considering its responsibility i
EU Reporter
added Feb 17, 2018 13:59
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[Wisconsin] SAHIL: CS urges Swearingen to support tobacco bill

Assembly Bill 225, authored by Northwoods Rep. Jeff Mursau, would require stores to display all tobacco products behind the counter... despite this broad support, the bill has stalled in the State Assembly Committee on State Affairs, which is headed by R
Rhinelander (WI) Star Journal
added Feb 16, 2018 22:00
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[North Carolina] GOLDSTEIN: On tobacco, NC graded too low

North Carolina still leads the country in many efforts to combat smoking (such as tobacco-free colleges), and our efforts are producing results. In 2016, the percentage of adults who reported smoking cigarettes was the lowest ever recorded at 17.9 percen
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Feb 16, 2018 21:59
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[Ireland] COLEMAN: How to quit smoking - for good: Psychologist David Coleman on his own nicotine addiction

James Prochaska and Carlo DiClemente, back in the 1980s. They put forward a six-stage model that most people will predictably follow when they are engaged in changing any behaviour...they suggest that we begin any change process in a stage of pre-contempl
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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[Canada] TURCOTTE: This product is less harmful than smoking, but we can't tell smokers

The Canadian government should allow adult tobacco consumers to receive accurate information about the relative risks of different tobacco products under an established, science-based regulatory framework. The House of Commons has scheduled committee hear
Financial Post (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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