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SHAH: Smoking vs. Vaping – The Environmental Impact

the environmental benefits of vaping should also be carefully considered as well as just the health benefits....Vaping increases the quality of life for humans, oceans, forests and the planet. Make the switch today.
ValueWalk
added Oct 14, 2018 15:28
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UBEL: Is Your Boss Discriminating Against You Because You Smoke?

Almost half of the companies who charge smokers more for health insurance are breaking the law. Among those companies imposing surcharges on tobacco users, 47% didn't offer tobacco cessation programs, putting them in direct violation of the law.
Forbes
added Oct 12, 2018 21:29
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REDMOND: These Two Landmark Reports Should Light a Fire Under Drug Policy Reformers

No Fire, No Smoke is global in scope and stunningly comprehensive. Charts, graphs, maps and infographics present smoking and vaping prevalence data as well as the legal and regulatory status of e-cigarettes in dozens of countries. Its central ideas are t
Filter (The Influence Foundation)
added Oct 19, 2018 10:46
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[Asia, Hong Kong] SURTEES: Policy Address hits right notes on pressing social welfare issues

The plan to totally ban e-cigarettes and other "new" tobacco-like products, such as herbal cigarettes, is a brave move, since the jury is still out on the precise health dangers from consuming such products. Some cigarette smokers have managed to quit by
China Daily (cn)
added Oct 12, 2018 18:08
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AZAR/GOTTLIEB: We cannot let e-cigarettes become an on-ramp for teenage addiction

The technology that might help adults end one addiction cannot pull a generation of kids into a new one... At the Department of Health and Human Services, we are deeply concerned about the risks that e-cigarettes pose for children, given how quickly teen
Washington Post
added Oct 12, 2018 15:52
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[New York] SHACKFORD: Michael Bloomberg Is No Defender of the Constitution

The very idea that Bloomberg is a protector of our constitutional rights is comical. Bloomberg is the archetype of the "Nanny knows best" authoritarian... He supports just about every government effort to meddle with people' smoking habits: smoking bans;
Reason Magazine
added Oct 12, 2018 15:39
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GLANTZ: PMI’s IQOS is not as new (or as safe) as PMI would like you to think

They used previously secret tobacco industry documents to examine Accord, an earlier version of IQOS that Philip Morris marketed without success between 1998 at 2006. In contrast to IQOS, PM scientists and executives consistently stated that Accord reduc
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:38
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CHAN: I used e-cigarettes to quit smoking after 10 years trying in vain to stop. Hong Kong’s ban is wrong

Peyton Chan was a smoker for 20 years. For 10 of those years he tried in vain to quit, and only succeeded when he switched to e-cigarettes. He thinks other smokers should have the chance to do the same
South China Morning Post
added Oct 12, 2018 00:36
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[Canada] Jack Knox: Why do the billionaire Koch brothers care about our pot?

Who is this Consumer Choice Center, and why is it so concerned about Victoria’s disadvantaged dopers?... Its funders include Japan Tobacco International and conservative groups tied to the U.S. billionaire Koch brothers. Got to admit it’s touching to thi
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Oct 10, 2018 02:45
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BLANCHARD: Homelessness, Vaping and Fentanyl: Three More Examples of Bad Media Coverage of Drugs

. In different ways, the three articles below disparage drug users, discredit harm reductionists, and make damaging alarmist claims... The author, Sheila Kaplan, mischaracterizes event speaker Dr. Bernhard-Michael Mayer as an “industry advocate,” when in
Filter (The Influence Foundation)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:36
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