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GLANTZ: California cancer advocates call out Assemblymember Jim Cooper for breaking promise not to take tobacco money

on March 14, 2018, he accepted a $4,400 contribution from Philip Morris. ACS CAN contacted him and he told ACS CAN that he decided to reverse course and start accepting donations from tobacco companies.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 11, 2018 02:35
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[California] GLANTZ: RJ Reynolds' latest argument against Prop E: It doesn't ban the sale of all tobacco products

Yesterday I received this mailer -- they are coming just about every day now -- from RJ Reynolds arguing that voters should not support San Francisco's law prohibiting the sale of flavored cigarettes because it still allows the sale of unflavored tobacco
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 9, 2018 19:01
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LUKAS: 'Abstinence only' is the wrong approach to vaping products

Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) may seem an unlikely member of the abstinence movement...let's work to deny teenagers access to cigarettes and e-cigarettes to keep them from smoking, but we shouldn't also deny them reliable information about relative risks.
The Hill
added May 9, 2018 18:11
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HURLEY/TARLTON: Opinion: How incentivizing small tobacco farmers can change livelihoods

Transitioning farmers away from tobacco and toward alternative crops, or indeed other livelihoods, is a way to unlock progress toward multiple Sustainable Development Goals. What can be done to help farmers transition? United Nations-led and U.N.-assist
Devex
added May 9, 2018 14:18
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[Asia-pacific] Time for action to stop the deadliest diseases in the Philippines

The Philippines is taking some good steps to prevent NCDs, like taxing tobacco use... Interagency Task Force on NCDs... will visit the Philippines on 7-11 May 2018. They will work with the UN team based in the Philippines, and government authorities for
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added May 9, 2018 14:16
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[Australia] Big tobacco’s big little lies on Twitter

Christina Watts, Becky Freeman and Marita Hefler identify some of the promotional tactics being used by tobacco companies and provide some examples of how these companies are using Twitter to give a misleading picture of their activities and potentially
Croakey (au)
added May 9, 2018 03:40
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[Europe] ANDRIKIENE: eCigarettes: Reduced risk and vaping regulation

The EU needs better rules to stop illicit tobacco products from entering the market, writes Laima Andrikienė.
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added May 10, 2018 18:36
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[California] GLANTZ: Blog posts on San Francisco Proposition E

Here are links to all my blog posts on San Francisco’s Proposition E, RJ Reynolds Tobacco’s effort to overturn the law ending the sale of all flavored tobacco products in San Francisco that was unanimously passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 9, 2018 14:19
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[Europe] MARTUSCIELO: eCigarettes: Balanced regulation

The EU should adapt legislation on innovative products, argues Fulvio Martusciello.
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added May 9, 2018 14:17
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TOLENTINO: The Promise of Vaping and the Rise of Juul

Teens have taken a technology that was supposed to help grownups stop smoking and invented a new kind of bad habit, molded in their own image...The Juul, despite all the teenage Instagram feeds I’ve seen, feels clinical, sensible, virtuous.
The New Yorker
added May 7, 2018 19:13
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