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[India] E-smokers Under Fire

In India, the preferred method to buy e-cigarette merchandise, from the juices and the batteries to the vape itself, is through online distributors. Most of them ship these products from foreign shores, especially China, which is widely believed to be th
Open - The Magazine (in)
added Aug 6, 2018 18:36
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MINATO: SIX THOUGHTS: ALTRIA’S PREMIUM CIGAR EXEMPTION STANCE

Cigar Aficionado published an article that made the final 24 hours of my vacation a lot less enjoyable. It also made the lives of every single employee of Nat Sherman’s cigar division a lot less fun...."America’s Largest Cigarette Company Comes Out Agains
HalfWheel
added Aug 3, 2018 17:32
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[California] GLANTZ: Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

Enforcing residential bans on smoking could help large numbers of low-income people quit smoking, according to an analysis of federally funded national surveys by a California research team. The finding comes as public housing authorities across the count
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 2, 2018 23:41
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[Africa, South Africa] VEGTER: Tobacco Bill unjustified by government’s own impact assessment

The Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill (‘Tobacco Bill’), which is open for comment until 9 August 2018, imposes draconian new rules and restrictions on the sale and use of tobacco products, and controversially places electro
Daily Maverick (za)
added Aug 7, 2018 16:45
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TUCCILLE: Cigarette Smuggling Keeps Illinois Residents in Affordable Smokes

Looking for a business opportunity that will turn a quick profit? Here's an idea: Load up a truck full of cigarettes in Missouri, drive them to neighboring Illinois, and watch the cash roll in from Prairie State smokers happy to find a respite from ruino
Reason Magazine
added Aug 1, 2018 16:44
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VAIL/TAMBURRINO: The urgent case for nonaddictive cigarettes

The stakes are high, but the science behind FDA’s nicotine reduction plan is sound. Though traditional tobacco companies have already raised objections, Very Low Nicotine Content, or VLNC, cigarettes are well-studied by a diverse and independent cadre of
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jul 31, 2018 21:30
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[New York] AUDIO: HORNER: An Anniversary Of A Public Health Achievement

Last week was the 15th anniversary of a law that has helped to dramatically improve the public’s health. Despite the intense opposition from the tobacco industry and its front groups, on July 24, 2003 a state law was approved that prohibited smoking in m
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Jul 31, 2018 20:45
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GLANTZ: Incorporating best practices from tobacco control into California’s cannabis regulations still needed

Dan Orenstein, Candice Bowling, and I submitted this public comment... Incorporating best practices from tobacco control into California’s cannabis regulations is necessary to protect public health by restricting harmful product formulations, ensuring ind
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 31, 2018 07:34
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[New Jersey] PALOMA: N.J. did good to ban smoking on beaches. We can do more

the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has been working in tobacco control for more than 20 years. We applaud the new law and hope that it will spark action to further reduce tobacco use in public places. With this step, New Jersey builds on its stron
NJ.com
added Jul 29, 2018 22:37
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SIDDIQI: Secondhand smoking is causing thousands of stillbirths in developing countries

Our findings suggest that smoking is a key contributor to the indoor air pollution of homes....Healthcare professionals working with pregnant women should be aware of these issues and be proactive in offering advice and support to pregnant women who are
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:42
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