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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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MURRAY: this Isn't the Regtech I Was Promised:

There has been an aggressive astroturf campaign aimed at the FDA in favor of anti-vaping regulations – and by astroturf I mean “submitting 255,000 fake comments from a single Internet bot.”
PJ Media
added Jul 28, 2018 03:26
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GLANTZ: Role of stakeholders in Nigeria’s tobacco control journey after the FCTC: lessons for tobacco control advocacy in low-income and middle-income countries

ratification has not stopped the tobacco industry... This is our third paper on the evolving history of tobacco control policymaking in Nigeria and, to get the most out of this new paper, it should be read in the context of the two earlier papers, which p
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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STIER: FDA's Anti-Smoking Strategy Puts Lives At Risk

Although other methods have helped some smokers quit, a significant portion of the adult population still smokes, even though they’d like to quit. Until e-cigarettes came along, they had few alternatives. What an ironic shame, and public health disaster i
RealClearPolitics (blog)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:40
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