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BAKER: Has the UK's anti-smoking efforts reached its peak?

If Smoke-Free World proves to be independent and transparent in its activities and research recommendations, it sounds like an opportunity too important to be missed because of entrenched dogma. Smokers need help and information to encourage them to tran
The Independent (uk)
added Feb 14, 2018 10:47
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DAUBE: Questions for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Who appointed the Directors?... When were the Board and its Committee members appointed or elected? When was Dr Yach appointed President, and by whom? Prior to the February 1 announcement, who made decisions on issues such as appointment of a President
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Feb 7, 2018 00:59
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CROAL: The truth about e-cigarettes and the five myths you probably believe

Let's debunk the most common myths. E-cigarette vapour is harmful to others For the most part, no. E-cigarette vapor is made from a solution that contains nicotine, propylene glycol, glycerine and flavourings. Unlike traditional cigarettes, vapour from
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Feb 6, 2018 21:51
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Ed Goldman: Bad guys always smoke cigars in movies

And now that I think of it, both Alan King and George Peppard died of smoking-related illnesses. Perhaps this rant merits some re-thinking. I'll think about it tonight, when I'm huffing and puffing.
The Business Journals
added Feb 6, 2018 18:17
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[Tennessee] FLOMBERG: Living the Dream: A (qualified) defense of smoking on campus

Banning smoking on campus would just force them to smoke in their cars and homes more. It will not help them quit. It won’t help students quit either. This is because a smoking ban solves NOTHING. It does not get at the root of the issue. If these senato
Daily Beacon (University of Tennessee)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:16
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[Asia, Thailand] BEHAN: Thai beach smoking ban: why more places should follow suit

Hopefully, restrictions on smoking around the world will continue to tighten and include a complete ban on smoking at airports, including in those not-so-airtight “smoking cabins”, beside the hotel swimming pool and – possibly worst of all – long distanc
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:49
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WELIEVER: Exponent Extra: Indiana bill raising smoking age sets unhealthy precedent

Despite the fact that smoking is generally a habit that should be discouraged for health reasons, of-age students and citizens should still be allowed to make the decision to smoke for themselves. Raising the minimum age only temporarily hinders those w
The Exponent (Purdue U.)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:00
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[Australia] HAUXWELL: Pesticide bans might give us a buzz, but they won’t necessarily save the bees

While there is clear evidence of harm to bees from the use of neonicotinoids and fipronil, particularly from drift during application, their role as the direct cause of colony collapse is not proven. And while they can be harmful, neonicotinoids are not
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:32
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NITZKIN: National Academies of Sciences’ e-cig report gets it wrong

The recently released National Academies of Sciences e-cigarette report leads to an incorrect conclusion that e-cigarette use increases the risk of using traditional combustible cigarettes. E-cigarettes lead many teens away from smoking, but they lead ve
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Feb 6, 2018 17:36
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[Canada] WIRZ: KPU’S STERN SMOKE-FREE POLICY MIGHT JUST BE WHAT STUDENTS NEED TO QUIT

the university’s policy could be the extra incentive some people need to kick their smoking habit, and perhaps the larger KPU campuses could provide some sort of relief room for people dealing with nicotine cravings. For those trying to quit, B.C. offers
The Runner (Kwantlen Polytechnic University) (ca)
added Feb 5, 2018 22:22
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