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[UK] EVERS: RIP smoking, a lethal pastime. But strangely, some of us will mourn it

Some of us will doff our hats at an age in which the cigarette was elegance, then edge, then transgression. And some of us will bow our heads to the time when we were young, and thought ourselves immortal.
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 25, 2018 15:27
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[Ireland] CLARK: Cadging a cigarette a sure way to find out what is going on at work

Today’s offices are full of people staring at their screens at open-plan desks with headphones jammed unsociably over their ears to block out noise. And, thankfully, far fewer smoke. Design solutions Thus we are seeing a number of design “solutions” to m
Irish Times (ie)
added Sep 24, 2018 22:26
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Why did you get into this work? An essay on public health leadership and ongoing battles

The common thread in all of these issues are the efforts of industries, lobby groups and determined, often obsessed individuals to thwart evidence-based public health policy and practice which threatens these industries or the cult-like belief systems of
Croakey (au)
added Sep 26, 2018 02:31
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[Africa] RUNDE: We’re going to need a tobacco buyout for the developing world

Millions of smallholder farmers and their families in Africa and other parts of the developing world are going to lose their livelihoods due to the coming (welcome) fall in global demand for tobacco. This decrease will come as a result of changing techno
The Hill
added Sep 26, 2018 00:39
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[UK-Overseas Territories] van SCHALKWYK: Taking the E-asy path: E-cigarettes not the only option to address tobacco harms

There is so much that can be done to address tobacco control in the UK and beyond using evidence-based and safe measures that simply need to be implemented effectively to maximise their impact. It seems only reasonable to try this route before taking peo
British Medical Journal
added Sep 26, 2018 15:39
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STROUD: NEW JERSEY SHOULD ELIMINATE ITS DRACONIAN VAPING TAX

Although eliminating the tax on vaping products would be ideal, the proposed tax change would help soften the burden New Jersey vape shop owners would face come October 1 if the current tax goes into effect. Rather than imposing draconian taxes on device
Heartland Institute
added Sep 22, 2018 15:53
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Potential Benefits and Risks of High-Nicotine e-Cigarettes

Stopping e-cigarette use, such as with JUUL devices and other products, among vulnerable age groups will require stronger regulatory actions and sustained efforts by policy makers, medical professionals, public health activists, and the manufacturers who
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Sep 21, 2018 13:48
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[Indiana] STAWAR: Pipe dreams go up in smoke

Last week the News and Tribune featured an article by Elizabeth DePompei about a local pipe smoking champion. The piece evoked memories of my own pipe smoking days, and my experiences with tobacco...simply to call the national quit line (1-800-QUIT-NOW)
News-Tribune.net (The Online Edition of the New Albany Tribune and Jeffersonville (IN) Evening News)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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[South Africa] Illegal cigarettes in SA sell for less than the tax payable on a single pack

Over the past three years, we have seen a rapid and significant growth in the availability of cigarette brands selling below the tax owed to Sars. Tax alone on a packet of 20 is R17.85, yet cigarettes are sold all over the country for as little as R5 a p
BusinessLive (za)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:15
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SULLUM: New E-Cigarette Restrictions Could Be Lethal

FDA regulations aimed at discouraging underage vaping may also deter smokers from switching.
Reason Magazine
added Sep 20, 2018 17:04
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