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MAKI: American 12-year-olds can't buy cigarettes. Why can they work in tobacco fields?

We call on the tobacco industry to raise the minimum age of work on tobacco farms to 18 in the US and around the world immediately. It’s bad enough that the tobacco industry is willing to kill its customers with a dangerous product; it really should move
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 29, 2018 13:21
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[Europe, UK] JARVIS: Why don’t more young women vape? EU regulations are partly to blame

British vaping laws aren’t that Victorian, but there’s room for improvement. While we allow vape shops and vaping in public places, e-cigarette manufacturers face stiff regulation and are prevented from talking about the relative risks of vaping compared
The Spectator (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:21
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[Europe, UK] PRYOR: Our panicky and reactionary regulation of e-cigarettes is getting in the way of saving lives

our advertising restrictions, some of which are mandated by the European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive. As a result of these restrictions, we find ourselves in a ludicrous situation where a majority of smokers think that e-cigarettes are no safer th
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 23, 2018 17:12
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[Canada] Terence Corcoran: From tobacco to talcum, class-action lawsuits put science on trial

“we identify with the challenge faced by most judges forced to wade into controversial scientific waters... Even if science has not figured it out yet, the law cannot wait.” Riordan said he “cannot wait.” He shook the box. But is that good law? The tobac
Financial Post (ca)
added Jun 23, 2018 16:59
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MINTON: Last Chance for the 115th: Protect Lifesaving Vaping Products from Extinction

In CEI’s Free to Prosper: A Pro-Growth Agenda for the 115th Congress, we made the case that Congress must act before anti-tobacco zealots in and outside of government eliminate life-saving vaping products. To date, Congress has failed to take action. The
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jun 22, 2018 20:05
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[Florida] Ask a real estate pro: Neighbor's smoking is getting into my unit. What can I do?

A: Your first step in resolving a neighbor dispute is always communication. Speak with your neighbor nicely and ask him or her to help mitigate the problem, perhaps by investing in smokeless ashtrays or by smoking outdoors. If this does not work, you ca
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jun 22, 2018 20:02
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BELLAFANTE: Marijuana: The Signature Olfactory Experience of New York

so much of the pot commonly smoked today is pungent enough to resist efforts to conceal it. Even when this couple volunteered to stop smoking in their apartment, taking the habit outside instead, the mere fact of the pot lying around the house caused the
New York Times
added Jun 22, 2018 18:05
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[Europe] DAHLMANN: E-cigarettes: Harm reduction faces obstacles

At 6p.m. on July 10, 2018, a moderated e-cigarette discussion event will take place in the Members’ Lounge of the European Parliament in Brussels. Dr Renate Sommer, Professor Bernd Mayer and Dustin Dahlmann will take part in the debate, called: Can we ig
Politico
added Jun 21, 2018 14:18
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GLANTZ: PMI releases new data purporting to show how healthy IQOS is

Without the details, this statement does not substantively change our state of knowledge about IQOS. There is still not good evidence publicly available that they are safer than cigarettes. This particular study also raises questions about manipulating
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 20, 2018 20:04
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LIM: E-cigarettes: Neither ban nor permit, but reduce harm ($$)

It started with a commentary by Professor Tikki Pang and Ms Gayle Amu (Why a ban on e-cigarettes may not be the best policy; ST, June 9) in which they suggested that Singapore might consider permitting the use of e-cigarettes as an option to reduce the d
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 28, 2018 14:51
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