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[Montana] NIEMANN: Public Health: Beware of tobacco in sheep’s clothing

The variety of flavors, brightly colored packaging, and youthful styling are all marketing tactics to get our children addicted to nicotine. It’s our job to support policies that protect our children and teach them to make healthy decisions that will ser
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 19, 2018 02:02
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[California] LEE: The FDA Doesn’t Know What To Do About Scientists Who Are Sexual Harassers

A famed tobacco researcher who was found by his university to have created an “intimidating and offensive” work environment — yet whose center was still awarded a $20 million grant — underscores how federal agencies lack policies for scientists charged w
BuzzFeed
added Oct 18, 2018 05:35
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[Asia-pacific, China] Hong Kong’s ban on e-cigarettes is absurd. If vaping is as bad as smoking, why hasn’t tobacco been outlawed?

Stephen Vines says the new ban is based on flawed arguments. Young people are also at risk from carbohydrates, trans fats and fast food, so is the Carrie Lam administration going to intervene in all these markets, too?
South China Morning Post
added Oct 17, 2018 10:26
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SHAPIRO: Electronic Cigarette Sales Soar As A Door Opens For Teen Smokers

More stringent regulation of product marketing, including clarified indications for use and age restrictions for purchase may help temper the rapid rise of e-cigarettes in the adolescent population.
Forbes
added Oct 17, 2018 10:28
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] DAVIDSON: Why Thailand risks getting its fingers burned in combating rise in smoking

A better solution for Thailand would be to emulate Japan’s emphasis on education, teaching children from early age of the dangers of smoking....it should not follow the fashionable, but failed, plain packaging policies of Australia, France and the UK.
The Nation (th)
added Oct 16, 2018 20:27
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[Georgia] Oz & Roizen: Thirdhand smoke: Myth or reality?

Yes, thirdhand smoke is a real (and terrible) thing. It is the toxic residue that collects on clothes, rug, drapes or furniture when those things are exposed to smoke from any tobacco product. Think about it: If you’re a nonsmoker and you’ve stood next to
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Oct 15, 2018 22:47
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CARUANA: AMA Supports Lawsuit Against FDA Over E-Cig Rules Delay

while the aforementioned so called health experts are busy demonizing vaping, earlier this year Public Health England (PHE), released findings from an e-cigarette review conducted by leading independent tobacco experts, which updated the organization’s 20
Vaping Post (ch)
added Oct 15, 2018 18:53
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PAULSON: Sorry Smokers, There is No Such thing as Safe E-Cigarettes

For now, the only way users can reduce lung inflammation and decrease their risk of a heart attack is by not smoking. There is no such thing as safe smoking.
Patheos.com [Hosting the Conversation on Faith]
added Oct 15, 2018 23:23
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[Illinois] Condo board asked to deal with secondhand smoke

A. This is an increasingly more common complaint. The association's governing documents can offer relief if they include the typical language that prohibits residents from engaging in noxious or offensive conduct or conduct that may be an annoyance to ot
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Oct 14, 2018 15:36
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[Montana] COBB: I-185 opposed by tobacco, for reasons of profit

executives of seven tobacco companies testified at a Congressional hearing in 1994 under oath that they didn’t believe nicotine was addictive. None of them ever went to jail for lying. The major opponents to I-185 are RJ Reynolds, owned by a foreign comp
Montana Standard
added Nov 6, 2018 10:31
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