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[California] WALTHER: San Francisco's ban on menthol cigarettes is liberalism at its worst

How many of these cauliflower popcorn-eaters and consensual BDSM aficionados have ever taken a big drag from a Newport Menthol 100? The assumption that African-Americans enjoy menthol cigarettes because they are the hapless dupes of Big Tobacco is the so
The Week
added Jun 30, 2017 15:40
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MASHEY: Familiar Think Tanks Fight For E-cigarettes

Anti-science think tanks learned tactics from the tobacco industry and got paid for their help by tobacco companies, who fostered the Tea Party with the Koch brothers. When the Kochs needed better PR, they knew who to hire, Steve Lombardo, an experienced
DeSmogBlog
added Jul 5, 2017 19:08
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RODU: U.S. can’t decide how many adults use smokeless

The primary conclusion in the Lipari/Van Horn report is that “Smokeless tobacco is not a healthy alternative to cigarette smoking.” This is a non sequitur, as the NSDUH survey includes no information on health. The government inconsistency also extends t
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Jul 5, 2017 14:24
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[UK] Queen’s Speech - Debate (6th Day): Lord Rennard Liberal Democrat

the former Health Minister, Jane Ellison, committed the Government to publishing a new strategy in summer 2016. It is now summer 2017. A year and around 80,000 more deaths from smoking-related illnesses later, we have waited long enough.
TheyWorkForYou.com (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:32
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[Pennsylvania] BIRR: Massive Vaping Tax Is Crushing People’s ‘Businesses And Livelihoods’

A massive tax on electronic cigarettes is upending the vaping industry in Pennsylvania and is blamed for putting nearly 100 stores out of business since implementation. Lawmakers in the state passed a 40 percent tax on vaping products last summer that w
Libertarian Republic
added Jun 30, 2017 14:14
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[California] GLANTZ: San Francisco passes landmark ban on sale of flavored tobacco products, including menthol

This law, and the ones that preceded it, are yet another example of how the real leadership in fighting big tobacco is still coming at the community level. Had the Obama Administration allowed the FDA to deal with menthol these laws would not have been
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 30, 2017 03:09
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[New Zealand] Pathways to Achieve Smokefree NZ – new research

The public health researchers estimated the impacts of a range of novel and bold measures — known as tobacco endgame strategies — on future smoking prevalence, population health, and health sector costs. They used computer simulation modelling to estimat
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 30, 2017 02:57
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[Louisiana] McCOLLISTER: ‘Business Report’ Publisher: Metro Council should approve smoking ban

Here in Baton Rouge, it’s time for bars and casinos to join the smoke-free zone. The Metro Council will consider such a measure at its meeting this evening and, frankly, with seven co-sponsors of the proposal, it’s expected to pass. That said, every coun
Baton Rouge (LA) Business Report
added Jun 29, 2017 09:09
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[Australia] MENDELSOHN: E-cigarettes needed to get more adults to quit smoking

A federal parliamentary inquiry on e-cigarettes is under way and a Senate inquiry is about to begin shortly based on a bill submitted to the Senate last week. Tobacco control activists want to leave the regulatory framework now in place unchanged, preven
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 28, 2017 14:52
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[UK] Eight things that have changed since the smoking ban ten years ago

But apart from making public places more pleasant and healthier to be in, the new law also had some unexpected results. 1. More people have given up smoking There was a spike in people deciding to stop smoking as a result of the ban. Everyone knew the
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 28, 2017 13:36
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