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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] askST: Is smoking allowed inside and outside HDB flats?

I see neighbours smoking along corridors and at void decks, while some smoke next to the main door.... The short answer: Yes, smoking inside one's HDB apartment is allowed. But step outside the home with a lit cigarette and one may run afoul of the la
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:30
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BENTLEY: Merchants Of Doubt: How Public Health Uses Tobacco Tactics Against E-Cigarettes

The hostility toward e-cigarettes is so great that attempts to sow doubt about the relative risks of vaping versus smoking bear a striking resemblance to the efforts of tobacco companies in the 20th century to mask the true nature of their products. For
Forbes
added Feb 3, 2017 13:38
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BAHR: How Onerous Federal Tobacco Policy Is Endangering Health

But President Donald Trump, Congress and the Food and Drug Administration now an opportunity to make breakthroughs in reducing the rate of smoking and vastly reducing the ills associated with nicotine addiction by reversing a number of perhaps well-inten
InsideSources
added Feb 3, 2017 03:43
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RODU: Experts to FDA: End the smokeless tobacco misinformation campaign

Two internationally renowned tobacco policy experts are urging... Kozlowski and Sweanor echo my criticism of the FDA’s war on smokeless, noting that “consumers and potential consumers have a fundamental right (based on the principles of autonomy, health
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Feb 3, 2017 03:40
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FRIEDEN: Improving the Health of the United States With a “Winnable Battles” Initiative

Even in programs such as tobacco control for which US progress was rapid, some geographic and demographic groups continue to have high rates of smoking. Localities or institutions in which greater progress is evident may reflect best practices that can be
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Feb 3, 2017 03:35
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[Illinois] REED: At the corner of happy and healthy, Walgreens still sells cigarettes. It's time to kick the habit.

Walgreens is fooling itself if it thinks selling coffin nails and the like from behind the checkout counter is in the public interest. Moreover, hawking tobacco isn't even good business anymore, because it corrosively undermines Walgreens' avowed global
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 3, 2017 01:45
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[Australia] HILDEBRAND: Quitting smoking made me a criminal

My crime was to quit the only way I knew I could: By replacing a real cigarette with an e-cigarette that delivered the nicotine without virtually all of the stuff that actually kills you. That practice is currently illegal. The Therapeutic Goods Administ
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Feb 2, 2017 16:10
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RODU: New WHO/NCI Report Falsely Conflates Smoking & Tobacco

a 700-page report on the economic consequences of smoking, tobacco use, or both...Decades of scientific studies document that tobacco is not synonymous with smoke. The deliberate conflation of terms by anti-tobacco forces would not be tolerated in any ot
Heartland Institute
added Feb 2, 2017 05:27
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Will Sheff: The First Time an Adult Took Me Seriously

Simon Harrold was a tweedy Englishman in his mid-40s... Shortly after I graduated, I learned Simon had lung cancer...He told me that the first thing he’d done after the diagnosis was to start smoking again, since he liked smoking and was going to die any
New York Times
added Feb 1, 2017 14:27
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BENTLEY: How Trump can stop e-cigarette prohibition and reform public health

The report is a siren call for reform and takes the world as it is, not as they the authors wish it to be, making a powerful argument for compassionate harm reduction in place of rigid abstinence. For whoever the new head of the FDA may be, the R Street
Washington DC Examiner
added Feb 1, 2017 14:13
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