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GARRETT: GOP's message to Americans: You're on your own

The "blame the victim" mantra of the 1980s that saw employers firing elders, smokers...All of these programs will disappear -- 12% of the CDC's total budget...view that government shouldn't "meddle" in personal decisions such as whether or not to smoke ci
CNN
added May 8, 2017 20:44
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[Asia, China, Singapore] MASTERS: Quitting smoking starts with personal responsibility

In my opinion, a self-conscious decision to quit smoking, not coercion, is the only sustainable way of dealing with China's worsening smoking epidemic. Dissemination of knowledge, a public smoking ban, prohibiting minors from purchasing tobacco: these ar
Global Times (cn)
added May 8, 2017 19:15
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[New York] FAIRCLOTH: Don't Smoke in the Goddamn Bathroom at the Met

Don’t smoke in the Met. It’s an art museum. Act like you’ve got some sense.
Jezebel (blog)
added May 8, 2017 19:13
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[Australia] DAUBE/HARPER: Exposing the hydra of Big Tobacco

The Australian Government and others internationally have now been dragged through no fewer than seven courts or international tribunals to defend tobacco plain packaging legislation. The tobacco industry has lost on all occasions to date, with the rulin
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added May 8, 2017 16:31
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FAIRCHILD/BAYER: The shadow of Big Tobacco looms over e-cigarettes and harm reduction

The value of using e-cigarettes as a harm reduction strategy will be a focus of the inaugural US E-Cigarette Summit on Monday. Rejecting e-cigarettes because the tobacco industry will profit from them has the virtue of being uncompromising. But it also m
statnews.com
added May 8, 2017 14:33
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[New Zealand] Nadine Higgins: Getting steaming mad at smoking drivers

when I pulled up to the lights in my home town last summer and saw the adults in a neighbouring car were all merrily smoking away despite having a tiny wee baby cocooned in the back seat, that rule went out the window – along with a few terse words about
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 7, 2017 19:39
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[UK] CAVENDISH: Prison smoking ban will worsen the crisis behind bars

Although tobacco already forms an important part of the illicit internal economy in prisons, the steep rise in violence is often attributed – at least in part – to rocketing levels of debt among users of Spice and Mamba. Adding high cost contraband tobac
Politics.co.uk (uk)
added May 9, 2017 21:27
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[New York] BRUNSTEIN: In a Law Office, Coping With a Boss’s Toxic Trail

Mr. S. chain-smoked throughout the day, inhaling power, exhaling invective, leaving a toxic trail in every room. He talked to us through a poison cloud that made his deep-set eyes look sinister. For a few moments after he turned away, the smoke lingered
New York Times
added May 5, 2017 20:57
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FOJTIK: FDA Delays Rules That Would Cripple E-Cigarette Industry

Absent meaningful change to the deeming regulations, many believe that thousands of vapor products will be effectively banned, shuttering tens of thousands of small businesses that compete with tobacco companies for customers. The current rules would lik
Reason Foundation
added May 8, 2017 19:12
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CHAPMAN: World Trade Organisation gives Australia’s plain tobacco packs the (draft) thumbs up

Restrictions and regulations on tobacco packaging need to be seen against this background and against the exceptionally deadly and addictive status of tobacco – a product which sees two in three of its long-term users die prematurely. In this, tobacco i
The Conversation (au)
added May 5, 2017 18:18
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