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BOEHM: Nonsensical FDA Ban On Vaping Products Faces 3 New Legal Challenges

FDA took unconstitutional action when it made electronic cigarettes subject to the Tobacco Control Act (even though they contain no tobacco), lawsuits argue.
Reason Magazine
added Jan 31, 2018 04:29
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[UK] Smoking ban leads to Spice uptake

Since the smoking-ban came to Whitemoor there have been more Spice-related incidents. Over the Christmas period two prisoners here were badly burnt from smoking Spice pure, with one of them having 60% burns. How many more people need to die before somethi
Inside Time (uk)
added Jan 31, 2018 04:04
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THACKER: The pharmaceutical industry is no stranger to fake news

In a tobacco company’s budget, a line item for Steven J. Milloy showed that he was on the tobacco payroll while also writing columns that disparaged the science of secondhand smoke...I never learned if Milloy had direct ties to pharmaceutical companies,
statnews.com
added Jan 31, 2018 03:57
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MILLER: Controversial Trump Nominee Michael Dourson Is Finally Leaving EPA Job He Never Had

Dourson had a history of supporting weakening standards for toxic chemicals to the detriment of people’s health—working for the tobacco industry to downplay the effects of secondhand smoke, the chemical industry to bless Teflon, and the Koch brothers to d
AlterNet.org
added Jan 31, 2018 03:46
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[Europe, UK] SNOWDON: These products are safer than cigarettes – why don’t the regulators want to know?

And so we have two products which are manifestly less harmful than cigarettes, both of which have a track record of getting people to stop smoking. One is illegal in the EU. The other is illegal in the USA. Neither of them can be labelled as less harmful
The Spectator (uk)
added Jan 30, 2018 16:33
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[Japan] GLANTZ: TV show hyped Philip Morris’ latest tobacco product

When the popular Japanese variety show "Ame Talk" featured IQOS, Google searches for IQOs skyrocketed and stayed much higher than competing products. This is just the latest example of the power of entertainment media to push tobacco products.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:30
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LEHRER: E-cigarettes are what the doctor ordered

Of course, it is advisable that current smokers make an effort to quit altogether, but e-cigarettes provide an alternative for those who aren't successful. Likewise, some doctors and some patients may try other approaches ranging from drugs like Chantix t
Washington DC Examiner
added Jan 31, 2018 15:12
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[New York] KVETENADZE: The 10 Best Places to Smoke on Campus

don’t smoke outside of Elmer Holmes Bobst Library (or inside, for that matter). Just don’t. Speaking as a lifelong practicing asthmatic, it utterly sucks having to go through the pantheon of smokers exhaling clouds of nasty toxins in flagrant disregard of
NYULocal (blog)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:20
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CARROLL: Preventive Care Saves Money? Sorry, It’s Too Good to Be True

In the long run, all of those people living longer would lead to increases in spending in many programs, including health care. The more people who quit smoking, the higher the deficit from health care — barely offset by the revenue from taxing cigarette
New York Times
added Jan 30, 2018 02:00
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[UK] FRAINE: How my ‘dead body’ ended up on millions of cigarette packets across Europe

Tom Fraine did a couple of photo shoots in Berlin in 2012 – then four years later discovered he had become the face of EU health warnings about the dangers of smoking
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:01
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