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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] SENG/WARNER: Ending the tobacco scourge

"endgame strategies". Perhaps Singapore should begin this journey towards eliminating smoking completely. We would not be the first country to endorse and adopt this approach. New Zealand, Finland, Canada, Sweden and France have all endorsed the goal of
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 17, 2017 22:44
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[New Jersey] DEMINSKI: Trenton’s new cigarette purchase age is another useless law — Deminski

Codey has made the point over and over that his idea of enacting this statewide will keep young people from picking up the smoking habit to begin with. How ridiculous. Almost all teenagers who start smoking don’t have their first one by walking into a st
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Feb 21, 2017 03:09
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[Mississippi] ISRAEL: Lawmakers shirk duty on smoking-ban bills

all Mississippians should have the health benefit of living in smoke-free communities, which is why it remains urgent for the state Legislature to pass comprehensive tobacco-control legislature. Furthermore, the public should demand that these committee c
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Feb 17, 2017 21:25
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COOPER: Why do we tolerate smoking in Northern Kentucky's workplaces?

It’s no surprise that the American Lung Association gave Kentucky straight Fs in its recent report card. Our state is the worst in the nation for smokers and cancer deaths. It has been that way for a long time.
WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added Feb 17, 2017 21:18
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BENTLEY: Hope for vapers: New bill could halt FDA e-cigarette prohibition

The bipartisan legislation would alter Food and Drug Administration rules requiring products deemed to be tobacco products that came on the market after Feb. 15, 2007, (a predicate date) to undergo a prohibitively expensive and complicated approval proce
Washington DC Examiner
added Feb 17, 2017 23:00
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GLANTZ: Smokefree Laws Cut Heart Attacks (and other bad things): Look At All The Evidence

You would question that conclusion if you read the article in Slate by Jacob Grier... The important thing to do is look at all the evidence (not just the few studies Grier talked about). The US Surgeon General did just that, in his 2014 report The Heal
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 16, 2017 17:05
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GEBELHOFF: The great mystery of e-cigarettes

As a substitute to the long list of harmful chemicals found in combustible cigarettes, these harmful substances might be a desirable trade-off. But even the most ardent supporters of e-cigarettes should admit that the surge in teen vaping is probably not
Washington Post
added Feb 16, 2017 16:57
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[UK] ASH comment on BabyClear study to reduce smoking in pregnancy

The BabyClear programme, pioneered in the northeast, has been highly effective, and almost doubled the number of pregnant women quitting smoking. The new Tobacco Control Plan, due to be published shortly, needs to set out how others can learn from this ap
ASH London (uk)
added Feb 16, 2017 15:01
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HUBER: Masters of “Alternative Facts”: Big Tobacco

The tobacco industry has been playing with “alternative facts” for decades, and the results have been deadly.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 16, 2017 23:06
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PONNURU: Secondhand Smoke, Not That Dangerous

Slate goes through the evidence that the dangers of secondhand smoke have been vastly exaggerated. The exaggerated claims about the health impact of secondhand smoke were central to the successful campaign to get smoking banned in most enclosed public pla
National Review
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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