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[Mississippi] BOBBY HARRISON: Legislation would have blocked tobacco lawsuit

Mississippi got the best settlement with the tobacco companies because it filed the first lawsuit. If the aforementioned legislation had been in effect, some other state would have received the additional funds for being the first to file...the bill pendi
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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SULLUM: Study Confirms Health Advantages of Vaping

For Donald Trump, who was elected on promises of disruption and deregulation, an obvious target is the FDA's onerous new e-cigarette rules, which threaten to ruin thousands of businesses and stifle life-saving innovation. But Trump's freshly minted secre
Reason Magazine
added Feb 15, 2017 15:55
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[Asia, India] RANJAN/ANAND: Sharpening the fight against tobacco

However, this proposal has not gone down well with the American tobacco giant, Philip Morris International (PMI), which has invested in the Indian tobacco market through a licensing agreement with Godfrey Phillips India. Additionally, the Swiss affiliate
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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[Asia-pacific, Germany, Malaysia] MARQUARDT: After Expanding Smoking Ban In Public, Why Expatriates Say Our Anti-Smoking Laws Are A Joke

As a German student studying in Malaysia, I can tell you that the same scene would play out very differently in Germany. Whenever someone lights up a cigarette in a crowded area in Germany, it doesn’t take long for someone to approach that person regard
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Feb 15, 2017 01:18
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[Montana] DICKERSON: Health Matters: Make 21 the minimum age to purchase tobacco

Raising the purchasing age of tobacco to decrease death and disease from tobacco-related illnesses is a win for all of us.
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Feb 15, 2017 14:46
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FRIST: Tackling Tobacco Use In The Volunteer State: Let's Start With Tennessee Quit Week

In the last six weeks, two critical reports have shined a spotlight on Tennessee’s high levels of tobacco use and inadequate prevention efforts. In December, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and other public health organizations published a report tha
Forbes
added Feb 14, 2017 19:36
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[Pennsylvania] HIMELSTEIN: Teens using cigars: What you should know

Why teenagers? Perhaps because cigars are being marketed to them. Some cigars contain candy and fruit flavoring, such as strawberry or grape. Some cigars are sold as a single stick, making them cheaper and easier to get. Tobacco is tobacco, right? Clo
Philly blogs
added Feb 14, 2017 10:57
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[UK] WARREN HAYDEN: Ban smoking at school gates... and in parks editorial image

I asked the question, is it time the smoking ban went further? This came after visits to the local park with my two daughters often included us dodging the harmful smoke being blown out of the mouths of fellow parents while children were trying to enjoy
Portsmouth News (uk)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:40
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GRIER: We Used Terrible Science to Justify Smoking Bans

the debunking of the previous decade’s heart miracles should provide some grounds for humility. It may be neither feasible nor desirable to set back the clock and permit smoking everywhere, but laws in a liberal society can accommodate the rights and pref
Slate
added Feb 14, 2017 03:33
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MENDELSOHN: Australia’s looming e-cigarette ban robs smokers of a chance to quit

The Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration’s (TGA) recent interim decision to effectively ban nicotine-containing e-cigarettes is a harsh blow to smokers. Australian smokers will be denied access to life-saving technology estimated to have helped
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 13, 2017 18:16
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