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TIERNEY: New York’s Mayor Gives Smokers Another Reason Not to Quit ($$)

. A limited number of vendors will need licenses to sell them, and vaping will be banned from many apartment common areas. This will only push smokers away from the most promising method for kicking their deadly habit. In Britain, public-health authoriti
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Sep 12, 2017 02:54
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[Connecticut] BIRR: STATE IGNORES ‘BASIC ECONOMICS’ TO PUSH CRUSHING 75 PERCENT VAPING TAX

Officials in Connecticut are on the cusp of passing a massive tax on electronic cigarettes that risks bankrupting the state’s entire vaping industry. Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy is pushing the Connecticut legislature to pass a budget compromise by the
Daily Vaper (Daily Caller)
added Sep 12, 2017 02:49
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[Oklahoma] Wayne Greene: Cigarettes or booze? We know which is the greater menace

When abused, alcohol is dangerous, but it is not a bigger threat to our health than tobacco...CDC statistics are clear and undebatable: Tobacco is the leading cause of preventable death... I hope whatever package Fallin devises to deal with the state’s
Tulsa (OK) World
added Sep 9, 2017 15:17
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[North Carolina] O’CONNOR: 1 in 7 Americans smoke – where you’ll find them

the poor will be even less able to buy health insurance. All of this looks like a bad recipe. Poor people getting sick from smoking but not having the insurance to pay their medical bills. Wealthier people are refraining from smoking, most likely staying
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Sep 12, 2017 03:00
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[Canada] ANGLIN: Consider the evidence on the benefits of vaping

If it does not have for the new technologies a “mass of information, studies and research” like that amassed on the harms of tobacco use, the government can’t begin to justify applying the restrictions contained in Bill S-5 to e-cigarette or vaping packa
irpp--Institute for Research on Public Policy (ca)
added Sep 12, 2017 02:52
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BENTLEY: Will we ever get the truth behind the FDA's devastating vaping rule?

Stier has been battling to get the Food and Drug Administration to disclose relevant documents relating to one of the most important tobacco regulations of modern times...vital the public has access to the information and internal reasoning that served as
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Sep 12, 2017 02:48
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WARNER/SCHROEDER: FDA’s Innovative Plan to Address the Enormous Toll of Smoking

Could a tobacco control community so long divided unite in supporting a comprehensive plan that might one day consign cigarettes, and their horrific toll of disease and death, to the dustbin of history?
JAMA
added Sep 11, 2017 03:19
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RODU: Do smokers quit after hospital cessation trials? Don’t count on it, or them

That so many individuals failed to quit evidences a fact that tobacco prohibitionists often ignore: The vast majority of smokers are unable or unwilling to quit. The 475 verified quitters constituted roughly 8 percent of the 5,827 patients who started th
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Sep 14, 2017 13:52
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SULLUM: Fixating on Adolescent Vaping Could Be Deadly for Adult Smokers

A critique of Murthy's report, published online yesterday by Harm Reduction Journal, shows how dangerously misguided his concerns were. "The majority of e-cigarette use among US youth is infrequent and experimental, and minimal among never-smoking youth
Reason Magazine
added Sep 12, 2017 03:09
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Free Market Groups Urge FDA Approval of New IQOS Tobacco Harm Reduction Product

. Like The Heartland Institute, many free market organizations support FDA’s approval of PMI’s iQOS. Robert McClure III, President and CEO of the James Madison Institute writes, “the traditional tobacco market is on the verge of finally experiencing the
Heartland Institute
added Sep 12, 2017 03:07
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