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Please, Can We Have Some More?

As noted by my esteemed blogging colleague Dick Puddlecote, the report from ASH is nothing more than a running commentary of how lies, half-truths and misdirection has been used to engineer situations to ASH’s advantage.
Facts Do Matter (Paul Barnes blog) (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 19:06
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[Canada] SINGLETON: Tobacco action only makes sense

A new multi-stakeholder coalition of health organizations launched a campaign last week aimed at getting the government to fully implement tobacco legislation passed more than three years ago. The Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Act would ban all forms of
Innisfail (AB) Province (ca)
added Jul 4, 2017 11:34
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[Asia-pacific] BEGUM: Smoke-Free Singapore: Maintain the Status Quo or Introduce E-Cigarettes?

The country should be more open towards introducing less harmful alternatives such as electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) to those who are on the road to quitting tobacco, they say. Currently, e-cigarettes and vaping products are banned in Singapore. T
Yahoo!
added Jul 4, 2017 11:32
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[Wisconsin] ABLER: Ordinance moving tenants in Sheboygan toward smoke-free living

As we start a favorite month in Wisconsin, we are reminded that this is the seventh year our state celebrates the Smoke Free Air Bill passage of July 5, 2010. In June we celebrated Healthy Homes Month, which is sponsored by U.S. Department of Housing And
Sheboygan (WI) Press
added Jul 4, 2017 01:51
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[Asia-pacific] The Popspoken Team: Rethinking Millennials’ Rights: Singapore Raises Smoking Age From 18 To 21 – Is It Fair?

The rep said his company works closely with retailers, especially mom-and-pop outlets like Preston’s, by using materials such as educational brochures to ensure such retailers do not sell tobacco to underaged people.
Popspoken
added Jul 4, 2017 00:15
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHOO: Moves against smoking timely

Next month, retailers such as convenience shops can no longer display tobacco products. Taken together, these measures underline that smoking is an unacceptable habit for people of any age, and also an inconsiderate practice towards those who do not ligh
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:28
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[Europe] YANEZ: Tobacco track and trace tech: A warning

Plans to tackle the problem of illicit tobacco by using track and trace technologies are gathering momentum among European policymakers. But Juan Yañez warns that concerns about the type and timing of the technology need to be raised.
EurActiv
added Jul 3, 2017 15:12
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[UK] FLINT: How I helped to pass the smoking ban

On becoming public health minister in July 2005, the policy I inherited was far from simple... In an interview on the morning of the debate I declared that I would vote for the ban. Opening the debate, Patricia Hewitt said that she would first listen to
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:26
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[UK] CLARK: "Crackling with exasperation" – Rod Liddle at The Freedom Dinner

At the annual libertarian bash, hosted by Forest, Liddle spoke frankly on a range of topics – calling out the ‘double think’ among the ‘metro-liberal left’, namely Diane Abbott and Emily Thornberry.
Taking Liberties (Simon Clark blog) (UK)
added Jul 4, 2017 19:25
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HUGHES: E-cigarettes don’t lead to the real thing

. The FDA should avoid rushing to enforce rules that could derail or slow the substantial progress in diminishing youth smoking.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Jul 3, 2017 13:53
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