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MATRACIA: Time for Kentucky to Catch Up with Ohio's Smoke-Free Law

I live in Kentucky, but am grateful to work in a smoke-free environment in Cincinnati. ...when it comes to smoke-free policy, our neighbors in the Buckeye state have got it right. It is time to catch up with Ohio. It’s time for a smoke-free Kentucky.
River City News (Covington, KY)
added Dec 13, 2016 15:24
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[Ohio] BERMAN: The continuing investigation into the world of e-cigarettes

The Surgeon General's report must be heeded as a call to action...My colleagues at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and numerous colleges across the broader university are working diligently to study e-cigarette use and its effects, s
The Hill
added Dec 13, 2016 19:38
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[Asia, India] GOODCHILD/BEKEDAM: Include bidis in GST regime

The government should ensure that all tobacco products, including bidis and smokeless tobacco, are taxed at the highest rate of the Goods and Services Tax
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 12, 2016 20:55
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[UK] AA Gill: “More life with your kids, more life with your friends, more life spent on earth — but only if you pay”

The millions of pounds smokers have contributed to the government's coffers via taxes on tobacco must be taken into account when NICE consider whether or not the NHS should be able to offer life extending treatment for smoking related lung cancer - smo
Times Of London (uk)
added Dec 15, 2016 15:36
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SIEGEL: Youth Vaping Plummets in Wake of Surgeon General's Report

ADDENDUM: This is a parody. It was written to highlight the absurdity of the Surgeon General's report and the approach it takes to tobacco control. I thought it was obvious but a number of people have been asking to see the survey results. Stay tuned, ho
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Dec 13, 2016 20:37
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[Asia, India] DAMA: Thanks For the Music, NH7 Weekender, But I Didn’t Need the Smoking

There were also other means through which organisers of the “Happiest Music Festival” tacitly accepted public smoking – no “smoking prohibited” signs, absence of smoking areas and sale of cigarette boxes at the venue. As a result, public smoking was ramp
The Quint (in)
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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GLANTZ: Evidence that e-cigs have fast and substantial effects on arteries keeps piling up

immediate increase in the amount of endothelial progenitor cells (EPS)...These effects are comparable in magnitude, but faster than the effects of smoking a cigarette...important because they are fast and because cardiovascular and metabolic disease kill
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 11, 2016 16:38
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NITZKIN: Surgeon General Gets It Wrong on E-cigarettes

Contrary to the claims in this week’s highly publicized report, e-cigarettes and other vapor devices are not a threat to the health of youth, young adults, pregnant women or anyone else. The evidence — but not the narrative — presented in the surgeon gen
American Spectator
added Dec 11, 2016 07:59
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[UK] BEST: The Great British vape off

one problem: e-cigarettes don’t contain tobacco at all. And public health experts in the UK disagree with Murthy’s interpretation...evidence is showing e-cigarettes can help beat the tobacco epidemic. And when they have the potential to save millions of l
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Dec 10, 2016 00:53
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OTTO: A Plan to Defend against the War on Science

A host of public relations campaigns over the last five decades have spent billions of dollars with the express purpose of sowing public doubt about science... In the 1960s tobacco, for example, companies mounted a campaign to create public uncertainty ab
Scientific American
added Dec 10, 2016 00:41
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