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[Texas] JENNINGS: Every Fort Worth worker deserves a smoke-free workplace

The Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce completely supports making all workplaces in our city smoke-free. Serious health risks come from secondhand smoke, including heart disease, lung cancer, asthma and emphysema.
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Dec 12, 2017 16:53
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[Texas] JENNINGS: Every Fort Worth worker deserves a smoke-free workplace

The Fort Worth Metropolitan Black Chamber of Commerce completely supports making all workplaces in our city smoke-free. Serious health risks come from secondhand smoke, including heart disease, lung cancer, asthma and emphysema.
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Dec 12, 2017 16:53
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Softening Among U.S. Smokers With Psychological Distress: More Quit Attempts and Lower Consumption as Smoking Drops

smokers with psychological distress, like the general population, are softening over time. To improve health outcomes and increase health equity, tobacco control policies should continue moving all subgroups of smokers down these softening curves, while s
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Dec 12, 2017 01:08
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[Oklahoma] JOHN WOODS: Convicted of lying, tobacco industry must now tell truth

We know our kids face pressure to smoke and through TSET’s Tobacco Stops with Me Stop the Start messaging, we are countering tobacco industry tactics and misinformation. We have worked to educate Oklahomans about the negative impact of tobacco for nearly
Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added Dec 11, 2017 12:30
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[Michigan] THOUNE: Raising legal age for tobacco purchase to 21 will save lives

Tobacco use costs Michigan $4.6 billion annually. Raising the age is likely to reduce tobacco use and lead to reduced healthcare costs. We need to increase the odds that our youth and children will be free of tobacco addiction. Michigan could become the
Jackson (MI) Citizen Patriot
added Dec 11, 2017 12:23
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[Texas] PRICE: Going smoke-free is the right choice for FW

On Tuesday, the Fort Worth City Council will vote on a proposed ordinance to prohibit smoking in bars and bingo parlors. These prohibitions will be in addition to those already in place for workplaces and restaurants. By passing this ordinance, Fort Wort
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Dec 11, 2017 20:47
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GLANTZ: Detailed analysis of the Executive Summary (Section 2.7) submitted by Philip Morris International in support of its MRTP application for IQOS

The application completely ignores anyone under the legal age to purchase tobacco products.... kids. Based on the experience of e-cigarettes, it is highly likely that IQOS products will appeal to kids and create or increase their nicotine addiction. And b
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:05
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Evidence in PMI’s MRTP Application indicates that the proposed labeling and warnings for IQOS will mislead consumers

My colleagues at UCSF, Stanford, and Georgia State University have submitted this public comment to the FDA. The tracking number is 1k1-908n-holz and a PDF of the comment is available here. The evidence cited in PMI’s MRTP Application indicates that
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:51
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[Pennsylvania, Vermont] Jim Kenyon: Where There’s Smoke ... There’s Likely to Be Higher Inmate Health Care Costs

Vermont inmates are once again legally lighting up inside prison fences — albeit 450 miles away at a Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution where Vermont shipped 270 inmates in June.....unlikely that Vermont prisoners will stay in Pennsylvania foreve
Valley News (West Lebanon, NH)
added Dec 10, 2017 18:10
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DOUGLAS: Guest Editorial Tobacco companies finally have to say smoking causes cancer ($$)

Cigarette companies have persisted in using their legal, marketing, and propaganda tools to mislead and addict millions of consumers, including underage youth, for the sole purpose of increasing profits. But now, strikingly, the four largest tobacco manu
The Cancer Letter
added Dec 13, 2017 13:35
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