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[New York] Condo owners' secondhand smoke issue draws huge response

Lots of readers wrote in with suggestions for those condo owners whose balcony and even their apartment were spoiled by cigarette smoke from their downstairs neighbors’ patio. Some suggested legal measures:
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Mar 3, 2017 13:05
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WIRTZ: Five Reasons to End Government Smoking Bans

An immensely informative article by Jacob Grier in Slate finally sorted through the questionable "proof" behind the second-hand smoke myth. The bans had largely been implemented because early studies believed there to be a correlation between secondhand s
Foundation for Economic Education (FEE)
added Mar 2, 2017 23:07
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WILDER: Guest Editorial: Smoking and healthcare legislation

Obamacare has provisions addressing tobacco and smoking, and any new health care act should too....We should act, through our government, with incentives for tobacco companies and smokers to help reduce this 300 billion dollar healthcare system bill, part
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:24
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MURTHY: E-Cigarette Use Among Youth and Young Adults: A Major Public Health Concern

Despite their prevalence, there is significant public confusion about e-cigarettes with parents, teachers, clinicians, and policy makers unsure how to approach these relatively new tobacco products.
JAMA Ophthalmology
added Mar 13, 2017 16:25
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[Brazil, South America/Caribbean] GLANTZ: The evidence keeps piling up: Smoke-free law in São Paulo linked to fewer hospitalizations and deaths due to heart attacks

Those who benefited the most from the new smoke-free law were the patrons and workers of bars, restaurants, and other establishments that were not required to be smoke-free under the previous law.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 2, 2017 23:41
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CHANDLER: 2 bills good for Kentucky health

The long-term improvements to Kentucky’s health from a reduced smoking rate would save billions... Not incidentally, Kentuckians die from cancer more often than people from any other state... As I travel around our beautiful state, many of the people I m
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02
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CAMPBELL: Myths, Facts And Fixing Policy On Vaping

To outline what a smart policy would look like, namely stopping smoking and reducing harm, Dr. Rodu, Matthew Glans, and Lindsey Stroud of The Heartland Institute, have written Vaping, E-Cigarettes, and Public Policy Toward Alternatives to Smoking. They d
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Mar 2, 2017 05:47
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NOVAK: Jeff Sessions, Anti-Weed Crusader, Was a Shill For Big Tobacco

the tobacco industry helped get Jeff Sessions elected to the Senate in 1996. In fact, Session got a bit too much money from R. J. Reyonlds... “If we let them get by with this extortion of the tobacco industry, then they’ll start shaking down other industr
Gizmodo
added Mar 2, 2017 05:39
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[Australia, Canada] GAGNON: How marijuana makes the obvious case against plain packaging for tobacco products

While it may be tobacco and marijuana facing plain packaging in Canada today, it will be another industry shortly thereafter. Companies making a legal product have a right to their brands, and those brands must be protected to ensure that consumers have
Financial Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:57
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[Asia, China] SCHWARTLANDER: Tobacco lobby holding back smoking ban

Xi's vision for China's future is clear. The country's leadership should pass comprehensive legislation against tobacco to ensure all Chinese citizens, not just those in the wealthiest cities, can breathe smoke-free air indoors.
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 1, 2017 06:19
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