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SULLUM: As Vaping Exploded Among Teenagers, Smoking Fell by Half

the FDA's rules threaten to cripple an industry that could help millions of smokers prolong their lives by switching to a far less hazardous source of nicotine. The CDC therefore is endangering public health when it rationalizes those regulations as sensi
Reason Magazine
added Jun 20, 2017 10:10
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SAVAGE: Not Your Grandfather's Tobacco, Not Your Father's Marijuana

22ND Century is developing two very interesting new crop varieties. One is a line of tobacco that barely makes any nicotine....other new offering is a line of marijuana that doesn’t make THC. The goal in this case is to make it possible for people to real
Forbes
added Jun 19, 2017 20:30
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[Europe] ROEDER: Weighing the tradeoffs of joy versus long term health

More and more European countries introduce branding bans for tobacco products making labels and brands a figment of the past. Policy-makers ignore the facts that branding bans are mainly a stimulus program for organised crime syndicates who sell counterf
EurActiv
added Jun 19, 2017 20:29
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Fact Check: Do e-cigarettes cause incurable disease

So while it’s still unclear whether e-cigarettes cause popcorn lung and whether they’re effective tools for quitting smoking, what is certain is that they aren’t harmless — especially to children and teens.
Florida Times-Union
added Jun 19, 2017 20:23
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Dear Abby: Fetish drives man to badger his wife into smoking again

Jeremy has an obsession/fetish with women smoking cigarettes....Give in and start up with this horrible habit again to satisfy my husband? / Do not give in. Do not risk cancer or lung disease to please him.
Glens Falls (NY) Post-Star
added Jun 19, 2017 14:30
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[Montana] DENNIS: Guest opinion: How outdoor smoke pollutes indoor air

impacts. The RiverStone Board of Health is vitally interested in public comment regarding the Rule and encourages all interested parties to attend the hearing on Thursday. Additional information about the hearing and answers to frequently asked questio
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Jun 17, 2017 14:13
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[Sweden] RODU: EU snus ban costs more lives

A new report from the Swedish Snus Commission underscores the accelerating human toll of the European Union’s unconscionable ban on smokeless tobacco: “among men over the age of 30, 355,000 lives per year could have been saved if the other EU countries h
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Jul 5, 2017 14:29
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[Africa, Botswana] Tobacco, poverty are strange bedfellows

Anti-Tobacco Network had a conversation with the Tlhokwe family, a family of 10... This destitute squad of smokers, who epitomise desolation in its true sense of the word, can make a pyre with their cigarettes in the midst of grinding poverty.
Mmegi (bw)
added Jun 19, 2017 14:22
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[Montana] CAHILL: Kids targeted with e-cigs, sweet tobacco flavors

the odds of smoking more than doubled for teens who visited a store with tobacco advertising at least twice per week. Parents need to be aware that their kids are being targeted in stores and that these products are not safe.
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Jun 17, 2017 16:10
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NITZKIN: FDA misinterprets massive victory on teen smoking

sponsored program that has only been in place since 2014. Despite substantial evidence in federally sponsored surveys in the United States and abroad showing that remarkable reductions in teen and adult smoking have been concurrent with the increasing pop
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Jun 16, 2017 17:35
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