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HASKINS: The Surgeon General’s irrational war on e-cigarettes

by waging this irrational war against e-cigarettes, Murthy is effectively discouraging people from using products that have been proven to help many Americans quit smoking with only minimal risks. In fact, so few people have experienced significant, measu
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Dec 30, 2016 17:16
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[UK] My dear Prince George, some hints and tips for starting school: Former Wetherby pupil TOM UTLEY, 63, writes an open letter to His Royal Highness, aged 3½, about what to expect

see me at the age of six...flushed with health and quiet confidence... the other, you will see a baggy-eyed, broken and bitter man...ravaged by a lifetime of chain-smoking...tip number one, Your Royal Highness:...stay off the fags
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 30, 2016 16:32
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RODU: Sacramento Bee Errs Twice with Fake News on E-Cigarettes

a column written by a hearing aids company executive. Titled “E-cigarettes may also cause hearing loss”..."It is almost impossible for Dave Fabry’s claim to be valid if these two articles are the only relevant scientific publications in the world’s biome
Heartland Institute
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34
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[Kentucky] CHANDLER: Higher tobacco taxes improve health, productivity

As the legislature considers tax reform in the coming session, and if we hope to move out of the bottom ranking in health status and improve the lives of Kentuckians, raising tobacco taxes should definitely be on the table.
Kentucky New Era
added Dec 28, 2016 14:09
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Vivek Murthy Thinks We Need to Learn How to Deal With Stress

The Office of the Surgeon General’s campaign to curb tobacco use in the 1960s is widely cited as one of greatest modern public-health successes, but I wonder if that’s a fluke? We haven’t seen similar success in subsequent efforts to reduce obesity or enc
New York Times
added Dec 28, 2016 13:57
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MYSTAL: We Really Need Tighter Regulations On E-Cigarettes

I don’t need the feds to protect my kids from e-cigarettes any more than I need them to protect my kids from running with scissors. I’ll handle that. I need the government to protect me from carrying around a bomb in my pocket that isn’t clearly marked “b
Above the Law (blog)
added Dec 29, 2016 00:34
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MCKEGANEY: US Surgeon General's misplaced call to arms against e-cigarettes

the report fails to recognize an emerging body of evidence that responsibly produced and marketed vapor products can serve as a less harmful alternative to regular tobacco cigarettes and can even help smokers quit altogether.
The Hill
added Dec 28, 2016 15:28
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[California] FRANK: Federal Judge “SLAPPs” Down Lawsuit Demanding “R” Rating for All Movies Depicting Tobacco Use

The Left wants to make all movies with a mention of cigarettes into “R” rated—just for having a cigarette. No such demand for a rating if drugs are used or mentioned. No such demand for a rating if a baby is aborted, an elderly man killed by an illegal
California Political Review
added Dec 28, 2016 18:09
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[New Jersey] Dave Neese’s Provocations: The cardinal sin of sin taxes

All but kept a secret, the settlement contained small-print, lawyerly language to protect Big Tobacco’s market share. This was a tacit admission that government and the tobacco industry were now in business together. Governments would go on sermonizing
The Trentonian
added Dec 26, 2016 16:51
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[Arizona] Dr. Zorba Paster: 'Organic' tobacco isn't any safer

Dear Josh: If you think that there is safer tobacco you’re deluding yourself. But you’re in common company. Many of my patients have the same thoughts – that there is such a thing as safer tobacco. Recent research published in the BMJ bears out that you
Arizona Daily Star
added Dec 24, 2016 13:53
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