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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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STIER: Stop Funding WHO Until It Cleans Up Its Act

taxpayer funding of scandal-plagued [WHO]...FCTC released an anonymously written e-cigarette report for delegates considering rules that would have effectively banned the safer alternative to smoking. The scientifically flawed report was criticized by lea
National Review
added Jun 16, 2017 00:13
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[Australia] LEYONHJELM: The evidence is in: Plain packaging of cigarettes just doesn’t work ($$)

"Plain packaging started in December 2012, but in the three years since smoking rates only fell from 13 per cent to 12 per cent." "A fall!" exclaims Richard with delight. "Yes, technically, but smoking was actually falling faster before plain packaging,
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Jun 15, 2017 18:30
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[New York] BRIANT: Flavored-Tobacco Bans Turn to Menthol / NATO warns that new ordinances bring consequences

an unintended consequence of the ordnance would be the replacement of legal, regulated, retail sales of tobacco products with illegal...the sales and profit margins of retail stores will plummet, employees will be laid off, stores will close and there wil
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 15, 2017 23:57
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[UK] GAGE/MAYNARD: Smoke-free policies in psychiatric hospitals need resources

clinicians, mental health patient advocacy groups, and the tobacco industry have argued that encouragement of smoking cessation should not be a priority for people with severe mental health problems, and could even impede treatment for their conditions.
The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:03
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[UK] MOORE: As Imperial Tobacco hires a medical marijuana expert, can legalised dope save the industry?

Tobacco companies are facing new restrictions in the developed and developing worlds so it makes sense for them to look into new revenue streams, but can the other weed work for them?
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 14, 2017 22:22
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STEIR: Stop Funding WHO Until It Cleans Up Its Act

FCTC released an anonymously written e-cigarette report for delegates considering rules that would have effectively banned the safer alternative to smoking. The scientifically flawed report was criticized by leading tobacco-control experts for positioning
National Review
added Jun 14, 2017 21:09
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[UK] Letter from experts in tobacco science and policy regarding the European Union snus prohibition

we write to draw your attention to one of the worst examples of EU regulation ever made. This is the ban on oral tobacco, known as “snus”, as implemented in the revised Tobacco Products Directive, 2014/40/EU. This measure harms the health of EU citizens,
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Jun 14, 2017 17:49
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CALVIN: New York Retailers Under Siege

it’s a general-alarm blaze in New York City, where the city council is now considering a suite of legislation that is ostensibly aimed at “Big Tobacco,” but instead whacks the little guy—family-run bodegas and convenience stores—for having the audacity to
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 13, 2017 23:52
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Democrats’ Suit Claims Constitution Means One Thing for Obama, but Another for Trump

—Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809) “maintained his farm and nail factory at Monticello and exported his tobacco crop to Great Britain.” —James Madison (1809-1817) “had a tobacco plantation in Montpelier.” —James Monroe (1817-1825) “grew timber, tobacco, and
Daily Signal (Heritage Foundation)
added Jun 13, 2017 20:43
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