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[Canada] Sweanor: Ontario's vaping policy: Did smoke get in their eyes?

Recently, the Ontario government announced its intention to treat vaping the same as cigarette-smoking. If this strikes you as being as dumb as treating clean needles like dirty ones, or safe sex the same as the unprotected variety, you have grasped the
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Mar 17, 2016 13:12
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[Vermont] ADAM TREDWELL: LET SMOKERS QUIT THEIR OWN WAY

Editor’s note: This commentary is by Adam Tredwell, who works at Vermont Vapor Inc. ... Far from “supporting adults’ decisions to quit smoking,” as Dr. Carney claims, H.171 would force e-cigarette users who have quit smoking years ago to breathe in secon
VTDigger.org
added Mar 17, 2016 12:54
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[New York] COTTER: Making Museums Moral Again

In 1983, the Whitney Museum of American Art opened a Midtown branch that was paid for, and named for, the Philip Morris tobacco company, which for decades had steadfastly denied that smoking causes lung cancer. The Whitney escaped sustained censure for it
New York Times
added Mar 17, 2016 12:43
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BENTLEY: Experts Come Out Of The Woodwork To Slam Gov. Cuomo’s Sister For HuffPo Video About E-Cigs

Margaret Cuomo M.D., sister of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo produced a video Monday for HuffPo that peddled several falsehoods about e-cigarettes, and various experts have since come out to criticize her conclusions.
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Mar 16, 2016 10:16
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VIDEO: Doctor Explains Why E-Cigarettes Are Just As Dangerous As Tobacco Cigarettes

There's a misconception that e-cigarettes may be a better alternative to tobacco cigarettes, but according to Margaret Cuomo, the author of A World Without Cancer, the two are both dangerous. In the video above, watch Cuomo explain the risks involved whe
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 16, 2016 10:13
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SIEGEL: Physician in Huffington Post Video Declares that Smoking is No More Harmful than Vaping

this video is characteristic of the lies and deception about the hazards of smoking that the tobacco industry of old used to disseminate to the public. The three major claims that Dr. Cuomo makes are either: (1) completely unsupported by scientific eviden
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Mar 16, 2016 10:06
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[Illinois] FRANKLIN: Learn from Al Capone dangers of higher cigarette taxes and fines

The Chicago City Council’s ordinance would further exacerbate racial disparities in the criminal justice system, criminalize more people of color and create more unnecessary opportunities for negative police citizen encounters. That’s the last thing Chic
Chicago Sun-Times
added Mar 15, 2016 22:04
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GLANTZ: Quitting cold turkey works better; may help explain why e-cigs depress quitting cigs

While the paper did not consider e-cigarette use, it may help explain why e-cigarettes are associated with less quitting, since they are generally used as part of a “taper down” strategy, which is less effective than cold turkey (although the people in t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 15, 2016 21:30
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[Missouri] Yael T. Abouhalkah: Gov. Sam Brownback’s top aides blatantly misled public on children’s fund

The meetings by Brownback officials of last year and, certainly, of earlier this month regarding the tobacco-related funds should have been made public.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Mar 15, 2016 19:54
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SCHMIDT: E-CIGARETTES: ARE THEY REALLY BETTER FOR YOU OR IS IT JUST A MYTH?

In a nutshell, it is inadvisable for non-smokers to start vaping. It bares some serious risks, and it is likely to lead to smoking regular cigarettes. For people who are already in the habit of smoking cigarettes, e-cigarettes might be a less harmful alt
Student Newspaper (uk)
added Mar 15, 2016 13:45
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