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[Ireland] Dr Ciara Kelly: The huff and puff of the Minister for Fags

incredible gaff by junior minister for health...Finian McGrath... the tobacco industry here must be rubbing their hands together gleefully at his comments, as usually they have to pay people handsomely to make such outrageous claims while keeping a straig
Irish Independent (ie)
added May 30, 2016 14:36

[Asia-pacific] ASUNTA: Asean urged to enforce large pictorial warnings, plain packaging of tobacco

The ‘SEATCA Tobacco Packaging and Labelling Index” found that while all 10 Asean countries had legislated pictorial health warning (PHW) labels on tobacco packages, only four countries require warnings whose sizes are considered international best practi
Malaysiakini (my)
added May 29, 2016 15:25

[Costa Rica, South America/Caribbean] STEFANUTO: Central America is smoking

we cannot prevent the large scale volcanic eruptions and their disastrous effects on natural and public health. But, it might be sensible to think that we can prevent people from dying of tobacco smoke related disease. A recent study has shown the new leg General (cr)
added May 29, 2016 15:23

SULLUM: California Undermines Public Health By Treating E-Cigarettes Like the Real Thing

Gov. Jerry Brown signed SBX2 5, which expands the definition of tobacco product under several statutes to include “an electronic device that delivers nicotine or other vaporized liquids to the person inhaling from the device.”
added May 28, 2016 16:27
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[New Zealand] e-cigarettes and managing memory loss

Marewa Glover: ...It's a very useful question to ask about the potential benefits of vaping nicotine for people managing memory loss. Nicotine has been shown to have some beneficial preventative, and I think current, effects on Alzheimers, Parkinson's an
Scoop (nz)
added May 28, 2016 16:25

[New York] Ask Real Estate: Smoky Entrance

It takes a healthy dose of gumption to smoke beneath a “no smoking” sign ... Write a letter to your landlord or managing agent whenever this behavior occurs. Keep a log of the dates and times of the incidents and the staff involved. Send management this i
New York Times
added May 28, 2016 14:40

[Utah] Op-ed: Salt Lake is past due for eliminating airport smoking

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights and the Utah Tobacco Free Alliance applaud Biskupski for her pledge to put the health of all travelers and airport employees first and eliminate all indoor smoking at
Salt Lake Tribune
added May 27, 2016 18:52
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[Nevada] PACKHAM: Goal for World No Tobacco Day 2016: New packaging regulations

A key aim of World No Tobacco Day is to educate people about the work WHO undertakes in fighting the global tobacco epidemic. A large part of this work is educating the public about the manipulative tactics tobacco companies continue to use to “dupe” peo
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added May 27, 2016 18:52

Padres Family in the Courtroom: Is Gwynn’s Family Ignoring Research?

Chewing tobacco is terrible, and it is a leading risk factor in plenty of other cancers...But it is not a risk factor for Salivary Gland Cancer. This lawsuit takes Tony Gwynn’s name and needlessly drags it through the mud, burdens the legal system unneces Sports Network (Sports Illustrated Site)
added May 27, 2016 17:09

[California] LIEF: Gwynn’s Appeal to Jury Could Overshadow Medical Science

Precisely, the kind of chewing tobacco Gwynn used does have some risk of oral cancer, but not parotid gland cancer, which is the kind to which he succumbed. Don’t just take our word for it. Supporting this view is the American Medical Association and the
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added May 27, 2016 16:52
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