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SAMET: Lung Cancer, Smoking, and Obesity: It’s Complicated ($$)

Three main mechanisms have been postulated as underlying the increased cancer risk associated with obesity: 1) the actions of sex hormones affected by obesity; 2) insulin resistance and insulin-like growth factor 1; and 3) adipokine pathophysiology and sy
Journal of the National Cancer Institute
added Mar 13, 2018 04:13
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BANZHAF: CBS’s “60 Minutes” May Cave Over Stormy Daniels Interview

in a case which may well have cost thousands of lives, says Banzhaf... The prior incident occurred when “60 Minutes” refused to air an interview with former tobacco executive Jeffery Wigand when it was faced with concerns about a legal action based upon
ValueWalk
added Mar 13, 2018 04:13
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[North Dakota] RUD: FDA's vaping regulations punish businesses

A little-known rule from the FDA has the potential to gravely harm dozens of North Dakota small businesses and limit access to smoke-free options for consumers. The FDA used its “deeming rule” in 2016 to extend the agency’s regulatory authority to e-cig
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Mar 13, 2018 04:10
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[Australia, Singapore] LIM: Plain Tobacco Packaging Merely Replaces One Problem with Another

Prof Davidson...“Nobody likes the tobacco industry. The tobacco plain packaging law is the cheapest policy that makes life difficult for the industry and looks good to voters. But it does nothing to actually stop smoking.” He also urges Singapore to re-ex
Rice
added Mar 11, 2018 21:41
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[Canada] O’RIORDAN: Taxing tobacco and cannabis: history learned – or forgotten?

Smoking prevalence did not decrease by anywhere near the reduction in legal tobacco sales. The huge price increase created a profit incentive for smugglers of contraband tobacco. Many smokers switched to much lower-priced contraband. In 1994, Statistics C
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:46
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[Africa, South Africa] Big tobacco must butt out

There are many who will rail against this, complaining of government interference in their lives. The tobacco industry will accuse government of tampering with job creation. Motsoaledi, though, was having none of that this week: “Are we creating these jo
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:17
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HANRAHAN / SIDERAS: From ridiculous lock-out laws to petty fines and the soaring cost of living: How Australia's laid-back spirit is being crushed by the 'Nanny State'

From no longer being able to get full strength beer at the football or cricket, to being unable to eat in smoking areas at pubs, the country known for being laid back is now incredibly uptight. Australia has changed and not necessarily for the better wi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 11, 2018 15:41
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[Netherlands] PEIRIS: Tobacco Industry: Charge As Criminals

The courts there and around the world have it within their power to hold the tobacco industry criminally liable; the legal arguments are there. Not only can a prosecutor, take this historic step, but they should. They could save thousands of lives. The U
Asian Tribune
added Mar 11, 2018 15:32
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[Pennsylvania] SPIEGLER: Assessment of Maher's tenure misses mark

retiring Republican state Rep. John Maher...a smoker, shamefully voted against the Clean Indoor Air Act...Did he see no conflict of interest in voting on the measure as one who wished to continue inflicting secondhand smoke on others? How many of us would
Washington (PA) Observer-Reporter
added Mar 11, 2018 14:46
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[Australia] ARCHIVE: CHAPMAN: Civil disobedience and tobacco control: the case of BUGA UP. Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco Control
added Mar 10, 2018 20:02
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