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[Asia, India] SCHLUGER: Fit & Proper: Tackle tobacco to meet TB target

To make the goal achievable, India must look beyond improving diagnosis and treatment and attack the many factors that are driving tuberculosis. A win-win strategy for the government will be taking strong action to reduce tobacco use. The first World He
Business Standard (in)
added May 19, 2018 19:00
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] KOON: Food handlers who smoke in kitchens passing on contaminants to consumers?

Firstly, is smoking allowed in commercial kitchens? If not, away from sight, who checks on the workers there? Secondly, what are the authorities such as the National Environment Agency doing with regards to smokers working in the food industry and servi
TODAYonline (sg)
added May 18, 2018 04:38
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[Africa, Nigeria] IYIZOBA: Why a ban on cigarettes should be next

I hope that the ban on smoking and the sale of cigarettes would be next. Tobacco smoking is the single most important source of preventable morbidity in the world. But sadly, not much has been done to combat the scourge. Tobacco kills half of its users
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added May 17, 2018 16:53
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[Minnesota] TANICK: Is it legal to bar tobacco sales to those under 21?

Minneapolis looks poised to join the trend, but recent lawsuits challenging age restrictions on another matter — gun sales — are worth noting.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 16, 2018 21:37
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BENTLEY: Chuck Schumer trades the war on drugs for a war on vaping

Schumer is the latest public figure to add his voice to the increasingly hysterical campaign being waged against the nation's largest e-cigarette company, Juul Labs. Schumer is demanding an immediate ban on so-called "kid-friendly" e-cigarette flavors, si
Washington (DC) Examiner
added May 16, 2018 15:53
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MINATO: SEVEN THINGS: WHAT’S NEXT FOR CIGAR REGULATION AFTER THE D.C. COURT RULING

In his ruling, much of the fundamental parts of the deeming regulations were upheld, i.e.: the process FDA used to create the regulations was constitutional, warning labels are also constitutional and user fees for cigars are not going away. So now the q
HalfWheel
added May 16, 2018 04:47
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ROEDER: WHO wants to ban trans fats – that's just one reason they should be defunded

declared tobacco control as the organization’s biggest priority. Chan conveniently left out the massive shortcomings of WHO in dealing with Ebola. She also underlined WHO’s ignorance towards harm reduction innovations such as electronic cigarettes by clai
Washington (DC) Examiner
added May 15, 2018 21:47
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WADE: What anti-smoking advocates can learn from the opioid crisis

policymakers must adopt the most effective strategies to protect our populace from the most dangerous outcomes of tobacco use. As such, harm-reduction approaches to smoking offer a promising option to explore.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added May 15, 2018 15:42
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SHACKFORD: Australia Attempts to Fight Tobacco Black Markets by Banning Large Cash Transactions

This will hurt innocent people. It may harm legal businesses. And it won't actually work. . . Australia's black market for tobacco is easily and obviously tied to its massive tax rate. Cigarettes cost $30 a pack there! Yet the government claims that onc
Reason Magazine
added May 15, 2018 05:50
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MELIUS: Minnesota's tobacco settlement paved way for change ($$)

Twenty years ago, Minnesota went after big tobacco and won.
St. Peter (MN) Herald
added May 15, 2018 05:45
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