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SATEL/BENTLEY: Feds owe the public ‘corrective statements’ on vaping

If the government demands that tobacco companies make corrective statements about the dangers of cigarettes, it should allow those same companies to provide accurate information about alternatives that may save lives.
American Enterprise Institute
added Dec 5, 2017 02:56
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[Canada] PAPAIOANNOY: Ontario's 'Solution' To Vaping Won't Just Hurt Our Business, It'll Risk Your Health

I proudly own a vape shop. I get called a lot of things as a strong-minded woman willing to speak my mind in a misunderstood industry. But one thing that I hate being called is "vaping enthusiast." Seriously, folks? It's no longer a fad. It's a growing i
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:58
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MCKEGANEY: E-cigarettes should be marketed as smoking cessation products

Given the varying and at times conflicting research on the potential merits of e-cigarette flavors, policymakers should avoid the false dilemma of supporting the proliferation of ever more flavors or massively restricting flavors. Instead, regulators cou
The Hill
added Dec 4, 2017 15:51
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[UK] Mark Pawsey: If vaping helps smokers kick the habit, the Government must support it

I am not a smoker, or a smoker-turned-vaper. But I took a personal interest because of the stories my constituents were telling me of their success in breaking their smoking habit through vaping. Not knowing much about this new technology, but being awa
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:01
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[Illinois] John Roska: No right to smoke-free environment when renting

A: The news is not good for nonsmokers. In general, there's no right to a smoke-free environment in rental housing. That's changing in public housing, where Uncle Sam is the landlord. HUD has been encouraging smoke-free housing for years, and will requi
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Dec 4, 2017 14:52
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[Kansas] PELLIKAAN: Tobacco companies hold too much power

The best the government and the public can do is inform, tax and push tougher punishments on companies that knowingly lied to millions of people.
The Baker Orange (Baker U., KS)
added Dec 4, 2017 02:00
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[Maine] HAN: Work together to cut rate of lung cancer

Nearly 1,400 Mainers will be diagnosed this year. But this terrible disease remains in the shadows and not adequately addressed by the health care system or research community....With help from lawmakers in Augusta to address the tobacco epidemic and gaps
Lewiston (ME) Sun Journal
added Dec 3, 2017 19:13
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SIEGEL: My Response to an Invitation to Consult for the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World

Since Philip Morris International (PMI) continues to aggressively market cigarettes internationally and to aggressively fight public health efforts to reduce tobacco use, this is just not a project that I can participate in as a public health practitioner
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Dec 2, 2017 17:03
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VALENTI: U.S. Tobacco Companies Will Run Anti-Smoking Ads Everywhere—Except Social Media

“it’s about time,” is the understatement of all understatements—especially when you take into account that smoking on-screen has slipped back into fashion. But smokers and nonsmokers can agree, the ads are a major step in the right direction to ensure com
Vogue
added Dec 2, 2017 01:20
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[North Carolina] SMITH: Big Tobacco dodges financial bullet

North Carolina, like most states, put little to none of this money in preventing people from smoking, but just used this as another funding stream to be spent as it pleased. So the cycle will continue unimpeded.
Lumberton (NC) Robesonian
added Dec 1, 2017 15:45
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