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[South Africa] ARCHIVE: SALOOJEE: Multinationals use smoke and mirrors in illicit trade

The money gave the Tobacco Institute and BAT a seat on the official Illicit Tobacco Task Team...cigarette companies have hijacked the problem of tobacco smuggling, promoting misperceptions of the size of the trade, its costs to the economy, its causes and
BusinessLive (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:10
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[UK] GLANTZ: Strong evidence for a huge gateway effect for e-cigs in Britain, even stronger than in USA

Recently researchers from England, led my Ann McNeill and including prominent e-cigarette advocates, published a well-done study showing a huge gateway effect for e-cigarettes leading to cigarette smoking among youth in Great Britain. The paper, “Associ
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:51
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[Africa, South Africa] CASTRO/DAIN: Now's the time to turn tide on avoidable diseases

Nowhere are the battle lines between public health authorities and big tobacco, big food and big soda sharper than in South Africa; then on the African continent. Let’s consider some of the facts: Nearly a quarter of males in Africa smoke.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 8, 2018 17:47
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[California] GOLOVICH: Cannabis: ‘The Smell’

I believe the city of Benicia should consider how complaints about The Smell will be handled. Surely our Police Department will receive complaints about cannabis-related olfactory observations. A registry of complaints should be developed, so each compla
Benicia (CA) Herald
added Mar 8, 2018 15:55
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[Georgia] Briant: Winterville’s proposed tobacco ordinance conflicts with state law

While Section 31-12A-12 of the Georgia Smokefree Air Act does allow a local government to adopt a local law prohibiting smoking in more public places than the state law, this law does not grant a local government the authority to adopt restrictions on re
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Mar 8, 2018 03:27
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SIEGEL: Vaping may reduce harm to smokers

There is a solution on the horizon. Congressmen Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Sanford Bishop, D-Ga., have introduced bipartisan legislation that would remove the burdensome requirement for vaping companies to get re-approval of their products. At the same time,
The Bend (OR) Bulletin
added Mar 8, 2018 00:47
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[Canada] GLANTZ/GARDINER: Local Movement to Ban Menthol Tobacco Products as a Result of Federal Inaction

JAMA Internal Medicine
added Mar 7, 2018 15:09
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[UK] Harry Evans: public health must focus on the whole person, not single risk factors

councils across the country have done great work developing services to support people to make healthy choices, whether that is stopping smoking, eating more healthily, drinking less, or exercising more....they tend to occur together. In other words, if y
Local Authorities Coordinators of Regulatory Services (LACORS) (uk)
added Mar 7, 2018 14:54
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[Virginia] Ask Eli: Arlington Condo Becomes First To Ban Smoking

With over 300 residential units and several ground-level commercial suites, Hyde Park is the first condominium in Arlington to successfully amend their bylaws to go smoke-free. With the new bylaw, smoking is now banned in every part of Hyde Park, includ
ARLnow.com
added Mar 7, 2018 03:59
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[Canada] MILTON: Why are Concordia Departments Spreading Fraser Institute Events?

As recently as 1999...It would be wrong to ban smoking in bars and restaurants, they said, because we don’t even know whether second-hand smoke is dangerous! In what is surely a pure coincidence, the Fraser Institute has also received a whole lot of fundi
The Link (Concordia University) (ca)
added Mar 6, 2018 15:34
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