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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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[Arkansas] Why a judge chose law schools over cancer research in benefits from cigarette lawsuit / FROM CIGARETTE PROFITS TO LAW SCHOOLS: A final payout in lawsuit for damages to smokers draws a question.

In its initial request... suggested the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, Arkansas Children's Hospital...The judge ... wrote that the system of law had been critical in winning the case and the award should be consistent with "the nature of the underlying
Arkansas Times
added Dec 1, 2017 02:35
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BLUMENTHAL: Big Tobacco Is Still In The Business Of Deceiving Americans

began nearly 25 years ago when a handful of state Attorneys General sued cigarette manufacturers in state court. I was one of them...States must commit to using a significant amount of the millions of dollars they receive each year from the state tobacc
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 1, 2017 02:20
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PMI left a lot of important things out of its toxicology studies of IQOS submitted to the FDA

My colleagues at the UCSF TCOS just put this public comment...Because PMI application did not report the full range of HPHCs in IQOS aerosol, characterize HPHCs in sidestream emissions, include a non-targeted analysis of chemicals in emissions, or conduct
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47
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Save the date: Annual UCSF It's About a Billion Lives Symposium: Feb 2, 2018

Keynote “Smokefree or Up in Smoke? Reinvigorated tobacco control policy in an era of legalized marijuana” . . . “Updating their Tobacco Status: Using Social Media to Help Young Adults Quit Smoking”
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 30, 2017 21:47
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