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[Switzerland, USA] McMORRIS: Big Tobacco Goes Soft / Phillip Morris International wants you to quit smoking

Inside The Cube, 430 research and development staffers scurry about trying to save the world's 1 billion smokers... Sweanor posits that smoking is no longer a death sentence...The FDA does not see it that way. The descent of the dread cancer stick has coi
Washington Free Beacon
added Sep 4, 2017 12:09
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[Canada] SWEANOR: We need pragmatic vision on nicotine

If passed, Bill S-5 will make it illegal for a company to tell smokers that lower-risk products are, well, lower risk... We can replace an approach based on punishing and shaming smokers into trying to quit with one that empowers them to succeed. With a
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:47
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CONLEY: AMERICAN VAPING ASSOCIATION COMMENT ON FDA'S IQOS MODIFIED RISK TOBACCO PRODUCT

While a smoker who switches to iQOS will still be exposed to more chemicals than they would if they switched to a vapor product, smokeless tobacco, or smokeless nicotine product, iQOS products nonetheless offer smokers a way out that will expose them to f
Heartland Institute
added Sep 4, 2017 11:45
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SULLUM: FDA Lies About Vaping While the CDC Inches Toward the Truth

Federal officials deny big reductions in adolescent tobacco use and obscure the harm-reducing potential of e-cigarettes.
Reason Magazine
added Sep 4, 2017 11:43
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[Asia, Uae] GODCHAUX: Stubbing out the economic cost of smoking

The UAE Government has announced an excise tax on tobacco and at 100 per cent of the existing price. How effective can this be...the combination with other instruments should not be discounted, as it has often proven to be critical in the overall success
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:22
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HAELLE: More Evidence Suggests E-Cigarettes Help Some Smokers Quit

all the evidence to date suggests that e-cigarettes are not nearly as harmful and life-threatening as tobacco use, so e-cigarettes appear to be a viable quitting option, the researchers note, for those who don’t succeed with other methods.
Forbes
added Sep 1, 2017 13:50
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Reject the ‘kiddie ciggie pack’ proposal — Wafiq

The International Women’s Alliance for Family and Quality Education (Wafiq) abhors the proposal made by tobacco companies to the government to re-introduce small packs of cigarettes in Malaysia. The illegal tobacco trade is by no means a justification fo
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 31, 2017 15:52
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[Michigan] A Word from Dr. Pfenninger about third-hand smoke

And now we have e-cigarettes. The potential for third-hand smoke problems is there also and have yet to be studied. The Food and Drug Administration noted that there has been no overall decline in tobacco use in the last five years in adolescents and you
Midland (MI) Daily News
added Aug 31, 2017 15:32
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[New York] CRUDELE: Raising the price of cigarettes only helps bootleg providers

There is a method to the mayor’s madness and it’s political. If fewer NY-taxed cigarettes are sold, de Blasio can claim that smoking is dropping, even if smokers are really only shifting to bootlegged cigarettes.
New York Post
added Aug 30, 2017 19:52
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BENTLEY: Don't cut nicotine levels in cigarettes

Gottlieb has made clear that the FDA must support a regulatory framework to reduce smoking. That’s laudable. It’s best achieved by allowing products such as e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn devices — which greatly reduce the risks of smoking but give consum
USA Today
added Aug 30, 2017 19:27
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