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White House could be blowing smoke with plan to cut nicotine in cigarettes

By that thinking, Trump is publicly signaling a willingness to go after tobacco companies. But in private, his relationship with the industry is very much nudge-nudge, wink-wink, with an understanding that tobacco firms will enjoy a free hand on what ma
Los Angeles Times
added Mar 23, 2018 21:42
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging: Five years of failure! — IDEAS

“Five Years of Failure!” That’s the message a global coalition of 62 think tanks and rights advocates are sending to the new WHO Director Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus... * IDEAS is a Malaysian think-tank dedicated to promoting market-based solutions to public p
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:46
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[New York] BRITSCHGI: Smoking While Walking? That's a $50 Fine Under Proposed NYC Ordinance

Giving police broad authority to crack down on an incidental behavior, while at the same time just assuming they will use this authority in a wise, rational, and retrained manner, is sloppy legislating indeed.
Reason Magazine
added Mar 23, 2018 19:20
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BEREZOW: Anti-Smoking Bigots Trying To Kill Smokers And The Vaping Industry

this is a religious war. The "no nicotine" religion is perfectly happy to withhold potentially life-saving e-cigarettes from smokers in service of their ideological agenda. If a few million smokers have to die along the way, those are casualties they are
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Mar 23, 2018 14:59
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[UK] GILBEY: It’ll kill you – so what is the eternal allure of the on-screen cigarette?

It seems unfair of the US public health organisation Truth Initiative to single out Netflix...One alternative for those filmmakers who want to kick the habit without relinquishing the aura of coolness might be found in the vitality of the vape, seen rece
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 22, 2018 16:00
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[New Zealand] Uncertainty in the race for Smoke-free 2025…

NZ Smokeless Tobacco Co is appalled by the lack of solutions from the Government to fast track outcomes to achieve this uncertain goal. Miles Illemann, Co-Founder of NZSTC, said, “our organisation has approached both health ministers regarding National
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 22, 2018 14:05
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[South Africa] CASTRO / DAIN: Africa: Turning the Tide On Avoidable Deaths in Africa

Public health leaders showed promising signs of tackling these at the recent international tobacco control conference in Cape Town, but UN meetings later this year will test leaders' real commitment
Daily Maverick (za)
added Mar 22, 2018 13:47
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[Idaho, Washington] VERIFY: Is there a law against smoking with children in the car?

A recent article from Lovethispic.com making the rounds on social media claims smoking in cars with children present is illegal effective Jan. 30.... While there are individual states and cities across the country that have banned smoking in cars with chi
KREM (Spokane, WA)
added Mar 21, 2018 22:11
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[Africa] NTIABANG: ILO Fails to Cut Ties with Tobacco Industry – Yet Again

the ILO must keep the tobacco industry at arm’s length. When the long-standing cooperation agreements between the ILO, the tobacco industry and organisations it funds expire this year, the ILO can finally align itself with the international framework, dev
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Mar 21, 2018 13:44
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[Wyoming] SOBIESKI: Be an independent thinker, not a vaper

Smokers are not the survivors. And they die unpleasantly. The world needs the independent thinkers. Please, take care of yourselves. Choose carefully what you breathe.
Jackson Hole (WY) News & Guide
added Mar 21, 2018 11:47
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