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[Asia, India] PRASAD: Scary, yet banal

Contrary to tobacco companies’ claims, there is now empirical evidence that large, graphic pictorial warnings on tobacco products have a telling effect on consumer behaviour. From 38% in 2009-10, the proportion of cigarette smokers in India who thought of
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:39
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[Wisconsin] Bill Berry: Welcome to the United States of Addiction

My grandpa smoked Pall Mall cigarettes until the day he died of lung cancer. All the while, the tobacco industry told him cigarettes weren’t harmful... Addiction is big business
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Apr 30, 2018 18:31
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GLANTZ: When assessing models that estimate the effects of e-cigarettes, the devil is in the details

The thing that makes the big difference is the assumptions that the different modelers make about the behavioral and health effects of e-cigarettes. Despite saying that they are using “conservative” assumptions about e-cigarettes Warner and Mendez model
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:57
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GLANTZ: E-cigarettes are a gateway to marijuana, too

they find that any e-cigarette use at baseline about doubles the odds of using marijuana a year later. The effects of smoking cigarettes at baseline is an independent effect with about the same magnitude. The impact on younger kids was bigger.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:53
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[California] GLANTZ: RJ Reynolds Tobacco continues to be sole funder of Prop E, the company’s effort to repeal San Francisco’s prohibition on selling flavored tobacco products

The latest campaign finance statements are out and RJ Reynolds continues to be the sole financer of “No on E”, the referendum campaign to overturn San Francisco’s prohibition on the sale of flavored tobacco products, with $9,041,824. They are saturating
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:51
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[Asia, Pakistan] HALL: Enhancing the tobacco industry’s revenue base

The Network for Consumer Protection (TNCP) report, 2017, informs that Pakistan has one of the highest prevalence of tobacco use in the world. This is alarming while it is equally distressing that the already weak tax levying and collection system of Paki
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:19
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BLAIR: Vaping companies called for crackdown on e-cigarette sales to minors, while anti-smoking groups sat on the sidelines

I have witnessed these policy priorities firsthand in states like Michigan as part of Americans for Tax Reform’s continued campaigns to defeat new excise taxes on vapor products across the country since 2012. These so-called public health organizations
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Apr 26, 2018 20:44
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SATEL: Why The Panic Over JUUL And Teen Vaping May Have Deadly Results

These and other questions should prompt rational discussion and data analysis. Instead, opponents of the FDA’s regulatory delay are posing a false choice between the wellbeing of teens and the wellbeing of smokers. Their tactic is simple: emphasize the
Forbes
added Apr 26, 2018 15:02
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SULLUM: FDA Investigation of Adolescent Juuling Could Endanger Adult Smokers

What if the e-cigarette features that appeal to teenagers also appeal to grownups?...Mandating less appealing e-cigarettes means discouraging smokers from making a switch that would dramatically reduce the health risks they face. The FDA should not sacrif
Reason Magazine
added Apr 26, 2018 14:01
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EXCLUSIVE: Scott Pruitt Will End EPA’s Use Of ‘Secret Science’ To Justify Regulations

mirrors Smith’s HONEST Act, which passed the House in March 2017. Smith’s office was pleased to hear Pruitt was adopting another policy the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology chairman championed... Junk science crusader Steve Milloy also cal
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Apr 26, 2018 13:40
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