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[UK] CHOWNEY: Take dangerous litter off the street- no butts

So far, over 90% of the tickets issued have been for dropping cigarette ends. There have been complaints about this, with some smokers believing this to be unfair, and that cigarette ends aren’t really litter. But they are. And what’s more, they’re far m
Hastings Observer (uk)
added Apr 5, 2018 14:49
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[Oregon] JARDINE: Secondhand Smoke and Mirrors

This article has been significantly updated to rectify false statements in its initial publication. The Mercury deeply regrets the errors, and thanks Dr. Matthew Springer of the University of California, San Francisco for providing correct information.
Portland (OR) Mercury
added Apr 5, 2018 03:20
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[Connecticut] GRZELAK: Bill to raise tobacco age in CT highlights out of touch political class

This bill goes far beyond outlawing tobacco until age 21. This bill is a direct shot at every single citizen of Connecticut. Our all-knowing politicians in Hartford are telling you this: you are totally unintelligent, irresponsible and immoral. Therefore
Daily Campus (U. of Connecticut)
added Apr 4, 2018 20:25
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STILL NEED MEASURES TO REDUCE SMOKING, TOBACCO USE IN KENTUCKY

The budget passed by the legislature today includes only a 50-cent increase on cigarettes. We appreciate that this was a difficult vote for many legislators in Kentucky. However, evidence shows that a $1 or higher increase in Kentucky’s cigarette tax wo
BereaOnline.com
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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LIMBAUGH: Climate Change Wackos Exposed in California Court

“Steve W. Berman, who represented the cities, is a star trial lawyer who has made a career and a fortune suing corporations for large settlements, including the $200 billion-plus tobacco settlement in 1998.” He was one of those lawyers.
Rush Limbaugh Site
added Apr 4, 2018 05:46
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[New York] Health Concerns About Vaping are Growing—Here's Why

Coyness—or, more commonly, an insistence on anonymity—when going on the record about vaping is something I encounter again and again, from models, designers, and fashion civilians alike
Vogue
added Apr 3, 2018 15:22
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[Florida] Poliakoff: Yes, condo associations can make it harder for tobacco smokers

Poliakoff: There really are two variations to your question — can you prohibit “smokers,” as a category of persons, from owning or residing in a unit, and can you prevent persons, whether they identify as smokers or not, from smoking in their units? I be
Florida Today
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
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[UK, Tennessee] AGRAFIOTIS: Vape advocate: Scientific evidence clears the air on vaping as tobacco harm reduction

John Newton, Director for Health Improvement at PHE said, “It would be tragic if thousands of smokers who could quit with the help of an e-cigarette are being put off due to false fears about their safety.”
Nooga.com
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
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[Canada] SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT ON TAXATION AND DISPARITIES IN SMOKING

Although smoking rates in Canada remain substantially higher among lower socioeconomic groups, similar reductions have been achieved among all socioeconomic groups over the past 20 years—the period with the largest absolute increases in tobacco taxes.
Canadian Medical Association Journal (ca)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
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GLANTZ: 18th study shows that smokers who use e-cigs are significantly less likely to quit smoking

Nancy Rigotti and colleagues just published a well-done study of the effects of e-cigarette use on smoking cessation among a cohort of smokers who planned to stop smoking after being hospitalized.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:38
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