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[UK] LIUTKUS: Can Europe successfully rein in Big Tobacco?

European Parliament will have a new chance to show they’re ready to get tough on tobacco, when they vote on the pending proposal for an EU-wide track and trace system...Perhaps a ‘dieselgate’ for the tobacco industry might be just the catalyst they need t
Modern Diplomacy
added Feb 15, 2018 20:46
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[Massachusetts] MEDREK: A new addiction’s on the rise, but vaping isn’t as safe as people may think / The JUUL is not a cigarette; the JUUL is a new threat

Most of us have seen people walking around campus, at the bars and even in class vaping, but how bad are e-cigarettes compared to tobacco?...JUUL may not kill you like tobacco will, but it is a quickly forming addiction that becomes an expensive habit ov
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
added Feb 15, 2018 17:36
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[Oregon] SHIRLEY: Tobacco industry as deceptive as ever: Guest opinion

It's my responsibility as the Oregon Health Authority's public health director to make sure you learn the facts -- and that our state continues the work of reducing tobacco use. The Oregon Legislature's decision last year to raise the legal age to posses
The Oregonian
added Feb 15, 2018 02:12
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FILLOUX: Facebook has a Big Tobacco Problem

As in the 1990’s, when Big Tobacco felt its home market dwindling, the companies decided to stimulate smoking in the Third World. Facebook’s tactics are reminiscence of that. Today, it subsidizes connectivity in the developing world, offering attractive d
Monday Note (Mediium)
added Feb 15, 2018 01:59
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[California] GLANTZ: Marijuana Should Be Packaged, Regulated Following Tobacco Control Best Practices

With enormous potential to influence policy, the state should take an assertive approach to cannabis labeling, packaging and product formulation, according to a new UC San Francisco study. The analysis found that requiring plain packaging and large warni
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 14, 2018 20:16
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[Europe] CONWAY: CDC Director’s Tobacco Ties: More Common Than You Might Think – OpEd

The full breadth and depth of such ties raises serious concerns about the extent to which these connections have affected tobacco control policies...The so-called delegated acts spelling out the conditions for the track and trace system are now up for rev
Eurasia Review (blog)
added Feb 14, 2018 18:27
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How to Talk With Teenagers About Vaping

Instead of leading with facts, consider starting with genuine curiosity. Setting judgment to the side, ask, “What’s your take on e-cigarettes?” or “Do you know kids who are vaping?” or something along those lines. Finding out what adolescents already kn
New York Times
added Feb 14, 2018 17:06
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[District of Columbia] Should D.C. Have the Highest State Cigarette Tax in the Country? Testimony before the D.C. Council Committee on Finance and Revenue on B22-460

a bill to increase the tax on cigarettes by $2.00 per pack, to a total excise tax rate of $4.50 for each pack sold. While the Tax Foundation takes no position on legislation, I’d like to offer some of our findings from research we have published on this i
Tax Foundation
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[Ireland] MUCKIAN: No Smoke Without Fire: The Dangers of Vaping

Possibly, more should be done to advertise e-cigarettes to smokers as a means for them to quit smoking, as research has shown it is less harmful than tobacco smoking. All the same, when advertising such a message, it may be worth pointing out the adverse
University Observer (ie)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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KNAUSGAARD: A Literary Road Trip Into the Heart of Russia

I desperately wanted a cigarette. Brown said it was against the law to smoke on the train... When the interview was over, I headed down the corridor to the tiny space between the carriages for a smoke. As I opened the door I felt a hand on my shoulder. I
New York Times
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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