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A “Frank Statement” for the 21st Century?

The mere fact of having landed Yach is a major public relations coup for PMI that will be used to do more of what the industry always does: create doubt, contribute further to existing disputes within the global tobacco control movement, shore up its own
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 19, 2017 19:42
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HOYT: Light Another Cigarette and Learn to Forget

nicotine is an appetite suppressant...if people want to smoke while eating, what business is it of government to tell them they can’t? In the end, it comes down to “who is telling you what you should smoke?” And “What kind of society do they want?” Beca
PJ Media
added Sep 19, 2017 14:28
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[Asia, India] Costs of tobacco outweigh Centre’s total spend in health sector! Does it have a plan to deal with this?

Powerful tobacco lobbies have ensured, over the past few months, the government has taken action against two bodies—FCRA clearances were revoked for the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and a Michael Bloomberg charity—that have worked on effectiv
Financial Express (in)
added Sep 18, 2017 15:12
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GLANTZ: The UN Global Compact (finally) throws the tobacco industry out

it has always been irritating that the UNGC allowed them as members. The industry, of course, then used their membership as part of the “corporate social responsibility” PR efforts. In particular, the industry has worked to undermine implementation of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:10
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[Kansas] SPOON: A Gun-Filled Tobacco Free Campus

It’s bewildering to me that people are enraged by the idea of a tobacco free campus, but accepts that guns should be allowed. What does this say about us as Americans?
ESU Bulletin (Emporia State University)
added Sep 17, 2017 20:18
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[Louisiana] VEDROS: Smoking banned but not stopped

My problem comes when the guy next to me in class decides to pull out his e-cig and puff away like a steam locomotive. Either way, it’s a give-and-take issue. He has the right to smoke, but I have the right to clean air, especially in the classroom.
UNO Driftwood: The student news site of the University of New Orleans
added Sep 17, 2017 20:15
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CONRAD: Brown should veto beach ban on smoking, vaping

The proposed new laws are onerous and unnecessary. Medical marijuana patients may need to consume during the course of a day’s activities. Cigarette smoking is already much less popular than it has been, marijuana roaches have not been reported as a litt
West Coast Leaf
added Sep 17, 2017 20:12
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[Canada] SEIFF: Legalize it, but please don't let the air our kids breathe go to pot

Joanne Seiff says we're not ready for the legalization of marijuana until we know how people will be protected from second-hand pot smoke like the haze that drifted into her home as she put her six-year-olds to sleep.
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 17, 2017 20:01
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[Korea - South, USA] GLANTZ: More evidence that the US permissive policy environment for e-cigs is expanding the tobacco epidemic

We found that In Korea adolescent e-cigarette use remained stable at a low level, whereas in the United States e-cigarette use increased. Most important, combined e-cigarette plus cigarette use declined in Korea whereas it increased in the US. The restr
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 15, 2017 22:47
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McDONALD: Why is Phillip Morris spending $1 billion to end smoking?

there may not be room in Yach’s low-risk nicotine worldview for the donut-shop business model of the independent vape industry...A concerted effort by the tobacco control and public health establishment to smear anyone who accepts money from the FSFW migh
Vaping360 (TBEC Review)
added Sep 15, 2017 17:44
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