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New York Democrats Push Measure To Smother Vaping Industry

“Every time New York State lumps vaping together with smoking, they are basically telling the smokers it is the same thing, don’t bother, and it is not not the same thing,” Andrew Osborne, vice president of the New York State Vaping Association, told WIV
Libertarian Republic
added Jun 22, 2017 13:39
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[Asia, Pakistan] WAZIR: Govt imperils health initiatives by decreasing tax on tobacco

The revenue addicted government gives little value to human life since it reduced the tax on tobacco products in its current budget despite National Health Services Regulation and Coordination (NHSRC)’s clear warning of its far-reaching negative impacts
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Jun 22, 2017 13:35
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] GRAHAM: Selling smokes with smut ($$)

Politicians debating a new tobacco bill might want to look at the way the addictive is marketed. Indonesia is one of only eight countries that’s neither a signatory nor a party to the [FCTC]. That puts the republic way offside with the 180 states that ban
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 20, 2017 18:50
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] DEN: A smoke-free Tokyo as an Olympic legacy

What is more important than its performance during the Summer Games, however, is the question as to what kind of legacy Tokyo can leave for the future generation of the people in Japan. To make Tokyo a smoke free-capital would undoubtedly be a legacy of t
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 20, 2017 16:34
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[UK] LEWIS: Regulating the smoke ban 10 years on

It just goes to show that if you get the right blend of education and enforcement then landmark pieces of public health legislation can be comprehensive successes.
Medium
added Jun 20, 2017 15:48
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[Africa, Botswana] BOIMA: Smoking…Is it that cool after all?

In this article, we explore reasons why someone might pick up that first cigarette. Peer pressure – most young people will smoke because their friends or peers smoke. They may feel pressured into doing the same to be accepted as part of the group. The oth
Weekend Post (bw)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:15
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SULLUM: As Vaping Exploded Among Teenagers, Smoking Fell by Half

the FDA's rules threaten to cripple an industry that could help millions of smokers prolong their lives by switching to a far less hazardous source of nicotine. The CDC therefore is endangering public health when it rationalizes those regulations as sensi
Reason Magazine
added Jun 20, 2017 10:10
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Keep TGA control of e-cigarettes or risk repeating the smoking health disaster

Australia's successful efforts to reduce smoking have had multi-party support for 40 years. All parties must affirm the regulatory expertise and authority of the TGA and encourage manufacturers of vapourisers to submit their evidence-based applications f
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 20, 2017 09:57
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SAVAGE: Not Your Grandfather's Tobacco, Not Your Father's Marijuana

22ND Century is developing two very interesting new crop varieties. One is a line of tobacco that barely makes any nicotine....other new offering is a line of marijuana that doesn’t make THC. The goal in this case is to make it possible for people to real
Forbes
added Jun 19, 2017 20:30
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[Europe] ROEDER: Weighing the tradeoffs of joy versus long term health

More and more European countries introduce branding bans for tobacco products making labels and brands a figment of the past. Policy-makers ignore the facts that branding bans are mainly a stimulus program for organised crime syndicates who sell counterf
EurActiv
added Jun 19, 2017 20:29
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