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[California] ALENCASTRO: Cigarette tax is unfair

the burden of tobacco taxes should be placed on the shoulders of corporations when their tobacco enters California and tax revenue should be used to offer solutions for people who are addicted. It should not be the responsibility of the poor to fund Calif
The Coast Report (Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA)
added Apr 22, 2017 12:30
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SATEL: What The New York Times Gets Wrong On Vaping Regulation

published an editorial titled “Big Tobacco Attacks Sensible F.D.A. Vaping Rules.”... First is the question of just how sensible those rules really are. Second is the insinuation that tobacco companies should play no role in developing nicotine products th
Forbes
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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[California] Hunter Urges Navy To Reconsider Ban On Vaping, E-Cigarettes

GOP California Rep. Duncan Hunter... has written a letter to the Navy, urging the service to reconsider its suspension of vaping and e-cigarettes...“Given the reduced health risks vaping represents compared to tobacco products, I would like to better und
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Apr 21, 2017 19:27
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CANDISKY: We smoke too much in Ohio, so our health-ranking stinks

If Ohio cut its smoking rate, it would save lives and potentially millions in health-care costs... Even worse, more than 1 in 10 children live in homes with tobacco users and are regularly exposed to second-hand smoke, 49th highest in the nation.
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Apr 21, 2017 12:46
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[New York] SHACKFORD: NYC Mayor Encourages Cigarette Smuggling with Plan to Massively Jack Up Prices

The officer responsible for Garner's death had a record of complaints and is still employed by the NYPD, and the city is becoming less and less transparent about police misconduct....the potential for this pricing plan to lead to even more official violen
Reason Magazine
added Apr 20, 2017 20:36
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GLANTZ: San Francisco Supervisor introduces comprehensive law to end sale of menthol and other favored tobacco products in San Francisco

The press conference announcing the ordinance was an inspirational event for me; you can watch the whole thing here. Here are links to the ordinance, the legislative digest, a fact sheet, and the press release Supervisor Cohen put out after the press c
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 20, 2017 19:09
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[Ireland] HARRINGTON: Don’t let manners evaporate in puff of vaping smoke

I vaped in a public place – outside a coffee shop, surrounded by cigarette smokers. The idea of vaping indoors seems inconceivable, given the connection my brain makes with actual smoking. Yet vaping smells lovely and doesn’t stick to your clothes or hai
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 20, 2017 19:03
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] HUI: Curb tobacco access to fight youth smoking

The Government can go further by doing what recent research suggests could be effective, especially in targeting the young: Restrict the number of sales points for cigarettes. Now, cigarettes are sold at many types of shops and in every neighbourhood. S
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 20, 2017 15:27
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ALVAREZ: Time to Get Deadly Serious About Smoking’s Toll on Women

Female smokers need to understand the reality of this practice. Smoking will not give them a better social status, make them more beautiful, or improve their physical and emotional well-being. It will lead to health problems, more depression, and a nasty
LifeZette
added Apr 20, 2017 15:16
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MINTON: Healthy Kids Can Coexist with Flavored E-cigarettes for Adults

Most people erroneously believe it’s the nicotine in cigarettes that causes cancer and heart disease. In reality, nicotine is merely a stimulant, with effects similar to those of caffeine. “We need to de-demonize nicotine,” Ann McNeill, a professor of to
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Apr 20, 2017 15:12
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