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[Florida] YOUMANS: Amendment 9 would protect health in the workplace

While the amendment is also bundled with a ban on offshore oil drilling, the need to protect the public’s right to a smoke-free workplace is an issue that deserves your attention and a “Yes” vote.
Florida Times-Union
added Nov 1, 2018 14:43

[Florida] CONTI: See through the smoke: Vote 'Yes' on Amendment 9

Amendment 9 is about protecting Floridians’ right to a smoke-free workplace. The Orlando Sentinel editorial board recommends a “yes” vote on Amendment 9, yet I want to respond directly to my fellow residents in Central Florida about Amendment 9 to make su
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Nov 1, 2018 14:39

[UK] MITCHELL: Philip Morris’ cigarette ad – a classic case of smokes and mirrors

So, by implication, the firm is still keen to sell cigarettes in other parts of the world, where the public is perhaps less conscious of their life-shortening effects. But in the UK, the jig is up and so the company is hoping to find other pointless addi
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 30, 2018 22:46

SHIELDS: Call to end vaping: include e-cigarettes in Great American Smokeout

As deputy director and a thoracic medical oncologist, I know how important it is for science to more fully understand the health effects of e-cig is imperative that other organizations, like the Great American Smokeout, sponsored by the Americ
The Hill
added Oct 30, 2018 22:36

[California] VELEZ: E-cigs offer teens a new path to nicotine addiction ($$)

In Imperial County, 15.4 percent of youths use tobacco products. “This is higher than the state average of 13.8 percent,” said Lucy Hernandez, Imperial County Public Health Department’s Tobacco Educator. “What is concerning is that over 95 percent of st
Imperial Valley (CA) Press
added Oct 30, 2018 21:54

Ron Colone: The changing landscape of smoking

Whether the advent of vaping and cannabis will come to be seen as a significant health advancement, like vaccines, antibiotics and imaging techniques, remains to be seen, but I find the evolution of smoking, through the lens of health, public safety, fas
Santa Maria (CA) Times
added Oct 30, 2018 17:08

[UK] IQBAL: Ministers must do more to encourage switch to vaping ($$)

The government, through a combination of ministerial timidity and bureaucratic indifference, is failing to make the most of this potential public health revolution. It should make e-cigarettes available on prescription, with doctors being encouraged to r
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 29, 2018 15:52

CHAPMAN: Is Big Tobacco really trying to get out of tobacco?

Addiction published a letter signed by 6 high profile researchers, each with histories of working with tobacco companies...There is a very extensive research literature (eg here) that shows a consistent association between industry funding and research fi
Simon Chapman AO (blog)
added Oct 27, 2018 20:19

UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education supports trans community

The recent memo leaked from the White House represents an unconscionable and insidious effort to legally erase trans people and trans identities. This plan seeks to discriminate against individuals by using “biological sex” as a strict definer of gender i
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 27, 2018 18:46

22nd Century Group - FOIAs Reveal Suspected Undisclosed SEC Investigation

Our FOIA requests on 22nd Century Group received a 7(a) exemption response including the line "releasing the withheld information could reasonably be expected to interfere with on-going enforcement proceedings”. As a result, we suspect there is an ongoin
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Oct 27, 2018 17:40
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