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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] DHILLON: Secondary smoking bites! — Darshan Singh Dhillon

While the MCM commends the Health Ministry’s initiative to discourage smoking by implementing various policies and regulations, this must be followed by stern enforcement action. Other than those who directly violate rules, restaurants operators or build
Malay Mail (my)
added Apr 20, 2017 14:54
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RODU: CDC: E-Cigarettes More Popular Than FDA-Approved Quitting Aids

The fact is that the CDC has documented with real-world data that e-cigarettes are preferred smoking cessation aids, negating the argument that evidence is merely “anecdotal” (here).
Heartland Institute
added Apr 19, 2017 02:02
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SHAPIRO: Don’t evict tenants who smoke. People can’t quit at will.

I know firsthand smoking isn’t good for anyone’s health. But a landlord shouldn’t be able to force a tenant to quit doing something that’s perfectly legal, that they’ve been doing in the privacy of their own home, just because it’s self-destructive — esp
Washington Post
added Apr 19, 2017 00:11
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VERLEUR: How Trump Can Light The Way For The E-Cigarette Industry

President Trump has the power to ease vapor regulations and be a positive force for the industry, which hasn’t received much support from the government since its inception. Before his inauguration, Trump made it clear that he intends to reduce regulation
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Apr 18, 2017 16:17
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[North Carolina] LEE: Getting the right prescription for healthy communities

We as a community also have the responsibility to protect our youth from getting addicted. With a doctor in the House, I hope North Carolina will join two other states and over 220 cities in improving the health of our communities by raising the age of c
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Apr 18, 2017 13:31
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WIRTZ: Why Counterfeit Tobacco Is Plaguing France

The cigarette tax has only helped one group of people: tobacco counterfeiters. In 2008, France banned smoking in bars, nightclubs, and restaurants, a law that failed to have any impact on overall tobacco consumption. In fact, the quantity of tobacco sold
Foundation for Economic Education (FEE)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:04
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LEE: State senator: North Dakota remains committed to anti-smoking efforts

BreatheND has been the source of a great deal of misinformation. A 2008 initiated measure resulted in establishment of BreatheND to use the additional money given to states who had participated in the lawsuit against tobacco companies. Those extra funds
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Apr 15, 2017 19:19
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[Connecticut] O'FLAHERTY: Bad assumptions threaten good bill raising the smoking age

This means the cigarette and tobacco tax revenue declines resulting from the Tobacco 21 policy would be a tiny fraction of what Connecticut has estimated. And preventing kids from becoming addicted smokers would significantly reduce future health care cos
New Canaan (CT) News
added Apr 15, 2017 15:35
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[Texas] ALLEN: Growing trends argue against any real need for smoking bans

“a vast body of empirical evidence” shows that employees are compensated by their employers with “risk/unpleasantry premiums” that mitigate any “inefficiencies and injustices” of smoke exposure. In other words, a waitress in a bar that allows smoking wi
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Apr 14, 2017 00:35
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[Kentucky] FISCHER: Update needed for Smoke-Free Ordinance

E-cigarettes and hookah pose health dangers to non-users from secondhand exposure in indoor public places. It’s time to include them in Louisville’s Smoke-free ordinance. Across the United States, 589 communities, 15 of them in Kentucky, include e-ciga
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Apr 14, 2017 00:32
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