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[UK] MOORE: As Imperial Tobacco hires a medical marijuana expert, can legalised dope save the industry?

Tobacco companies are facing new restrictions in the developed and developing worlds so it makes sense for them to look into new revenue streams, but can the other weed work for them?
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 14, 2017 22:22
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STEIR: Stop Funding WHO Until It Cleans Up Its Act

FCTC released an anonymously written e-cigarette report for delegates considering rules that would have effectively banned the safer alternative to smoking. The scientifically flawed report was criticized by leading tobacco-control experts for positioning
National Review
added Jun 14, 2017 21:09
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[UK] Letter from experts in tobacco science and policy regarding the European Union snus prohibition

we write to draw your attention to one of the worst examples of EU regulation ever made. This is the ban on oral tobacco, known as “snus”, as implemented in the revised Tobacco Products Directive, 2014/40/EU. This measure harms the health of EU citizens,
The Counterfactual (Clive Bates blog) (uk)
added Jun 14, 2017 17:49
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CALVIN: New York Retailers Under Siege

it’s a general-alarm blaze in New York City, where the city council is now considering a suite of legislation that is ostensibly aimed at “Big Tobacco,” but instead whacks the little guy—family-run bodegas and convenience stores—for having the audacity to
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 13, 2017 23:52
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Democrats’ Suit Claims Constitution Means One Thing for Obama, but Another for Trump

—Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809) “maintained his farm and nail factory at Monticello and exported his tobacco crop to Great Britain.” —James Madison (1809-1817) “had a tobacco plantation in Montpelier.” —James Monroe (1817-1825) “grew timber, tobacco, and
Daily Signal (Heritage Foundation)
added Jun 13, 2017 20:43
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[California] ACIDERA: City councils, light the way to smoke-free housing in Fresno County

With the proposed California Assembly Bill 62 (Jim Wood, D-Healdsburg) smoke-free policy, all public housing associations shall design and implement a policy prohibiting smoking a tobacco product or device such as e-cigarettes in all public housing livin
Fresno (CA) Bee
added Jun 12, 2017 21:53
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WURTMAN: Can E-Cigarettes Reduce Smoking Among the Mentally Ill?

The use of vaping, which allows the smoker to inhale smaller and smaller doses of nicotine, may be an effective way of eradicating the addiction. But if this is done by those who have used nicotine as an adjunct to their medication, or as a way of preve
Psychology Today
added Jun 12, 2017 21:45
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[District of Columbia] McMORRIS: A Case of the Vapers / What I saw at the E-Cigarette Summit 2017

For the past two hours they have watched heavyweights of the tobacco control movement go toe-to-toe on the merits of "non-combustible nicotine delivery systems" at the 2017 E-Cigarette Summit. On one side lies the "renormalization of smoking" crowd that s
Washington Free Beacon
added Jun 12, 2017 14:52
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[Virginia] SWEDA: Snowflakes Are Found in 84 Degree Richmond: The 2017 Altria Group Annual Shareholders Meeting

I was able to begin the Question and Answer session..."do you understand why there are shareholders who believe that the tobacco litigation problem is no longer simply ‘manageable’?” Mr. Barrington’s response was, while acknowledging these and other rece
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:36
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHUA: Harder to smoke out counterfeits

Plain packaging is expected to lead to a spike in both the demand and supply of illicit cigarettes locally, on top of possibly bringing back a long forgotten scourge and little-known new vice - counterfeit cigarettes and electronic cigarettes.
The New Paper Online (sg)
added Jun 12, 2017 14:17
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