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COOPER: Why do we tolerate smoking in Northern Kentucky's workplaces?

It’s no surprise that the American Lung Association gave Kentucky straight Fs in its recent report card. Our state is the worst in the nation for smokers and cancer deaths. It has been that way for a long time.
WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added Feb 17, 2017 21:18
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HUBER: Masters of “Alternative Facts”: Big Tobacco

The tobacco industry has been playing with “alternative facts” for decades, and the results have been deadly.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 16, 2017 23:06
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GLANTZ: Smokefree Laws Cut Heart Attacks (and other bad things): Look At All The Evidence

You would question that conclusion if you read the article in Slate by Jacob Grier... The important thing to do is look at all the evidence (not just the few studies Grier talked about). The US Surgeon General did just that, in his 2014 report The Heal
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 16, 2017 17:05
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GEBELHOFF: The great mystery of e-cigarettes

As a substitute to the long list of harmful chemicals found in combustible cigarettes, these harmful substances might be a desirable trade-off. But even the most ardent supporters of e-cigarettes should admit that the surge in teen vaping is probably not
Washington Post
added Feb 16, 2017 16:57
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[UK] ASH comment on BabyClear study to reduce smoking in pregnancy

The BabyClear programme, pioneered in the northeast, has been highly effective, and almost doubled the number of pregnant women quitting smoking. The new Tobacco Control Plan, due to be published shortly, needs to set out how others can learn from this ap
ASH London (uk)
added Feb 16, 2017 15:01
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PONNURU: Secondhand Smoke, Not That Dangerous

Slate goes through the evidence that the dangers of secondhand smoke have been vastly exaggerated. The exaggerated claims about the health impact of secondhand smoke were central to the successful campaign to get smoking banned in most enclosed public pla
National Review
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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[Mississippi] BOBBY HARRISON: Legislation would have blocked tobacco lawsuit

Mississippi got the best settlement with the tobacco companies because it filed the first lawsuit. If the aforementioned legislation had been in effect, some other state would have received the additional funds for being the first to file...the bill pendi
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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SULLUM: Study Confirms Health Advantages of Vaping

For Donald Trump, who was elected on promises of disruption and deregulation, an obvious target is the FDA's onerous new e-cigarette rules, which threaten to ruin thousands of businesses and stifle life-saving innovation. But Trump's freshly minted secre
Reason Magazine
added Feb 15, 2017 15:55
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[Australia] VALE: Common crimes of serial smokers: Can you relate?

1: They don’t know which way the wind is blowing - literally They stand up-wind of us and blow smoke into our eyes. They know which way the wind is blowing metaphorically of course. These people aren’t blind to how the social norms have swung away from
Queensland Country Life (au)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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[Asia, India] RANJAN/ANAND: Sharpening the fight against tobacco

However, this proposal has not gone down well with the American tobacco giant, Philip Morris International (PMI), which has invested in the Indian tobacco market through a licensing agreement with Godfrey Phillips India. Additionally, the Swiss affiliate
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 15, 2017 14:47
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