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LIM: Singapore’s Ban on E-cigarettes Gives Public Health the Finger

What makes the government’s decision more baffling is its outright rejection of evidence that support the use of e-cigarettes. Parliamentary Secretary for Health Amrin Amin said in November that the health ministry was not convinced that imitative tobac
Yahoo!
added Jan 6, 2018 17:30
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FRANK: Why Even Tougher Regulations on Smoking Are Justified

Each person who becomes a smoker makes it more likely that others will become smokers as well. This additional effect outweighs the harm caused by secondhand smoke...our efforts to discourage smoking, strict as they seem, may not be nearly strict enough.
New York Times
added Jan 5, 2018 21:25
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[Missouri] AUDIO: Midday with J&W: No tobacco = healthy inmates or riots?

The problem is that when someone isn't it nicotine withdrawal as you can imagine. They get mad more easily their arm they can lead to anxiety depression they can just be more irritable they can just. And from what people told us the really bad part of tha
KMBZ 98.1 fm (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 5, 2018 12:58
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GUEBERT: Discrediting science is not a good idea

calls the HONEST Act. A more honest name for it would be the Dishonest Act because it institutionalizes Big Tobacco’s ignorance-inspiring, doubt-producing sound science standard as the law the of the land. More specifically, the central part of the bill
Watertown (SD) Public Opinion
added Jan 4, 2018 23:48
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[Massachusetts] CORNWALL: Finally, the tobacco industry tells the truth

Evidence in U.S. v. Philip Morris showed that the companies withheld relevant research studies... Smoking will cause 9,300 deaths in Massachusetts and cost the state $4.08 billion in 2017. Nevertheless, Big Tobacco continues spending over $117 million mar
Wicked Local (MA)
added Jan 4, 2018 20:36
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Big Tobacco woos African farmers with bogus promises of prosperity

“We have more than 20,000 … small-scale farmers growing tobacco … the industry is critical in reducing poverty levels.”... He was not alone in this opinion, a common refrain we heard in all three of our study countries (Kenya, Zambia and Malawi). It is o
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:38
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[UK] BAULD: The evidence keeps piling up: e-cigarettes are definitely safer than smoking

Although not harmless, the evidence is unequivocal that vaping is much safer than smoking. But misinformation and scaremongering could still be putting people off switching
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:51
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[Canada, California] GRIMES: Pot is A Dangerous ‘Recreation’

who supported the legalization of marijuana, a mind-altering substance known to be addictive? The same lawmakers who have declared tobacco and cigarettes deadly and supported a tax increase on cigarettes to stop smoking on that same November 2016 ballot.
Canada Free Press (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:09
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[California] KHAJEBAG: City smoking ordinance is a joke with harmful effects to people and their environment.

I have a new neighbor-tenant whom is attorney and knows the law, considering that he dose, he also been informed about the law, he is a heavy cigar smoking elderly man driving a Cadillac and I am sure he thinks that he is above the law, otherwise he woul
Santa Monica (CA) Observer
added Jan 2, 2018 03:24
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WILL: Memo to government: We know smoking kills

Hence these governments cannot afford for their anti-smoking efforts to be too successful. Furthermore, if every smoker quit tomorrow, Social Security’s slow-motion crisis would accelerate and many public and private pension systems would be staggered by
Washington Post
added Jan 1, 2018 03:52
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