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[North Carolina] GUIGNARD: My Turn: We ought to thank smokers

So it may be the Golden Leaf Foundation is handing the money to these local schools. But the money comes indirectly from the poor, local cigarette smokers, and who is telling them thank you?
Gaston (NC) Gazette
added Jun 11, 2017 20:42
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[Africa, Tanzania] JINGI: INTEGRITY FIRST : How tobacco politics impacts on human development

it is my belief that Tanzania has no reason to continue and promote tobacco farming, rather our politicians must now change their mindset in persuading tobacco farmers to substitute tobacco farming for other crops. Health is source of wealth.
The Citizen (tz)
added Jun 11, 2017 13:37
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Busting the myth that roll-your-own tobacco has fewer additives

We have no more recent public data on pesticide residue in cigarettes sold in Australia. But all cigarette and hand-rolling tobacco sold in Australia is grown overseas, often in less developed nations where agricultural practices can be poorly regulated.
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 9, 2017 17:47
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[New York] MORRIS: Smoking Bans Can Be Enforced Even Without a Smoking Gun

“The decision should not be taken to indicate that cooperatives and condominiums are off the hook for secondhand smoke claims,” the law firm Smith, Gambrell & Russell stated. “[They] may still risk significant liability if they do not ban or strictly regu
Habitat Magazine
added Jun 9, 2017 12:20
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[Pennsylvania] PRENTISS: Don’t include us in your master plan

here’s what I owe to smoking: One heart attack, 14 heart catheterizations, four balloon angioplasties,... All I’m asking is that you don’t include others, especially members of my family and me, in your plan.
Milton (PA) Standard-Journal Newspapers
added Jun 9, 2017 12:14
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NOCERA: Sweden Figured Out How to Stop People From Smoking

The secret weapon: Snus, tobacco that doesn't kill people.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 8, 2017 20:21
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BENTLEY: Proposed ban on e-cigarette flavors suffers well-deserved setback

In San Leonardo, however, thanks to a host of small business owners and tobacco harm-reduction advocates who turned out to make the case against the ban, the city council actually listened to the strength of the arguments presented and decided to knock
Washington DC Examiner
added Jun 8, 2017 20:19
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[New York] KOZLOWSKI/HALL: Why the marijuana and tobacco policy camps are on very different paths

In the end, Kozlowski added, “The proper regulation of recreational drug products that have some adverse effects should be to restrict youth access, promote cessation of use in those who desire to quit, promote less-harmful modes of use by providing accu
University of Buffalo
added Jun 8, 2017 20:17
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[California] JACOBS/FOJTIK: Vape Flavor Ban Threatens San Francisco’s Legacy of Harm Reduction

Despite a half century campaign against smoking, there are still an estimated 40 million Americans who smoke, nearly half a million who will die prematurely if we limit ourselves to the same tools.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:17
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[Michigan] SABET: Marijuana Lobby Admits Tobacco Industry Executives Pay-to-Play

Kampia admitted he went back and forth with Michigan tobacco executives over how to create a law that would forge an “oligopoly” of licensees permitted to transport marijuana. The tobacco magnates wanted this provision in order to permanently line their
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 8, 2017 18:56
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