Headlines Tagged with Op-Ed — 18,390 headlines found
[Russia] GOLDBERG: How PR firms created “dialogue” structure used by cancer groups and tobacco clients
I reported Shandwick’s dual role—representing RJR and ACS...Thanks to Seffrin’s policy, those Edelman folks lost their ACS gig before you could say “It’s so good to be Kool.” And that is the legacy Seffrin has now so publicly, so dramatically set adrift.
Oct 6, 2017 The Cancer Letter
added Oct 7, 2017 03:14
CVS’ collaborators include the misnamed Truth Initiative (see here and here) and the American Cancer Society, whose numerous prohibitionist exploits are reported in this blog here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here and here. Campaign awards
Oct 6, 2017 R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Oct 6, 2017 15:28
As part of a debate I was involved with at the Conservative conference this week on public health policy and e-cigarette legislation, I demonstrated an e-cigarette to the audience by inhaling on it. Judging from the reaction of some of them you would hav
Oct 5, 2017 The Spectator (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:10
[Asia-pacific, Korea - North, Malaysia] LUNA: How black market tobacco fuels terrorism / Illicit cigarettes are now second only to the heroin trade in helping fund some of the Taliban militias.
It’s time to focus the world’s attention on a smuggling enterprise that helps underwrite North Korea’s nukes and Taliban terror... During my tenure at the US State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, we released a
Oct 5, 2017 FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:31
But with only a few clinical studies that examine the quit rates among people who use VLNCs, the assumption that these products make it easier to quit — especially for those who are not interested in quitting — remains open to question.
Oct 4, 2017 The Hill
added Oct 5, 2017 18:12
Early this week, a Bill to raise the minimum legal age for smoking from 18 to 21 years old was tabled in Parliament. This is a strategically correct move and underscores a recognition that more needs to be done to curb youth smoking initiation.
Oct 5, 2017 TODAYonline (sg)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:24
Seven decades later and after losing more than one million Indians every year to tobacco use, it is pertinent that the Parliament rectifies this historical oversight and adds “tobacco” after “drinks” in Article 47 of the Constitution to pave the way for
Oct 5, 2017 The Statesman (in)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:23
As a physician, I can unequivocally say that about 70 percent of the illnesses I have encountered has been either directly or indirectly related to cigarette smoking. It is without a doubt an awful habit, and one whose psychological grip on the user is
Oct 4, 2017 American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Oct 5, 2017 13:07
The recent opinion piece (“My Voice: Why sin taxes fail”) published by the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, erroneously claims that raising the state’s excise tax on tobacco would fail to produce significant benefits. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Oct 5, 2017 Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Oct 5, 2017 12:54
The result is a real culture shift and a sharp drop in smoking rates to record lows. However far too much variation still exists - including in Greater Manchester where 18.4% of adults smoke compared to 15.5% nationally. This is why we need local app
Oct 4, 2017 Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 5, 2017 11:59