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[New Zealand] Jay Kuten: It's all smoke and mirrors

When I consider our representatives in light of their haste to legalise e-cigarettes and their avoidance of science where cannabis is concerned, I can only wonder what have they been thinking.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Apr 6, 2017 20:53
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[New York] FOJTIK: NY’s anti-science e-cig crackdown

Cuomo argues that “the unregulated marketing of vapor products threatens the gains that have been made in reducing tobacco use by youth and adults in New York.” The report from his own Health Department demonstrates the opposite — that e-cigarettes and ot
New York Post
added Apr 6, 2017 20:53
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] SOMASUNDARAM: Tobacco tax could ‘untax’ our health — Dr Saunthari Somasundaram

More than 60 per cent of smokers in Malaysia do want to stop. We fully support the Health Ministry’s proposal to increase tobacco tax and cigarette prices, and urge them to implement licensing.
Malay Mail (my)
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] DANCEL: Smoking ban in Philippines? Just make it more expensive to light up

Singapore cured me of that nasty habit. Eight years of living in the city state showed me all that hassle I had to deal with just to puff a stick - the pricey cigarettes, the disapproving look I got, the long walk outside the office or to a roadside smoki
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58
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TALMADGE: It’s Time for Fashion to Quit Smoking

What’s even more surprising than two of the world’s most prominent fashion icons posing with cigarettes in 2017 is that no one really seemed to care. Only Stylecaster and Elite Daily called out the images for glamorizing smoking, but even these two artic
Racked.com (blog)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:06
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[Illinois] Here's what condo associations can do about smoking in units

Without an amendment to the condominium declaration and bylaws to ban smoking in units, a condo board cannot stop a unit owner from lighting up at home. However, the board may adopt rules and regulations to limit smoke transmission between units.
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 6, 2017 01:57
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[Colorado] JOONDEPH: THE EYES HAVE IT – Secondhand smoke and ‘settled science’

The dangers of secondhand smoke, recently reported in Slate, originated north of us in of all places, Helena, Mont....it is important to keep an open scientific mind to “settled science.” Otherwise, society may be burdened by expensive and unnecessary ta
The Villager (Greenwood Village, CO)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:34
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] SAWITRI: Don't thank them for smoking

If the government decides to give the tobacco bill a shot, it should definitely include these control measures to end tobacco promotion, especially exposure to young people. What would be even better is if it precedes the deliberation with Indonesia’s ra
Jakarta Post (id)
added Apr 5, 2017 10:02
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] MACABENTA: Cigarettes: The macho killers

Some years ago, I was asked to create an ad campaign to debunk the argument that a non-smoking section in restaurants and other public places could spare non-smokers from the hazards of second-hand smoke. I depicted a public swimming pool where someone
Business World (ph)
added Apr 5, 2017 09:45
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[New Zealand] Tobacco Tax increases punishing families? Not really!

The government are on the right track with increasing tobacco tax and cigarette prices because as the science and smokers say as long as cigarettes are widely accessible, they are likely to smoke. The Ministry of Health (2016) says that smoking was one o
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 4, 2017 20:54
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