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[Canada] KREISMAN: Princess Leia ultimately killed by the real Darth Vader

Carrie Fisher was a lifelong smoker who died at age 60 from a sudden heart attack...She had also fought mental health and addiction battles. The prevalence of smoking is disproportionately elevated in both of these groups...a meaningful public teaching mo
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added Jan 4, 2017 06:22
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] KATIGBAK: A less smoke-filled beginning in 2017

I am happy that President Duterte has taken up the cudgels against smoking in public places. This tough no-smoking order is the toughest anti-tobacco laws in the country and implementation is going to be difficult overall, but I think it’s an important l
Philippine Star (ph)
added Jan 4, 2017 06:05
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BIRR: CDC Fears Teen Vaping Is Out Of Control Despite Plunge In 2016

“The CDC is using a fear-based outreach effort on e-cigarettes,” Dr. Edward Anselm, senior fellow at the R Street Institute, told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “The risk to young people is overstated. The recent surgeon generals report had little to
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 3, 2017 16:52
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[UK] BAULD: I’ll say it again: E-cigarettes are still far safer than smoking

Despite evidence suggesting e-cigarettes are far less harmful than smoking, more people than ever believe them to be just as harmful. Professor Linda Bauld discusses the evidence
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 2, 2017 17:25
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[Belgium] SATEL: Shameless Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Tries to Censor Researchers

“We hope that your participation in the GTNF 2016 programme was just a misunderstanding which will soon be rectified…” said a warning letter sent to participating researchers by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, a major anti-smoking advocacy group in the U
Forbes
added Jan 2, 2017 00:24
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SATEL: The Year In E-Cigarettes: The Good, The Bad, And Some Reasons For Optimism

Ideally, a new administration will usher in a regulatory milieu at the FDA that better recognizes the potential of market forces. I also hope the new CDC director who, unlike the agency’s current occupant, is dedicated to a balanced consideration of risk
Forbes
added Jan 2, 2017 00:21
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[Asia] PEIRIS: Cigarettes sale ban within army premises effective from 1st January 2017

In this small country, there are some people who are making a big show off - pretending that they are the heroes of preventing cigarette ...it was Dr. Danushka Dissanayake, attached to the Sri Lanka Army, who initiated his efforts to lay the foundation st
Asian Tribune
added Jan 2, 2017 00:15
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Are e-cigarettes any safer for my child than tobacco?

Q: I don’t want my teenager to start smoking cigarettes. I know many kids are using e-cigarettes instead. Are they safer? A: U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy just released a report addressing this issue. The report finds that e-cigarettes have surpass
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Jan 2, 2017 00:13
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Veterans Are Slamming The FDA’s Plan To Smother Vaping Industry

Will Cohen, founder of the Vape a Vet Project, wrote in a recent op-ed. “Veterans and service members deserve the right to a tobacco alternative.”...a non-profit charity group that helps active duty and former service members quit traditional tobacco prod
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:03
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[Canada] CLEMENT: Vaping regulations undermine anti-tobacco work

When the authors of Bill S-5 tell us to think of the children, they conveniently forget to mention the growing evidence suggesting that vaping is simply not a gateway to smoking for young people. By treating vaping like tobacco, this legislation infantil
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Dec 30, 2016 17:23
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