Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Op-Ed 18,231 headlines found

11 Views

SIEGEL: New FDA Commissioner Saves the Day: Embraces Harm Reduction Strategy for Tobacco Control

It is time for the anti-tobacco groups to make such a change as well. The ideological crap that is coming out of these groups has to end. Frankly, that crap is the greatest threat to the successful implementation of the sensible, evidence-based public hea
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Aug 1, 2017 19:00
7 Views

GRIER: The FDA Is Scrapping the Obama-Era Approach to E-Cig Regulation. Good.

Regulation that stifles that innovation would represent a seizing of the market by the only companies rich and well-connected enough to navigate the FDA’s costly approval process. That would have been very good for Philip Morris, but not for the smokers f
Slate
added Aug 1, 2017 18:21
10 Views

ARNOTT: Smokefree England: lessons learned over 10 years

We have to stop this epidemic. The evidence of the last decade is that measures to limit smoking are popular and effective, when they are part of a comprehensive strategy and are properly funded. Today is the 10th anniversary of the implementation of smo
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:53
9 Views

[California] GLANTZ: San Franciscans Too Smart to Fall for Big Tobacco’s Shameful Tactics

The tobacco industry, including e-cigarette makers, is shamelessly using the referendum process to maximize profits while its customers suffer death and disease, and local taxpayers continue to foot the bill for tobacco-related illnesses.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 31, 2017 23:38
2 Views

[Georgia (Country)] MONTANARI/THOMPSON: Georgia Should Protect IP Rights Not Weaken Them with Plain Packaging

the measure doesn’t work and significantly weakens the backbone legal structure of modern economies: intellectual property rights, which are responsible for creating IP-intensive industries that employ millions, pay higher wages, and contribute significan
Forbes
added Jul 31, 2017 23:30
5 Views

[Texas] BOSTICK: A Year After it Laid Out New Regulations, FDA's Plans for Vaping Industry May Go Up in Smoke

A year later, those threats seem empty as new products continue to show up on the shelves. But beneath a tranquil surface lies a complicated string of lawsuits, delays and political conflict. The future of the vaping industry still hangs in the balance;
Dallas Observer
added Jul 31, 2017 23:14
9 Views

POWELL: To the surprise of everyone, a bit of good sense comes out of Washington

Even critics of vaping were hard pressed to complain about the decision. “This long delay will allow egregious, kid-friendly e-cigarettes and cigars, in flavors like gummy bear, cherry crush and banana smash, to stay on the market with little public heal
Athens (OH) News
added Jul 31, 2017 18:06
22 Views

[Canada, USA] PICARD: A sea change in the war on smoking

Smoking low-nicotine cigarettes is better than smoking high-nicotine ones, and vaping is better than smoking. Those are the kind of plain language messages that regulators and public-health officials need to deliver in Canada, not just the U.S.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jul 31, 2017 13:34
0 Views

MERCER: Fighting, Voting and Smoking

Do we really care as a society if the teen gang member who’s making our city streets unsafe has a pack of cigarettes in his pocket? Recognizing that young people have the brains to make the right choices in life is a first step toward creating a respons
Lynchburg (VA) News & Advance
added Jul 31, 2017 12:29
7 Views

[UK] How millions of us have become dependent on tobacco - for income

Even if you do not directly own shares in Britain’s two biggest tobacco firms – British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands – you are quite likely to have exposure via pensions, Isas or other funds. Currently, 47 out of the 84 funds in the UK Equity In
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:28
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines