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MINTON: For Sake of Public Health, FDA Should Not Ban E-cigarette Flavors

All the existing evidence indicates that limiting flavor variety in e-cigarettes will have no effect on nonsmokers—young or old. However, it would significant reduce e-cigarettes’ attractiveness to existing smokers who might consider such devices as a me
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:21
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Richard Feldman: How long until we know the effects of e-cigarettes?

new generations addicted to nicotine, potentially at increased risk for chronic diseases and cancer and also prone to begin use of combustible tobacco products. The net public health effect is unknown.
Muncie (IN) Star-Press
added Jul 16, 2018 23:23
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FOX: How the Supreme Court Unleashed Business

Lewis Powell’s appointment in 1971 marked a sea change for corporate America. It’s his seat that Brett Kavanaugh now hopes to fill...Powell —...a member of multiple corporate boards of directors, including that of tobacco giant Philip Morris (now Altria
Bloomberg News
added Jul 16, 2018 15:24
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[UK] MURRAY: She puffed her way through breast cancer. Not even her dad’s lung cancer put her off. Now JENNI MURRAY reveals the surprising reason: why I’m finally giving up smoking at 68

I don’t think any of us had the faintest idea of how dangerous to our health smoking would prove. It was everywhere... So, at last I’ve quit. I won’t be asking for a last one on my death bed. But was it fear of terminal cancer that brought me to this poi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 16, 2018 15:03
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[Europe, UK] Christopher Snowdon: Smoking rate rises in first year of plain packaging and TPD

Now that the British and EU governments have saved us from the perils of branded cigarette packs, packs of ten and high strength vape juice, the rate must have fallen still further, right? Wrong. As I mentioned in May, the data from the Smoking Toolkit
Catallaxy Files (blog) (au)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:27
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[New Zealand] MOORE: The costly business of losing the post-smoking weight gain

if I add up the cost of not smoking, it gets expensive real fast. First cost: breakfast. I've spent two decades having little more than a couple of butts and a coffee to get my day started and now I find myself eating pretentious granola. Second: a new
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:21
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[Texas] Ban on smoking in vehicles may be well-intended but misses mark

The biggest proposed change would make it illegal to smoke in a vehicle when a minor is present. Other changes would ban smoking in public areas, as well as a requirement for a separate ventilation system for smoking sections in restaurants. The ban wo
Killeen (TX) Daily Herald
added Jul 15, 2018 15:19
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GLANTZ: FDA Should Not Create a Separate Category for So-Called “Premium Cigars” Because it has Already Correctly Concluded that there is No Appropriate Public Health Justification to Exclude Premium Cigars from Regulation

My collegaues at UCSF and I just submitted this public comment...Since all cigars – including so-called “premium cigars” – meet the definition of “tobacco products,” they should be regulated as tobacco products, and there is no rational basis (other than
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 13, 2018 23:58
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GLANTZ: FDA Should Set a Nicotine Product Standard Level to be Achieved in a Single Step for All Combusted Tobacco Products

My colleagues and I have submitted this public comment...Lowering the nicotine delivery of all combusted tobacco products – not just cigarettes – if written and enforced vigorously in a way that anticipates tobacco industry efforts to thwart the intent of
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 13, 2018 23:58
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ARCHIVE: BLOCH/SHOPLAND: Outdoor smoking bans: more than meets the eye [FREE FULL TEXT]

Chapman argues that outdoor smoking bans are seldom justified because they can rarely be supported from a health standpoint, and they invite backlash from the community. We disagree. Rather, we believe that outdoor smoking bans are reasonable in a number
Tobacco Control
added Jul 13, 2018 23:58
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