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[Florida] HUMMEL: Lawmakers should allow smoke-free community parks and playgrounds

Have you ever noticed an adult smoking at a playground or youth athletic field, and wondered why this is still allowed in Florida, given everything we know about the dangers of tobacco? Believe it or not, the answer lies in the Florida Clean Indoor Air
Tallahassee (FL) Democrat
added Feb 5, 2018 22:18
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[California, New York] COPLAND: The pension divestment ripoff

the California Public Employees Retirement System, decided to divest their funds of tobacco stocks. In 2016, the California fund released a report by an outside consultant that calculated that this boneheaded divestment plan had cost the pension system mo
New York Daily News
added Feb 5, 2018 22:16
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[Minnesota] HUMPHREY III: Big tobacco is finally forced to tell the truth

as a veteran of the tobacco trials of the 1990s, I know how hard they can fight...Health advocates including the Association for Nonsmokers Minnesota, ClearWay... have launched their own campaign to “correct the corrective statements.” The health coaliti
MinnPost.com
added Feb 5, 2018 19:31
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SHAPIRO: A lawsuit to make rulemakers follow the rules

PLF is challenging the “Deeming Rule,” a 2016 regulation issued under the Obama FDA that made vaping devices subject to the Tobacco Control Act. (Full disclosure: the lawsuits are spearheaded by former Cato legal associate Tommy Berry and former Cato lega
Washington DC Examiner
added Feb 5, 2018 17:13
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[Illinois] SKYE: Proposed smoking deregulation is unnecessary

Giving restaurant owners more freedom when it comes to their private property is a good thing but not when it comes at the expense of people’s health. By giving establishments the right to choose their outdoor smoking policy, Jacobson hopes more student
Northern Star (Northern Illinois U.)
added Feb 5, 2018 17:00
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SAMET: Why the Colorado School of Public Health will refuse big tobacco money

Everyone knows that cigarette smoking and the use of tobacco products remain a leading and truly avoidable cause of preventable, premature death worldwide. Public health and other researchers have ... TO
Denver (CO) Post
added Feb 5, 2018 01:22
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SAMAKOW: Smoking: Aren’t the dangers obvious by now? Health and Legal Analysis

Product liability and wrongful death claims continue to be filed against the tobacco companies. No amount of money to a smoker, or to his or her survivors, is worth developing the smoking habit. For those addicted, every effort should be made to stop sm
Communities Digital News
added Feb 4, 2018 19:00
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RILEY: E-cigarettes are far from harmless

E-cigarettes placed on the market after 2007 have to go through FDA safety checks to enter or stay on the market. Better yet don’t smoke or vape at all.
The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Feb 4, 2018 17:24
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[California] GLANTZ: Year-long follow-up shows e-cigs users quit cigs more, but also relapse more and start smoking

Cigarette smokers who used e-cigarettes at baseline were less likely to be smoking cigarettes a year later, i.e., e-cigarettes were helping people quit cigarettes BUT Former smokers ...who used e-cigarettes at baseline were more likely to have relapsed
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 4, 2018 00:29
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DOWD: This Is Why Uma Thurman Is Angry

“The complicated feeling I have about Harvey is how bad I feel about all the women that were attacked after I was,” she told me one recent night, looking anguished in her elegant apartment in River House on Manhattan’s East Side, as she vaped tobacco, si
New York Times
added Feb 3, 2018 19:02
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