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[Maryland] ZIMMERMAN: Smoke-free hotels: A breath of fresh air

Montgomery County Del. Andrew Platt has introduced legislation to change that. His bill would simply remove the 25 percent exception, and thus ensure that every guest room in every hotel and motel across our state is smoke-free. The General Assembly shoul
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 10, 2017 02:22

GLANTZ: E-cig only users have fewer carcinogens in their bodies than cigs, but not most people, who are dual users with cigarettes

This result is exactly what one would expect because it is well-established that e-cigarettes deliver much lower levels of most carcinogens than conventional cigarettes. E-cigarette advocates are using this paper to stress the value of switching from sm
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 9, 2017 17:02

SNOWDON: Stop the junk science on vaping. E-cigarettes don’t turn kids into smokers

For every piece of evidence showing that youth smoking rates have plummeted since e-cigarettes became popular, there is a blowhard in Philadelphia who insists that vaping is a gateway not only to smoking but to crack cocaine. For every report from the Ro
The Spectator (uk)
added Feb 9, 2017 16:53

[Pennsylvania] SNYDER: Send tobacco ban up in smoke

Campus smoking bans don’t and shouldn’t work. It’s time we let them go, in favor of a more nuanced, fairer approach that gives space for both smokers and non-smokers. We need to balance respect for individuals’ choices regarding their health and the acco
Pitt News (University of Pittsburgh)
added Feb 9, 2017 16:36

[North Carolina] Chukwu: A stronger tobacco policy for ECU

This is the emotional pain that smoking can bring about. As I listened to my friend’s story, I was motivated to help implement policies on ECU’s campus. Currently, the Faculty Senate, Student Assembly and 30 campus organizations are supporting a stronger
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Feb 9, 2017 09:13

BRIANT: The Consequences of Raising the Legal Age to Purchase Tobacco

would likely travel to neighboring states where the legal adult age is lower, negating the underlying intent of a law to reduce tobacco use among young adults. These younger adults would also request friends, family members and even strangers who are 21 y
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 9, 2017 00:51

[Korea - South] JAE-WOO: Unshakable tobacco companies

As governments raise tobacco prices and restrict tobacco companies’ marketing, they have excess cash. In Korea, the Park Geun-hye administration increased cigarette prices by 2,000 won ($1.75) two years ago, and the effect is controversial. As the margin
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Feb 8, 2017 17:00

[China] LIU: Extinguishing the flame of big tobacco

the successor of exploitative enterprises like the East India Company lives on in the modern-day tobacco industry..tobacco companies have adopted an explicit strategy for attack: They have singled out the most impoverished, resourceless communities to vic
The Stanford (CA) Daily
added Feb 8, 2017 16:52

JACOBS: Debunking the ‘experts’ on vaping

A recent article on the millennial-focused website deigned to summarize “what the experts say” about the long-term effects of vaping, which certainly is an important topic. Alas, the piece by author Aric Suber-Jenkins was hardly objective or unbi
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Feb 8, 2017 16:02

SIEGEL: New Study Concludes that Vaping is a One-Way Bridge to Cigarette Smoking among Youth

If you didn’t look at the supplemental material, which was not part of the article itself, you would never even be aware that the sweeping conclusions of this study were based on 4 kids. All I can say is that when the FDA commissioner signs his first or
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Feb 8, 2017 16:00
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