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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
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[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
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[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
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JACOBS: Debunking the ‘experts’ on vaping

A recent article on the millennial-focused website Mic.com 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
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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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GARRISON: Flight check: Singapore to Auckland with Air New Zealand

My row companion...hadn't washed in several days and appeared very dishevelled...smelled heavily of cigarette smoke...Later she was busted for smoking cigarettes in the loo... Isn't flying fun?
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 8, 2017 03:58
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[Europe, UK, USA] LEZARD: Smoking kills – and now that Trump is president, I don't care

I now see where so many votes for Brexit, and for Trump, came from. From people who don’t like to be told what to do, and will do the opposite of what they’re told for as long as they can. God help me, and God help us all.
New Statesman (uk)
added Feb 8, 2017 00:59
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[Kentucky] JONES: Ky. bill would remove barriers to quitting smoking

As an ear, nose and throat specialist, I have treated many patients suffering the physical consequences of smoking..I support Senate Bill 89, which would create barrier-free access to proven-effective smoking cessation treatments as prescribed to patients
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Feb 8, 2017 00:52
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[Africa] WANYONYI: Why Kenya needs effective tobacco control regulations

sad to note that 10 years down the line, the country is yet to finalise regulations to bring into effect sections of the Act that need further elaboration. Even with this and related challenges, Kenya has remained a leader in tobacco control and a model
Business Daily Africa (The Nation) (ke)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:23
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] ARILLO: Here they go again

THE recent move by antismoking buffs urging the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to conduct a third-party audit on the oldest Filipino-owned Mighty Corp. (MC), whose cigarettes ate away a large portion of its multinational rivals’ market in recent years,
Business Mirror (ph)
added Feb 7, 2017 16:23
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