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[California] JACOBS/FOJTIK: Vape Flavor Ban Threatens San Francisco’s Legacy of Harm Reduction

Despite a half century campaign against smoking, there are still an estimated 40 million Americans who smoke, nearly half a million who will die prematurely if we limit ourselves to the same tools.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:17

[Michigan] SABET: Marijuana Lobby Admits Tobacco Industry Executives Pay-to-Play

Kampia admitted he went back and forth with Michigan tobacco executives over how to create a law that would forge an “oligopoly” of licensees permitted to transport marijuana. The tobacco magnates wanted this provision in order to permanently line their
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 8, 2017 18:56

BLOOM: Don't exempt e-cigarette products from FDA or tobacco standards

Federal legislation recently introduced by Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) proposes to eliminate oversight of e-cigarettes ... I encourage parents, health professionals, and the public to urge your legislators to continue FDA regulation of e-cigaret
The Hill
added Jun 8, 2017 03:53

[Georgia (Country)] REIMSCHISEL: When it comes to tobacco and cigarettes, people are smarter than you think

A recent measure passed by parliament in the country of Georgia provides a picture of what could be coming in the United States....The recent actions of the FDA indicate that the agency is also trending towards paternalism. Instead of making choices for
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jun 7, 2017 16:42

[Denmark] HUBER: Philip Morris International Asks for a Human Rights Evaluation, the Conclusion: Stop Producing and Marketing Your Products

Given the magnitude of the damage that tobacco companies cause to our world, over 7 million deaths per year and a more than 1.4 trillion US dollars loss to the global economy, isn’t it time for our society to reconsider how cigarettes are sold?
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:06

[Asia, India] SHUKLA: Food, nay tobacco, for thought

unless we bring the affected community centre stage, alongside specialists and experts, we can happily (or rather sadly) keep on observing World No Tobacco Day forever.
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:45

[Asia, India] THOMAS: Tobacco endgame is imperative for sustainable development

The greatest challenge is to fight the corrupt and devious advances of the tobacco industry, which has globally infiltrated national economies. Cloe Franko, Senior International Organizer, Challenge Big Tobacco, Corporate Accountability International, an
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:45
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[California] DENNEY: Knowing what works

Suing someone who makes fun of the idiocy of putting ashtrays in a smokefree area....When CEAC and the City of Berkeley want to get advocates who have radically changed the world despite tremendous odds and Big Tobacco stand ready to help
Berkeley (CA) Daily Planet
added Jun 7, 2017 01:41

McCAUGHEY: Dems' Smokescreens on E-Cigarettes Blocks Safer Alternatives

Hypocrisy has reached new heights, even by Washington, D.C. standards... Sens. Al Franken, D-Minn., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Patty Murray, D-Wash., and other Democrats are demanding new FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb crack down on e-cigarettes without
added Jun 6, 2017 20:03
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McCLUREY: How ten years of tobacco control success has helped me

I’m glad tobacco sales are going down, as the demand for tobacco is falling, I can use the high value space in my shop to give people what they want, and I can make more money. I can spend less money on tobacco stock and diversify, and try new things whi
added Jun 6, 2017 15:50
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