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[New York] ARCHIVE: Metropolitan Diary

Everywhere, I seem to see men and women puffing. On a recent stroll up Seventh Avenue, from 11th Street to 35th, I counted 75 smokers on the west side of the street. Sometimes I think that perhaps we should lighten up on this smoking thing. Other times,
New York Times
added Sep 20, 2018 11:26
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[South Africa] Illegal cigarettes in SA sell for less than the tax payable on a single pack

Over the past three years, we have seen a rapid and significant growth in the availability of cigarette brands selling below the tax owed to Sars. Tax alone on a packet of 20 is R17.85, yet cigarettes are sold all over the country for as little as R5 a p
BusinessLive (za)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:15
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Why Cannabis Companies Look Like They Will Be Gobbled Up By Tobacco And Alcohol

But in cannabis, we believe the majority of supply will be acquired and delivered by large alcohol and tobacco producers because the opportunity is so enormous and compelling for them. Tobacco and alcohol companies should want to participate in the first
Forbes
added Sep 19, 2018 20:02
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Two-thirds of US smokers say they want to quit. This company has a new idea for helping them.

Ro, the company behind the ED treatment brand Roman, is getting into the smoking cessation game with a new (gender-neutral) program called Zero. Like Roman, Zero is a telemedicine-based product: Users get a personalized quitting regimen from a doctor via
Vox Media
added Sep 19, 2018 20:00
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ARAGÓN / SMITH: Big Tobacco is marketing vapes to our kids, so our city took them on and won — it’s the FDA’s turn now

"Big tobacco sees vaping as their future," these are the words of Patrick Reynolds, an anti-tobacco activist and executive director of Foundation for Smokefree America. He is the grandson of R.J. Reynolds, the man behind a namesake tobacco company largel
The Hill
added Sep 19, 2018 19:58
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[North Carolina] FORTSON: Tales taller than a tobacco plant

Ted paused from his brash taunts, sat down, inhaled deeply and quite innocently, blew a large cloud of vape smoke into my face—which immediately took my mind, and this column, in a different direction… Thank You For Smoking is a dark, satirical comedy ab
Black Mountain (NC) News
added Sep 19, 2018 19:52
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BRIANT: Tobacco Group Takes Stance on E-Cig Flavors / NATO says bans not the answer to teen vaping

In conclusion, local government officials should focus on responding to the underlying causes of risky teenager behavior rather than adopting an ordinance that simply bans all legal tobacco products. A policy that outright prohibits flavored tobacco prod
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 19, 2018 19:23
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DORFMAN: E-Cigarette Math And The FDA's Regulatory Dilemma

the balance on e-cigarettes is 1.5 million adult smokers turned into ex-smokers versus half a million teenagers trying smoking. If one values all smokers equally, regardless of age, then e-cigarettes are a clear net positive for public health. If you valu
Forbes
added Sep 19, 2018 18:42
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GLANTZ: After TPSAC: RJR failed to demonstrate that Camel Snus, as actually used by consumers, will significantly reduce harm to individuals or benefit population health

Lauren Lempert listened in to the presentations and scientific discussion of the RJR application to market Camel Snus as a modified (i.e., reduced) risk tobacco product on September 14, 2018. After that session, she and I prepared this public comment, wh
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:59
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WILLIAMSON: The Marlboro Man’s Best Friend

As a public-health tradeoff, vaping is a good deal. It is an obviously good deal. Ah, but a good deal for whom?
National Review
added Sep 18, 2018 21:25
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