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WILDER: Guest Editorial: Smoking and healthcare legislation

Obamacare has provisions addressing tobacco and smoking, and any new health care act should too....We should act, through our government, with incentives for tobacco companies and smokers to help reduce this 300 billion dollar healthcare system bill, part
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:24

CHANDLER: 2 bills good for Kentucky health

The long-term improvements to Kentucky’s health from a reduced smoking rate would save billions... Not incidentally, Kentuckians die from cancer more often than people from any other state... As I travel around our beautiful state, many of the people I m
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02

CAMPBELL: Myths, Facts And Fixing Policy On Vaping

To outline what a smart policy would look like, namely stopping smoking and reducing harm, Dr. Rodu, Matthew Glans, and Lindsey Stroud of The Heartland Institute, have written Vaping, E-Cigarettes, and Public Policy Toward Alternatives to Smoking. They d
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Mar 2, 2017 05:47

NOVAK: Jeff Sessions, Anti-Weed Crusader, Was a Shill For Big Tobacco

the tobacco industry helped get Jeff Sessions elected to the Senate in 1996. In fact, Session got a bit too much money from R. J. Reyonlds... “If we let them get by with this extortion of the tobacco industry, then they’ll start shaking down other industr
added Mar 2, 2017 05:39

[Australia, Canada] GAGNON: How marijuana makes the obvious case against plain packaging for tobacco products

While it may be tobacco and marijuana facing plain packaging in Canada today, it will be another industry shortly thereafter. Companies making a legal product have a right to their brands, and those brands must be protected to ensure that consumers have
Financial Post (ca)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:57

[Asia, China] SCHWARTLANDER: Tobacco lobby holding back smoking ban

Xi's vision for China's future is clear. The country's leadership should pass comprehensive legislation against tobacco to ensure all Chinese citizens, not just those in the wealthiest cities, can breathe smoke-free air indoors.
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 1, 2017 06:19

SIEGEL: American Heart Association Claims that Vaping Causes Severe Strokes and is More Risky than Smoking

You can see why I call this an example of public health malpractice. The American Heart Association is essentially advising smokers that they are better off continuing to smoke than quitting smoking and switching completely to vaping. This is perhaps the
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:17

[Canada] JAMES: Vaping Laws Keep Less Harmful Option Out Of Canadians' Reach

E-cigarettes are a proven harm reduction technology that offers Canada an enormous opportunity to save lives and health-care costs. Canadian legislators should seize the opportunity to encourage smokers to switch to vaping, rather than making it harder.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:14

[Canada] Dawson: Tobacco control endgame – is it really about saving people?

the crisis in smoking isn’t among university students, nor is it in someone relaxing with a smoke on a park bench. It’s with the many other Canadians who’re being failed in other ways, too. Those are difficult challenges, and health agencies need to thi
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Feb 28, 2017 18:11

Tobacco Companies Taking Over the E-Cigarette Industry

“It’s the most disruptive change in the tobacco market,” Jeff Drope, PhD, vice president of economic and health policy research for the American Cancer Society (ACS), told Healthline. “There is no parallel.”
Huffington Post (blog)
added Feb 28, 2017 18:00
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