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SATEL/SWEANOR: Dear Surgeon General and public health agencies, anti-vaping polices are bad for public health

Our lead public health agencies – CDC, FDA, and the Surgeon General’s office – have been shamefully derelict in their duty to protect the health of smokers and empower them. Many of the nation’s millions of smokers would surely switch to reduced harm al
American Enterprise Institute
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40
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BOEHM: Safer Alternative to Smoking Can’t Call Itself a Safer Alternative to Smoking

Approving Swedish Match's application to pitch snus as a safer alternative to smoking would probably save American lives, but it would create more competition for Nicorette gum and other pharmaceutical stop-smoking products like Chantix. It's worth noting
Reason Magazine
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40
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ARENDT: So what would happen if tobacco products simply disappeared tomorrow?

many positive impacts on the environment. ...more than $156 billion a year of productivity is lost due to deaths from tobacco and diseases caused by second hand smoke. Another $170 billion goes to direct medical costs for smokers. If tobacco vanished, so
Winchester (TN) Herald-Chronicle
added Dec 21, 2016 20:54
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[Canada] Susan Sontag on Cigarette Pack Graphic Warning Labels / From: Regarding the Pain of Others

Will those still smoking five years from now still be upset? Shock can become familiar. Shock can wear off. Even if it doesn’t, one can not look. People have means to defend themselves against what is upsetting—in this instance, unpleasant information for
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:44
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Europe must do more to stamp out lung cancer stigma

Lung Cancer Europe (LuCE) is a non-profit pan-European organisation...we call upon all stakeholders to support...The promotion of effective prevention policies, which encourage smoking cessation, reduce exposure to carcinogens and control;
EurActiv
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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[California] GLANTZ: CalPERS, against staff advice, votes to completely divest tobacco stocks; sees industry in decline

they invited me to make a formal presentation to the Committee and worked with me to prepare the materials in a way that would most effectively address the Committee’s likely questions. (My submission is here.) At the end of this process, the staff rec
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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[Africa, Tanzania] KANANI: MONEY MATTERS IN HEALTH&TECH: E-cigarettes have become a health dilemma

E-cigarette market in Africa is projected to grow as well. South Africa is one of the African countries where e-cigarette is gaining popularity. All over the continent, e-cigarette technology is penetrating the market. In Tanzania, they are being vapore
The Citizen (tz)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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REDMOND: The Surgeon General's Pack of Lies About E-Cigarettes Is Likely to Cost Lives

The Surgeon General, the FDA and most of the contributors to the report want to severely restrict access to electronic cigarettes for adults. They stubbornly refuse to recognize the benefits of vaping and continue to deny, in the face of mounting evidence
The Influence
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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MALONE: Editorial Why care about kids?

the most effective youth campaigns have had broader social engagement and focused on exactly what the Singaporean study suggested: increasing youth autonomy... Can this generation ‘finish it’?15 Only time will tell, but creating policy environments that m
Tobacco Control
added Dec 20, 2016 16:43
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[Virginia] Brian Donohue column: Protecting big tobacco puts lives at risk

The time has come for Virginia legislators to take advantage of the opportunities to pass evidence-based laws and policies that are proven to save lives and money, especially in the area of tobacco control. We simply can’t wait any longer to take action w
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Dec 20, 2016 16:24
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