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MOLCHAN: Rep. Tom Price’s questionable ethics make him unfit to lead HHS

He voted against regulating tobacco, an addictive substance that causes a legion of health problems, as a drug. Could that have been related to his investment in the Altria Group, the parent company of Philip Morris and Smokeless Tobacco Company Inc.?
statnews.com
added Jan 25, 2017 17:24
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HARPER: Confirmation fight over Price is political theater

Then there’s Sen. Al Franken, who harangued Price before his committee for owning tobacco stocks while he himself currently profits from ownership of tobacco stocks.
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Jan 25, 2017 17:24
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[Canada] Chris Selley: Ontario’s contraband tobacco problem a lesson for getting marijuana legalization right

“After all,” it observed, “our society is still working out issues related to the regulation of … tobacco.” That’s certainly true in Ontario. On Monday, the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) released its latest read on the market: pr
National Post (ca)
added Jan 25, 2017 01:12
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAXLEY: A fatwa on e-cigarettes? Not so fast — Jeffrey Baxley

With the price of tobacco products rising, pushing smokers to the black market, where cigarettes are generally higher in tar and nicotine, we should welcome vaping as a healthier, cheaper alternative to tobacco. This is especially so given that the cos
Malay Mail (my)
added Jan 25, 2017 00:44
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WILLS: E-Cigarettes and Adolescents’ Risk Status

The good news is that 73% of the adolescent population did not use any tobacco-related product (nonusers). However, that 27% of adolescents still do is not comforting to public health researchers and advocates. Here I bring out 3 points about how this pap
Pediatrics
added Jan 23, 2017 13:16
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[California] ROBLEDO-BOROWY: Prop 56 saves our lungs

With the recent passing of Proposition 56, there is hope for future generations to no longer be forced to endure the second-hand abuse to their lungs. This proposition increased the tax on tobacco in California from $0.87 to a whopping $2.87 per pack of
The Orion (Calif. State U. Chico)
added Jan 23, 2017 13:06
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ECKFORD: Slovenia Must not Flinch in Battle with Big Tobacco

The tobacco industry is doing its utmost to deter Slovenia from introducing plain cigarette packaging - it must not succeed.
Balkan Insight.com (ba)
added Jan 23, 2017 12:55
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SIEGEL: Nurses Get Into the Act: Smoking is No Worse than Vaping! Don't Commend Patients for Quitting Smoking Using E-Cigarettes

Apparently, irresponsible medical advice being given to smokers about quitting is not restricted to physicians. Nurses are getting in on the act and publicly making the most reckless medical recommendations to smokers. Two egregious examples highlight the
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jan 23, 2017 12:42
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MINTON: Overturning FDA's Vape Ban Could Save Millions of Lives

If Rep. Price wants to take a big first step as Secretary of Health and Human Services to improve public health, he should listen to the current Director of FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, Mitch Zeller, who declared that “If we could get all those peo
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jan 20, 2017 21:53
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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Regulation: How NGOs Misrepresent Facts

tobacco control... is sometimes tainted with rascality and overzealousness...promote their own interest, misinform the Nigerian populace and gratuitously lobby for the enactment of unenforceable laws that are detrimental to the existence of legitimate org
Concise News (ng)
added Jan 20, 2017 20:12
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