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[Kentucky] WITHROW: Ranking #1 for Wrong Reasons

the horrible chronic diseases and premature deaths caused by Kentuckians using tobacco products. Per capita, Kentucky ranks No. 1 of all 50 states in cigarette consumption and leads the nation in lung cancer deaths. One-third of all cancer deaths in Kent
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Jul 7, 2017 16:05
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[California] RAMOS: Contra Costa, Oakland trying to save kids from tobacco

Contra Costa County supervisors have a chance to side with the interests of public health on Tuesday by doing what the San Francisco County supervisors did June 27 — unanimously approve restrictions on the sale of flavored tobacco such as candy-like e-cig
East Bay (CA) Times
added Jul 7, 2017 03:11
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[UK] WILSON: Put that in your pipe… Reflecting on ten years of the smoking ban

Reluctantly but conclusively, my mind was changed. The Government had no choice but to ban smoking. Do I regret that I cannot relax with a cigar and a martini in my favourite bars? Yes, absolutely. But I also recognise that such regret is essentially self
TheLondonEconomic (uk)
added Jul 6, 2017 17:48
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[California] SHUGHART/SMITH: The ban on flavored tobacco: San Francisco’s nannies are at it again

The right to choose is the very essence of freedom. Denying that right to low-income and young people makes them second-class citizens. Prohibition not only violates economic principles but is inconsistent with liberty. Bans historically have failed to
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jul 6, 2017 17:33
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BOEHM: FDA's Vaping Regulations Will Hurt Smokers Trying to Quit

Electronic cigarettes are now the most popular technique used by Americans who want to quit smoking. But that pathway could close later this year, thanks to shortsighted federal regulations that effectively prevent innovation.
Reason Magazine
added Jul 6, 2017 16:12
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[Asia, Bangladesh] ISLAM: Relentless fight against tobacco

we see people smoking randomly in public places. Smoking is surely creating an extra burden on our health system as various smoking-related health problems take away a good chunk of our medical expenses. It is sad to see that poor people like day workers
Financial Express (bd)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:12
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[Asia, India] SRINIVAS: GST, bidis and tobacco laws

the government has decided to levy additional cess over tobacco products... Even NGOs should educate bidi workers about their right to earn livelihood under the government schemes so that their health and societal health is protected. Only then can we en
The Hans India (in)
added Jul 6, 2017 16:12
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MASHEY: Familiar Think Tanks Fight For E-cigarettes

Anti-science think tanks learned tactics from the tobacco industry and got paid for their help by tobacco companies, who fostered the Tea Party with the Koch brothers. When the Kochs needed better PR, they knew who to hire, Steve Lombardo, an experienced
DeSmogBlog
added Jul 5, 2017 19:08
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CHAPMAN: E-cigarettes are some young people’s training wheels for smoking. Here’s the evidence

A series of nine recent studies has shown young people who try e-cigarettes are more likely to go on to smoke cigarettes... researchers have combined the results of these nine studies, involving 17,389 people aged 14-30, and analysed the results (in a ty
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 5, 2017 17:29
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CRIPE: Clean air for all / Time to rally for those left behind by Indiana's smokefree law

July 1 marked the five-year anniversary of Indiana's 2012 smokefree air law....To this day, unless covered by stronger local ordinances,the employees of bars, casinos, private clubs and fraternal organizations in Indiana are exempted from protection, leav
Fort Wayne (IN) Journal-Gazette
added Jul 5, 2017 17:17
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