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[New Jersey] NAVARRO: Gov. Christie can combat opioid abuse by curtailing smoking

For the fifth consecutive year, New Jersey will spend nothing to prevent children and teens from smoking or help them to quit, despite receiving $944.5 million... Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey, where everyone has an opportunity to live the h
added Jan 31, 2017 18:10

[Asia-pacific] LIEW: Will raising the minimum legal age for smoking work in Singapore?

As a former police officer with more than a decade of service as both a regular and a reservist, I have had to respond to many fights and altercations caused by has to ask which is a bigger social evil, and if public health should outweigh
The New Paper Online (sg)
added Jan 31, 2017 01:14

SIEGEL: How We Know Vaping Opponents are Driven by Ideology and Not Science

Shamefully, while the American Lung Association demands that "FDA act quickly to require that diacetyl and other harmful chemicals be removed from e-cigarettes," the Lung Association is not calling on the FDA to require that diacetyl be removed from real
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jan 30, 2017 23:56

THOMPSON: High Taxes And Plain Packaging Fund North Korean Nukes And Terrorists

All around the world as governments intervene in the market with “plain packaging” of cigarette packs and tax hikes to discourage smoking, they are trading one evil for another. Tobacco harms the health of those who smoke and those around them, but conse
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 30, 2017 23:16

[Minnesota] Frank A. Bures: Effects of E-Cigarettes

The warning from the study is that e-cig use is growing greatly among young people, and just may foster not only more nicotine dependence but smoking as well. In an L.A. county study last year of over 3,000 public school students, those using e-cigs at t
Winona (MN) Daily News
added Jan 30, 2017 14:36

[Indiana] FELDMAN: Flashpoint: Raising smoking age to 21 makes lots of health sense 9 hrs ago

The drinking age is 21 in all states, and tobacco is more dangerous than alcohol. And further, tobacco is also the only legally available product which kills the consumer when used exactly as intended.
Terre Haute (IN) Tribune-Star
added Jan 29, 2017 17:14

NUTTYCOMBE: The memories that tobacco evokes

At her funeral, we emptied cartons of her unsmoked cigarettes into a basket and set it next to the guest book, with an invitation to pick up a coffin nail in Mom’s honor...I do sometimes miss the smell of secondhand smoke. It smells like home.
Washington Post
added Jan 28, 2017 21:11

[Africa, Nigeria] ADIGUN: How health council can take tobacco control to states

imperative that if the goal of the National Council on Health that Nigerians attain the highest health standards, it must be in the fore in ensuring all states of the federation take tobacco control seriously. Efforts have been on-going to institute appr
The Cable Newspaper (ng)
added Jan 27, 2017 17:48

CHAPMAN: “No smoking” in music lyrics? Sorry, count me out

The global mega-star Ed Sheeran seems to have a fondness for the lost years of teenage cigarette smoking. ..’m an unmovable heretic when it comes to public health arguments that insist the concerns that have had tobacco advertising outlawed in well over
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 27, 2017 17:13

BENTLEY: Raising the vaping age to 21 risks rise in teen smoking

The attacks on e-cigarettes are gathering pace with the American Lung Association's annual State of Tobacco Control report adding to the chorus of voices ranged against the products. The ALA's report assigns each state a letter grade based on how well l
Washington DC Examiner
added Jan 27, 2017 16:57
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