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SIEGEL: Don't let alternative facts deter Congress from fixing e-cigarette regulations

There are now two bills before Congress that would end the lunacy going on with the FDA's nonsensical approach to cigarettes and e-cigarettes.
Washington DC Examiner
added May 3, 2017 22:56

[Africa, Kenya, Uganda] KABANDA: Tobacco worse than terrorism

Included in Kenya’s Tobacco Control Regulations are ...These same provisions are in the Uganda Tobacco Control Act of 2015. In the said Act the introductory and the preamble sections elucidate the objectives of the Act which among others is to fulfill Uga
The Independent (ug)
added May 3, 2017 22:34

[Asia, India] JOHNSON: Press Freedom Day Ruined by UN's War on Media

Last November, members of the media were improperly banned from a meeting hosted by the [FCTC]... colleagues and I were stunned that a U.N. agency would prohibit the media from covering a legislative meeting that effected tax rates, health policy and trad
added May 2, 2017 19:29

HBCUs, Community Colleges partner with Truth Initiative, CVS to tackle tobacco

joined forces to work with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and community colleges students and administrators. Through a nation-wide campaign, the organizations advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke and tobacco free camp
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 2, 2017 19:09

MAHOOD/ILER: The Monitor › “I foresee serious criminal liability problems.”

It’s time to name and shame the corporate bosses responsible for tobacco-related diseases and deaths. And to legislate...bosses like the late Purdy Crawford, Senator William Kelly and Bob Bexon, and the former heads of the Canadian Tobacco Manufacturers’
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) (ca)
added May 2, 2017 15:55

[Bangladesh] SHAH: Raising tobacco taxes is good public health, fiscal policy

Bangladeshi tobacco products are some of the cheapest in South Asia and the world. Not only increasing tobacco taxes will save lives, but also will raise the government revenue despite decreases in tobacco consumption. For bidis alone, increasing retail
Financial Express (bd)
added May 1, 2017 22:14
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SOAVE: As Bill de Blasio Raises Cigarette Prices Again, Remember Eric Garner's Haunting Last Words "It stops today."

Garner died at the hands of police officers who were harassing him for illegally selling loose cigarettes. In fact, before anyone cheers the mayor's attempts to outlaw vice, they should read Garner's last words juxtaposed with de Blasio's declaration, vi
Reason Magazine
added May 1, 2017 22:12

WEGMANN: After extinguishing e-cigarettes with regulation, Democrats brag about keeping Big Tobacco the Marlboro Man in business

Lowey, D-N.Y., recently released a white paper trumpeting the fact that a coming spending bill "does not include a House provision allowing thousands of unregulated tobacco products to escape full FDA review." No doubt, Big Tobacco is breathing a bit eas
Washington DC Examiner
added May 1, 2017 17:29

[California] HURD: Why Oakland needs a multi-unit smoke free housing policy

Smoking and tobacco products kill more African-Americans than alcohol, AIDS, car accidents, illegal drug use, homicide, suicide and other non-tobacco related cancers.
San Francisco Bay View
added Apr 30, 2017 15:06

[California] FERRANNINI: Leave your vaping outdoors

even though your 21st century nicotine juice vapor may be more high-tech and less harmful than secondhand tobacco smoke, it is still just as rude. And if traditional cigarette smokers have gotten the message and by-and-large try to be considerate to thos
The State Hornet (California State U. Sacramento)
added Apr 29, 2017 20:27
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