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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

[Asia-pacific] MERCURIO: Australia needs precision tools in drafting trade agreements, not a sledgehammer

The singling out of tobacco giant Philip Morris raises questions about how Australia goes about forming trade deals.
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 27, 2017 05:44

[Asia, Sri Lanka] EDITORIAL: Will a tobacco leaf ban stop smoking?

The introduction of banning Tobacco leaf exports have been tabled for discussions at [FCTC] headed conventions at several occasions....would see a colossal effect on the trade and economic indicators as the government enforces stringent measures to ban th
Daily FT (lk)
added Jan 26, 2017 22:32

[Kentucky] STONE: Tobacco settlement still benefits state ag industry

As outgoing co-chair of the Tobacco Settlement Agreement Fund Oversight Committee, I've had the opportunity to work with my fellow legislators to prioritize investments from funds Kentucky receives each year through the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement (M
Franklin (KY) Favorite
added Jan 26, 2017 22:30

[Pennsylvania] Vaping Activists Descend On State Capitol To Blast 40 Percent Tax

Crowds of vape shop owners descended on the Pennsylvania state Capitol building to pressure lawmakers to act on reforming a tax that’s forcing businesses throughout the state to close. The protest, organized by the Pennsylvania Vape Association Monday,
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 25, 2017 19:07

[Canada] PICARD: The health hazards of vaping are overblown

In other words, harm is reduced. Yet public-health officials are quite divided on vaping. Far too many have embraced an abstinence-only approach rather than a harm-reduction philosophy. This is curious because no one knows better than public-health exper
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:57

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.?
added Jan 25, 2017 17:24

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

[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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