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[Canada] Marni Soupcoff: Vaping could save lives — if government gets out of the way

restrictive regulation of e-cigarettes could be not only a poor policy choice, but also a violation of Canadians’ Charter-protected right to make decisions about their own bodies that will benefit their own health, as Courts have ruled is guaranteed by th
National Post (ca)
added Mar 13, 2017 14:27

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] HUI: New puffing rule sends a signal

the law serves to signal the social norm and sets the tone for the community. In this case, the message is clear: Smoking is not an acceptable habit and young people, in particular, should steer clear of it altogether.
Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 12, 2017 23:48

To Profit From This $10 Billion Craze, Invest in “Sin”

E-cigs are indeed all the rage and they pose a challenge to traditional cigarette makers, but also a huge opportunity for investors who know how to exploit the trend. Below, I examine a familiar company that’s the best play on the vaping phenomenon.
Investing Daily
added Mar 12, 2017 00:18

[Illinois] Condo owners have lots of thoughts on smoking issue

Lots of readers wrote in with suggestions for those condo owners whose balcony and apartment interior were spoiled by cigarette smoke from their downstairs neighbors. Some suggested legal measures.
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Mar 11, 2017 23:48

[Wisconsin] Vaping To Help Quit Smoking

for most people it’s a technique to resist the wellness concerns linked with smoking. Vaping is therefore recommended, because it is the very best and actually the safest alternative to smoking. Moreover, e-cigarettes are regarded as a tobacco product. I
Madison (WI) Times
added Mar 11, 2017 20:53

[Asia, Singapore] SENG: Smoking is an archaic habit with no place in modern society

Singapore should begin thinking about eliminating smoking completely. We would not be the first country to endorse and adopt this approach. New Zealand, Finland, Canada, Sweden and France have all endorsed the goal of achieving a smoke-free society in th
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Mar 11, 2017 20:51

[California] FOJTIK: FDA regulations on e-cigarettes harmful to jobs, public health: Guest commentary

The Cole-Bishop bill in Congress would wisely allow vapor products that came to the market between 2007 and 2017 to remain on the market...E-cigarettes offer promising hopes for public health. And, as the more than 1,400 e-cigarette retailers across Calif
Long Beach (CA) Press-Telegram
added Mar 11, 2017 13:51

[New York] ARCHIVE: GOTTLIEB: Bam’s cigar trouble

But the FDA has been loath to accept that alternative tobacco products could pose a lower health risk than cigarettes. Under the law, it should be examining the relative hazards, rather than spending its energies seeking to expand its powers. And its rel
New York Post
added Mar 11, 2017 00:40

[Illinois] Simpson: Where smoke still gets in your eyes

"Sounds awful," my daughter said when I told her about the smoky bar down the road. She's a creature of her era, a blooming health care professional just like her mom, and wasn't around when bars smelled like, well, bars. Newsrooms smelled like smoke wh
Pekin (IL) Times
added Mar 10, 2017 23:24

NOCERA: When Public Health and Big Tobacco Align

the truth is, if there is ever going to be a serious move from cigarettes to less dangerous products, it will have to come from Big Tobacco. They have the R&D resources, they have the marketing apparatus -- and, it appears, they have the will. Public-hea
Bloomberg News
added Mar 10, 2017 18:43
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