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TATEL: New York City Requires Adoption of a Smoking Policy ($$)

Eva Talel discusses recent New York City legislation which imposes on residential landlords and boards the obligation to adopt a smoking policy within one-year, and federal legislation which requires public housing agencies to implement a smoke-free polic
Law.com
added Oct 31, 2017 22:36
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GLANTZ: 11th longitudinal study shows that kids who start with ecigs more likely to go on to cigs, this time from Canada

The paper is especially interesting because nicotine-containing e-cigarettes are illegal in Canada, which strongly suggests that the gateway effect of e-cigarette use does not simply depend on the availability of nicotine. Nicotine containing e-cigs are
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:11
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COX: Breakingviews - Constellation Brands takes the party up a notch

conventional wisdom has been that the U.S. weed business would in a matter of years move from a cottage industry into the arms of Big Tobacco. But Constellation Brands, maker of Svedka vodka and Corona beer, just dropped something into that punchbowl. It’
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2017 02:02
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FOJTIK: Stop Lying to Smokers about Safer Alternatives

Smokeless tobacco and vapor products are far less dangerous than cigarettes are, but the public-health elite won’t admit it. Last July, President Trump’s new FDA commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, announced new approaches to fighting smoking-related death and
National Review
added Oct 31, 2017 01:40
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[Washington] BEREZOW: If Seattle Smokers Follow King County's Health Advice, They Will Die

A public health department should weigh the pros and cons of any policy objectively before offering a recommendation. Fearmongering over e-cigarettes is extremely short-sighted and seems driven completely by ideology rather than science or practicality.
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:29
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ASSUNTA/DOROTHEO: ILO must shake off tobacco industry yoke

However, the reference document prepared by the ILO’s secretariat, the International Labour Office...is advising its Governing Body to go rogue and continue its collaboration with the tobacco industry. It is perhaps not coincidental that at this histor
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 29, 2017 18:31
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E-Cigarettes Still Dividing Scientists – Are They a Virus or the Vaccine? To Vape or Not to Vape?

The safety of e-cigs can only be discussed in the context of smoking. Regular fags kill half of the people who use them. So far, there’s no evidence that vaping killed a single person. I’ll let you draw your own conclusions.
The Good Men Project
added Oct 29, 2017 16:47
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NEAL: Is Vaping Illegal? Some States Are Treating Secondhand Vapor The Same Way As Cigarettes

There was a time not that long ago when people didn't believe second-hand smoke was harmful. Smoking on airplanes wasn't banned until 1990,... Until the full effects of second-hand vaping are known, it makes sense to be proactive versus reactive, and New
bustle
added Oct 29, 2017 16:39
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HILDEBRAND: One of Australia’s top doctors in cancer fight

“For people who don’t know me, say at the hospital counter where I come in not as a doctor but as a patient, I’ll say I’ve got lung cancer and I feel like I have to actually follow by saying I’ve never smoked,” she tells me. And yes, she’s still alive. “
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Oct 27, 2017 22:09
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[UK] STOPPARD: Third-hand smoke is a silent killer that can be absorbed through the skin

To be honest, I’ve always been worried about the health hazards of this even though I didn’t know it had a name. My concern made me reluctant to let smokers hold my babies even though they refrained from smoking in my house. Tests for its effects have
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 16:50
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