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[Asia-pacific] The Popspoken Team: Rethinking Millennials’ Rights: Singapore Raises Smoking Age From 18 To 21 – Is It Fair?

The rep said his company works closely with retailers, especially mom-and-pop outlets like Preston’s, by using materials such as educational brochures to ensure such retailers do not sell tobacco to underaged people.
added Jul 4, 2017 00:15

FOJTIK: Big Government, Public Health, and E-Cigarettes, Part III

he, HHS Secretary Price, and FDA Commissioner Gottlieb need to quickly rein in an FDA that, thus far in regard to vapor products, has worked to destroy American innovation, American businesses, and jobs – and ultimately to keep Americans smoking and dying
added Jul 3, 2017 23:35

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHOO: Moves against smoking timely

Next month, retailers such as convenience shops can no longer display tobacco products. Taken together, these measures underline that smoking is an unacceptable habit for people of any age, and also an inconsiderate practice towards those who do not ligh
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 3, 2017 15:28

[Europe] YANEZ: Tobacco track and trace tech: A warning

Plans to tackle the problem of illicit tobacco by using track and trace technologies are gathering momentum among European policymakers. But Juan Yañez warns that concerns about the type and timing of the technology need to be raised.
added Jul 3, 2017 15:12

[UK] Queen’s Speech - Debate (6th Day): Lord Rennard Liberal Democrat

the former Health Minister, Jane Ellison, committed the Government to publishing a new strategy in summer 2016. It is now summer 2017. A year and around 80,000 more deaths from smoking-related illnesses later, we have waited long enough. (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:32

[UK] FLINT: How I helped to pass the smoking ban

On becoming public health minister in July 2005, the policy I inherited was far from simple... In an interview on the morning of the debate I declared that I would vote for the ban. Opening the debate, Patricia Hewitt said that she would first listen to
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 3, 2017 14:26

HUGHES: E-cigarettes don’t lead to the real thing

. The FDA should avoid rushing to enforce rules that could derail or slow the substantial progress in diminishing youth smoking.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Jul 3, 2017 13:53

[UK] Inside Voices – No smoke but fire

The smoking ban will be torture to some inmates, it will be looked on as a punishment and yet another way the prison system degrades and undermines the prisoner who has no rights, human or otherwise, in many people’s eyes including the Ministry of Justice
Inside Time (uk)
added Jul 1, 2017 15:00

E-Cigarettes and Lung Health: Should You Be Concerned?

Mamavation comes in to evaluate the use of e-cigarettes... Do you know anyone who smokes e-cigarettes and swears they’re safer than cigarettes? Share this post with them. They may be under the spell of big tobacco.
added Jun 30, 2017 23:47

[UK] SNOWDON: The smoking ban turns ten. What did it really achieve?

we didn’t need to make it a criminal offence to smoke in every single publicly accessible building in the country just because some people want to wear the same clothes two days running. In a liberal society, you can’t go around banning things just becau
The Spectator (uk)
added Jun 30, 2017 21:05
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