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SWANSON: E-cigs not the answer for Australian smokers

We don’t hear anything from the e-cigarette entrepreneurs about the outstanding success of Australia’s media campaigns... Does any parent want their kids inhaling toxic vapour laced with highly addictive nicotine directly into their lungs, from products
West Australian (au)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:59
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[Australia] ERIKSEN: Why lowering nicotine in cigarettes could change the course of health

There are many forces at work, but the good news is that scientists and the general public will get opportunities to offer their input as this process moves forward. And a growing number of state and local governments are adopting their own policies to p
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:56
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[New Zealand] Strong leadership for Smokefree outdoor policies

Māori-led research shows strong leadership for Smokefree outdoor policies Research conducted by Whakauae Research for Māori Health and Development (Whanganui), and led by Dr Heather Gifford, highlights Māori public health workers and advocates attitudes
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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[Florida] Liability Doesn't Have To Mean Punitive Damages Too ($$)

While under normal circumstances these statistics — 29 losses in 40 trials and 20 punitive damages findings — might appear grim... RJR’s ability to defeat punitive damages even after it has been found liable also underscores the importance and value of a
Law360
added Aug 24, 2017 03:22
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[Kentucky] CHANDLER: E. Ky. health worst in Appalachia; curbing smoking best solution

The report, “Health Disparities in Appalachia,”... Kentucky is now the cancer-mortality capital of the nation...We can, and we must join together in a unified campaign to enact the policies that will reduce smoking, improve health, and transform the futu
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Aug 24, 2017 03:12
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[Switzerland] RAJU: ‘Butt out, but don’t litter!’

Geneva could become the cleanest city in the world, resident Vijay Raju argues, if smokers would dispose of their butts properly...some fascinating observations and offers a few practical solutions.
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:20
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ARCHIVE: LERNER: Pure Poison

For some, such cultural appropriations have turned a little smoke into a social statement. “Natural American Spirits are good, cool and awesome tasting,” writes CR from California in the testimonial section of the American Spirit Web site, www.nascigs.co
Village Voice
added Aug 23, 2017 14:38
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[Australia] MELNYK: Why social smoking can be just as bad for you as daily smoking

A new study that I conducted with other nursing and health services researchers has found that those who enjoy the occasional cigarette in social situations are risking their health just as much as the person who smokes a pack or more a day. Ours is the
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 22, 2017 02:35
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] SANTIAGO: Kiddie packs: Government caves in to tobacco lobby?

Instead of pandering to the whims of tobacco lobbyists, the government must consult all stakeholders including the Health Ministry, anti-tobacco lobbyists and schools to weigh in on the sales of kiddie packs. If these smaller packs come to be on sale, i
Malay Mail (my)
added Aug 22, 2017 02:29
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Will Developing Asia Save the Cigarette Company?

Big cities such as Shanghai, Beijing, Guangdong and Shenzhen are already promising markets for e-cigs. With the highest incomes in China, residents have their MacBooks, Mercedes and maybe a Tesla (or two!). Early adopters keen to impress their connection
thestreet.com
added Aug 18, 2017 21:37
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