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ASCHWARDEN: There’s No Such Thing As ‘Sound Science’ / The easiest way to undermine good science is to demand that it be made “sound.”

The phrase was adopted by the tobacco industry in the 1990s ...Philip Morris vice president of corporate affairs Ellen Merlo wrote that the program was designed to “discredit the EPA report,” “prevent states and cities, as well as businesses from passing
FiveThirtyEight
added Dec 6, 2017 17:38
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[New York] KELLETT: SJU Should Become A Smoke-Free Campus

Federal Courts have recently forced big tobacco companies to run a 52-week ad campaign...But what is St. John’s doing to further this conversation on campus?
The Torch (St. John's University)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:20
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[Canada] LETTER: Truth about Canadian health care

The Fraser Institute is a think tank, Canada’s Heritage Foundation, financed by money that is often untraceable... In the 1990’s, for example, tobacco companies financed “studies” by these Fraser people to prove that second hand smoke was not harmful.
Burlington (VT) Free Press
added Dec 6, 2017 03:32
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[Colorado] MORACZEWSKI: Council should protect clean air, not weaken downtown smoking rules

The Health District of Northern Larimer County 2016 Community Health Survey showed cigarette smoking rates in Fort Collins at an all time low of 8 percent. Weakening the smoke-free downtown rule supports the nicotine addiction of a small number, versus p
Fort Colliins (CO) Coloradoan
added Dec 5, 2017 23:56
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GLANTZ: IQOS emissions create risks of immunosuppression and pulmonary toxicity, so FDA should not accept PMI reduced risk claim

My colleagues at the UCSF TCORS just submitted this public comment to the FDA and PMI's application to market IQOS as a modified (less) risk tobacco product.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 5, 2017 17:50
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ADAMS: HIV Probably Won't Kill You, but Smoking Will

results were shocking: HIV-positive smokers are six to 13 times more likely to die from lung cancer than from traditional AIDS-related causes. I have HIV, and every time I visit my doctor for a routine checkup, he says the same thing: “HIV isn't going to
Vice.com
added Dec 5, 2017 16:58
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] REYES: Don’t be a drag / On smoking and its preventive measures

Since 1990, the Philippines has 35 percent smokers among men that has not changed... While our current government provides programs and regulations on smoking, it will be a while before we can say that these have been effective. But change always starts a
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:01
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SATEL/BENTLEY: Feds owe the public ‘corrective statements’ on vaping

If the government demands that tobacco companies make corrective statements about the dangers of cigarettes, it should allow those same companies to provide accurate information about alternatives that may save lives.
American Enterprise Institute
added Dec 5, 2017 02:56
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[Canada] PAPAIOANNOY: Ontario's 'Solution' To Vaping Won't Just Hurt Our Business, It'll Risk Your Health

I proudly own a vape shop. I get called a lot of things as a strong-minded woman willing to speak my mind in a misunderstood industry. But one thing that I hate being called is "vaping enthusiast." Seriously, folks? It's no longer a fad. It's a growing i
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:58
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MCKEGANEY: E-cigarettes should be marketed as smoking cessation products

Given the varying and at times conflicting research on the potential merits of e-cigarette flavors, policymakers should avoid the false dilemma of supporting the proliferation of ever more flavors or massively restricting flavors. Instead, regulators cou
The Hill
added Dec 4, 2017 15:51
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