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Inside New York's first marijuana clinic where pot cannot be smoked and only oral capsules are allowed

New York has one of the strictest medical marijuana programs in the US Only patients with cancer, AIDS and Parkinson's disease qualify Cannabis cannot be smoked - only capsules and vaporizers are allowed
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 8, 2016 03:48
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California Legislators Introduce Two Bills to Ban Powdered Alcohol

AB 1554 (Irwin) and SB 819 (Huff) will create a powerful barrier to a chilling litany of health and safety concerns associated with powdered or crystalline alcohol:... ingestion of the product by snorting, vaping, smoking, or eating
PR Newswire
added Jan 6, 2016 14:37
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[California] LETTERS: Gun control and tobacco laws: Has a cigarette ever murdered someone?

While some similarities exist between the arguments for eliminating tobacco use and controlling guns (both are certainly health concerns), the two issues are different in terms of effect.
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 18, 2015 19:46
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Obesity group with ties to Coke shuts down

Other public health experts criticized the Global Energy Balance Network and its funding support from Coke, comparing it to the tobacco industry's funding of scientists who denied a link between cigarettes and cancer.
Hartford (CT) Business Journal
added Dec 3, 2015 15:44
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JENKINS: In Exxon War, Bamboozled by Greenies

Maybe the tobacco analogy is apt after all. Recall that the result of government lawsuits wasn’t to ban tobacco use but to make government (and organized crime) the main beneficiary of tobacco revenues.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 7, 2015 15:42
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Exxon Inquiry Both Mirrors and Contrasts With Tobacco Industry Case

“The issue with Exxon, just as it was with tobacco, is what did they know and when did they know it,” Mr. Tierney said. “If internal documents at Exxon show that they deliberately misled consumers and investors, then Exxon has potential liability.” But,
New York Times
added Nov 7, 2015 15:36
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Bernie Sanders Urges End to Federal Marijuana Ban

At the event at George Mason University....Mr. Sanders, who often gets big cheers on the campaign trail when he calls for the decriminalization of marijuana, said that states should have the right to regulate marijuana the same way that state and local la
New York Times
added Oct 28, 2015 23:55
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Exxon wants Climate Change to be a big expensive bribery funded lie

Both Sanders and the California congressmen drew parallels between Exxon and the tobacco industry. Sanders' letter said the Exxon revelations "raise serious allegations of a misinformation campaign that may have caused public harm similar to the tobacco
added Oct 22, 2015 10:09
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[North Carolina] UNC Draws Flak for Naming Children's Clinic after Donut Maker / Nutritionists aghast at putting Krispy Kreme name on kids' healthcare facility

"What is interesting about this is if we named this the Winston-Salem [cigarette] clinic, it would outrage America and maybe even the same for the Coca-Cola Clinic, but Krispy Kremes are equally horrible for our health -- they are high sugar, high fat, re
MedPage Today
added Oct 21, 2015 11:00
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VIDEO: Hartmann Slams Climate Change Denier: “Why Shouldn’t You Be In Jail on Racketeering – the Same as Tobacco Execs”

Thom drew his conclusion from past tobacco lawsuits where executives who misled the public into believing tobacco wouldn’t harm them, when they knew otherwise, were held criminally and civilly liable for their actions.
Ring Of Fire Network
added Sep 23, 2015 15:24
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