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[Canada] EDITORIAL: Set aside nastiness to pass important laws: Editorial

ban flavoured tobacco products aimed at young people are still awaiting further debate. The proposed ban on flavoured tobacco is especially important because many young people would never smoke or chew tobacco (which causes disfiguring and deadly oral can
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Apr 2, 2014 11:14
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Former U.S. Secretaries of Health, Surgeons General, Directors of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Urge Lorillard, R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris to Stop Marketing and Selling Menthol Cigarettes

Calls on the Obama Administration to Let the FDA Act and Ban Menthol Flavoring in Cigarettes ... Citizens' Commission to Protect the Truth, a group of all living former U.S. Secretaries of Health, Education, and Welfare; U.S. Secretaries of Health and Hum
PR Newswire
added Mar 6, 2014 17:45
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Parental awareness of harm from third-hand smoke varies

A new study evaluated parental awareness of third-hand smoke and whether they believed it was harmful. The findings were published online on March 3 in the journal Pediatrics.
Examiner.com (National)
added Mar 4, 2014 10:30
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[New York] Anti-tobacco youth group targets Hollywood

Reality Check's International Week of Action kicks off Monday, in advance of the 86th Academy Awards on March 2, as the organization bestows its annual "Fame" and "Shame" awards. This year's Fame Award recipients are: Walt Disney Studios - for providin
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Feb 23, 2014 15:36
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BROWN: Hollywood's Smoky Images Send Wrong Message About Lighting Up | Nancy Brown

Hollywood's continued glamorization of smoking. Every time a star lights a cigarette, a negative message is sparked. That is the subject of the rest of this column, penned by leaders of Legacy ... "House of Cards," a Netflix-original show and the epitome
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jan 14, 2014 12:45
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[Georgia] Following the money in the fight against tobacco

Georgia will receive $347 million in tobacco settlement funds and the state’s tobacco taxes, according to a recent report released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. But the state will spend less than 1 percent of that amount on programs to prevent s
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jan 6, 2014 13:39
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Hypocrisy over smokes

But now at least eight communities have raised the age to 21 and four others have set it at 19. Keep in mind, this is a perfectly legal product and unlike alcohol no one can get arrested for driving while smoking. Add to that the fact that most 18- to 20
Boston (MA) Herald
added Dec 31, 2013 18:13
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[UK-Scotland] LAZARUS: Scotland's stupidity over plain packaging for cigarettes

Yet what Mr Matheson and bellicose campaigners fail to understand is that the generations they wish to protect from those nasty big tobacco companies will smoke, just as countless generations have done so before them. Indeed, it has always been the case
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 12, 2013 17:15
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[Massachusetts] FDA: cigarette of the future could be non-addictive

We have the authority given to us by Congress to reduce nicotine in cigarettes down to nearly zero," Zeller said. Since nicotine is the addictive chemical in cigarettes, teens who start smoking products that are almost nicotine-free could, in theory, nev
Boston (MA) Globe
added Nov 5, 2013 18:08
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[Finland] Fewer Finns taking up smoking

Research showed that smoking is less prevalent among men of working age, women, and boys and girls under the age of 18 than it was in years gone by. Women are now smoking at the same level they were in the early 1980s. In 2011, almost one in five Finns h
Icenews (is)
added Nov 3, 2013 22:57
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