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Analysis of the logic and framing of a tobacco industry campaign opposing standardised packaging legislation in New Zealand

BATNZ's Agree–Disagree campaign relied on unsound arguments, logical fallacies and rhetorical devices. Given the industry's frequent recourse to these tactics, we propose strategies based on our study findings that can be used to assist the tobacco contro
Tobacco Control
added Oct 1, 2016 00:28
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Why vape shops in Washington are welcoming new state regulations, but concerned about federal rules

The state requirements that kick in this weekend are welcome, according to some owners of vapor businesses. It’s the federal regulations that began taking effect in August that worry some business owners. They’re afraid that the cost of complying could l
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Sep 30, 2016 22:06
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[Australia] Students shunning cigarettes

There's been a drop in the number of high school students taking up the habit, with fewer than a fifth having puffed on a cigarette in 2014 compared to 23 per cent three years earlier. There's also fewer adults, including pregnant women, smoking regular
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:17
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[Asia-pacific] Morning Trade: Hatch wants TPP and his 12 years, too

Ron Wyden also weighed in on the TPP debate Tuesday...“If you were to cut the public health protections and the big tobacco companies could roll the small countries with respect to tobacco control measures, that’s what I’m talking about.” A number of Rep
Politico
added Sep 30, 2016 12:52
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[Asia] Tobacco control: Indian farmers want to be heard at WHO meet

Over one lakh farmers have signed an appeal, addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting representation at the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) seventh Conference of Parties of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) that will be he
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Sep 30, 2016 12:24
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[UK] How drinking and smoking epidemics have hit the North East - and what to do about it

A conference held at the Centre for Life by anti-smoking group Fresh and North East alcohol office Balance will explore the twin health dangers Experts are set to examine how the twin ‘man-made epidemics’ of smoking and drinking have hit the North East —
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Sep 29, 2016 15:39
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[UK] North-East to host inaugural conference to discuss alcohol and tobacco addiction

The first national conference of its kind will bring together organisations deemed to be leading the way in tackling addictions to smoking and drinking in the region. The conference will be jointly hosed by Balance, the North-East’s alcohol office, and
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Sep 29, 2016 15:37
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Government of Canada Announces Next Steps in Tobacco Control

. To build on this success, today, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, confirmed that the Government of Canada is moving forward on an extension of the Strategy, as well as the introduction of new tobacco legislation to address vaping produc
Government of Canada (ca)
added Sep 28, 2016 20:56
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[Africa, Kenya] Respite for tobacco firms as court puts brakes on new rules

Kenyan cigarette makers and traders have been saved from immediately implementing tough new tobacco law after the Court of Appeal issued a 30-day stay order and the State allowed dealers time to sell old stocks till end of next month. The stringent toba
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 28, 2016 18:01
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[Canada] Lack of 'adequate evidence' makes vaping regulations difficult, Philpott says

The Liberal government says it plans to introduce legislation later this fall to regulate vaping. Health Canada says the move will balance the need to protect young people from nicotine addiction while allowing adult smokers to legally buy vaping produc
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:55
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