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LEYONHJELM: Australia's Anti-tobacco measures are not working

“This independent survey conducted by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows there has actually been a marginal increase in the percentage of smokers aged between 30 and 49 over the past three years,” Senator Leyonhjelm said.
Medianet (au)
added Aug 28, 2017 05:02
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BAHR: Policy study: E-vapor product bans could violate international trade rules

R Street Associate Fellow Maria Foltea examines the legality of such bans under international trade law and concludes that prohibition of “like” products—in this case, e-cigarettes—is illegal and should be reversed. “Currently, tobacco-heated products t
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Aug 18, 2017 21:34
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[New York] Film Screening: "The Insider" | Co-sponsored with NYC Smoke-Free

In commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the passage of the New York City Smoke-Free Air Act, GPH is proud to collaborate with Public Health Solutions' NYC Smoke-Free program for a special screening...Karen Blumenfeld...Kevin R. J. Schroth...Diana Silv
NYU College of Global Public Health
added Aug 16, 2017 16:14
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Cigarettes may have less nicotine in future

Cigarettes sold in Singapore may contain less nicotine in future, with the Ministry of Health (MOH) saying it is monitoring efforts in the United States to reduce the amount of the addictive drug allowed in each cigarette.
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:02
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3 states pass tobacco 21 laws in 3 weeks

in the span of under 21 days this summer, three states raised the legal minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21, displaying the momentum of a tobacco control strategy that has only recently seen widespread adoption. Between July 21 and August 9, N
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:27
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FOJTIK: Trump’s FDA Commissioner Transforms the Government’s Policy on E-Cigarettes

Scott Gottlieb has shown that he understands the problems with the Obama administration’s treatment of the issue. Next, he must correct them. On July 28, new Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced a bold shift in the way the F
National Review
added Aug 17, 2017 17:25
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Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky to offer workshop on creating healthier, tobacco-free policies

Businesses looking to create healthier workplaces for their employees can learn how to implement tobacco-free policies at a workshop hosted by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky in Louisville Aug. 31. Smoking costs businesses an estimated $5,800 per
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Aug 15, 2017 17:10
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[Australia] More smokers lighting up, despite ever-increasing taxes

casting doubt on the effectiveness of further taxes on cigarettes. An unexpected standstill in the national smoking rate since 2013, combined with rapid population growth, has pushed up the number of regular smokers by more than 21,000 to 2.4 million acc
The Australian (au)
added Aug 15, 2017 14:34
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GLANTZ: More evidence that e-cigarettes have rapid negative effects on arteries

Interfering with normal functioning of arteries, both immediate effects on arteries’ ability to enlarge when the body needs more blood flow and longer term effects on arterial stiffness, are important mechanisms by which exposure to tobacco smoke causes
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 03:12
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GLANTZ: Philip Morris’ claims about IQOS safety are attracting scrutiny

They are bad for health because they release cancer-causing chemicals, and I hope the FDA will not approve them for that important reason. If the FDA does approve the sale of these products, existing smoking bans should be amended to include these produc
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 18, 2017 03:07
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