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SIEGEL: New Research Suggests that Anti-Smoking Groups' Propaganda About Electronic Cigarettes' Harms is Causing Tragic Consequences

Nearly one-third of smokers who discontinued e-cigarette use and returned to exclusive smoking listed concern over the health effects of vaping as a very important reason for stopping e-cigarette use....despite the propaganda being disseminated by many an
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Oct 25, 2014 00:28
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VIDEO: Smoking Company Bans Smoking Inside the Company

AOL News
added Oct 24, 2014 23:00
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[Minnesota] Rice County landlords to ponder smoke-free policy

Promoting health and safety while reducing property expenses. Those are just some of the benefits that building managers and landlords will hear during a smoke-free workshop next month. According to Minnesota Smoke Free Housing, nearly 50 percent of Minn
Faribault (MN) Daily News
added Oct 24, 2014 18:20
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[UK] LETTER: Outdoor smokers would soon find another spot

Sir, While I am firmly in the antismoking camp, I find myself in complete agreement with David Hockney about the proposal to prohibit smoking in public parks. There cannot be any health grounds for this ban; any smoke generated will be dispersed well befo
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 18:18
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[UK] LETTER: The health benefits of smoking

Sir, I would like to lend my support to David Hockney in his views on the health-giving benefits of enjoying a quiet fag... I am 70. I am healthy. I smoke a pipe (I am smoking it as I write). I loathe the modern obsession with health. I hope that I shall
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 18:17
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Russian Tobacco Firms Call on Putin to Keep Cigarettes Cheap

Russia's tobacco companies sent a letter to President Putin imploring him to oppose a parliamentary initiative to set a minimum price on tobacco products.
Moscow Times
added Oct 24, 2014 18:14
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Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, as part of Republican AG coalition, active in faraway court fights

Many of RAGA's biggest donors have a stake in who wins. Giving $75,000 this year was the National Rifle Association, the plaintiff in a lawsuit seeking to eliminate a federal ban on the sale of handguns for those between 18 and 21. That ban was upheld, bu
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Oct 24, 2014 18:12
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[Canada] House Government Bill - Bill C-43 - First Reading (41-2)

Part 3 amends the Excise Act, 2001 to provide a refund of the inventory tax, introduced in the February 11, 2014 budget, on cigarettes that are destroyed or re-worked, in line with the refund of the excise duty that exists for tobacco products that are d
Parliamentary Internet (Canada)
added Oct 24, 2014 16:03
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[Florida, Tennessee] Nashville attorney wins second verdict against tobacco companies

Kenneth Byrd, a Nashville attorney from Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, has won a $41.4 million judgement against tobacco giants Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds. Byrd was the lead counsel in a liability suit that spun out of a Florida class-act
NashvillePost.com
added Oct 24, 2014 15:35
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[UK] Newsagent refuses to sell cigarettes to soldiers because they were in UNIFORM

A shopworker has apologised saying he believed he was legally required to refuse people in combat uniform
The Mirror (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 15:32
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