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Ill-advised vaping proposal smacks of 'crony capitalism'

In the debate over e-cigarettes and vapor products, the Indiana Legislature is allowing fear to trump science. These disruptive and innovative technology products have risen in popularity among smokers looking for an effective way to quit. 49 more words

Special Report: When it comes to e-cigs, Big Tobacco is concerned for your health - BY MARTINNE GELLER ` Mon Mar 23, 2015 3:14am EDT

(Reuters) – The health warning on a MarkTen electronic cigarette package is 116 words long.

That’s much longer than the warnings on traditional cigarette packs in the United States. 308 more words


Big Tobacco's Playbook

Tactics used by marijuana advocates show that they are working from the same playbook as big tobacco companies. Findings by the author (Linda Haynes-Maslow, food systems & health analyst) of a… 660 more words


Kick Butts Day 2015

Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of disease, disability, and death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control.  But while there have been great strides in the fight against tobacco, sadly “every day, more than 3,000 kids under 18… 291 more words


Earth In Crisis: Climate science denier revival of Big Tobacco’s play

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Brought to you by the same cast of characters who gave you “Smoking Does Not Cause Cancer” comes the science-fiction fantasy called “Global Warming Is a Hoax.” 297 more words

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Ads for e-cigarettes boost tobacco cravings

Television ads for e-cigarettes increase the urge by current and former smokers to reach for a cigarette, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication recruited more than 800 daily, intermittent, and former smokers who watched e-cigarette advertising, and then took a survey to determine smoking urges, intentions, and behaviours.  75 more words