The new Marlboro country and a generation lost in smoke(s)?
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Posted: Thu, April 28 2016 | 08:01 am Forbidden – Officers of Jakarta's public order agency remove a cigarette billboard on a roadside recently. Gubernatorial Decree No.1.2015 on a ban on outdoor cigarette and tobacco product advertising took effect o …

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'Muzzles' mine rich vein of speech limits among US colleges
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The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression said the campus-themed Muzzles respond to an "epidemic of anti-speech activity" at colleges and universities in 2015 and continuing. "Never in our 25 years of awarding the Jefferson …

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Why we should have quit sugar 40 years ago
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1 is relatively new, despite the warnings of a British scientist a half-century ago. As early as 1957, Dr. John Yudkin proposed that it was not dietary fat, but sugar that posed the greatest danger to health, the British newspaper The Guardian reported …

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Phthalates Might Be Making Us Fat — Now Will People Start Caring About These …
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Phthalates, according to a team of scientists at the University of Georgia (UGA) College of Public Health, might be contributing to the obesity epidemic. The researchers, let by Lei Yin, created in-vitro models and studied how exposure to BBP affects …

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