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Northern Territory becomes final Australian jurisdiction to outlaw smoking in cars carrying children

It is now an offence to smoke in cars carrying children anywhere in Australia, with the Northern Territory becoming the final state or territory to apply the ban. NT Health Minister Robyn Lambley referred to high rates of smoking among among Indigenous
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 30, 2014 23:27
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[Arizona] MacEACHERN/VALDEZ: Taxing e-cigarettes: For sin or consistency?

One on One: Editorial writers Doug MacEachern and Linda Valdez debate whether Arizona should find new revenue by taxing electronic cigarettes.
AZ Central - Arizona Republic
added Oct 30, 2014 23:22
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Doctors Want Hollywood to Cancel E-Cigs

The Pennsylvania Medical Society passed a resolution calling on the American Medical Association to lobby federal agencies to prohibit celebrity endorsements and product placement of electronic cigarettes. “Electronic cigarettes should not be on televis
Physicians News Digest
added Oct 30, 2014 23:19
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Virginia tobacco grants go up in smoke / $5.2 million for poorer towns vanishes

More than $5.2 million in “tobacco” grants to Virginia communities has disappeared, leaving some of the state’s most depressed areas deeper in the red. From July 2007 until October 2014, 22 localities defaulted on Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund (TROF)
Washington Times
added Oct 30, 2014 23:16
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[Canada] Nova Scotia stokes industry frustration with e-cigarette legislation

Concerns over potential health risks posed by electronic cigarettes and their growing popularity among young people is driving legislation in Nova Scotia that would restrict sales and ban their use in indoor public places, the provincial health minister s
Canadian Press
added Oct 30, 2014 23:14
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SIEGEL: Study Suggests that Telling Smokers the Truth About Electronic Cigarettes Could Enhance Smoking Cessation

It is time to not only allow, but to encourage the truthful marketing of electronic cigarettes. Based on the current research, such an approach would actually aid the public's health by encouraging more serious vapers who would have a higher likelihood o
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Oct 30, 2014 23:12
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INGRAHAM: Want people to drink less? Make their cigarettes more expensive

the study does provide evidence for a rather nifty side benefit of a tobacco tax hike. Legislators grappling with these issues in the future should take heed.
The Washington Post
added Oct 30, 2014 23:09
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[Barbados] New rules for E-Cigarettes

Come next year, this island should have legislation to regulate the sale and use of e-cigarettes. This was revealed by Minister of Health, John Boyce, yesterday at the opening of the subregional workshop on Tobacco Taxation for English-speaking Caribbe
Barbados Advocate (bb)
added Oct 30, 2014 22:51
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[Canada] Poll: Saskatoon’s largest concert venues ban e-cigarettes

Two of Saskatoon’s largest concert venues are asking electronic cigarette users to step outside. Despite the fact Saskatoon’s smoking bylaw has zero mention of electronic cigarettes, both TCU Place in Saskatoon’s downtown and SaskTel Centre have banned
Metro (ca)
added Oct 30, 2014 22:48
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[California] San Marcos tightens rules for e-cigarettes

The City Council on Tuesday night unanimously voted to amend two city ordinances to include e-cigarettes. The changes mean store owners must also keep the devices out of the reach of customers the same as conventional cigarettes. “Absolutely I want to t
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Oct 30, 2014 22:47
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