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[Czech Republic] Shining more light on tobacco company tactics

Two papers in PLoS Medicine this week highlight again the tactics used by the tobacco industry when attempts are made to regulate them.
PLOS Blogs
added Jun 27, 2012 13:37
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[Philippines] Help fight vs. tobacco, Bacolod. Negros urged

The Department of Health is challenging the Negros Occidental and Bacolod governments to aim for 100 percent tobacco-free environments.
Visayan Daily Star (ph)
added Jun 21, 2012 09:57
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[Florida] Lawsuit Challenges Smoking Ban

The Gulfport City Council will meet to discuss a lawsuit filed by St. Petersburg attorney Andy Strickland regarding the ticket he received for smoking on the beach.
Patch.org
added Jun 19, 2012 15:27
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[Canada] The smoking of 'non-tobacco' substances, often herbal, in water-pipes (hookahs or shishas), 'has become increasingly prevalent in the City of Ottawa and other municipalities in Ontario,' according to a city report.

Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jun 19, 2012 05:24
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[Washington] AUDIO: The kids are still smoking, and we're not doing much about it

Youth smoking is re-emerging as a concern in Washington. The US Surgeon General came to Seattle this week to give a pep talk to anti-smoking campaigners, who are coping with three years of drastic budget cuts. If it seems like smoking is already on a pe
KPLU 88.5 (Seattle, WA)
added Jun 15, 2012 13:48
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[Australia] DAUBE: Why work with Big Tobacco?

tobacco company executives . . . know that they are in the business of peddling a lethal drug. But the outcomes of the work done by otherwise respectable consulting, advertising, public relations, lobbying and legal companies that work for Big Tobacco ar
The Conversation (au)
added Jun 14, 2012 12:44
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[North Carolina] A Burlington Restaurant Is Dealing With Migrating Smoke From Neighboring Business

The Tuscany Grille is located right next to an Internet sweepstakes business. Smoking is not permitted in the Tuscany Grille, but in the adjacent business, it's allowed. The two businesses share a roof, a common wall, and ventilation. Since the sweepstak
WFMY NEWS 2 (NC)
added Jun 7, 2012 10:18
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[Connecticut] OLR Bill Analysis: sSB 357 / AN ACT CONCERNING VARIOUS STATUTES PERTAINING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES.

This bill makes anyone who has or allows someone to use a "cigarette rolling machine" to make cigarettes at his or her retail or commercial premises a tobacco product manufacturer, subject to existing laws and restrictions governing such manufacturers wh
Connecticut General Assembly
added Jun 4, 2012 10:33
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[North Carolina] Tobacco grant supports LCC / Names in the news

Kinston (NC) Free Press
added May 29, 2012 06:45
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[Indiana] New cigars celebrate lounge lifestyle

The Times of Northwest Indiana
added May 8, 2012 13:29
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