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[USA] Canada: E-Cigarettes: A Hazy Status In The Workplace

Employers should continue to monitor Health Canada's regulatory advisories regarding e-cigarettes. Employers with questions about establishing policies or how to adapt e-cigarettes to your current workplace policies should contact one of our members of M
Mondaq
added Jul 18, 2014 16:03
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[Chile] Changes in Tobacco Laws

The legal text seeks to prohibit smoking in cars while there are children in them, and to force tobacco companies to answer to health issues due to the consumption of tobacco. The smoking ban initially came into effect in March, 2013, however regarding t
I Love Chile (cl)
added May 5, 2014 20:47
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[Qatar] New anti-tobacco law will ban smoking inside cars

The new anti-tobacco law expected to be issued soon will ban smoking inside cars and grant judicial powers to some anti-smoking volunteers, an official of the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) has hinted.
The Peninsula (qa)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:46
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[Uae] Shisha smoking is more addictive than cocaine, expert says

During a lecture he gave in the capital, Dr Wasim Maziak, Department of Epidemiology Professor at the Florida International University and Director of the Syrian Centre for Tobacco Studies, revealed that smoking shisha is more addictive than cocaine, acc
Gulf News (ae)
added Oct 30, 2013 02:34
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Australia's Possible Nationwide Smoking Ban Will Be World's First

Australia is considering a ban on smoking to prohibit people from using "cancer sticks" which only endanger public health and safety. However, the Australian government will give smokers the option of using e-cigarettes to ease them into quitting the ris
International Business Times (au)
added Sep 16, 2013 11:41
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[Massachusetts] Court Upholds $35 Million In Compensatory Damages To Smokers' Family In Wrongful Death Case Against Lorillard But Sends Much Of Case Back For Further Action

the Court found that Newport cigarettes are "defective" products. Cigarette companies have long argued that cigarettes aren't "defective" under the law because cigarettes are inherently dangerous. But this Court determined that the real question is whethe
PR Newswire
added Jun 11, 2013 23:36
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[West Virginia] A look back at WV tobacco litigation

More than a decade in the making and it's not over yet for West Virginia's tobacco litigation cases. A Kanawha County jury recently returned a verdict finding in favor of the defendant tobacco companies in all but one of six claims.
Charleston (WV) State Journal
added May 23, 2013 13:28
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[Belarus] Alcohol and tobacco manufacturers will focus on foreign markets

Belarus increased excise taxes on tobacco and alcohol. As a natural result, the sales of alcohol and tobacco products decreased. Belarusian manufacturers of these products, given the reduced domestic market opportunities are forced to look for export opti
Solidarity with Belarus Information Office (by)
added May 21, 2013 16:53
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PUBLIC HEALTH LEADERS PETITION THE FDA TO ACT ON MENTHOL

With the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009, Congress took an important step to prevent youth smoking by banning flavored cigarettes. Because tobacco manufacturers use flavors, herbs and spices to mask the harshness of tobacco and
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 15, 2013 17:34
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. bill would tax cigars, smokeless tobacco

Rep. Ed Gainey (D-Allegheny) said his measure, House Bill 926, would provide $44 million for mass transit, roads and bridges.
WHTM-TV ABC27.com (Harrisburg, PA)
added Mar 28, 2013 16:36
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