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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] First 'smoking-free' Saudi city: Taif

A Saudi city banned sale of cigarettes and other types of tobacco at all shops as part of plan to become a "smoking free" town. The southern town of Taif told all its shops and supermarkets to refrain from selling all types of tobacco and warned violato
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Mar 15, 2014 14:19
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[Mongolia] L.Erdenechimeg: Law on tobacco control to be tightened

Member of Parliament L.Erdenechimeg initiated and submitted for approval a law on tobacco control. The law has been implemented for a year and evaluations were made on the performance of the law. MP L.Erdenechimeg provided more information about its per
UB Post (mn)
added Mar 2, 2014 23:17
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[Croatia] Serbia: Government will try to help tobacco industry

Serbian Prime Minister Ivica Dacic said during a ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the takeover of the tobacco plant in the southern Serbian city of Vranje by the British American Tobacco (BAT) that the government will try to help tobacco producers
InSerbia (rs)
added Oct 3, 2013 15:52
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The NAAG Tobacco Project

specializes in matters related to the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (“MSA”). Its staff is dedicated to helping the Attorneys General of the signatory States (“Settling States”) interpret, implement, and enforce this agreement. The Tobacco Project is
National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)
added Sep 25, 2013 08:37
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NAAG LETTER TO FDA Re: FDA Regulation of E-Cigarettes (PDF)

Dear Commissioner Hamburg, The undersigned Attorneys General write to urge the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take all available measures to meet the FDA’s stated deadline of October 31, 2013, to issue proposed regulations that will address the ad
National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG)
added Sep 25, 2013 08:33
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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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[USA] LETTERS: Tobacco, Trade Agreements and Public Health

The United States government’s proposal on tobacco in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations represents a step forward for public health in the international trade community. -- BILL CORR ... it already has a safe harbor in our trade agreements and u
New York Times
added Aug 26, 2013 23:50
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[Maryland] In All Flavors, Cigars Draw In Young Smokers

a rainbow of cheap flavored cigars and cigarillos, including some that look like cigarettes, line the shelves of convenience stores and gas stations, often right next to the candy. F.D.A. officials say they intend to regulate cigars and other tobacco pro
New York Times
added Aug 18, 2013 10:42
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[Florida] Appeals court upholds $20 million award in local tobacco case

An Ocala woman who was awarded $20 million in punitive damages following a 2010 Alachua County wrongful death suit against a tobacco company earned another victory Thursday when the award was upheld by the 1st District Court of Appeal. The district court
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Jun 14, 2013 00:13
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Florida Supreme Court Upholds Engle Findings Against the Cigarette Industry

The Florida Supreme Court has now directly reaffirmed the ruling and rejected the cigarette manufacturers’ Due Process claims, stating, “As illustrated by hundreds of witnesses, thousands of documents and exhibits, and tens of thousands of pages of testi
Ring Of Fire Network
added Mar 14, 2013 14:41
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