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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Council should snuff out tobacco ordinance

Being an adult means having the freedom and responsibility to make one’s own choices. The City Council should honor that distinction instead of trying to regulate desired behavior.
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Dec 5, 2017 03:39
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[Thailand] PATTAYA ANNOUNCES NEW PUBLIC ENEMY NUMBER ONE - SMOKERS AND THEIR DEADLY CIGARETTES!

The Pattaya mayor has announced all out war on smokers. Heavy penalties will await those who break the law come February as the local authority rolled out their campaign to stop beach smoking. But it is not just the beach that is on mayor Anana C
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:28
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[Asia, India] What do teenagers think about smoking?

1900 students were randomly chosen from six states ...89% teenagers agreed that if it’s ok for their parents to smoke, then its ok for them too. 87% teenagers believe that watching actors smoke in movies promotes smoking among the audience. 85% teenagers
The Daily Rising Kashmir (in)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:15
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] REYES: Don’t be a drag / On smoking and its preventive measures

Since 1990, the Philippines has 35 percent smokers among men that has not changed... While our current government provides programs and regulations on smoking, it will be a while before we can say that these have been effective. But change always starts a
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:01
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FDA Ties E-Cigs to Nicotine Replacement Therapies

While not saying directly that it is considering e-cigarettes be deemed an NRT, officials did say that the review process will involve input from multiple stakeholders, including researchers, people from the medical field, tobacco manufacturers and profe
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:27
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The Clock is Delayed but Still Ticking for E-Cigarettes

Tucked away in the Fiscal Year 2018 House of Representatives Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill is Section 753, also called the Cole-Bishop provision, which would change the predicate date for newly deemed tobacc
Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:55
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[Latin America] PAHO celebrates 115 years of working to enhance health throughout the Americas

Other regional public health achievements to which PAHO has contributed include: The ratification by 30 of 35 countries in the Americas of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:41
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The incredible career of Hope Hicks, the 29-year-old former model in Trump’s inner circle who has become a pivotal part of the Russia investigation

the Greenwich, Connecticut native was “the third generation of her family to represent a powerful but highly controversial client.” Her father ran PR for a tobacco company and the NFL
Business Insider
added Dec 6, 2017 00:03
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[Florida] Fla. Justices Won't Weigh Loss Of $24B Win By Smoker's Wife ($$)

Florida Supreme Court declined Monday to take up the appeal of a smoker's widow who had her $23.6 billion win against R.J. Reynolds overturned in a lower appeals court, sending the parties back to the trial court for a new trial.
Law360
added Dec 5, 2017 17:51
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22nd Century Hires Former BAT Head of Plant Biotechnology

a plant biotechnology company focused on tobacco harm reduction and hemp/cannabis research, announced today the hiring of Juan Sanchez Tamburrino, Ph.D., as the Company’s Vice President of Research and Development. Dr. Tamburrino was previously the head
Business Wire
added Dec 5, 2017 17:47
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