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[UK] Flying high? Bleary-eyed Kate Moss puffs on suspicious-looking cigarette in private jet's cockpit... after looking worse for wear at 43rd birthday bash

While smoking is banned on commercial flights, it is down to the discretion of the owner of the private plane whether passengers can light up.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:13
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[Florida] Fear of lawsuit snuffs out Hollywood's proposed smoking ban at beach, parks

A proposed ban on smoking at Hollywood's beach, parks and playgrounds was snuffed out Wednesday when commissioners said they were worried about offending tourists and running afoul of state law. The power to ban outdoor smoking in the Sunshine State fal
Ft. Lauderdale (FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Jan 19, 2017 03:37
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[Florida] Pam Bondi moves against tobacco companies for missed payments

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is going after two tobacco companies for holding back money she says is owed to the state under an historic tobacco settlement. Bondi filed an enforcement motion in Palm Beach County circuit court Wednesday against ITG
Florida Politics
added Jan 19, 2017 00:07
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Vape companies try to galvanize Trump administration to ease FDA rules

Donald Trump’s surprise election victory in November, and his pledges to reduce federal regulations on business, led tobacco lobby groups to draft a new plan of action, according to company executives, lobbyists and consultants interviewed by Reuters. Th
Reuters
added Jan 18, 2017 22:08
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EXTRAS ON EXCISE: WHILE STATES START TAXING E-CIGARETTES, PROPOSED FEDERAL RESTRICTIONS GO UP IN VAPOR

With the implementation of taxes in a number of jurisdictions and recent federal scrutiny, e-cigarettes may be feeling the heat in 2017.
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Jan 18, 2017 21:57
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Government Abruptly Kills Proposed Vaping Ban in National Parks but Won't Explain Why

“The proposal was opened, earlier this month, for 60 days comment,” NPS spokesperson Jeffrey Olson told Gizmodo over email. “The withdrawal is based upon a need to engage in additional interagency coordination and review of the proposal.” What does “a
Gizmodo
added Jan 18, 2017 21:43
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The Latest: Alabama Dem asks Trump, Lewis to end feud

Franken asked how he squared his ownership of tobacco stock and his vote against a 2009 bill bolstering tobacco regulations with his doctor's oath to do no harm. Price said he assumed the stocks were part of broader mutual funds or pension plans he owned
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 18, 2017 21:38
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[Florida] Attorney General Bondi Sues Tobacco Companies for Violating Settlement Obligations

RJR has refused to include the sales of these cigarette brands when making annual payments to Florida, despite not having been released from its payment obligations. ITG has similarly refused to make any payment to Florida even after agreeing with RJR to
WFTS ABC Action News (Tampa, FL)
added Jan 18, 2017 21:34
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[Colorado] US city starts work to become first to allow pot smoking in coffee shops, restaurant

Denver is starting work Wednesday on becoming the first city in the nation to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee shops, yoga studios and art galleries. Voters narrowly approved the "social use" measure last November. But th
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 18, 2017 21:24
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[UK] Tobacco giant set to unveil £4m investment in Southampton site after agreeing £40.8bn takeover

BAT – one of Southampton’s biggest employers – has agreed a £40.8 billion takeover... It comes in the same week that company is due to unveil a £4m investment in its Southampton site which will become the home of its Global Supply Network Operation.
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jan 18, 2017 21:05
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