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[UK] Easyjet cabin crew used staff discount on up to 150 flights in £200k cigaret

An easyjet flight attendant masterminded a £200,000 tobacco smuggling ring - using staff discount to pay for scores of continental 'ciggie runs'. Cabin manager Dennis Connolly recruited pals as mules - including Easyjet stewardess Adele Jenkinson - in o
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 15:08
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[Massachusetts] Raising legal age in Wayland for tobacco sales

Wayland will have more stringent regulations on the sale of tobacco and nicotine delivery products, as well as smoking in workplaces and public spaces, starting Jan. 1, following unanimous approval by the Board of Health on Monday night.
Wicked Local (MA)
added Oct 1, 2014 15:07
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[Europe] UK Tobacco Giant Philip Morris is Highest-Spending EU Lobbyist

A new and comprehensive raft of data has shed some light on the murky world of European Union lobbyists, revealing tobacco giant Philip Morris International is the company that spent the most money lobbying EU politicians in 2013.
IBTimes (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 15:06
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[California] VIDEO: San Benito County health officer pushing for tobacco ban

San Benito County's new public health officer, Dr. Anju Goel, is already ruffling feathers. Goel started leading the county health department in early July, and since then, she has been pushing to make the sale of tobacco products illegal in local pharma
The KSBW Channel
added Oct 1, 2014 15:04
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[Massachusetts] Hull raising age to buy tobacco products to 21

The minimum age to buy cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products will be going up from 18 to 21 on Jan. 1. The town's board of health unanimously approved the restriction at its meeting Tuesday, making the town the state's 33rd community where you mu
Wicked Local (MA)
added Oct 1, 2014 15:01
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[Massachusetts] Hull raising age to buy tobacco products to 21

The minimum age to buy cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products will be going up from 18 to 21 on Jan. 1. The town's board of health unanimously approved the restriction at its meeting Tuesday, making the town the state's 33rd community where you mu
Wicked Local (MA)
added Oct 1, 2014 15:00
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[Virginia] Bristol, Tenn. City Council considering e-cigarette ban

The city council will be looking at a revised ordinance of the city's current smoking policy which says you cannot use cigarettes, cigars, or pipes inside city buildings.  The new version  will include e-cigarettes.
WCYB (Bristol, VA)
added Oct 1, 2014 14:55
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[Pennsylvania] VIDEO: Cigarette Tax for Philly Schools Now in Effect

After months of legislative squabbling, a cigarette tax designed to provide crucial revenue for the cash-strapped Philadelphia School District goes into effect Wednesday. Earlier in September the state Senate voted 39-11 to join the House in
NBC Philadelphia (NBC Local Media)
added Oct 1, 2014 14:52
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[Oregon] Portland's Smoke-Free Hemp Festival

The Tenth Annual Portland Hempstalk was held last weekend at Portland’s Tom McCall Riverfront Park, the site of many large festivals. The pro-Hemp/Pro-legalization of recreational adult use event was held just 38 days before Oregonians vote to join the
CounterPunch
added Oct 1, 2014 14:39
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'You pay 17 times more than you cost...Your generosity to the nation's treasury is truly staggering': Politician THANKS Australians for smoking in extraordinary speech

Senator David Leyonhjelm praised Australian smokers in unusual address 'Ladies and gentleman, thank you for smoking,' he said 'Your generosity to the nation's treasury is truly staggering' Claimed politicians have a 'filthier' habit - spending people
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 1, 2014 14:38
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