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[UK] EDITORIAL: Don’t Vanquish Vaping / France’s plan to ban e-cigarettes in public is muddle-headed

French health minister, Marisol Touraine, wants to go further and make France the first European country to ban e-cigarettes in public places. This is a foolish idea that must not be emulated on this side of the Channel.
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:25
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Canada’s big tobacco firms say Quebec lawsuit oversteps Parliament

are accusing the plaintiffs in a landmark class-action lawsuit of attempting to use the courts to do what Parliament doesn’t dare: ban the sale of cigarettes...cigarettes have at least one use – to give smokers pleasure – and Quebec Superior Court cannot
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:20
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[Canada] Video: Canadian teens lured into smoking through movies

The tobacco industry appears to be targeting young people though movies. Joey Slattery has more
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:18
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Dire Warnings by Big Tobacco on E-Smoking

are putting out among the strongest health warnings in the fledgling e-cigarette industry... “Nicotine is addictive and habit forming, and is very toxic by inhalation, in contact with the skin, or if swallowed.”
New York Times
added Sep 29, 2014 06:15
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Georgia Colleges Prohibiting Tobacco, but Questions About Enforcement Linger

At the 31 public colleges and universities that make up the University System of Georgia, smoking will be forbidden. The use of chewing tobacco could lead to a penalty. And even products that “simulate the use of tobacco,” including e-cigarettes, are sch
New York Times
added Sep 28, 2014 22:03
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More Connecticut towns move toward smoke-free parks

Municipal health and recreation officials say it’s not just about second-hand smoke, but also about setting an example for youth and, least important, making cleanup easier. Chris Stan, spokesman for the state’s Department of Health, said the Tobacco Us
New Haven (CT) Register
added Sep 28, 2014 19:20
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[Oklahoma] TAYLOR: LIVE WELL! Cigarette smoking detracts from city parks

A new park just went in ... is great and the boys love playing there, but often, while my boys are playing in that park or any other local park, there is someone smoking nearby and tobacco litter scattered on the ground.
Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added Sep 28, 2014 19:19
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[Europe, Malta] New witnesses say Dalli enquired about lifting snus ban...Dalli reacts / Denies wrongdoing and says he had meetings about snus with Swedish ministers and MEPs

Dalli enquired about lifting the ban on smokeless tobacco, snus, at around the same time as his former canvasser allegedly asked for a bribe to secure this outcome, according to fresh evidence presented to Malta’s Attorney General. The EU’s anti-fraud age
Times of Malta (mt)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:19
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ARCHIVE: Was the U.S. Justice Department Sold to the Highest Bidder

The law firm that fronted for Big Tobacco for four decades, Covington & Burling, has its former lawyers ensconced in three of the top slots ... Both Eric Holder, the U.S. Attorney General, and Lanny Breuer...Dan Suleiman, who also worked at Covington and
WallStreetOnParade.com (blog)
added Sep 28, 2014 07:09
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[Australia] Simon Chapman ‏@SimonChapman6 On news that France to get #plainpacks @ImperialTobacco says Oz Dec 2010 experience = "fiasco". You judge

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