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[Canada] Derek James From: City should butt out of controlling e-cigarettes | Calgary Herald

even though the city should be free to enact policies restricting or banning vaping on its own property, it should butt out and let people decide what to permit on their own.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 29, 2015 12:57
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[Pennsylvania] Report: Smoking Rates In Philadelphia Fall To All Time Low

Mayor Michael Nutter says, “My administration has made it a priority to prevent youth from taking up smoking, to help current smokers kick the habit and to protect residents from secondhand smoke in indoor and outdoor spaces.” The report says in 2008, th
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jun 29, 2015 12:22
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[New York] NY's Di Blasio moves to stop smokers from lighting up in homes

The mayor's administration is planning to pay four health-advocacy groups $9,000 apiece to press landlords and developers to prohibit lighting up in their apartment complexes so neighboring tenants don’t breathe in secondhand smoke, according to the Ne
Fox News
added Jun 29, 2015 12:20
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Female Taiwan pool party fireball victim, 20, becomes the first to die from burns after explosion left 500 people seriously injured

stage lighting or cigarettes could have ignited the corn starch. When asked by reporters why people had been allowed to smoke at the event, Color Play Asia's Lu said: 'There were too many people smoking at the scene, there was just no way to stop it.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 29, 2015 12:12
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Don’t Worry So Much About Whether Your Food Is ‘Processed’

“I’m a cardiologist,” he said, “and I had a patient come in once asking about salmon. He said, ‘I heard there’s PCBs in salmon. Should I be eating wild salmon or farmed salmon?’ I said, ‘Stop smoking.’”
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jun 29, 2015 11:45
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[North Carolina] Sally Elliott: Cultivating a fertile future for N.C. farmers

Forsyth Tech hopes to continue this outstanding partnership with the North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund. We are currently seeking funding for the creation of an Agricultural Training Center at our Stokes County campus. This training facility will serve to
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 29, 2015 11:34
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Canada's Largest-Ever Health Data Portal Opens to Global Researchers

"I would like to congratulate the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project for creating one of the largest, most expansive cancer research databases in the world. This landmark study offers a wealth of information that will be opened to researchers, whi
PR Newswire
added Jun 29, 2015 11:31
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Woman in Taiwan Dies Days After Being Burned in Water Park Blast

The event organizers said on their Facebook page that they used a mixture of cornstarch and food coloring to make the powder. They prepared as much as three tons of it, which may have been ignited by a cigarette, lighting, sound equipment or another elec
New York Times
added Jun 29, 2015 09:40
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‘True Detective’ Recap: Big Blasts and Diminished Men

Ani, meanwhile, can’t even smoke her e-cigarette without getting hassled over it. Not sure if you got the memo, Ani, but there’s no self-improvement allowed in this show.
New York Times Blogs
added Jun 29, 2015 09:40
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[Africa] Malawi: Veep Says Tobacco Is Strategic Crop to Malawi

Tobacco Association of Malawi (TAMA) on Thursday officially opened its 27th Annual Congress, a gathering that draws together, stakeholders, tobacco farmers representatives across the entire region of Malawi. Speaking when he presided over the opening of
All-Africa.com
added Jun 29, 2015 09:36
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