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[Nigeria] Reps Want FG To Increase Taxes On Tobacco, Speed Up M-Power Implementation

The House of Representatives yesterday demanded an increase in tobacco related taxes...also urged the Federal Government to embark on sustained campaigns to control tobacco use, implement the M-Power policy package, adopt stringent measures to restrict ad
Daily Independent (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 19:02
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The Real Cost Campaign

Results from the first study indicate that exposure to “The Real Cost” from 2014-2016 was associated with a 30 percent decrease in the risk for smoking initiation, preventing an estimated 350,000 U.S. youth ages 11-18 from smoking. These results demonstra
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Oct 19, 2017 18:58
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[Netherlands] Dutch start-up to teach crows to throw away cigarette butts

Crowded Cities has devised a trash receptacle that trains crows to throw away cigarette butts for a reward. The receptacle is called the Crowbar. A crow places a cigarette butt into a bin, which then senses the butt and dispenses a peanut. Cigarette b
azfamily.com (Newschannel 3)
added Oct 19, 2017 18:58
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[California, North Carolina] Newport, Natural American Spirit continue to gain U.S. cigarette-market share

Bonnie Herzog, an analyst with Wells Fargo Securities, said Tuesday that the recent 10-cent per pack list price increase by Reynolds and Philip Morris USA is easing the impact of California’s $2 a pack increase in its tobacco excise tax. The list price
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 19, 2017 18:58
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Singapore: Accidental tobacco sales to minors keep health officials on constant vigil

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has been actively dealing with the problem of tobacco being sold to underage buyers as it is seen as an increasing problem. Cashiers at the respective shops were either new or judge the buyer based on their appearance
IBT - International Business Times
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
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The Danger of President Pence

It isn’t fully clear whose money was behind the Indiana Policy Review Foundation....early funders of the Heritage Foundation included some Fortune 500 companies, in fields such as oil, chemicals, and tobacco, that opposed health, safety, and environmental
The New Yorker
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
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22nd Century Completes Successful Hemp Field Trials with University of Virginia

first successful harvest of hemp plants and identified several promising hemp varieties that could form the foundation for commercial hemp production throughout the legacy tobacco belt region of the United States. “We are delighted with the results of ou
Business Wire
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
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[Minnesota] WALDOCK: St. Cloud should raise tobacco age to 21

industry has never stopped trying to find new customers, spending millions of dollars every year in Minnesota...I strongly support this ordinance for the health of our youth and community. Blue Cross’s mission is to make a healthy difference in people’s l
St. Cloud (MN) Times
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
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[Illinois] Smoking ban vexes Decatur public housing residents

Residents who live at Decatur Housing Authority properties will soon be barred from smoking there as part of a nationwide smoking ban for federally subsidized public housing, and local officials are bracing for blowback. While the ban will take effect n
Decatur (IL) Herald & Review
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
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[Hawaii] Smoking in cars with kids is now illegal on Oahu

Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed the bill into law Tuesday at a news conference, surrounded by supporters of the bill. The bill bans smoking traditional and electronic cigarettes in a car if a person under the age of 18 is a passenger.
WTXL ABC 27 (Midway, FL)
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
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