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Iowa City passes first reading of park smoking ban

The Iowa City Council on Tuesday voted 6-1, with Mayor Jim Throgmorton opposed, in support of the first of three readings of an amendment to the city’s Smoke Free Places ordinance to prohibit the use of tobacco products, electronic cigarettes and chewing
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Sep 20, 2017 22:02
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[UK] Gary Oldman got nicotine poisoning on Darkest Hour

because he had to have a cigar all the time to portray...Churchill....Once in it, it was very comfortable apart from a bout of nicotine poisoning. It's not pretty. Especially when you're in a fat suit."
FemaleFirst.co.uk
added Sep 20, 2017 18:19
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: $20m Kitty for Tobacco Growers

Government has come up with a $20 million loan facility to benefit small scale tobacco growers and ensure auction floors remain functional. This follows realisation that the bulk of flue-cured tobacco was being grown under the contract system. Few farme
All-Africa.com
added Sep 20, 2017 18:14
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VIDEO: CVS amps up its campaign against tobacco at colleges

"We are at a critical moment in our nation's efforts to end the epidemic of smoking and tobacco use, and expanding the number of tobacco-free college and university campuses is an important step in our efforts," said Eileen Howard Boone, President of the
CNN/Money
added Sep 20, 2017 18:00
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Big Tobacco Has a Death Wish

More worrying for the industry is how profitable the new products are when compared to traditional smokes... One reason for industry hope is that the vaping market is still fragmented and far less regulated than cigarettes. Big Tobacco is expecting to se
Bloomberg News
added Sep 20, 2017 17:48
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It's On Plaintiffs To Prove No Scientific Substantiation ($$)

The purpose of this article is to focus on one very important aspect of the false advertising case: scientific substantiation. Historically, plaintiffs rest false advertising claims upon allegations that marketing claims are unsubstantiated and not suppo
Law360
added Sep 20, 2017 17:41
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Six Colleges and Universities Receive Grants to Pursue 100% Tobacco-Free Campuses Across Florida

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (Tallahassee) Florida A&M University (Tallahassee) Indian River State College (Fort Pierce) Florida Memorial University (Miami) Northwest Florida State College (Niceville) St. Petersburg College
PR Newswire
added Sep 20, 2017 17:33
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[UK] Call for users of e-cigarettes to be told ’little evidence of benefits or harms’

GPs should warn smokers there is currently little evidence on the long-term benefits or harms of e-cigarettes, British health officials have said. The move from the country’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) comes despite backing
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Sep 20, 2017 17:27
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[UK] The Top 10 Moments of London Fashion Week

The model Edie Campbell opened the show in a creamy muslin gown, black stretch headband and biker boots. She carried an e-cigarette and a glass of Champagne, and the mood was light.
New York Times
added Sep 20, 2017 17:13
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[Canada] McMaster University campus is going 100 per cent smoke-free. Here are five things to know

The university said those who need marijuana for therapeutic purposes will still be included in the ban, but suggested that they try using edible products
National Post (ca)
added Sep 20, 2017 17:09
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