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[Greece] Greek Health Ministry to Enforce Dormant Anti-Smoking Law

Greece’s Health Minister Andreas Xanthos on Wednesday called on competent authorities to enforce the anti-smoking law, and start strict checks on public places where smoking is being permitted. The 2010 anti-smoking law that bans smoking in closed space
Greek Reporter
added Feb 1, 2018 05:06
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[Kentucky] Meijer moves tobacco products to gas stations

Another Lexington retailer is limiting sales of tobacco products. Signs could be seen Wednesday inside the Meijer in Hamburg, saying that tobacco products will no longer be sold in stores. Instead they will now only be sold at the Meijer gas station.
WKYT-TV CBS 27 (Lexington, KY)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:20
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FDA Remains Firmly Committed to Nicotine Reduction in Cigarettes

22nd Century Group, Inc., a plant biotechnology company focused on tobacco harm reduction, reports recent activity relevant to the nicotine reduction mandate planned by [FDA]. “We support the objective of reducing the level of nicotine in cigarettes to r
Business Wire
added Feb 1, 2018 03:17
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Trump’s CDC Director Steps Down After Tobacco Stock Scandal

Tom Frieden, former CDC director under President Barack Obama, defended Fitzgerald on Twitter, saying that he talked to her and believes her when she says she was unaware her financial manager had made a tobacco-company investment. “She understands that
Bloomberg News
added Feb 1, 2018 03:15
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[UK] Amber Davies smokes a cigarette as she's seen for the first time since defending herself over that snap of herself with 'suspicious white powder'

And Amber Davies was pictured for the first time since the debacle as she puffed away on a cigarette at Manchester train station on Wednesday.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:10
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[Florida] Product Liability Group Of The Year: King & Spalding ($$)

King & Spalding LLP notched courtroom wins for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. in so-called Engle progeny cases and Johnson & Johnson in the first trial over the alleged connection between the company's talc products and mesothelioma to go to verdict, helping l
Law360
added Feb 1, 2018 03:05
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Smoking Habit Tougher to Break for Some Americans

The overall smoking rate fell from 42 percent in 1965 to 15 percent in 2015. But rates remain high among those who are: poor; less educated; part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community; members of certain ethnic/racial groups; the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 1, 2018 03:04
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[Canada] Landlords call for right to immediately ban pot in rentals despite tenant laws

Did you also know that It can cost $5,000-6,000 to get the smell of marijuana smoke out of a house and apartment walls and floors? Most provincial landlords want the right to immediately ban the use of pot in rental properties once recreational weed is l
Dawson Creek (BC) Mirror (ca)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:02
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[Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa] Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds

Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year... “The study demonstrates the economic importance of targeted primary prevention activities embedded in national cancer control policies. Focusi
UN News Service
added Feb 1, 2018 02:50
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ALABAMA HOUSE VOTES TO BAN SMOKING IN CARS CARRYING MINORS

Under the bill, violators would be fined $100. Representatives on Tuesday voted 41-30 for the bill by Rep. Rolanda Hollis, a Democrat from Birmingham. The bill now moves to the Alabama Senate.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 1, 2018 02:45
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