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[Illinois] Alderman, trying to quit, wants city to ban menthol-flavored tobacco products

Ald. Ray Lopez wants to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes and other menthol-flavored tobacco products; some say the menthol makes those products even more addictive. | Getty Images
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 15, 2018 14:26

[Illinois] Chicago Says Online E-Cig Cos. Target City Youth ($$)

The city of Chicago on Tuesday hit eight online e-cigarette retailers with a suit in Illinois state court claiming the companies were caught selling e-cigarette products to underage city residents who...
added Nov 15, 2018 14:19

[California, Illinois, Pennsylvania] With FDA's imminent crackdown on e-cigarettes, manufacturers already playing defense

City officials in Chicago and Los Angeles are seeking injunctions for selling their products to minors. In Philadelphia, a class action lawsuit was been filed in late August against Juul by users who allege the company has "violated consumer protections
added Nov 15, 2018 14:17

[UK, USA] Sainsbury's continues to sell flavoured e-cigarettes pulled from US over underage vaping fears

Vaping products that have been pulled from sale in the US over fears about underage buyers remain on shelves at Sainsbury's in the UK. The US e-cigarette giant Juul, which struck a deal with the British supermarket earlier this month, has banned the sale
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:11
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoking ban at all eateries stays

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said the government's directive to ban smoking at all eateries would stay despite the protests from restaurant operators and eatery owners who voiced dissatisfaction with the rules which would take effect
Daily Express (my)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:11

Thailand to be Asia's first to enforce plain cigarette packs

The Public Health Ministry on Wednesday approved a draft regulation requiring plain cigarette packaging, and will also change the compulsory pictures reinforcing the warning that smoking is hazardous to health.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:11

[Europe] Millions of cigarettes stockpiled amid fears Brexit will cause UK shortages

One of the world’s biggest tobacco companies is stockpiling £30m of cigarettes amid concerns Brexit may lead to the UK running out of smokes. Imperial Brands, ...said it was building up UK reserves to mitigate possible supply disruptions caused by Britai
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:07

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smokers, take note: No lighting up in restaurants come Jan 1 next year

Come January 1 next year, there will be a smoking ban in all restaurants throughout the country, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng confirmed today. Lim made the announcement while tabling the Budget 2019.
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:04

[Colorado] Proposed Greeley smoking ban scaled back to playgrounds, skate parks, outdoor courts

The proposed ban — a scaled-back version of a change the council has been considering since April — would be an addition to existing city rules that ban smoking at public ball fields, pools and arenas. Initially, the ordinance called for a complete smok
Greeley (CO) Tribune
added Nov 15, 2018 14:04

[Indiana] College receives grant to make campus tobacco-free

The Truth Initiative Campaign awarded Saint Mary’s College a grant to make campus tobacco-free. Junior Noel Keen and sophomore Addie Bobosky are the College’s student leaders to organize events to inspire a tobacco-free lifestyle.
The Observer (University of Notre Dame & St. Mary's)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:04
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