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[Virginia] New legislation could allow alcohol in cigar shops

New legislation in the Virginia General Assembly could allow cigar shops to serve limited alcohol with their smokes. Introduced by Del. Steve Landes, R-Weyers Cave, House Bill 2220 is currently in a House subcommittee and will be heard Tuesday.
Staunton (VA) Daily News Leader
added Feb 4, 2017 17:54
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[Asia-pacific] LIEW: Will raising the minimum legal age for smoking work in Singapore?

As a former police officer with more than a decade of service as both a regular and a reservist, I have had to respond to many fights and altercations caused by alcohol....one has to ask which is a bigger social evil, and if public health should outweigh
The New Paper Online (sg)
added Jan 31, 2017 01:14
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The 3 deadliest drugs in America are legal

As America debates drug policy reforms and marijuana legalization, there's one aspect of the war on drugs that remains perplexingly contradictory: Some of the most dangerous drugs in the US are legal.... When it comes to deadliness, no single substance c
Vox Media
added Jan 17, 2017 22:06
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These Are the World’s Cheapest Places to Buy Drugs, Alcohol and Cigarettes

Indulging in a weekly habit of drugs, booze and cigarettes can cost you as little as $41.40 in Laos and a whopping $1,441.50 in Japan, according to the Bloomberg Vice Index.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 13, 2017 16:56
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[Asia, Mid-east] Price hike alert: GCC gears up for higher taxes on tobacco, soft drinks, luxury cars

The six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is gearing up to double the taxation on certain items like cigarettes in the coming months. The GCC will gradually implement a selective tax on 93 commodities starting the second quarter of this year and expa
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jan 9, 2017 00:04
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[Malawi, South Africa] The price of Africa's puff SPECIAL REPORT

“With nearly 80 percent of the world’s one billion smokers living in low- and middle-income countries, this is a very real public health care problem for us in Africa. Making nicotine addiction prevention and treatment readily accessible to the youth cou
CNBCAfrica
added Jan 6, 2017 01:09
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Always forget to keep your New Year’s resolutions? Smoking and drinking could be why

Drinking excessive amounts of alcohol and smoking cigarettes together could be having a negative impact on your memory. In fact, the impairment associated with using both of these substances is greater than the single use of either substance – a double w
The Conversation (au)
added Jan 3, 2017 21:59
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[Sweden] Cannabis, Tobacco, Alcohol Use, and the Risk of Early Stroke / A Population-Based Cohort Study of 45 000 Swedish Men

We found no evident association between cannabis use in young adulthood and stroke, including strokes before 45 years of age. Tobacco smoking, however, showed a clear, dose–response shaped association with stroke.
Stroke
added Jan 2, 2017 18:38
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[Asia, India] Now, counselling for tobacco addicts too

PATNA: Persons willing to quit tobacco can now approach the 39 de-addiction centres earlier opened in the state for the treatment of liquor addicts. Those already addicted to narcotic drugs and ganja or the ones getting gradually addicted to the banned dr
Times of India
added Dec 27, 2016 01:39
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[UK-Scotland] Public health claim for SNP's tobacco and alcohol tax on retailers was 'misleading', study finds

MINISTERS have been accused of misleading the public over a £95 million "public health" tax on cigarette and alcohol retailers after a damning study found no evidence that the cash raised was ever spent on health initiatives. Researchers said the Scotti
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 26, 2016 18:22
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