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[Canada] Landlords smell high-rise problem looming as marijuana legalization nears

landlords of rental buildings in Canada are uncertain as to how they will handle situations where a tenant complains about marijuana smoke eminating into their unit from another tenant’s apartment.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Feb 1, 2018 17:10

[Japan] EDITORIAL: A think tank of JT, by JT and for JT [FREE FULL TEXT]

We cannot ignore how tobacco companies have worked covertly to corrupt science, create doubt and thereby delay the implementation of effective tobacco control interventions. Iida and Proctor demonstrate that this continues to the present day in Japan. The
Tobacco Control
added Feb 5, 2018 23:32
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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

[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

Alternative may be found to harsh prohibition of smoking in Armenia - media

The draft law proposed by the Armenian healthcare ministry which implies prohibition of smoking in public places and big fines for offenders has aroused discord among the cabinet ministers....Many of them were apposed to the draft law. They said enforceme
added Jan 31, 2018 15:34

[Nebraska] Federal agents swarm Ho-Chunk Inc. headquarters as part of tobacco investigation

Ho-Chunk, the economic development corporation for the Winnebago Tribe, said the raid involved tobacco records and is the latest event in a "20-year state-tribal tax dispute." ATF agents visited Ho-Chunk Inc.'s corporate office and the sites of HCI Dist
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Feb 1, 2018 03:27

Wrigley lawsuit: Don't use Starburst, Skittles to sell e-cigarette liquid

In a complaint filed on Monday in Chicago federal court, Wrigley accused Get Wrecked Juices LLC of infringing its trademarks and causing unspecified damages by selling “Pink Starburst” and “Skeetlez” e-liquid in colorful advertising.
added Jan 31, 2018 16:44

TIMES INSIDER|What We’re Reading: Scientific Sway

From MIT Technology Review: This riveting story looks at how propagandists use science against itself to secretly influence policymakers... describes the smoking industry’s decades-long disinformation campaign to sow doubt about whether smoking causes can
New York Times
added Jan 31, 2018 04:20

THACKER: The pharmaceutical industry is no stranger to fake news

In a tobacco company’s budget, a line item for Steven J. Milloy showed that he was on the tobacco payroll while also writing columns that disparaged the science of secondhand smoke...I never learned if Milloy had direct ties to pharmaceutical companies,
added Jan 31, 2018 03:57

MILLER: Controversial Trump Nominee Michael Dourson Is Finally Leaving EPA Job He Never Had

Dourson had a history of supporting weakening standards for toxic chemicals to the detriment of people’s health—working for the tobacco industry to downplay the effects of secondhand smoke, the chemical industry to bless Teflon, and the Koch brothers to d
added Jan 31, 2018 03:46
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