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[Canada] MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION First Nations demand control over cannabis sales

First Nations leaders say they must be given the right to govern the sale and distribution of legalized marijuana within their communities and to set the laws that will oversee its use by their people.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Dec 7, 2017 22:04

[Australia] These Are The Worst Jobs For Second Hand Smoke

A new Quit survey of workers in Victoria found 1 in every 3 people are passive smoking while inside or outside during work hours....There are also two standout occupations experiencing the brunt of second hand smoke, those working as tradies or hairdress
Triple M radio (au)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:38

[UK] Crackdown on Bankie adults buying cigarettes for youths

West Dunbartonshire’s trading standards officers are backing the fight to further reduce the proportion of youngsters who smoke. Statistics show 36 young people under age 16 take up smoking every day in Scotland, g
Clydebank Post (uk)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:24

[UK] Tesco running out of tobacco in some stores after collapse of distribution giant Exeter supermarkets told customers they could run out by the end of the day

Palmer & Harvey went into administration last week, and up to 90,000 outlets - ranging from small local corner stores to the UK’s largest supermarkets - have been faced with trying to stock their shelves in the run up to Christmas.
Exeter Express & Echo (uk)
added Dec 8, 2017 17:10

[Massachusetts] Regulators mull landscape for cannabis clubs and ‘budtenders’

Allowing onsite consumption would provide legal locations for tourists staying in hotels and renters who are prohibited from smoking in their apartments to consume marijuana. They could also give parents a place to smoke or consume marijuana without ever
Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 7, 2017 23:14

PureCircle Begins Partnering With U.S. Farmers Who Have Grown Tobacco, To Now Grow Stevia English

The program will provide economic opportunities for tobacco farmers looking for a sustainable crop which is in high demand by the global food and beverage industry.
PR Newswire
added Dec 5, 2017 17:44

FDA Ties E-Cigs to Nicotine Replacement Therapies

While not saying directly that it is considering e-cigarettes be deemed an NRT, officials did say that the review process will involve input from multiple stakeholders, including researchers, people from the medical field, tobacco manufacturers and profe
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:27

[UK] Little Waster's trademark cigarette sees DVD advert banned, plus 4 jokes outlawed because they 'might upset women, the bereaved and encourage drinking'

Bobby Thompson... was known as “the little advert to promote a DVD using old footage of shows has now fallen foul of advertising rules, which bans cigarettes and smoke. His cigarette has been digitally removed from the footage, but Clearcast,
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Dec 5, 2017 13:18

AustralianSuper is moving out of tobacco

Board has decided that investing in tobacco is inconsistent with our purpose of helping members achieve their best possible retirement outcomes.... We believe tobacco warrants special consideration due to its particular characteristics and the damage it c
AustralianSuper (au)
added Dec 5, 2017 12:52

AustralianSuper to quit big tobacco in $900m blow for Philip Morris, British American Tobacco

AUSTRALIA’S biggest superannuation fund is selling out of big tobacco... “We believe tobacco warrants special consideration due to its particular characteristics and the damage it causes,” Mr Silk said.
Melbourne (Vic) Herald Sun (au)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:06
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