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[Canada] GAGNON: Why the double standard for tobacco and marijuana?

Public explanation is needed as both marijuana and tobacco are addictive substances with known, and in some cases, similar, health risks...the health minister and Health Canada should acknowledge the importance of alternative products such as tobacco heat
Edmonton (Alberta) Journal (ca)
added May 31, 2017 15:50
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[Asia, India] Minors can easily buy cigarettes in Mumbai, survey finds

, a survey has pointed towards the rampant sale of loose cigarettes in the city in blatant violation of the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA). It also found that minors can easily buy cigarettes from shops, most of which did not display war
Times of India
added May 31, 2017 15:02

[Australia] WALSBERGER: We need to reduce the retail availability of tobacco in NSW

The two most burning problems in NSW tobacco control that we should highlight today are the widespread availability of tobacco, as well as unregulated marketing practices that the tobacco industry employs to maximise their sales through NSW retailers.
The Age (au)
added May 31, 2017 00:38

[Vermont] Lebanon smoking ban to take effect in July

Lebanon, New Hampshire is following the lead of other communities by banning smoking in designated public spaces. Scattered throughout the City of Lebanon it's not uncommon to spot cigarette smokers and the butts they leave behind. "Both residents a
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added May 31, 2017 00:12

[Solomon Islands] SMOKE BAN AT MARKET

the launch of the “No smoking, No betel nut and No Alcohol” in the Honiara Central Market yesterday by the Ministry of Health and the Honiara City Council. City mayor Andrew Mua said the council will ensure this new initiative is enforced and followed.
Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added May 31, 2017 00:11
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4th Circuit Will Not Rehear Tatum 401(k) Fiduciary Duty Ruling ($$)

on May 26 denied a petition for rehearing en banc in a case in which a split panel on April 28 affirmed that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. (RJR) is not liable for losses suffered by its 401(k) retirement employee benefit plan after its 1999 decision to divest
Lexis Nexis
added May 30, 2017 23:36

[Asia] China's business leaders take on tobacco

Today, Baidu Inc., one of the largest Internet companies in the world founded and headed by Robin Li, joins the WHO in encouraging China's corporate community to offer employees 100 percent smoke-free workplaces. Baidu committed to smoke-free office envi
China Daily (cn)
added May 30, 2017 23:34

[UK] E-cigarettes in the workplace: an employer’s guide to vaping

This guide covers the following: The growth of vaping and the evidence around its safety and other risks. Employer policies on the use of e-cigarettes in the workplace, including guidance from Acas, the Health and Safety Executive and Public Health Engl (uk)
added May 30, 2017 23:30

[Europe] STOBIE: Industry should take lead on TT&A governance

The EU wants to tackle counterfeit pharmaceuticals and tobacco. Tracking, tracing and authentication (TT&A) has a big role to play in this. But who should be tasked with implementing and monitoring it? Craig Stobie explains how the problem should be hand
added May 30, 2017 23:23
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[Texas] Injunction provides 60-day hold on new Arlington smoking ordinance

The city of Arlington has agreed to a temporary injunction that would halt enforcement of its new smoking regulations for 60 days — matching the grace period that city officials had already promised. The action came after a group of about 10 Arlington n
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added May 30, 2017 22:57
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