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[New York] Teens warn against tobacco usage through paintings

Students from Elmira, Notre Dame and Watkins Glen high schools, as part of the Reality Check of Chemung, Schuyler and Steuben counties, painted storefront windows on the Williams Capital Corporation building Water Street in Elmira. Kelly Gampel / Staff V
Elmira (NY) Star-Gazette
added Mar 11, 2017 23:58
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[California] FOJTIK: FDA regulations on e-cigarettes harmful to jobs, public health: Guest commentary

The Cole-Bishop bill in Congress would wisely allow vapor products that came to the market between 2007 and 2017 to remain on the market...E-cigarettes offer promising hopes for public health. And, as the more than 1,400 e-cigarette retailers across Calif
Long Beach (CA) Press-Telegram
added Mar 11, 2017 13:51
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Kansas Set to Slash E-Liquid Tax

When it adopted a 20-cent-per-milliliter tax in 2015, proponents of the vaping industry were outraged, saying it would force consumers to buy product online or across state borders and obliterate the vaping business in Kansas. As a result, lawmakers adop
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 11, 2017 00:00
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Vape Dealers Say Pa. E-Cig Tax Overbroad, Discriminatory ($$)

Pennsylvania sellers of nicotine vaping supplies say the state’s Department of Revenue is enforcing an illegal, overbroad application of a 40 percent tax to items not inherently vape-related, according to a case removed to federal court Thursday. The com
Law360
added Mar 10, 2017 23:45
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[UK] New chairman Jan du Plessis brings his eclectic CV to BT

This week the South African-born executive was named as the new chairman of BT Group, which has been rocked by an accounting scandal. BT is just the latest in series of blue-chip UK-listed companies that have turned to the South African to head up their
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 10, 2017 17:10
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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] Editorial: Raising smoking age would benefit students, youth

The bill's chief sponsor, Speaker Benjamin Cruz, said he introduced the bill, called the Youth Protection Act of 2017...Cruz said the legislation is for "every high school student who's felt pressured by her peers; every cancer survivor who's suffered fr
postguam.com (gu)
added Mar 10, 2017 15:32
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Parents, counsellors laud move to raise legal smoking age to 21

cheers from counsellors and parents worried about their teens being influenced to pick up the habit. But tobacco retailers also pointed to some practical problems that may arise, such as whether licensed over-the-counter cigarette sellers will now have t
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 10, 2017 15:26
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[Netherlands] 80% of major Dutch pension funds invest in tobacco: report

More than two-thirds (80 per cent) of major Dutch pension funds have investments in the tobacco industry, according to a report by the Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development, which shared responses from 30 of the country’s 50 largest
Benefits Canada (ca)
added Mar 9, 2017 21:40
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[Europe] EU sees ‘strategic advantage’ of biofuels in aviation

biotech company SunChem, which has developed a novel tobacco crop called “Solaris” that makes energy out of tobacco. The Solaris crop is cultivated by smallholder farmers and is considered an opportunity to grow sustainable bioenergy resources while simu
EurActiv
added Mar 9, 2017 20:58
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] ABDULLAH: Tobacco a threat to development — Muhammad Sha’ani Abdullah

National Kenaf and Tobacco Board that is currently conducting consultation to implement Licencing of Tobacco and Tobacco Products Regulation 2011, should include a condition that no retail store within and in the vicinity of educational institutions and
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 9, 2017 20:58
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