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[California] EDITORIAL: Smoking Ban

We were pleased to see the Pleasanton City Council expand its smoking ban to include multifamily rental units... At one time, there was concern that a ban on smoking would impact the ability to rent units; just the opposite has proven to be true. Pleasan
Livermore (CA) Independent
added Jun 29, 2017 09:35
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A decade after UK smoking ban introduced, how has the law affected Bristol?

an estimated 25% of the city’s population smoked in 2008, just after the law came into force, compared with the national average of 24% at the time. The number has fallen to 16.3%, according to Public Health England data from June 2016 – down again from
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Jun 29, 2017 09:15
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[California] San Francisco Menthol Ban Puts Millions in Tobacco Sales in Jeopardy

The measure’s passing comes soon after Ted Egan, chief economist for San Francisco’s controller’s office, issued a report detailing the ban’s potential economic effects. In the report dated June 13, Egan said the ban—which affects all tobacco flavors, i
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 29, 2017 05:01
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SZARMACH: Coming Soon to Your Neighborhood

For Smoker Friendly and our 103 stores located in the five states where we do business, an issue that poses a threat to our livelihood, comes up nearly every day...I work closely with state people from Altria, R.J. Reynolds, Swedish Match, Swisher, and se
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 29, 2017 02:34
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E-Cigarettes Falling Under Smoking Rules

“The New York Senate’s decision to treat vaping the same as conventional smoking is both shortsighted and potentially harmful,” officials with the Heartland Institute, a conservative think tank based in Arlington Heights, Ill., said in a statement. “Vapi
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 29, 2017 02:30
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Oklahoma Cigarette Fee Under Fire

Oklahoma’s “Smoking Cessation and Prevention Act of 2017” may be going up in smoke. Although Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin (R) signed the act (SB 845) into law on May 31, the constitutionality of the law is being questioned in a pending lawsuit because o
Tax Foundation
added Jun 27, 2017 01:36
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[UK] Road To Ruin? The impact of the smoking ban on pubs and personal choice (PDF)

separate, well-ventilated smoking rooms or annexes (at the landlord’s discretion), would balance the risk or discomfort of ‘secondhand’ smoke against the freedom of nine million adults to light up in greater comfort when they visit the pub for a pi
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Jun 26, 2017 14:40
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[UK] Report: Decade of the smoking ban has decimated England's pubs

Simon Clark, director of Forest, said: “There’s very little evidence that the health of the nation has benefitted significantly from the smoking ban. Instead thousands of pubs have closed and choice has been sacrificed on the altar of tobacco control.
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Jun 26, 2017 14:36
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How Big Tobacco-style marketing propels U.S. opioid crisis — and powers $400B pharma industry

The truth, according to a series of ever-increasing lawsuits: Big Pharma, a $400 billion-a-year industry and by far the most free-spending lobby in Washington, sold a Big Lie about its wonder drug. Deliberately deceptive advertising and overly aggressiv
New York Daily News
added Jun 25, 2017 06:26
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How tech companies are now embracing marijuana over tobacco / Trends in startup funding are favoring the sticky-icky

shop managers will show off glassware and vaporizers adpeating one phrase. “This is for tobacco use only.” But the truth is that tech companies are embracing marijuana over tobacco.
Salon Magazine
added Jun 24, 2017 18:23
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