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[Michigan] Raising the smoking age to 21, and 7 other legislative ideas that affect smokers

Michigan lawmakers have introduced a number of bills that would affect smokers in Michigan. None have gained significant traction, so far, but here's a compilation of what's being considered. Smoking Age In this photo taken Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, Davi
Michigan Live
added Jun 20, 2017 16:39
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[UK] A breath of fresh air: how the smoking ban has changed the pub trade

“The biggest change in trade as a result of the smoking ban is pubs providing food. Before the ban it was just seen as an alternative thing for pubs to do. But pubs have now upped their game, you can go almost anywhere and have a decent meal. It might not
Morning Advertiser.co.uk
added Jun 20, 2017 15:54
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[Colombia] For Hire: 7,000 Former FARC Guerrillas

Coltabaco S.A.S., the country’s largest tobacco company, has spent $15 million on ­minimarkets and tobacco plantations that employ former guerrillas as well as members of the paramilitary death squads that were the rebels’ archenemies
Bloomberg News
added Jun 20, 2017 10:29
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[Michigan] 18 and older may buy tobacco in Genesee County for now, judge rules

Determining that the enforcement of a 21-and-up tobacco-buying age may cause "irreparable harm" to local businesses, on Monday, June 19, Genesee Circuit Judge Judith A. Fullerton granted a preliminary injunction and a temporary restraining order on the co
Michigan Live
added Jun 19, 2017 20:32
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SAVAGE: Not Your Grandfather's Tobacco, Not Your Father's Marijuana

22ND Century is developing two very interesting new crop varieties. One is a line of tobacco that barely makes any nicotine....other new offering is a line of marijuana that doesn’t make THC. The goal in this case is to make it possible for people to real
Forbes
added Jun 19, 2017 20:30
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[France] London, U.S.S. Fitzgerald, Japan: Your Morning Briefing

In France, Father’s Day was introduced in 1950 by a manufacturer of cigarette lighters as part of an effort to lift sales during the slow summer season.
New York Times
added Jun 19, 2017 04:05
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Is This Cigarette Giant Looking More Closely at Marijuana?

Imperial Brands made a move that could signal the beginning of a budding relationship between the tobacco and marijuana industries. Its action will likely draw a response from fellow...For now, though, investors in tobacco companies both internationally a
Motley Fool
added Jun 17, 2017 16:11
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[Montana] CAHILL: Kids targeted with e-cigs, sweet tobacco flavors

the odds of smoking more than doubled for teens who visited a store with tobacco advertising at least twice per week. Parents need to be aware that their kids are being targeted in stores and that these products are not safe.
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Jun 17, 2017 16:10
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[New York] Convenience Store Crackdown: Sheriffs Bust City Bodega Clerks Peddling Contraband

Deputies with the New York City Sheriff’s Office are out in force ... looking for hiding spots that often conceal tens of thousands of dollars in contraband. “The city is losing out on millions in untaxed cigarettes,” one officer said.
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Jun 16, 2017 21:43
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[Korea - North] N. Korea portraits: Ordinary lives, ever in leader's shadow

Ri Yong Ok, a 57-year-old pharmacist whose heavy-smoking husband nearly died of lung cancer, poses for a portrait with a box of anti-smoking medicine she developed at a small anti-smoking center she manages in Pyongyang, North Korea. When asked what's imp
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 16, 2017 21:43
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