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[Mid-east, Qatar] MoPH aims at cutting tobacco consumption by 30% in 4 years

The Ministry of Public Health has confirmed that it is working with its partners to reduce tobacco consumption by 30 percent by 2022... During Doha Healthcare Week, which is taking place from November 6 to 12, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) highligh
The Peninsula (qa)
added Nov 12, 2018 22:08
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[UK] Welsh city and town centre smoking ban proposed by Mark Drakeford

The Welsh Labour leadership candidate has included the plan in his manifesto for the contest. Mr Drakeford, considered to be the favourite to win the election, also wants to ban smoking in the outdoor areas of cafes and restaurants. Currently smoking i
BBC Online
added Nov 12, 2018 22:05

[UK] TaxPayers’ Alliance concedes it launched smears against Brexit whistleblower

The rightwing pressure group the TaxPayers’ Alliance has conceded that it illegally sacked the whistleblower ...could have a major impact on how lobbyists are described in the media....the Adam Smith Institute, the Centre for Policy Studies, the Institute
The Observer (uk)
added Nov 12, 2018 20:44

VIDEO: New York looks to ban flavored e-cigarettes

Earlier this week, the state's Department of Health filed a proposed rule in the New York State Register that would ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes in the state, citing concerns over teenage use. "The dramatic increase in use of e-cigarettes by yo
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Nov 12, 2018 00:42

[Indiana] Smoking ban tabled until 2019

Grant County Commissioners have tabled any decision on a proposed smoking ban... "We wanted to compare the state law with the proposed changes," said Ron Mowery, Grant County commissioner. "If there's some language in there we want to send back to the He
Marion (IN) Chronicle-Tribune
added Nov 10, 2018 19:35
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VIDEO: Report: New York State Considers Ban On Flavored E-Cigarettes

Selling e-cigarettes to minors is already prohibited, but the state health department says youth vaping has more than doubled since 2014. The Cuomo administration would reportedly still allow the sale of unflavored products, less popular with kids. The
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Nov 9, 2018 18:59

[Australia] The tobacco industry plays price games to make it even tougher to quit smoking

It is therefore unsurprising that the tobacco industry has a well-documented history of undermining regulations that seek to control the use and sale of tobacco for the benefit of public health. For instance, the largest tobacco companies have continued t
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:07

Andrew Cuomo plans to ban sale of flavored e-cigarettes in New York

The state Department of Health posted the regulations Wednesday but rescinded them to allow additional time for legal review.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 9, 2018 16:43

New York Eyes Ban of Flavored E-Cigarettes ($$)

The state Department of Health posted regulations on Wednesday banning the sale or possession of flavored e-cigarettes, citing an “alarming increase of e-cigarette use among New York’s youth” and a desire to “protect our youth from a lifetime addiction t
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 9, 2018 16:29


Gottlieb has stated repeatedly, e-cigarettes will remain accessible for those wanting to use them as a smoking cessation tool — just not at the expense of increasing American youth’s addiction to these nicotine-delivering electronic devices and e-liquids.
Heartland Institute
added Nov 9, 2018 03:07
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