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HOROWITZ: QUICK STUDY Behind the trade deal that pits Warren against Obama

TPP effectively lets them challenge — and potentially overturn — laws that have been passed through just and democratic means. Consider, for example, that tobacco companies are currently using trade agreements to try to stop countries from pursuing antism
Boston (MA) Globe
added May 2, 2015 10:49

[Florida] Anti-Hillary website in Tampa urges, 'Send a cigar to Clinton'

ultimate goal of sending a million while raising money for military related charity. ...the Wounded Warrior Project demanded that he remove the references to their charity, because he had not sought permission, according to a letter from the charity provi
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (
added May 1, 2015 13:32

GLANTZ: Status of Legislation to include e-cigarettes in California's clean indoor air law and youth access law (SB140)

health groups are working hard to support Senator Mark Leno’s SB140. This is a very well-written bill ...there are also two bad bills that will help the industry. I testified for SB140 in the Health Committee and urge others who support science-based p
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 1, 2015 13:00

[Asia-pacific] Some TPP provisions opposed by Hillary Clinton

The policy position is contained in her book Hard Choices, and was said to have been confirmed to the Post by a spokesperson for her presidential campaign. Obama and congressional Democrats are said to be locked in a bitter public feud over the TPPA, a
Tobacco Reporter
added May 1, 2015 12:03

[Canada] Ontario to ban all flavoured tobacco products

The provincial government is preparing to ban all flavoured tobacco products — including chewing tobacco, “wine-dipped” cigars, and fruity cigarettes.
Cambridge (ON) Times (ca)
added May 1, 2015 07:07

[Isle of Man, UK] New smoking legislation moves forward

Measures to stop young people smoking are progressing - but not without criticism. This week the House of Keys voted unanimously in favour of a second reading of the Public Health Tobacco Amendment Bill. It was moved forward by the Health and Social Ca
Energy FM (im)
added May 1, 2015 07:03

[UK-Scotland] Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Bill Call for Written Evidence

On 29 April 2015, the Health and Sport Committee launched a call for written views to inform its consideration of the Smoking Prohibition (Children in Motor Vehicles) (Scotland) Bill. This Member’s Bill was introduced by Jim Hume on 15 December 2014 and
The Scottish Parliament (uk)
added May 1, 2015 07:02
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[Australia] Vic premier wants smoke-free square in CBD

Andrews has thrown his support behind making a large public square in central Melbourne a smoke-free zone. Melbourne City Council is seeking public input on a plan to make City Square, on the corner of Collins and Swanston streets, smoke-free. "I think th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 1, 2015 06:56

American Snuff Company donates land and buildings to Robertson County, TN

"We are very grateful for this generous donation," said Robertson County mayor Howard Bradley. "This prime location opens up a number of growth possibilities for our county. For American Snuff to contribute to our community in this way is greatly appreci
PR Newswire
added May 1, 2015 06:43

[Georgia] Activists ready new push for tougher smoking ordinance

BreathEasy Coa­lition showed off new ads promoting clean air and talked about how to lay the groundwork for approaching the Augusta Commission again. The commission has twice voted against a tougher ordinance since 2012, but coalition chairwoman Jennifer
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Apr 30, 2015 22:23
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