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The Student Health Advisory Committee has collected more than 200 signatures, with more coming in, to pass a bill which would make the UW Oshkosh campus tobacco-free. Amy Hodel, a member of the Student Health Advisory Committee said if you grow up in a
Advance Titan (University of Wisconsin Oshkosh)
added Feb 23, 2017 15:47

[California] McKMack takes up smoking tonight

The McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee will take up the matter when it meets at 6 p.m. at the newly named Middle School Conference Center (previously called the Azalea Conference Center), located on the east side of the McKinleyville Middle Schoo
Mad River Union (Arcata, CA)
added Feb 23, 2017 15:46

[North Dakota] Senate votes to defund BreatheND

Voters created the agency with an initiated measure requiring money the state receives from tobacco lawsuit settlements go towards prevention. The bill transfers the tobacco prevention authority to the Health Department. "We've had this agency for eigh
KFYR-TV-Ch.5 (Bismark, ND)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:55

Chaffetz demands answers from ATF on unauthorized informant program

In a letter to ATF, Chaffetz charged that the program was not authorized by the Justice Department, and allowed people who are supposed to serve as informants about illegal cigarette trafficking to pocket the money they earned along the way from selling
Washington DC Examiner
added Feb 23, 2017 13:53

HOEKSTRA: Science challenges FDA vaping regulation, and Trump might be next

he says it will take quick action starting with Congress and a bill to push the grandfather date to Aug. 8, 2016. “That’s a step in the right direction,” Stier told “But it would not save innovation going forward, which we need. So that’s w (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:52

[Texas] VIDEO: Revisions to Smoking Ordinance in Parks Approved

SAN ANGELO, TX - On the agenda at the city council meeting on Tuesday: the first public hearing for changes to the smoking ordinance for outdoor sporting areas was approved.
KIDY / KXVA (Abilene, TX)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:48

[Asia-pacific, Japan] Finance Minister Aso questions cigarettes-lung cancer link

"Lung cancer is without a doubt increasing," Aso said. "I hear from various people who question whether there is really a relationship with cigarettes." Aso went on to encourage lawmakers’ use of electronic cigarettes while at work. "How about proposin
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:45

[Guam, Micronesia] Public hearing on bill to raise smoking age Wednesday

Lawmakers Wednesday afternoon will hold a public hearing on a measure that proposes to raise the legal age of purchasing tobacco and tobacco-related products on Guam from 18 to 21. The same measure passed the Legislature last term by a 9-6 vote. Gov. Ed
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:37
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[Guam, Micronesia] Local groups support bill to raise smoking age

Legislation to raise the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 received overwhelming support from several local organizations during a public hearing at the Legislature on Wednesday afternoon. Guam Cancer Care, the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, Health Partn
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:36

[Philippines] Health group lauds Manila smoking ban, urges Duterte anew to sign smoke-free EO

HealthJustice Philippines, a public health think tank and advocacy group, praised the Manila local government for passing and implementing City Ordinance 7748, which bans smoking in public spaces in Manila. “We applaud the implementation of the smoking
Asian Journal (The Filipino-American (FilAm) Community Newspaper)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:24
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