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[New York] Schumer Says E-Cigarette Makers Are Marketing To Children

says the manufacturers of e-cigarettes should be prohibited from marketing to children and creating flavors that he says are designed to appeal to kids. The New York Democrat said Sunday that the same marketing restrictions that apply to traditional toba
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added Apr 26, 2015 17:55
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Piles of CIGARS scheduled to arrive at Hillary’s campaign office; too mean-spirited?

A website calling itself Send Clinton Cigars charges $3 to purchase and deliver a single cigar, $5 for two or $10 for five, with net proceeds going to the Wounded Warrior Project. ...cigars are a hallmark reminder of former President Bill Clinton’s dalli
BizPac Review
added Apr 26, 2015 16:35

[Massachusetts] Anti-tobacco crowd backs e-cig regs while retailers seek changes

Proposed restrictions on free samples of e-cigarettes for adults would harm retailers ability to help smokers quit, "vaping" advocates argued Thursday to the attorney general's office. Numerous e-cigarette specialty shop owners, supporters and anti-toba
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16

[Asia, India] Govt rebuts 2 BJP members' remarks on tobacco-cancer linkage

"There is a direct relation between the consumption of tobacco and cancer... The ministry is consistent and crystal clear in its efforts to reduce tobacco consumption. We will go ahead once the panel submits its report," Nadda said.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16

[Hawaii] Gov. Ige signs bill banning use of e-cigs in places where cigarette smoking is banned

House Bill 940 states the use of e-cigarettes in these locations creates a disturbance in work environments and would confuse the public. It would also “reverse the progress that has been made in establishing a social norm that smoking is not permitte
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16

Hawaii becomes fourth state with e-cigarette restrictions

Ige signed Act 19 (HB 940) on Thursday, restricting the use of e-cigarettes, in all locations where smoking is illegal in the state. Hawaii joins North Dakota, New Jersey and Utah, which have similar laws. “The use of e-cigarettes in existing smoke-free
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Apr 25, 2015 21:16

[Asia-pacific, Uruguay] Ralph Nader: Obama, corporate ‘free traitors’ and you

sacrifices the American consumer, labor and environmental standards...and much U.S. sovereignty to the supremacy of corporate...Senator Warren explained that... “Philip Morris is trying to use ISDS to stop Uruguay from implementing new tobacco regulations
Middletown (CT) Press
added Apr 25, 2015 16:55

[California] Bay Area city looks to snuff out smoking

Currently, Orinda only ban smoking in parks, nature areas and trails. The city’s municipal code also forbids advertising and promoting tobacco products to minors. But that’s where current restrictions end....Mayor Steve Glazer...said he hopes to see the s
Vallejo (CA) Times-Herald
added Apr 25, 2015 16:45

[Australia, Ireland] International study shows e-cigarette use can lead to smoking

An Australian cancer group has called for all e-cigarettes and vaporisers to be banned after an international study showed some users moved on to start smoking cigarettes. A survey of more than 210,000 people, carried out by Coyne Research for the Irish
The Age (au)
added Apr 25, 2015 13:03

[Asia] Xinhua Insight: China stubs out tobacco ads

China's top legislature on Friday adopted an amendment to the Advertisement Law that restricts tobacco advertising to minors. The amendment to the 1994 Advertisement Law was approved by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress and will ta
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 25, 2015 12:12
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