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[Africa, Uganda] Students push for Tobacco Control Bill passing

Students from five universities are petitioning parliament to pass the Tobacco Control Bill, arguing that it has stayed too long on the shelf. John Paul Nuwe, a student of Makerere University and also an official of Africa Tobacco Control Alliance said
The New Vision (ug)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:07

GOP Lawmakers Want To Axe The Bureau Of Alcohol, Tobacco And Firearms

Wisconsin Republican Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner and co-sponsors Steve Stockman and Reid Ribble have proposed a bill to abolish the the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF). Sensenbrenner said that the ATF is redundant, that it “lacks a clear missio
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Sep 18, 2014 17:59

VIDEO: Key Senate panel approves bill to child-proof liquid nicotine bottles

“Our first priority is to make sure this stuff isn’t hurting our kids,” said the legislation's sponsor, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL). "Then we can continue to look at whether or not additional steps need to be taken to protect the general public.” The
US Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL)
added Sep 18, 2014 16:08

Rockefeller Commits to Executive Session on Boxer's E-Cigarette Marketing Bill

today committed to holding an executive session before the end of the year to consider Senator Barbara Boxer’s (D-CA) bill, S. 2047, the Protecting Children from Electronic Cigarette Advertising Act:
U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
added Sep 18, 2014 16:04

Trade deal must have tobacco exception, key Democrat warns

The statement by Rep. Sander Levin of Michigan was a warning to the White House, which is trying to wrap up the negotiations by November. President Obama has resisted calls to include explicit anti-tobacco language in the deal. Levin is the ranking Demo
Washington DC Examiner
added Sep 18, 2014 14:53

Zuckerman Partner Faces No Opposition For D.C. Federal Trial Bench

Zuckerman Spaeder partner Amit Mehta, President Obama’s most recent nominee to the federal district court in Washington, faced no opposition or critical questions during his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday. The judiciary committee ranking member, S
National Law Journal
added Sep 18, 2014 08:04

[Indiana] Smoking ban snuffed out

The Kokomo Common Council surprised a lot of people last week when it voted down an expansion of the city’s ban on smoking in public places. That defeat, on a 5-4 vote that saw Councilman Kevin Summers switch sides at the last minute, may have killed any
Kokomo (IN) Perspective
added Sep 17, 2014 21:51
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[Bangladesh] FUAD: Cancer and tobacco farming

However, our hope is that the 'Smoking & Tobacco Products Uses (Control) (Amendment) Act 2013' may create more restriction and more awareness on tobacco products, which will intimately help to reduce tobacco consumption and consequently curb its farming.
Financial Express (bd)
added Sep 17, 2014 17:31
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U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown: Protecting Ohio children from liquid nicotine and e-cigarettes

In a letter to the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), I joined with 12 other members of Congress in urging the agency to take immediate action against e-cigarette companies’ predatory efforts to market their products to young people.
Sidney (OH) Daily News
added Sep 17, 2014 14:42

[Massachusetts] Worcester health official says new tobacco regs will block loopholes

Brindisi, director of the city Division of Public Health, said proposed amendments to the city's tobacco control ordinance will allow the city to keep pace with "other" tobacco products that slip through regulatory loopholes. The proposed amendments inc
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Sep 17, 2014 11:09
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