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[Canada] More research needed before banning e-cigarettes: Ontario premier

Premier Kathleen Wynne said she won't rush into a decision on whether to ban electronic cigarettes in areas where smoking is already off-limits. Her government will look into the issue, as should the federal government, she said after speaking at a confer
Canadian Press
added Aug 22, 2014 10:10
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New report shows Texas is lagging in tobacco prevention, Amarillo surging ahead

The report called How Do You Measure Up?: A Progress Report on State Legislative Activity to Reduce Cancer Incidence and Mortality states Texas is falling behind in tobacco prevention. It reports that Texas has had little to no tax increase in the past 6
KVII ProNews 7 (Amarillo, TX)
added Aug 22, 2014 10:03
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Why John Boehner's smoking keeps Paul Ryan away

Boehner's smoking is so pervasive that one of his top lieutenants won't take a seat near him when huddling over a tough topic. "I try to sit as far away from him as I can in meetings that I know are going to be stressful," House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan
USA Today
added Aug 22, 2014 06:49
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[Japan] Tokyo Governor Takes on Big Tobacco to Push Smoke-Free Olympics

Tokyo earned $1 million from an official Olympics-branded cigarette the last time it hosted the competition. Half a century on, Governor Yoichi Masuzoe is looking to restrict smoking before the 2020 Summer Games.
Bloomberg News
added Aug 22, 2014 06:48
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[Missouri] E-cigarette debate continues after Nixon's veto

vetoed the bill that, on line one, outlawed the sale of e-cigarettes to minors but went on to say they “shall not be taxed or otherwise regulated as tobacco product.” That’s sly wording, according to Ms. Taylor who believes the bill was an attempt by toba
St. Joseph (MO) News-Press
added Aug 22, 2014 06:26
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Paul Ryan Thinks John Boehner Smells Too Much Like Cigarettes

In a Q&A with the House Budget Committee chairman, Time's Belinda Luscombe asked Ryan if he ever asks Boehner to refrain from smoking. "No," Ryan said. "But I try to sit as far away from him as I can in meetings that I know are going to be stressful. I
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 21, 2014 22:12
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[UK] What's New on TobaccoTactics?

What's New on TobaccoTactics? 13 August 2014: The second UK Consultation on plain packaging of tobacco products ended 7 August 2014. View our list of third parties to stay up-to-date on on the organisations and people opposing plain packaging and their l
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:24
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[UK] Nine facts about tobacco company lobbying

3. For decades after the link between smoking and lung cancer was scientifically proven, the tobacco industry deliberately caused public confusion about the health impacts of tobacco. In 1953, following advice from public relations firm Hill and Knowlto
Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Aug 21, 2014 15:15
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[Oregon] Beach smoking restrictions hearings set

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department reminds people wishing to comment on proposed rules that would restrict smoking of tobacco products on the ocean shore recreation area will have a chance to make comments in person at four public hearings ... All hea
Daily Astorian (Astoria, OR)
added Aug 21, 2014 13:21
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[Canada] More research needed before deciding whether to ban e-cigarettes: Wynne

Premier Kathleen Wynne said Tuesday she won’t rush into a decision on whether to ban electronic cigarettes in areas where smoking is already off-limits. Her government will look into the issue, as should the federal government, she said after speaking a
Canadian Press
added Aug 21, 2014 01:20
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