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[Philippines] Advocates push tighter tobacco control

Dr. Mary Assunta, SEATCA policy advisor, said the number of deaths from smoking is now at an alarming level as the group urged the Aquino administration to review the tobacco control program to minimize the number of casualties.
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Mar 1, 2015 20:27
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[Oregon] House expected to ban indoor use of e-cigarettes in public spaces, workplaces

House Bill 2546 would treat e-cigarette and other “vaping” products the same as traditional cigarettes under the Oregon Clean Air Act, which aims to reduce the impacts of secondhand smoke. In addition to the ban in indoor areas, e-cigarettes would be ba
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Mar 1, 2015 16:39
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[Florida] 2015 Legislative Session Preview: Big tobacco, Brecht Heuchan, and the most interesting food fight this Session

an issue already creating an economic boomlet for several Capitol lobbyists on both sides of the matter; an issue that may be the most interesting food fight of the 2015 Legislative Session. At issue is the decertified Engle v. Liggett Group class action
St. Petersburg (FL) Times blogs
added Mar 1, 2015 16:36
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[Canada] Cobourg strengthens no-smoking rules

Town of Cobourg has prohibited smoking and the use of tobacco products in all public places. The move follows recent changes to provincial legislation making it illegal to smoke on and around children's playgrounds and publicly owned sports fields and su
Cobourg (Ont) Daily Star (ca)
added Mar 1, 2015 16:30
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[Europe] UKIP protests against new EU move to tax E-cigs

New E-Cig convert, Paul Nuttall who is Deputy Leader of UKIP, has reacted sharply to news that the European Commission is considering hiking up tax on healthier electronic cigarettes.
The U.K. Independence Party
added Mar 1, 2015 16:24
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[Florida] Attempt to regulate public e-cigarette use in Boca goes up in smoke ($$)

"vaping," or using e-cigs, still will be allowed everywhere in the city. A proposal to regulate the use of e-cigarettes in public parts of the city dissipated Tuesday night amid concerns there was too little medical information about them. The City Cou
(Ft. Lauderdale, FL) Sun-Sentinel
added Mar 1, 2015 12:56
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[Florida] Vaping activists to converge on Boca Raton city council tomorrow

Supporters are encouraging business owners as well as those who vape to attend the city council meeting happening Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at the Boca Raton City Hall located at 201 W Palmetto Park Rd in Boca Raton at 6:00 p.m. Other who are not able t
Examiner.com (National)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:56
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North Dakota Lawmakers Reject Tobacco Tax Hike

Rep. Vicky Steiner (R-Dickinson) says she couldn’t support the bill because it was a regressive tax...Americans for Tax Reform, said another important aspect of the House vote was that it made North Dakota the first state to define e-cigarettes as a non-t
Heartland Institute
added Mar 1, 2015 12:42
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[UK] JONATHAN ARNOTT: If we get the decision on e-cigarettes wrong it could cost many lives

From proposals to make e-cigarettes into pharmaceutical products to the notion of adding punitive taxation like we do with traditional cigarettes, we need to think very carefully indeed before taking action. If we discourage e-cigarettes through taxatio
The Journal (uk)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:41
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HONOLULU: Hawaii lawmakers consider raising legal smoking age to 21

AP - Associated Press
added Mar 1, 2015 12:41
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