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[UK-Scotland] 'Don't tar us with the same brush as tobacco industry'

Electronic Cigarette Industry Trade Association (ECITA) claims their reputation is suffering because of "historic distrust". Tom Pruen, ECITA's chief scientific officer, said: "The vast majority of the industry is not anything to do with the tobacco indu
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2014 03:27
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[Hawaii] Bill raising Honolulu smoking age advances

The Honolulu City Council's Public Safety and Economic Development Committee has advanced a bill to raise the legal smoking age to 21.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 29, 2014 20:06
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[New York] Legislature urges state ban on tobacco sales in pharmacies

Cattaraugus County lawmakers voted 16-2 on Wednesday, Aug. 27 in support of a ban on the sale of tobacco products in pharmacies. The resolution, already approved by the Cattaraugus County Board of Health, states that the Cattaraugus County Legislature “su
Salamanca (NY) Republican-Press
added Aug 29, 2014 19:51
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[Pennsylvania] CABREY: Fuming over Philadelphia cigarette tax

To tax the sale of cigarettes (or any similar item) is shortsighted, and to do so only in one county is discriminatory toward the residents and visitors of that county who choose to purchase that item in that county.
Philadelphia Business Journal
added Aug 29, 2014 19:36
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[Virginia] Prosecutors' closing argument: McDonnells had 'corrupt understanding'

The McDonnells needed money because they were badly in debt, and he said they were willing to undertake official acts to help former Star Scientific Inc. CEO Jonnie Williams promote his tobacco-based supplement, Anatabloc.
WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added Aug 29, 2014 15:02
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Final Push by Prosecutors in Virginia Corruption Trial Links Favors to Actions

Acknowledging that there was no smoking-gun memo laying out a deal, Mr. Harbach meticulously presented a timeline in which gifts from Mr. Williams were closely followed by the governor’s favorable acts on his behalf.
New York Times
added Aug 29, 2014 15:01
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[Indiana] Bar Owner Says Kokomo Smoking Ban May Close Business

Monday night, the city’s common council voted 5 to 4 in favor of an all-inclusive smoking ban. Bartender Holly Long says she’s a single mother and won’t be able to make ends meet if the ban passes. “You have your choice if you want to walk into the bar
Indiana Public Media - WFIU / WTIU
added Aug 29, 2014 13:41
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VIDEO: Final public hearing held on Oregon beach smoking ban

The last of four public hearings on a proposed smoking ban for Oregon beaches was held Thursday in Salem. The state says the smoking ban on all 362 miles of the Oregon coastline was proposed in response to the number of cigarette butts left in the sand.
KOIN-TV Ch. 6
added Aug 29, 2014 13:33
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Dems: Report shows need for e-cigarette regulations

“FDA has an existing mechanism to protect children now, and the scientific evidence has never been clearer: strong regulatory action on the marketing of e-cigarettes to children cannot wait.”...industry called the CDC report “deceptive” and demanded a ret
The Hill
added Aug 29, 2014 13:28
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[Minnesota] St. Paul bans sale of cheap cigar singles

City Council on Wednesday approved a new ordinance that bans the sale of low-cost, single-serve cigars such as Swisher Sweets or Black and Milds. In 30 days, stores within the city limits will be required to charge at least $2.10 for each cigar, or sell
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Aug 28, 2014 19:41
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