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Portland Parks & Recreation Parks and Facilities to Become Smoke, Tobacco-Free

Portland City Council approved a policy today expanding Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R)’s smoking and tobacco ban throughout the entire parks system. Starting July 1, 2015, all City parks, natural areas, community centers, trails, golf courses, recre
City of Portland (OR) Parks and Recreation
added Mar 1, 2015 11:29

Government of Canada meets with Aboriginal leaders, provincial and territorial governments, on taking action to end violence against Aboriginal women and girls

Government of Canada Legislative Measures / An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in contraband tobacco) (Bill C-10) / This legislation will help combat the trafficking and cross-border smuggling of contraband tobacco. It will create a new Crim
PR Newswire
added Mar 1, 2015 09:39

[New Mexico] Proposal making it illegal to smoke with kids in car passes

The house voted 34-23 on a new bill introduced by Las Cruces lawmakers. Under the latest version of the bill, a first violation would mean a potential $100 fine.
KFOXTV (Las Cruces, NM/El Paso, TX)
added Mar 1, 2015 09:22

Nurses Unite to Stop TPP Fast Track

TRNN's Jessica Desvarieux speaks with National Nurses United nurses who met with Congressional lawmakers about ... health risks the TPP poses / BURGER: And we already know that under NAFTA... sued successfully the Australian government over their plain p
The Real News Network (IWT-TV)
added Mar 1, 2015 09:20

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Reply to speech by Senator John Madigan (PDF)

On the evening of June 17, 2014 Senator John Madigan spoke at length in the Senate, in a speech entirely focused on me. ... On April 15, 2014 I commenced legal action for defamation against Senator Madigan, following public remarks he made about me on th
Parliament of Australia (au)
added Feb 27, 2015 16:35

Robert Mugabe admits Zimbabwe's land reform flaws

"I think the farms we gave to people are too large. They can't manage them," the 91-year-old leader said in unusually candid comments.
BBC Online
added Feb 27, 2015 13:47

Poll: Iowans support raising age for tobacco purchases

A bill introduced in the House earlier this year would raise that age to 19. A separate bill moving through the Senate also would raise the age at which individuals could purchase tobacco products to 19. Supporters say raising the minimum age would prev
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Feb 27, 2015 13:35

Lawmakers a step closer to regulating e-cigarettes

The Senate Commerce Committee unanimously approved legislation Thursday that will require manufacturers to create child-resistant packaging for all liquid nicotine containers. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), who authored the Child Nicotine Poisoning Preventi
The Hill
added Feb 27, 2015 11:57

[California] PAC with tobacco ties pushes for Nury Martinez, L.A. ballot measures

A political action committee partly backed by an affiliate of tobacco giant Phillip Morris USA is helping to promote the reelection bid of Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez and two measures to change L.A.’s election date, according to city reco
Los Angeles Times
added Feb 27, 2015 11:39

[Ireland] Reilly to restrict tenders from firms linked to tobacco group

Reilly is taking steps to prevent any firm which has a contract with a tobacco group from tendering to work for bodies under his remit, among them the child and family agency Tusla. The development comes on foot of the Minister’s disquiet that solicitors
Irish Times (ie)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:07
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