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[Africa, Nigeria] Tobacco Consumption: CISLAC Projects 8 Million Deaths in 2030

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has said continuation of tobacco consumption in developing countries which Nigeria is one would increase death rate to approximately eight million ‎by 2030. This was contained in a statement made a
Leadership (ng)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:52
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[Minnesota] Letter: Senjem 'carrying water' for tobacco industry

our state senator, Dave Senjem, is again carrying the water for the tobacco industry. Sen. Senjem is the sponsor of two bills in the Minnesota Senate which, if passed, will take us in the opposite and wrong direction. Senate File 1051 would completely e
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Mar 29, 2017 20:43
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Montana Senate panel advances big tobacco-tax increase

A big increase in Montana’s tobacco tax – which could total as much as $70 million a year – won approval Tuesday from a Senate committee in the Montana Legislature. The 9-3 vote by the Senate Taxation Committee sends the measure to the Senate floor and
KRTV (Great Falls, MT)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:43
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[Texas] Arlington council disagrees on new smoking limits, sets April 11 vote

A proposal to further tighten Arlington’s smoking regulations and earn an official smoke-free designation will go to the City Council for a vote April 11. The ordinance amendment would ban smoking in bars, pool halls, bingo parlors, bowling centers and
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes to be made legal

The Government is taking a cautious approach by aligning the regulations around vaping with those for cigarettes. This ensures cigarette smokers have access to a lower-risk alternative while we continue to discourage people from smoking or vaping in the
Māori Television (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes legalised - Expert Reaction

The Science Media Centre gathered expert reaction on the announcement. Associate Professor Marewa Glover, School of Public Health, Massey University, comments: "There is unfortunate confusion with banning vaping wherever smoking is banned, which sends
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] 'No evidence' legalising e-cigs lowers smoking rates

But Mr Harawira, the Mana Party leader, said the government was simply jumping on the latest fad. "I don't think that e-cigarettes are going to address the real problem because all you're going to do is change people from being addicted to cigarettes, t
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] Nicotine e-cigarettes 'just another ploy by tobacco companies' -Tariana Turia

Many have hailed the move, but Ms Turia said the nicotine content was still a downside. "I think it's just another ploy by the tobacco companies. they've still got nicotine in them you know to keep people that addicted," she said. Online retailer Joe Ei
TVNZ (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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[New Zealand] AUDIO: Zoe Hawke: Legalising e-cigarettes 'clears the matter up'

Zoe Hawke of anti-smoking group Hapai Te Hauora told Jack Tame on Larry Williams Drive that e-cigarette's with nicotine are less harmful than tobacco. "They're already available, they're out there - this just clears the matter up. This just says, yep, w
Radio Network (nz)
added Mar 29, 2017 20:42
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Proponents of raising Connecticut smoking age question fiscal impact

A spokeswoman for the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, and American Lung Association, said the calculations provided by the Office of Fiscal Analysis assume “all smokers between the
New Haven (CT) Register
added Mar 29, 2017 20:41
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