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[New Jersey] DEMINSKI: Trenton’s new cigarette purchase age is another useless law — Deminski

Codey has made the point over and over that his idea of enacting this statewide will keep young people from picking up the smoking habit to begin with. How ridiculous. Almost all teenagers who start smoking don’t have their first one by walking into a st
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Feb 21, 2017 03:09
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RODU/GLANS/STROUD: VAPING, E-CIGARETTES, AND PUBLIC POLICY TOWARD ALTERNATIVES TO SMOKING

Policymakers should be mindful of the extensive research that supports tobacco harm reduction and understand that bans, excessive regulations, or high taxes on e-cigarettes could encourage smokers to stay with more-harmful traditional cigarettes.
Heartland Institute
added Feb 21, 2017 03:07
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[Montana] Groups propose $1.50 a pack hike in state cigarette tax

Some health advocacy groups on Monday said they are supporting a draft bill to raise the state tax on cigarettes by $1.50 a pack to boost it to $3.20 a pack. Montana’s current cigarette tax of $1.70 a pack ranks 22nd highest nationally and hasn’t been ra
Bozeman (MT) Chronicle
added Feb 21, 2017 03:05
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Bill would ban tobacco discounts, coupons in New York

Coupons and other discounts for tobacco products would be banned under a proposal from a pair of state lawmakers from the Lower Hudson Valley. The bill, which was re-introduced in the state Senate last week, would prohibit retailers from accepting any co
Ithaca (NY) Journal
added Feb 21, 2017 03:00
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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Lane out front on tobacco / And it’s a good place for the county to be

Lane County would become the first county in Oregon to raise the legal age for tobacco purchases. It would set an example for other counties to follow — and, eventually, Oregon would join California and Hawaii in making a legal purchase age of 21 a state
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Feb 21, 2017 02:58
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[Asia, Pakistan] Enforcement of 85pc pictorial health warning on cigarette packs urged

Representatives of various civil society organizations have urged the relevant bodies to act quickly in implementing the new tobacco control rules as early as possible, without any revision. National Coordinator, Coalition for Tobacco Control – Pakistan,
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Feb 21, 2017 02:54
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[North Dakota] Breathe ND in danger of closing after committee votes to defund it

The voters of North Dakota helped form the Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy, also known as Breathe ND, when they voted to dedicate tobacco lawsuit settlement money to preventing future use. Now, some think the group is no longer needed.
KFYR-TV-Ch.5 (Bismark, ND)
added Feb 21, 2017 02:36
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VIDEO: Bill would ban tobacco discounts, coupons in New York

The bill, which was re-introduced in the state Senate last week, would prohibit retailers from accepting any coupons or offering discounts on cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes or most other types of tobacco. The proposal — sponsored by Sen. David Carlucc
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Feb 21, 2017 02:35
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[Africa, Kenya] Tobacco groups want smoking zones upgraded

While reacting yesterday to last Friday’s Court of Appeal ruling that upheld the country’s 2014 Tobacco Control Regulations, civil society organisations championing tobacco laws said the smoking zones in Nairobi, Mombasa and Nakuru do not meet World Heal
MEDIAMAX NETWORK LTD. (ke)
added Feb 21, 2017 02:32
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[Arkansas] Trumann Council discusses tobacco ordinance

The Trumann City Council heard the first of three readings for an ordinance regulating smoking, smokeless tobacco, and e-cigarettes on city property Tuesday night.
Poinsett County (AR) Democrat Tribune
added Feb 21, 2017 01:56
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