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[Oregon] Building owners back the fight against e-cigarettes

E-cigarette smokers looking to toke up in public buildings won't legally be able to as of May 27, thanks in part to legislation pushed by Oregon's largest organization of building owners. The Building Owners and Managers Association of Oregon has been a
The Business Journal Portland (OR)
added May 21, 2015 21:38

Anti-tobacco groups eye raising purchasing age to 21 in Minnesota

ClearWay Minnesota, funded by the state's share of the 1998 tobacco settlement, will only move ahead with a proposal if a wide consensus of health groups and public health groups agree the approach has merit, Mowery told The Forum editorial board.
Fargo (ND) InForum
added May 21, 2015 21:36
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[Asia-pacific, USA] VIDEO: Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Trade Deals Should Not Let Corporations Challenge Laws Outside of U.S. Courts

Senator Elizabeth Warren delivered a floor speech on May 19, 2015 about an amendment she introduced with Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) and 13 other senators to the Trade Promotion Authority ("Fast Track") legislation that would prohibit Fast Track from
You Tube
added May 21, 2015 21:25
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[UK] 38 MPs enjoy freebies worth £60,000 from tobacco giant: Politicians attended sporting and entertainment events at time company was battling plans for plain packaging

Investigation found politicians accepted total of £60,000 in hospitality Include Wimbledon men’s final, Chelsea Flower show and music concerts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 21, 2015 21:10
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[Arizona] Kingman approves law banning smoking, driving with kids

City Council was unanimous and enthusiastic earlier this year when members voiced support for an ordinance prohibiting people from smoking in vehicles with minors present.
Kingman (AZ) Daily Miner
added May 21, 2015 21:05


Senate has voted 65 to 33 to take up HR 1314... California’s two Senators, both Democrats, split on the issue. Senator Dianne Feinstein voted in favor, while Senator Barbara Boxer voted against the fast-tracking.
East County (CA) Magazine (Heartland Foundation)
added May 21, 2015 20:50

[Asia-pacific, USA] McConnell, Siding With Obama on Trade Deal, Describes Unlikely Alliance

On the issue of trade, he and the president who is so often the object of his scorn both believe that a sweeping accord with 11 other Pacific Rim nations will stoke the United States economy for years. In the caricature of how Washington works, Mr. McCon
New York Times
added May 21, 2015 19:56

[Asia-pacific, USA] Show us the deal: Senators Warren, Manchin demand Obama disclose TPP

Two Senate Democrats have sponsored a bill demanding the White House reveal the terms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to the public at least two months before Congress could give President Obama fast-track authority.
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added May 21, 2015 19:53

[Asia-pacific, USA] Senate advances fast-track trade bill sought by Obama

Senators voted 62-38 to set up a speedy decision on the "fast-track" trade negotiating authority the president needs to complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. The TPP is part of Obama's so-called pivot to Asia, a strategy to counter Ch
added May 21, 2015 19:29

[Asia-pacific, USA] Fast-Track Trade Bill Survives Key Senate Vote

Measure one step closer to passage; difficult path expected in the House Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell talks about the trade bill on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday. ENLARGE
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 21, 2015 19:28
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