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[UK-Scotland] Health and tobacco bill goes out to views

Submissions to the Scottish Parliament have been invited on the Scottish Government's Health (Tobacco, Nicotine etc, and Care) Scotland Bill. ... Tobacco measures include a ban the sale of non-medicinal e-cigarettes to under-18s, and a new offence for an
The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland (uk)
added Jul 6, 2015 09:14
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[Louisiana] Locals divided over state's new cigarette tax increase

Houma-Thibodaux residents have mixed opinions about a 50-cent-per-pack increase in the state's sales tax on cigarettes that took effect last week. Some say the tax makes smokers shoulder an unfair share of the state's financial problems. Others debate w
Thibodaux (LA) Daily Comet
added Jul 5, 2015 20:22
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[North Carolina] NC's spigot for Golden LEAF could turn back on again

The Senate budget the chamber approved last month would give $20 million annually to the Golden LEAF Foundation after two years in which it received nothing. Key GOP lawmakers at the Legislature had been skeptical of the foundation's effectiveness, espec
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 5, 2015 12:25
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[Turkey] Erdoğan slams 'so-called scientists' over smoking, alcohol habits

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has vowed to relentlessly pursue his fight against smoking and alcohol consumption and criticized medical scientists and doctors who themselves smoke and drink alcohol even though it is scientifically proven that these habit
Zaman Daily Newspaper (tr)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:43
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[Oregon] VIDEO: Celebratory pot smoking at Burnside Burn goes uncited

What remains illegal is smoking marijuana in public, which is what some of the Burnside Burn attendees did. "We can certainly hope that one day, we'll have public use venues so that we don't have to be on the side of the road," Kaliko Castille with Port
KATU TV Ch. 2 (Portland, OR)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:19
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[Maryland] LETTER: Electronic cigarettes merit FDA oversight

considering grandfathering in e-cigarettes...American Lung Association in Maryland respectfully asks Mr. Ruppersberger to oppose this provision and instead act to protect our kids. Congress should not give a free pass to the tobacco industry and open the
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Jul 4, 2015 16:51
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[Oregon] House Kills Steiner Hayward’s Smoke Shop Certification Bill

Rep. Brent Barton led six moderate Democrats to join with Republicans to support the cigar lobby, helping them to avoid paying any fees to the state for their certification, and perpetuating an unseemly state policy that steals money from the tobacco pre
The Lund Report
added Jul 4, 2015 11:33
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[Colorado] Denver campaign would allow marijuana use in bars

A campaign is underway to ask Denver voters about allowing marijuana consumption in bars and other places that only allow people over 21. Activists who campaigned for recreational pot legalization in Colorado have launched a petition drive to allow what
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 3, 2015 15:18
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[Mississippi] Petal mayor vetoes e-cig ban

Petal Mayor Hal Marx has vetoed the Board of Aldermen's vote to ban electronic smoking devices from use in public places. The board voted to amend the current ordinance against smoking in public places to include devices such as electronic cigarettes and
Hattiesburg (MS) American
added Jul 3, 2015 15:13
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Tell Chamber of Commerce: Stop Fighting Anti-Smoking Measures

Influencing international trade agreements to benefit tobacco companies: The Chamber has staunchly opposed measures in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that would protect countries’ sovereign rights to implement life-saving public health policies. If
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added Jul 3, 2015 15:04
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