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[Oregon] Pendleton City Council snubs out smoking in parks

The ordinance doesn’t just ban cigarettes, but any “tobacco products” or “lighted smoking instrument or activated inhalant delivery system.” That means cigars, pipes, chewing tobacco, snuff, e-cigarettes or vape pens are also forbidden.
East Oregonian
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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Kentucky group launches Coalition For a Smoke Free Tomorrow

Could your community be the next to go smoke-free? The Coalition For a Smoke-Free Tomorrow was launched Wednesday in Frankfort to push for anti-smoking policies like the one in place in Paducah. The Paducah ordinance bans smoking in buildings open to the
WPSDTV News Channel 6 (Paducah, KY)
added Oct 19, 2017 10:19
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[New York] Mayor signs into law city’s first-ever regulation on hookah

The bill – which adds non-tobacco hookah to the Smoke Free Air Act of 2002, which banned indoor smoking of cigarettes and cigars – governs the cleanliness of hookah paraphernalia while also prohibiting entry to hookah establishments for those under 21 as
Brooklyn (NY) Reporter
added Oct 19, 2017 10:19
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[Florida] Tobacco bond cap repeal teed up again in Legislature

Tobacco companies are hoping next year’s try at a bond cap repeal doesn’t go up in smoke. Legislation that would do away with the limit on the amount of money tobacco companies have to put up as appellate bonds has again been filed, this time for the 20
Florida Politics
added Oct 19, 2017 01:12
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[Africa] New Report Indicts Tobacco Firms on Kids Smoking Across Nigeria

in Abuja presented a national research that shows how tobacco companies strategically situate tobacco products and advertisements near primary and secondary schools with the aim of enticing kids to experiment smoking. The research work titled Big Tobacco
The News Nigeria (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:44
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[Indiana] Mike Pence’s Brother Plans to Run for Congress, AP Reports

Greg Pence, who once ran the family's now-bankrupt chain of Tobacco Road convenience stores, previously said he had been courted to run for the district, which covers a broad swath of central and southeastern Indiana — including Muncie and Columbus.
Bloomberg News
added Oct 19, 2017 00:17
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[Africa, Nigeria] FG Supports ECOWAS Move to Harmonise Laws on Tobacco Control

The federal government has commended the move by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to harmonise all laws regulating the sales and consumption of tobacco products in the region. To this end, the government declared that it would abid
This Day (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:15
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Nigeria To Increase Taxes On Tobacco To Curb Smuggling, Abuse

The Federal Government says it may increase taxes on Tobacco as part of deliberate measures to check abuse and to prevent smuggling of tobacco products into the country. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, disclosed this when he fielded questio
PM News (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:12
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5 insights about areas with the highest smoking rates in the u.s.

“It’s like there are two worlds now... Here are five insights from these experts about challenges and strategies for eliminating tobacco-related disparities across the country. For more, watch the full recording of the Warner Series: Tobacco Disparities
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:09
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[New York] New hookah bars banned from opening in NYC

The legislation adds “hookah” to the city’s indoor smoking ban — allowing existing spots to stay open only if at least half their sales are from hookahs and they get a permit. Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-Brooklyn), who has pushed the move for years,
New York Daily News
added Oct 19, 2017 00:03
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