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[Malaysia] Smoke gets in BAT’s eyes

British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Bhd (BAT), is still in the dark on the details of the government's plan to carve-out the tobacco sector from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement... BAT corporate and legal affairs director Christine Lee Oi Kuan said
Sun Daily (my)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:37
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[Michigan] Iosco talks tobacco ban at all owned sites after smoking blamed for blaze ($$)

members of the Iosco County Board of Commissioners were informed Wednesday, April 16, that one of their employees is believed to have unintentionally caused the blaze. As a result, commissioners are considering enacting a new policy which would ban tobacc
Iosco County (MI) News-Herald
added Apr 23, 2014 09:05
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[Canada] Breakenridge: Where there's e-smoke, there's a fire on city council

What is abundantly clear is that e-cigarettes are far safer than tobacco cigarettes. Council’s approach seems more like a solution in search of a problem — or busybodies in search of a panic.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Apr 23, 2014 08:48
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[West Virginia] Online group says no to smoking ban

Opponents of a proposed smoking ban for Hancock County are waging a public information campaign that they hope will influence the county health board's final decision. A group calling itself No2theBan.com has established a presence on the Internet that i
East Liverpool (OH) Review
added Apr 22, 2014 14:21
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[Michigan] City Council ordinance bans smoking in public areas

The Ann Arbor City Council passed the long-debated smoking ordinance Monday night by a vote of 9-2 with only Councilmembers Jane Lumm (I–Ward 2) and Jack Eaton (D–Ward 4) voting against the ordinance. The ordinance now makes smoking near bus stops and wi
Michigan Daily [U. of Michigan]
added Apr 22, 2014 11:44
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[California] Bill bans smoking at all times in home day cares

The Assembly approved a bill Monday that would ban smoking inside home day care centers even after the children have left, a regulation that targets lingering "third-hand smoke" and has been adopted by 12 other states.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 22, 2014 10:32
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Neil Eggleston Picked for White House Counsel

W. Neil Eggleston, a white-collar defender in Kirkland & Ellis' Washington office, was named Monday the next White House counsel. Eggleston was picked to replace Kathryn Ruemmler, a former Latham & Watkins partner who plans to stay at the post until mid-M
National Law Journal
added Apr 22, 2014 10:26
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[California] Bill bans smoking at all times in home day cares

The Assembly approved a bill Monday that would ban smoking inside home day care centers even after the children have left, a regulation that targets lingering "third-hand smoke" and has been adopted by 12 other states.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 21, 2014 20:56
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[Florida] EDITORIAL: Our Take: Tobacco trickery

The Florida Senate passed its own ban without the objectionable House language. The House bill is scheduled to come up for debate on the floor today. If members in the lower chamber want to protect kids, and not just do the bidding of Big Tobacco, they'
Orlando (FL) Sentinel
added Apr 21, 2014 20:43
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SULLUM: Save E-Cigarettes From the Children

Last year I gave our oldest daughter an electronic cigarette kit for her 20th birthday. At that point Francine, who started smoking at 17, was going through two or three packs of Camels a day—which was pretty impressive, especially since she was not allo
Reason Magazine
added Apr 21, 2014 18:29
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