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[Canada] Edmonton vaping enthusiasts fuming over city proposal to treat e-cigarettes like other tobacco products 21

The amendment to the bylaw, which would require council approval, was proposed at a Community Services Committee meeting on Monday. A dozen speakers came before the committee to speak to the suggestion that e-cigarettes should be banned in public places
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Aug 31, 2015 19:48
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[California, Massachusetts] PD Editorial: No smoke: Tobacco law reduces use

The Needham study is reason for confidence that these laws will reduce teen smoking, but a state law would be a better approach. A bill cleared the state Senate earlier this year, but ...are carrying bills that would make 21 the minimum age to buy tobac
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Aug 31, 2015 13:37
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[California] Toughened smoking ban falls short in Hermosa Beach, Council to reconsider it within two months

The City Council on Tuesday stopped short of banning the liquid nicotine vaporizing devices and imposing a new tax on tobacco retailers to discourage illegal tobacco sales to minors. Instead, the city will study the issue for the next few months and reco
The Beach Reporter (Manhattan Beach, CA)
added Aug 31, 2015 13:29
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[Australia] Perth Now Shop quits tobacco, backs youth ban

A TASMANIAN shopkeeper who stopped selling cigarettes after a customer died of lung cancer has urged the State Government to push ahead with a ban on selling tobacco to young people. Lois Ireland, who owns a general store on Flinders Island, has become
Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:57
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Politicos cautioned: beware of tobacco hand as polls near

The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP)... “As candidates start preparing for the national elections, we expect tobacco makers to increase their influence over government and policy development by supporting some politicians. Let this come as a
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:09
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WYATT: California’s training wheels for young adults

The real issue here isn’t how addictive smoking is or whether it can kill you. It’s whether you are an adult at 18. If you are, the government shouldn’t have any rules in place that conditions the general rights you have as an adult based on an age gro
Manteca (CA) Bulletin
added Aug 29, 2015 15:54
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Why Missouri’s tobacco tax might increase – and the organizations it would help

Three separate plans are afoot to raise Missouri’s tobacco tax — the lowest in the nation — with each proposing to spend the additional revenue differently. “There are actually three proposals going right now. One for higher education, you have one for
Springfield (MO) News-Leader
added Aug 28, 2015 20:11
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[Oklahoma] Tulsa World Editorial: State should reconsider tobacco trust fund priorities Reconsider how to spend earnings

The tobacco trust money isn’t the best way to support schools. That is the responsibility of the entire state, and it ought to be paid for with general taxation.
Tulsa (OK) World
added Aug 28, 2015 20:10
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[California] THE FIELD POLL: Results from the 2015 Cal Wellness–Field Health Policy Survey – Part 2 (PDF)

Voters also back by greater than a two-to-one margin (67% to 30%) increasing the state cigarette tax by $2 per pack...a. increase the state tobacco tax by 2 dollars per pack and use the moneys for smoking prevention programs, research into smoking-re
Field Research Corp.
added Aug 28, 2015 19:47
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California May Raise Smoking Age to 21

California is looking to restore its reputation for agenda-setting tobacco regulation with measures to raise the smoking age to 21, triple per-pack taxes and regulate e-cigarettes the same as conventional products. RELATED
Governing Magazine
added Aug 28, 2015 19:38
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