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[Africa, Malawi] "˜Even Jesus could not stop smoking," says Mutharika

has established a framework on the farming of tobacco told off all those people who are asking Malawian government to forget tobacco farming..."People have been smoking since time immemorial, even before Jesus Christ walked on this earth,” said Muthari
Malawi24 (mw)
added Jul 30, 2015 05:47
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[Nebraska] Letter, 7/26: Remove tobacco amendment

U.S. Rep. Jeff Fortenberry...recently voted in favor of the current Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies appropriations bill, which includes an amendment severely limiting the FDA... e-cigarettes, little cigar
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Jul 30, 2015 04:55
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[UK] Stoke-on-Trent City Council approves Hanley smoke-free plans

People in Stoke-on-Trent are being asked about proposals to "control" smoking in some public spaces. The city council will launch a public consultation on its plans in October and, depending on the results, will seek to make some areas smoke-free. The co
BBC Online
added Jul 29, 2015 12:15
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[California] Costa Mesa public vaping ban gets first approval

The city has begun the process of banning vaping and electronic cigarette smoking in its public parks and city buildings in a move designed to protect residents from secondhand “smokeless” vapor. The Planning Commission approved the ban Monday as part of
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jul 29, 2015 11:56
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France shrugs off the smoking ban

A bill before parliament proposes forcing tobacco companies to use neutral packaging for cigarettes in place of colourful branding. It would also ban smoking in playgrounds in public parks, and in cars with passengers under the age of 12. It even takes a
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:31
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[Ohio] City businesses can't sell to anyone under 21

In a unanimous vote June 23, Bexley City Council opted to increase the minimum age for purchases from 18 to 21. In approving the ordinance, Bexley joined Upper Arlington, which approved a similar measure June 8 in a unanimous city council vote.
This Week Newspapers (Worthington, OH)
added Jul 28, 2015 16:25
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[Massachusetts] Mass. communities setting their own e-cigarette regulations

some Merrimack Valley communities have enacted regulations aimed at curbing youth access to the product, placing e-cigarettes on the same regulatory level as traditional cigarettes. Across the border in New Hampshire, state law bans the sale of e-cigarett
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2015 21:55
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[Massachusetts] 'Vaping' debate heats up

Debate is raging on Beacon Hill over attempts to strap tough new regulations on the burgeoning industry.... Public health officials disagree. They want the state to regulate e-cigarettes like other tobacco products by setting age limits for sales, requiri
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2015 21:53
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] TPPA’s Effect On Public Health: Tobacco and Alcohol

Other policies...banning the use of terms like ‘mild’, ‘smooth’, ‘fine'; controlling the use of flavours...factories, distibution chains and intellectual property rights would be ‘protected investments’ who could also sue; advertisers, duty free stores, r
It's Our Future (nz)
added Jul 26, 2015 06:29
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[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] Press Release: Democrats for Social Credit / Dunne Supports Corporations Suing NZ Taxpayers

Ohariu MP Peter Dunne will be remembered as the man who delivered Corporate Control of New Zealand to big multinational companies. Mr Dunne’s vote against the Fighting Foreign Corporate Control bill in Parliament makes it clear he will also vote for the
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 26, 2015 06:24
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