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[Africa] BAT Kenyan backs antitobacco lobbyists to challenge new tax proposal for cigarettes

“(As) the (proposed) tax would be calculated on differential rates, (new) systems would have to be set up to accommodate the different classes,” he said. This would add to the administrative challenges. Antismoking lobbyists argue that varying tax rates
Customs Today (pk)
added Sep 4, 2015 09:39
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[Kansas] Regulating e-cigs

Nine teenage members of Reno County Communities That Care brought an interesting request to the Hutchinson City Council on Tuesday. They asked that the council put restrictions on the use of electronic cigarettes in the city. Current state law forbids s
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Sep 4, 2015 09:26
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[Colorado] Supporters withdraw push for marijuana ballot measure

Supporters of a proposed ballot initiative to allow marijuana use in some Denver clubs, bars and hotels withdrew the measure Thursday while they negotiate with city officials amid concerns the measure could hurt Denver's reputation.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 3, 2015 21:02
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[Colorado] Supporters withdraw push for marijuana ballot measure | Daily Mail Online

Supporters of a proposed ballot initiative to allow marijuana use in some Denver clubs, bars and hotels withdrew the measure Thursday while they negotiate with city officials amid concerns the measure could hurt Denver's reputation.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 3, 2015 21:02
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Plan to ban smoking in all New York hotel rooms

Hotels and motels in New York may no longer offer smoking rooms if a bill proposed by state lawmaker Ken Zebrowski passes. The measure, which was introduced last week, was brought about by Zebrowski's personal experience. "I travel and spend a lot of ti
CNN/Money
added Sep 3, 2015 18:16
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[New York] Bill would ban smoking in NY hotels

A new bill in the state Legislature would add hotel and motel rooms to the list of indoor spaces where smoking is prohibited in New York, removing an exemption for the hotel industry that has existed since the state Clean Indoor Air Act was passed in 200
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Sep 3, 2015 18:15
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[California] E-cigarette study could propel law: Sen. Mark Leno seeks to classify vapor cigs as tobacco product

A new study that health advocates say proves electronic cigarettes contain cancer-causing chemicals could help boost legislative efforts to regulate... Yet e-cigarette industry advocates argue the scientific testing of e-cigarettes needs to be refined an
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Sep 3, 2015 12:33
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] PROTECT HEALTH FROM TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT: STAKEHOLDERS

Over 150 senior Australian academics... CEO of the PHAA, Michael Moore says,“We know from experience with tobacco companies that some of the clauses provide opportunities for multi-nationals to bully federal, state, territory and local governments to weak
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Sep 3, 2015 11:50
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[California] Davis bans smoking in parks, other public areas

City Council votes unanimously for smoking ban in parks, plazas, recreation areas / Several other cities in the state already have passed such bans / Davis now looking at banning smoking in private homes that are part of multifamily housing units
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 2, 2015 20:27
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[Asia-pacific] Could Tobacco Carveout Kill TPP?

in person and through correspondence, McConnell has pressed U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman throughout the negotiations to ensure there is no provision targeting tobacco, even citing the crop’s role in “important biomedical research.”
Roll Call
added Sep 2, 2015 15:26
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