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[New Jersey] Letter: Override Christie's veto of smoking ban on beaches, parks

Next time you go to a playground and someone is smoking and your kids are breathing secondhand smoke, or you are lying on the beach surrounded by cigarette butts, thank Gov....The bill passed with overwhelming bipartisan support; we need an override to pr
Trenton (NJ) Times
added Sep 14, 2014 12:44

[Asia] Gathering support: ‘Naya Pakistan should be tobacco free’

A consumer rights campaigner has urged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf chairperson Imran Khan to direct Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa government to eradicate tobacco cultivation from the province.
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:54

[Asia, Pakistan] Imran urged to eradicate tobacco cultivation from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, who is mobilising support in the name of ‘Naya Pakistan,’ has been asked to publicly promise that his ‘Naya Pakistan’ will be tobacco-free. Drawing the attention of the PTI chairman towards hundreds of tobacco fields in Khyber
The News (pk)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:54

[North Carolina] Mecklenburg smoking ban vote delayed

Mecklenburg County commissioners delayed their vote on two smoking ban ordinances that had been scheduled for next Wednesday’s regular meeting. After hearing concerns from officials of the county’s seven municipalities, commissioners decided they needed
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added Sep 13, 2014 20:49
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[Pakistan] Is kaptan building cancer hospital with tobacco growers' money?

A number of ministers of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) cabinet or their relatives are either tobacco growers or in cigarette manufacturing business thus contributing to spread of cancer in Pakistan in general and in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in particular.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Sep 13, 2014 19:36
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[Iowa] E-cigarette law imperils new shop

A new Iowa law restricting e-cigarette sales threatens a Des Moines business owner, who is a convicted felon.... The law, which took effect July 1, requires businesses selling such products to have a tobacco license, and prohibits selling the items to peo
Des Moines (IA) Register
added Sep 13, 2014 17:58

[Texas] College Station City Council approves restrictions on sale of e-cigarettes

Minors in College Station will not be able to own, purchase or use e-cigarettes after Sept. 22 because of an ordinance change passed by the College Station City Council on Thursday night.
Bryan (TX) Eagle
added Sep 13, 2014 17:42
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FLAHAULT/ETTER: Electronic cigarettes: it is urgent to promote them to save lives

Ecigs activists are defending their right to use alternatives to cigarettes and do not intend to let other people, including public health experts, dictate their lifestyle. They know that they are escaping from the fatal threat of smoking through much les
Springer Science+Business Media
added Sep 13, 2014 06:38

McKEE: Electronic cigarettes: proceed with great caution

the nature of the debate. Many of those who have had the temerity to question the portrayal of e-cigarettes as a miracle solution to the tobacco epidemic have been subject to vicious and sustained hate campaigns on social media
Springer Science+Business Media
added Sep 13, 2014 06:34

[Vermont] Defeat of campaign finance amendment especially bruising for Bernie Sanders

"The most important domestic issue facing the country is turning over Citizens United," Sanders said, because the court ruling "creates an open door … to pour unlimited sums of money into the political process." "It’s a real undermining of American demo
The Washington Post
added Sep 12, 2014 09:15
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