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[Asia, India] Govt circulates cabinet note to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco

the health ministry has circulated a draft cabinet note for approval of signing of the protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products developed under international treaty of World Health Organisation's Framework Convention of Tobacco Control (FCT
Times of India
added Dec 3, 2016 02:37
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Reform FDA’s Deeming Regulations in First 100 Days of Trump Administration

The impact of the FDA's war on vaping will be the loss of more than 10,000 jobs and the elimination from the market of thousands of vapor products that smokers have used to quit. Sign the petition to urge Congress and President Trump to re-examine the i
Americans for Tax Reform
added Dec 3, 2016 02:14
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[Pennsylvania] Wawa Questions Philly Tobacco Proposals

Wawa Inc., which has been aggressively expanding in the Center City area of Philadelphia, said it may stop opening new stores if a series of proposed regulations relating to tobacco retailing are adopted. The Wawa, Pa.-based chain opened its Broad Street
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 3, 2016 02:11
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[Asia-pacific] Duterte pressed to sign smoke-free Philippines EO

THE New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) appealed Friday to President Rodrigo Duterte to finally fulfill his promise of outlawing smoking in all public places across the country. In a statement, NVAP President Emer Rojas said the promised Execu
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Dec 2, 2016 23:15
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[Pennsylvania] Local authority hot on smoking ban

Brown said Wednesday. “I don’t like secondhand smoke, (either): It bothers me.” Still, the Altoona Housing Authority board member thinks the Department of Housing and Urban Development went too far Wednesday with its ban on smoking in all public housing,
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Dec 2, 2016 22:16
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Could Legalizing Pot Diminish California’s Gains Against Smoking?

“There is a concern that there could be a potential renormalization of smoking,” said Michael Ong...it will depend on how the initiative is implemented, whether officials follow through on the regulation, and how involved public health officials are with
Eastern Group Publications (Los Angeles, CA)
added Dec 2, 2016 17:35
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[Maryland] EDITORIAL: Trump should keep HUD's smoke-free rule

the lens through which the new administration should look at this is not one of personal freedom but of the real estate business; after all, Mr. Trump is about to be the landlord for nearly 1.2 million units nationwide. One study found that it costs an ex
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Dec 2, 2016 17:30
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[Canada] Illegal smokes on the rise

More than one-quarter of all the butts tossed to the curb are contraband and the numbers are rising. Almost 35% of Barrie smokers are lighting up contraband cigarettes, compared to approximately 20% in 2015. Between Sept. 1 and 19, WrightOn Marketing co
Barrie (Ont) Examiner (ca)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:25
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Local Tobacco Ordinances: What Retailers Need to Do / How to respond to emerging restrictions at the municipal level

anti-tobacco groups have claimed that their efforts were to protect youth. Now that claim is also being used to support bans on the right of adults...In 2012, NATO started the NATO Local Project, which monitors and helps retailers respond to local tobacco
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:20
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[UK] 'Give staff time off work to help them stop smoking' says health specialist

John Wilcox, insight specialist at Nottingham City Council, said there is a difference between the two and it is "important that organisations take time to consider those differences and how they relate to the health of their employees". Mr Wilcox, spea
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 04:16
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