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[California] Sonoma tightens rules on tobacco retailers

council members Monday approved a measure that will not only prohibit new businesses from selling cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco and other products, but also ban the sale of e-cigarettes, cheap cigars and most flavored tobacco in town.
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added May 24, 2015 21:33
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[Illinois] Berwyn mulls 2-way mirror law, Cigars and Stripes owner says mirror will probably come down

Paul’s measure comes in the wake of a YouTube video posted by a comic name Tamale Rocks on April 26 that was shot in the woman’s washroom of Cigars & Stripes BBQ and Lounge, 6715 W. Ogden Ave. In the washroom is the door to a broom closet, fitted with a
Chicago Suburban Newspapers
added May 24, 2015 21:29
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[Massachusetts] Methuen raises tobacco purchasing age to 21

September, the legal age to buy tobacco products and electronic cigarettes in Methuen will rise to 21. With that increase will come a dip in sales that could be hard to recoup, owners of local convenience stores said at a pair of public hearings on the re
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added May 24, 2015 21:27
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[Philippines] DoH has no power to regulate tobacco firms' promos, SC says

In an 11-page decision, the high court’s First Division upheld the nullification of the DoH’s decision in April 2009 rejecting Philip Morris Philippines Manufacturing, Inc.’s (PMPMI) permit application for two promotional events.
Business World (ph)
added May 24, 2015 21:12
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[Virginia] No easy solutions for illicit tobacco trade

Chaloupka... spoke last week at the annual meeting of the Tobacco Merchants Association in Williamsburg, a gathering of industry representatives and some public health advocates .... ...“If you can get low-tax states to bring their taxes up to some minimu
Richmond.com
added May 24, 2015 18:04
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Smokers Less Likely to Vote As They Become Increasingly Marginalized

say their study is the first to demonstrate an association between smoking and lower participation in the electoral process. "We know from previous research that smokers are an increasingly marginalized population, involved in fewer organizations and ac
Science Times
added May 22, 2015 13:16
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[USA] SANDERS: The TPP Must Be Defeated | Sen. Bernie Sanders

Phillip Morris is using this process to sue Australia and Uruguay for passing laws designed to prevent the children in those countries from smoking. These countries should be rewarded for taking action to protect the public health of their citizens. Inste
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 22, 2015 12:06
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[Oregon] Eugene City Council considers smoking ban in parks

City Council on Wednesday wasn’t ready to pursue a smoking ban on city-center sidewalks and other outdoor public spaces. However, councilors learned that the city could outlaw smoking in the downtown Park Blocks, perhaps as early as September. The Park Bl
Klamath Falls (OR) Herald & News
added May 22, 2015 11:41
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[Alaska] Anchorage Assembly chair wants to treat marijuana smoke like tobacco smoke

A measure that Traini plans to introduce next week at the Assembly meeting would incorporate marijuana and marijuana products into the city’s secondhand smoking law. That means smoking marijuana would not be allowed in public places, workplaces, child ca
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added May 22, 2015 11:41
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[Louisiana] TAYLOR: Why Lafayette’s smoking ban failed

Tuesday’s vote by the Lafayette City-Parish Council not to ban smoking in clubs and bars came down to personal freedom versus public health...That makes sense because the Republic philosophy tends to support individual rights and personal freedoms and le
Lafayette (LA) Daily Advertiser
added May 22, 2015 11:38
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