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Hawaii County Council advances e-cig ban

A bill prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes anywhere smoking traditional cigarettes is banned moved ahead Wednesday to its final vote, after attempts to first amend, then delay, the measure were batted away by a County Council majority.
West Hawaii Today
added Nov 24, 2014 15:11

[UK] MPs are left fuming by 'crazy' bid to ban e-cigarettes from the House of Commons, saying it would lead to a total ban at Westminster

Speaker John Bercow is being advised to ban e-cigarettes from Commons Plan is aimed at stopping those on tour groups from 'vaping' in Chamber One MP said it would lead to a total ban at Westminster, including offices Many MPs were outraged calling it
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 24, 2014 14:57

[Canada] Backgrounder: Taking the Next Steps for a Smoke-Free Ontario

Since 2000, Ontario's smoking prevalence rate has fallen from 24.5 per cent to 18.1per cent in 2013, which equals approximately 332,000 fewer smokers in Ontario. Despite significant progress in curbing the use of tobacco products, 13,000 Ontarians still
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 14:54
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[Canada] Ontario moves to regulate e-cigarettes, ban flavoured tobacco

Ontario moved Monday to regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes, ban all flavoured tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, and mandate calorie counts on restaurant menus with its Making Healthier Choices Act.
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Nov 24, 2014 14:41
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking fanaticism

Cigarettes are lethal, they’re expensive and they smell bad. Smokers should quit, but oppressive politicians can be worse than the evil weed.
Washington Times
added Nov 24, 2014 12:34

[Washington] State health officials push to protect kids from e-cigarette liquids

State health officials say too many children are being poisoned by contact with the liquid nicotine used in electronic cigarettes. Now, the state’s poison center wants the Legislature to adopt standards for making liquid nicotine packages child-resistan
Tacoma (WA) News Tribune
added Nov 24, 2014 03:25

[Mississippi] Mantachie officials unplug public e-cig use

Mantachie leaders voted to immediately ban the public use of e-cigarette and similar inhalers. Mantachie has become the first municipality in Itawamba County to do away with smoking’s high-tech 21st century counterpart.
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
added Nov 24, 2014 03:19

[Australia] Health Minister Springborg asks councils to ban smoking

COUNCILS should boot smokers from pedestrian malls and public transport waiting points, state Health Minister Lawrence Springborg said yesterday, leaving the door open to a statewide ban. Mr Springborg noted that councils had been slow to exercise their
Brisbane (QLD) Courier-Mail (au)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:14

[Canada] Ontario government to restrict use of e-cigarettes, says TV station

Hamilton TV station CHCH says Associate Health Minister Dipika Damerla will announce ban on sales to minors on Monday morning..
Canadian Press
added Nov 24, 2014 02:47

[Massachusetts] Framingham weighs 21 as age to buy cigarettes

Board of Health is moving to raise the minimum age to buy cigarettes in Framingham from 18 to 21. The three-member board will consider the change at its meeting Monday, one of several amendments to the town’s tobacco regulations that would also cut down t
Metro West Daily News (Framingham, MA)
added Nov 24, 2014 02:36
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