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[New York] APNewsBreak: No NY law seen soon for e-cigarettes

now even passage of legislation that would prohibit minors from buying e-cigarettes appears unlikely. With two dueling bills and less than a week left in the legislative session, lawmakers aren't optimistic about passing any new state laws dealing with e
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 15, 2012 13:56
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[Asia, India] ITC jumps on new health minister appointment

ITC Ltd jumps 4.3 percent, heads towards its biggest single-day gain since Sept. 10, 2013. Traders cite appointment of J.P. Nadda as new health minister as reasons behind gains...hope new minister may not pursue a much speculated tax increase
Reuters
added Nov 11, 2014 15:44
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Hawaii lawmakers move to curtail smoking

Hawaii lawmakers have killed proposals aimed at raising the legal age for buying tobacco to 21 and clamping down on smoking at beaches statewide. But they're advancing bills that would restrict smoking and make it more expensive, continuing a trend in Haw
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 7, 2014 23:41
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[Guam] Cruz Bill Would Raise Tax on Smokeless Tobacco Products to the Same Level as the Tax on Cigarettes

Vice Speaker Benjamin Cruz has introduced a bill to make tax rates on smokeless tobacco equal to cigarettes. The aim is to reduce consumption of all tobacco products and prevent the associated harm it causes..
Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Oct 14, 2013 07:07
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Tobacco tycoon to lead Paraguay

Mr Cartes, 58, is part of the tiny elite that controls almost everything in Paraguay. His father represented the Cessna aeroplane company in Paraguay, which enabled Mr Cartes to be educated in the US. The president-elect owns controlling shares in banks,
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 24, 2013 10:16
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Oregon Lawmakers Look To Cigars For More Revenue

Cigar smokers in Oregon could soon have to pay more in taxes. A legislative committee could advance a measure as soon as Tuesday that would remove a cap on the cigar tax. Analysts say lawmakers could expect to raise a smokin' $5 million per year in extra
Northwest Public Radio (Pullman, WA)
added Jun 26, 2015 15:21
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[Canada] Bill banning flavoured tobacco still not law in Alberta

Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta is calling on the provincial government to proclaim a law banning the sale of flavoured tobacco. Bill 206 was passed in November but since it hasn't been proclaimed by cabinet, the sale of flavoured tobacco products is
CBC News (ca)
added Aug 18, 2014 12:43
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[Qatar] New anti-tobacco law will ban smoking inside cars

The new anti-tobacco law expected to be issued soon will ban smoking inside cars and grant judicial powers to some anti-smoking volunteers, an official of the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) has hinted.
The Peninsula (qa)
added Apr 21, 2014 17:46
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[Trinidad And Tobago] ‘Curry duck’ picong spices up tobacco debate

Robinson-Regis was at the time slamming the Government as she contributed to the debate on the motion to approve the Tobacco Control Regulations. “You need an invitation to a curry duck lime,” Maharaj taunted.
Trinidad Express (tt)
added Dec 11, 2013 02:03
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[UK] Deputy smoking at cancer event

Brian Collins admitted having a puff at the side of the Relay For Life track at Park Farm but claimed he’s been the victim of a political attack by a Labour group supporter. “The individual who has complained about me obviously had an ulterior motive,”
Dumfries and Galloway Standard (uk)
added Jul 12, 2012 09:53
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