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White House weakened draft of FDA's proposed tobacco regulations

weakened language detailing health risks from cigars and deleted restrictions that might have prevented online sales of e-cigarettes...Office of Management and Budget, which analyzes the potential economic consequences of proposed regulations, deleted lan
Reuters
added Jun 25, 2014 06:42
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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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[Canada] Smoking shack built behind NWT legislative assembly

A committee of MLAs from the previous legislative assembly approved the building of a shelter for smokers tucked away behind the assembly building in Yellowknife, CBC News has learned.
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 14, 2016 21:46
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[Canada] Alberta's ethics commissioner cites conflict of interest, removes herself from review of tobacco litigation contract

Citing a personal conflict of interest, Alberta's ethics commissioner has asked her B.C. counterpart to determine whether another investigation into former premier Alison Redford's handling of the tobacco litigation contract in 2013 is warranted.
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Apr 6, 2016 14:38
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[Canada] Public supports smoking ban on patio

Nearly 12 years ago, a class of Grade 8 students from Moose Jaw started a movement that changed the smoking culture in this province. And by the looks of a recent survey, the tide is turning once again. From May to June, several health agencies includi
Moose Jaw (SK) Times-Herald (ca)
added Aug 6, 2015 09:37
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[Sri Lanka] Controversy over pictorial health warnings covering the front and back of the tobacco packs

The tobacco industry in Sri Lanka which is a monopoly of Sri Lanka has filed a court case against the decision of the Minister of Health. Currently there is a debate regarding the size of the warnings.
Asian Tribune
added Mar 26, 2013 14:59
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[North Carolina] COURSEN-NEFF: The Hidden Victims of Tobacco

In the upcoming campaign season, much attention will be focused on small things, like who smokes and who doesn't. But America's youngest, and poorest, workforce shouldn't be forgotten. Leaders should promise to amend U.S. child labor law to provide the s
Huffington Post (blog)
added Sep 5, 2012 17:13
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[Pennsylvania] BONAVITA: Toomey's cigars stance puts jobs and votes ahead of public health

Toomey is on the wrong side of this issue. So is Scarnati. If tobacco is so lethal that its manufacturers had to pay billions to states, then the feds should regulate all forms of tobacco, not exempt the forms that provide votes for incumbents or campai
Dubois (PA) Courier-Express
added Aug 12, 2012 18:24
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New E-Liquid Law Passes in Indiana

Specifically, SEA 1 eliminates the security, clean room, kitchen code requirements, various audit provisions...although the new law will effectively re-open the Indiana e-liquid market once it is signed by the Governor, e-liquid manufacturers are still re
National Law Review
added Apr 27, 2017 15:00
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[Canada] Chris Selley: Ontario’s contraband tobacco problem a lesson for getting marijuana legalization right

“After all,” it observed, “our society is still working out issues related to the regulation of … tobacco.” That’s certainly true in Ontario. On Monday, the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) released its latest read on the market: pr
National Post (ca)
added Jan 25, 2017 01:12
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