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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] Ethics investigation into Alison Redford to be reviewed

The NDP government announced Monday that it has appointed former Supreme Court of Canada Justice Frank Iacobucci to conduct a review of the 2013 ethics investigation into former premier Alison Redford's involvement in the selection process for the legal
Edmonton (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Dec 1, 2015 19:06
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[Canada] City council moving forward with hookah ban

City council is forging ahead with plans to ban the use of herbal water pipes, otherwise known as hookahs, in public places. Council passed a motion Wednesday asking Ottawa Public health to study how it can expand the city's bylaws to regulate all smoki
CRFA (Ottawa) (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 03:48
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[Asia] Cambodian parliament passes law on tobacco control

All 89 lawmakers, who were present at the session, nodded the law, which states measures to control tobacco-made products in order to reduce impacts on health, economy, society and environment. Opposition lawmaker Ke Sovannaroth, chairwoman of the Natio
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 10, 2015 13:53
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[Canada] Pot smokers upset at e-cigs ban

Questions about how proposed bylaw amendments targeting e-cigarettes will impact marijuana users delayed a Vancouver City Council vote on the topic -- with politicians still debating at press time Wednesday night.
VANCOUVER 24 HOURS (ca)
added Oct 5, 2014 22:32
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Hungary turns to black market for a smoke

July, the Hungarian government shut almost 90 percent of the country's licensed cigarette vendors, squeezing the number to 5,300 from a previous 42,000. ... critics say it is a ploy to favour close allies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government … How
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 25, 2013 00:28
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[Europe] Poland opposes EU menthol and slim cigarettes ban

In spite of the Health Ministry's reference to 90,000 deaths in Poland per year as a result of smoking-related diseases, the opinions of the other ministries proved decisive. The Ministry of Agriculture outlined that Poland is the largest exporter of t
Polskie Radio (pl)
added Jan 31, 2013 13:30
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FBI looking for foul play in creation of Indiana vaping law

Agents have interviewed at least two lawmakers and a manufacturer of liquids used in electronic smoking devices. “They asked me if I knew of anything anyone might have gotten out of this legislation,” said state Sen. Phil Boots, who said he talked to an
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Aug 23, 2016 22:18
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[Kentucky] Bevin and Conway clash again on KET debate

Bevin said....such settlements have downsides and often cost Kentucky workers their jobs. Conway defended the Master Settlement Agreement with the big tobacco companies, saying that the settlement generates about $100 million a year for the state budget
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Oct 27, 2015 09:22
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[Canada] What they’re saying: Trudeau unveils Liberal platform for a strong middle class

CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY “The Canadian Cancer Society supports federal action to implement tobacco plain packaging, as proposed today by Liberal leader Justin Trudeau.” / HEART AND STROKE FOUNDATION “Congrats [Liberal Party] 4 committing to take action
Liberal Party of Canada (ca)
added Oct 20, 2015 14:01
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