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[Canada] VIDEO: Alberta to review menthol cigarette ban in the fall

“We are very, very keen on working with the health minister and the Alberta government to ban menthol tobacco,” said Les Hagen, executive director of Action on Smoking & Health, an organization that works to reduce and prevent tobacco use in Alberta.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Apr 10, 2015 14:01
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President Obama: Regulate All Tobacco Products by April 2015

FDA must close this gap to stop tobacco companies from targeting our kids with a new generation of unregulated tobacco products.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 12, 2014 03:40
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[Canada] NDP health critic introduces bill to ban all flavoured tobacco products

New Democrat health critic France Gélinas has re-introduced a private member’s bill seeking a ban on all flavoured tobacco products in Ontario. Her first bill in 2008 sought a ban on flavoured cigarillos. It passed, but tobacco companies simply added mor
CityNews CP24 (ca)
added Nov 20, 2014 12:46
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[Canada] Ottawa finalizes ban on menthol cigarettes, other tobacco products

Health Canada announced the amendment to the Tobacco Act on Wednesday, in its continued crackdown on flavoured tobacco. The menthol ban brings the restriction of flavoured products to 95 per cent of Canada’s tobacco market.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Apr 6, 2017 21:12
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[Missouri] St. Louis Acts to Protect Kids, Save Lives by Raising Tobacco Age to 21

The St. Louis vote adds momentum to fast-growing efforts in Missouri and across the nation to raise the tobacco age to 21. To date, Tobacco 21 laws have been passed by California, Hawaii and more than 200
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:17
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[California] Presidential Primary Election Results | June 5, 2012

Close Contest 100.0% ( 21,993 of 21,993 ) precincts . . . No 29 Tax on Cigarettes for Cancer Research 1,894,871 49.2% 1,958,047 50.8%
Primary Elections in California (California Secretary of State)
added Jun 6, 2012 07:53
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[Czech Republic] Anti-smoking bill advances in lower house

Czech Health Minister Svatopluk Němeček (Social Democrats, ČSSD) provoked a lively debate in the Chamber of Deputies when he brought a funerary urn to the plenary session that eventually approved a closely watched bill banning smoking in restaurants in fi
Prague Post (cz)
added Dec 16, 2015 18:42
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Canada’s big tobacco firms say Quebec lawsuit oversteps Parliament

are accusing the plaintiffs in a landmark class-action lawsuit of attempting to use the courts to do what Parliament doesn’t dare: ban the sale of cigarettes...cigarettes have at least one use – to give smokers pleasure – and Quebec Superior Court cannot
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Sep 29, 2014 06:20
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Guest column: Big Tobacco should butt out of trying to make laws in Florida

Big Tobacco is clearly behind House Bill 169 in the Florida House of Representatives. It would prevent local communities from deciding for themselves how to prevent youth from being exposed to tobacco products. If House Bill 169 is passed, all control
Florida Times-Union
added Apr 14, 2014 20:06
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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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