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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

[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

[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

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

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

[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

[Canada] VIDEO: E-cigarette legislation coming this fall: N.S. health minister - Halifax

“Even if I wasn’t the health minister, I’m concerned about that as a citizen,” he said. Glavine’s comment were in response to a story by Global News about the confusion surrounding e-cigarette rules.
GlobalTV (ca)
added Aug 8, 2014 08:30

Paraguay's tobacco-growing president says he'll sell off his cigarette factory

Paraguay's new President Horacio Cartes says he's willing to sell off his cigarette-making business that has often drawn criticism from foreign governments worried about contraband.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 16, 2013 19:41

[China] Officials in Hebei vow to quit smoking to help fight air pollution

Chinafile reports that officials from Cangzhou City in Hebei province vowed to quit smoking in a (stupid, theatrical, useless) attempt to help combat the awful air conditions in the region. To prove the seriousness of the situation, a party official th
Shanghaiist (blog)
added Aug 14, 2013 02:20

[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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