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[Canada] Group wants proposed menthol cigarette ban to apply to aboriginal tobacco industry

National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco will tour the province and turn the heat up on the Liberals until the Bill 44 hearings begin later this month. Though First Nations have a constitutionally guaranteed right to grow tobacco on reserves, their t
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 10, 2015 09:54
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[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
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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
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[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
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Zambia refuses to ban tobacco production

The Zambian government said it cannot afford to ban tobacco production and trade because doing so could result in massive job losses and income especially in rural communities, the Zambia Daily Mail reported on Wednesday.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 20, 2016 21:03
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Senate sends to governor bill banning e-cigarette sales to minors in Texas

Hinojosa said a large number of minors in Texas now use e-cigarettes, which has become a “training device” for later use of regular tobacco products. Further, he said, many youths use e-cigarettes to inhale various illegal drugs. Sen. Don Huffines, R-Da
Dallas Morning News blogs
added May 20, 2015 11:58
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[Canada] SWEANOR: We need pragmatic vision on nicotine

If passed, Bill S-5 will make it illegal for a company to tell smokers that lower-risk products are, well, lower risk... We can replace an approach based on punishing and shaming smokers into trying to quit with one that empowers them to succeed. With a
Hamilton (Ont) Spectator (ca)
added Sep 4, 2017 11:47
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[Canada] B.C. health minister’s tweet on tobacco consumption age garners controversy

A tweet by B.C.’s health minister is garnering controversy. On Tuesday, Terry Lake publicly wondered if it was time to consider raising the age of tobacco consumption to 21.
CHEK-TV (ca)
added Jan 18, 2017 15:30
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[Canada] E-cigarettes should be regulated similar to tobacco: Heart and Stroke Foundation

wants the federal government to move quickly to regulate electronic cigarettes in much the same way as tobacco products. Manuel Arango, a foundation spokesman, said that should include banning e-cigarettes from use in public places and workplaces and not
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Oct 3, 2014 21:56
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[Czech Republic] Number of MPs aim to weaken anti-smoking legislation in name of smokers' rights

A group of MPs from the opposition and more significantly within the ruling coalition have made clear their intent to try and soften legislation aimed at banning smoking at all Czech restaurants, bars and similar premises. Although the proposal passed in
Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:56
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