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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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[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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[Canada] VIDEO: Advocates against smoking concerned about status of tobacco legislation

A coalition of local health organizations are pushing the province to pass 3 laws aimed at protecting Alberta youth from tobacco. The Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta says the province’s new animal health bill is merely a way to stall bills 203, 206 an
630CHED (Edmonton, AB) (ca)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:58
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[New York] EDITORIAL: The right way to tax tobacco

THE ISSUE: Roll-your-own "clubs" make a mockery of everything from tax law to public health. THE STAKES: Will state government do the right thing?
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Oct 15, 2012 09:10
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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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[Australia] HILDEBRAND: Quitting smoking made me a criminal

My crime was to quit the only way I knew I could: By replacing a real cigarette with an e-cigarette that delivered the nicotine without virtually all of the stuff that actually kills you. That practice is currently illegal. The Therapeutic Goods Administ
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Feb 2, 2017 16:10
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[Canada] Cities call for Quebec to toughen anti-tobacco bill

A coalition of 174 cities and towns has called on the Couillard government to go even further in cracking down on tobacco than it proposes in Bill 44. The bill was introduced last spring, with public hearings set to begin this week. It imposes the same
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 18, 2015 11:14
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[Canada] Toronto Board of Health to tackle e-cigarette issue

later this spring, according to board chairman Joe Mihevc. As of now, the board does not want to declare a position. “There are certainly some benefits to it,” said Mihevc. “I think it would be fair to say the public health community is debating this.
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Apr 7, 2014 17:02
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Hungary's tobacco law: Leaked tape causes outrage

Five thousand new tobacconists open their doors in Hungary this week, a drastic reduction on the 42,000 outlets previously allowed to sell tobacco products, in the biggest ever shake-up of the Hungarian retail cigarette trade.
All Hungary Media Group (AHMG) (hu)
added Jul 3, 2013 12:01
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Imperial Tobacco Canada | Nova Scotia media reports suggesting e-cigarette ban are extremely worrisome

Imperial Tobacco Canada hopes recent news reports that suggest the Nova Scotia government intends to treat electronic cigarettes like traditional cigarettes are unfounded. Canada's largest tobacco manufacturer says regulating e-cigarettes, which do not co
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:02
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