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Mike Pence, the US vice president-elect, has said he doesn't believe that smoking kills

Pence wrote. "Despite the hysteria from the political class and the media, smoking doesn't kill...Now he's just one of the many reasons people who care about science and health are terrified of Trump's impending presidency.
Business Insider
added Nov 10, 2016 14:16
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[New Jersey] Why NJ’s anti-smoking lawmaker is leading the effort to open cigar lounges

creation of new cigar lounges received the green light from an Assembly panel on Thursday...Gusciora, D-Mercer, a primary sponsor of the measure, said his effort is geared toward a unique subset of the population that enjoys smoking cigars and doesn’t min
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Sep 12, 2016 16:42
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[Sri Lanka] Finance ministry officials blocking 90% tax on Tobacco, Cigerettes

officials raised several concerns saying the tax increase will affect the industry and its 300,000 employees. I am sad to say that these officials spoke like agents of the cigarette company with no concern about the huge cost which as to be borne by the H
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Sep 11, 2016 22:02
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Poland bans sale of e-cigarettes to minors, public vaping

Poland will ban the sale of popular e-cigarettes to minors and their use in public spaces under a law that comes into effect on Thursday. Adopted by parliament in July, the new measures put e-cigarettes on a par with their traditional tobacco-based coun
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 8, 2016 13:42
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[California] THESE GROUPS SAY NO ON PROP 56

California Black Chamber of Commerce / California Retailers Association / Hispanic Leadership Fund / California State Fraternal Order of Police / Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs / Robert Pacheco, Mayor, City of Walnut
No on 56 – Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab
added Sep 4, 2016 11:36
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[California] One Hit Wonder Spins off 2 Flavors in the wake of FDA Vaping Regulations

Mad Hatter Juice is known for their I Love Donuts Eliquid, I Love Taffy Eliquid....One Hit Wonder Eliquid is handcrafted...interested in pushing back on the new FDA regulations can visit: Californiasmokefreeorganization.org California Smoke Free Organizat
PR Newswire
added Aug 12, 2016 18:47
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[Europe, Pennsylvania] BAKKER: TERROR FINANCING AND THE BLACK MARKET CIGARETTE TRADE

Regressive tax rises on cigarettes bring in relatively little money, have a minimal impact on overall smoking levels, and effectively help fund the greatest threat Western liberal democracies has faced in living memory – Islamist terrorism.
Front Page Magazine (Center for the Study of Popular Culture)
added Aug 3, 2016 17:44
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The Long Road to Tobacco Regulatory 'Deeming'

June 24, 2009 President Barack Obama signs the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act into law... Aug. 8, 2018 Premarket tobacco applications (PMTA) for newly 'deemed' products are due to the FDA. Products can remain on the market while the ag
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 16, 2016 01:51
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Pennsylvania Weighs Tobacco Tax

House Appropriations Committee has approved a $31.5 billion state budget that raises taxes on cigarettes from $1.60 per pack to $2.60 per pack, Trib Live reports. According to the Federal Tax Administration, the $1 increase would take Pennsylvania from th
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 29, 2016 19:55
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CDC: Smoke Is Clearing in U.S.

Over the last 6 years, smoking rates have fallen by 27% and bringing the decline in the previous five decades to 64%. In 1965 -- the first year that smoking prevalence data were collected -- 42.4% of adults in the U.S. smoked cigarettes. Close to one in
MedPage Today
added May 26, 2016 14:10
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