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[Asia, Korea - South] Health Ministry criticized for tobacco tax plan

South Korea’s Health Ministry came under fire for using the money it raised from this year’s tobacco taxes for projects not related to smoking prevention, during a two-day parliamentary audit session which started Monday in Sejong. The criticism toward t
Korea Herald (kr)
added Oct 14, 2014 13:14

[Africa, Uganda] Students push for Tobacco Control Bill passing

Students from five universities are petitioning parliament to pass the Tobacco Control Bill, arguing that it has stayed too long on the shelf. John Paul Nuwe, a student of Makerere University and also an official of Africa Tobacco Control Alliance said
The New Vision (ug)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:07

[New Jersey] Letter: Override Christie's veto of smoking ban on beaches, parks

Next time you go to a playground and someone is smoking and your kids are breathing secondhand smoke, or you are lying on the beach surrounded by cigarette butts, thank Gov....The bill passed with overwhelming bipartisan support; we need an override to pr
Trenton (NJ) Times
added Sep 14, 2014 12:44

[Canada] Gelinas wants e-cigarettes regulated

New Democrat Health and Long-Term Care critic France Gelinas was disheartened when she patronized a downtown Sudbury restaurant on the weekend and someone at the next table 'lit up' a cigarette at the next table.
Sudbury (Ont) Star (ca)
added Aug 20, 2014 23:32

Premium-Cigar Exemption Traced

Documents released by the federal government on Tuesday provided clues about how premium cigars got special treatment in federal tobacco regulations proposed recently.
New York Times
added Jun 25, 2014 00:15

[Africa, Uganda] Tobacco farmers worry of looming bill

Uganda Tobacco Growers Association (UTGA) have petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to consider their views on the looming Tobacco Control Bill, yet to be tabled in Parliament.
The Independent (ug)
added Jun 13, 2014 11:18

[UK] Government urged to act quickly on plain cigarette packaging

The government has committed to a six-week consultation period and will need to notify the EU of the draft regulations – a process which can take up to six months. "We therefore ask you to confirm that they will be published in the next few weeks."
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 11, 2014 00:30

EDITORIAL: Children Don’t Belong in Tobacco Fields

Obama administration abandoned regulations that would have restricted children younger than 16 from “participating in the cultivation, harvesting and curing of tobacco” after Republican lawmakers opposed the proposal by falsely claiming that the rules wou
New York Times
added May 18, 2014 06:43

Bill banning e-cigarette sales to minors clears Oklahoma House

A bill that would make it illegal to sell electronic cigarettes and similar vapor products to individuals younger than 18 years old was approved Thursday by the Oklahoma House of Representatives.
The Oklahoman
added Apr 11, 2014 15:12

[Canada] SHERRING: Winning the war on smoking

But in fact, though he heads up the city's health department, not even Levy could realize the incredible revolution going on between smokers and non-smokers. The non-smokers were in the vast majority, and they just didn't want the two groups separated i
Ottawa (Ont) Sun
added Apr 9, 2014 00:00
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