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World No Tobacco Day 2017: Tobacco – a threat to development

It will demonstrate the threats that the tobacco industry poses to the sustainable development of all countries, including the health and economic well-being of their citizens. It will propose measures that governments and the public should take to promo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:54
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[Russia] State Duma lawmaker proposes ban on vape smoking in parks

Chernyshov (LDPR) has drafted a bill that would prohibit vape smoking in pedestrian and promenade areas including parks and cycle zones, RIA Novosti reported Tuesday. The bill also stipulates ban on selling electronic cigarettes to minors. Vapes became
Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI) (ru)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:59
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CABRERA: NJOY’s Role in Getting Us Here

I refer to the pending Cole-Bishop amendment to the 2017 Agricultural Appropriations bill and our need to do all we can to get it passed. It’s a lifeline for our industry—of course, not a guarantee of survival but an opportunity to grab onto something m
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 29, 2016 04:08
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KAPLAN: Could the FDA be dismantled under Trump?

“You can be against regulation all you want, but the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act is not something that is malleable within executive orders,” said Dr. Sidney Wolfe, founder and senior adviser to Public Citizen’s Health Research Group, which has long batt
statnews.com
added Nov 29, 2016 03:03
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[Asia, Pakistan] Parliamentarians turn down law calling for ban on sheesha

Members of a parliamentary committee on Wednesday turned down a bill seeking a ban on sheesha and other injurious substances. The Islamabad Prohibition of Sheesha Smoking Bill, 2016, which was introduced by Senator Mohammad Azam Khan Swati, was taken up
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Nov 21, 2016 03:36
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[California] After the Vote: Electorate Passed Prop. 56 Cigarette Tax by Huge Margin

“Since day one, we ran our campaign on the issues and substance of the measure, and urged voters to evaluate the content, intent and flaws of Prop. 56. While we believe Proposition 56 is bad public policy, the voters have spoken and we respect their decis
Capital & Main
added Nov 11, 2016 00:07
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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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[Canada] Lack of 'adequate evidence' makes vaping regulations difficult, Philpott says

The Liberal government says it plans to introduce legislation later this fall to regulate vaping. Health Canada says the move will balance the need to protect young people from nicotine addiction while allowing adult smokers to legally buy vaping produc
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:55
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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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H.R.5955 - Restore Charitable Contributions of Premium Cigars to the Troops Act of 2016

Sponsor: Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] (Introduced 09/08/2016) Committees: House - Energy and Commerce Latest Action: 09/08/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. (All Actions) Tracker: This bill has the status Introduced
Congress.gov
added Sep 9, 2016 18:23
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