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House Appropriations Committee Approves New E-cigarette "Grandfather Date"; Currently Marketed Products Would Be Spared

the amendment, if signed into law would: Effectively change the February 15, 2007 grandfather date for new tobacco product approvals to the effective date of the deeming regulation. The amendment would also change the qualifying date for predicate produc
Lexology (uk)
added Apr 26, 2016 15:39

[Asia, India] Tobacco farmers facing heat of beedi companies' protest

Thousands of tobacco producing farmers in Nippani area of the district have fixed into financial crises this year, following the stand taken by the all India level beedi manufacturers association protesting the circular of union health ministry instructin
Times of India
added Apr 24, 2016 23:43

[Indiana] Hoosier Security: E-Cigarette Bill Creates Mandated Monopoly

Hoosier Security announced today that it cannot comply with House Bill 1432 as it currently reads, which sets to create a mandated monopoly over security firms wishing to do business with e-liquid manufactures. Essentially, HB 1432 doesn’t allow for a f
Eagle Radio 99.3 FM WSCH (Lawrenceburg, IN)
added Mar 19, 2016 17:51

[Massachusetts] MA: Child-Resistant Packaging Now Required for E-Cigarette Liquids

New regulations requiring child-resistant packaging for liquids and gels used in electronic cigarettes will soon take effect in Massachusetts. The new restrictions are intended to address concerns that children may swallow the liquids or gels, which con
WATD 95.9 (Marshfield, MA)
added Mar 15, 2016 23:02

[California] American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Denounces Tobacco Industry's Shameful Threats

“It should come as no surprise that an industry that targets kids for a deadly, lifelong addiction would threaten to undermine their education and healthcare too. Nonetheless, this email threat is a clear indication that the tobacco industry will go to a
Business Wire
added Mar 14, 2016 21:36

[California] CA legislature’s massive win over big tobacco

It was a bad day for tobacco interests, but the bills passed can hopefully begin alleviating some of the harm tobacco brings.
Bay Area BusinessWoman
added Mar 7, 2016 15:59

[Virgin Islands] Rules OKs Cigarette Tax Increase and Cigar Factory Smoking Exemption

V.I. cigarette tax may see an increase from its current 35 percent to 45 percent, raising about half a million dollars in new revenue...The Rules and Judiciary Committee also sent on measures to allow smoking in "cigar factories" that make and sell cigars
St. Thomas (V.I.) Source
added Feb 11, 2016 19:26

[UK-Wales] Prisoners in Wales win battle to be allowed to smoke in their cells after ban is rejected

But Assembly ministers in the Welsh government have rejected the ban, voting to exempt Welsh prisons after a report described smoking as "an integral part of prison life". The report said: "Smoking is reported to be a coping strategy to manage stressful
South Wales Evening Post (uk)
added Feb 4, 2016 12:57

[Asia, Korea - North, Korea - South] North Korea Launches Newest Offensive: Cigarette Butts

apparently to highlight its contempt, it has begun sending balloons into the South loaded with an unusual payload, the police here said on Thursday: cigarette butts. North and South Korea have escalated their propaganda war across their heavily armed bor
New York Times
added Feb 4, 2016 12:36

[Europe] PARGNEAUX: Tobacco industry lobbying: the scandal of the century

As a member of the European Parliament (MEP), I have witnessed their constant endeavour to undermine our work during the negotiations to adopt the 2014 Tobacco Directive. The lobbying activities of this industry shouldn't be considered as other strategies
added Dec 22, 2015 22:37
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