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[Georgia (Country)] Parliament Adopts Amendments to Tobacco Control Law

Starting January 1, 2018 tobacco products must be packed in simple boxes with photos of diseases caused by smoking. Pictograms must be also attached to cigarette boxes. Starting May 1, 2018 smoking of e-cigarettes and chilim will be banned at all closed
Caucasus Business Week (ge)
added May 19, 2017 04:41
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[Asia-pacific, Canada, Philippines] LITERATUS: Flavored tobacco creates a regulatory hole

Since traditional tobacco products are now mandated to be packed with health risk warnings (ours in the Philippines have the gruesome look of darkened lungs transformed by smoking)—which they cannot fight off—Canadian tobacco manufacturers instead joined
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 17, 2017 15:30
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[Australia] Plain packaging architect 'thrilled' as WTO upholds tobacco laws

Nicola Roxon, the woman credited with spearheading an unprecedented win over 'big tobacco', has hailed a World Trade Organization decision on Australia's plain packaging laws a victory for public health policy.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 9, 2017 21:51
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[Canada] Focus: Regulations on e-cigarettes under debate by profession

Introduced in the Senate in late 2016, bill S-5 would rename the existing law the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act, and it includes restrictions on the advertising, marketing and flavouring of e-cigarette products, designed to keep them out of the hands o
Law Times (Reuters) (ca)
added May 9, 2017 20:12
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Anti-Vaping Surgeon General Has Been Abruptly Replaced

When Murthy’s report was issued, Norquist’s powerful foundation Americans for Tax Reform called on Trump to fire the surgeon general. Norquist made headlines back in February when he said, “I think that the next election, at the presidential level, and a
Gizmodo
added Apr 22, 2017 23:53
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[Missouri] Jefferson City raises minimum age to purchase tobacco

The city council approved an ordinance Monday night increasing the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. The council voted 6-4 in favor of the measure. The age limit will go into effect immediately and applies to tobacco, alternative n
KOMU (Columbia, MO)
added Apr 19, 2017 01:42
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FDA nominee won't commit to banning flavored e-cigarettes, cigars

Gottlieb said he can see where flavored products may be inappropriate in one context and appropriate in another, adding that his experts on staff should be making those determinations. "Gummy bears? Cookies and cream?" Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) asked..
The Hill
added Apr 6, 2017 21:27
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ARIZONA BILL SEEKS TO RAISE TOBACCO PURCHASE AGE TO 21

this year, the state’s legislature will deal with a bill seeking to raise the minimum age to purchase and possess tobacco and nicotine delivery products.
HalfWheel
added Jan 30, 2017 00:54
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[Canada] City begins process to restrict smoking in public places

Regina begins the public consultation process to look at extending the smoking bylaw to ban smoking on patios and other public places. “I think that it is fair to say that community standards are changing and people will want to see restrictions on smok
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added Dec 21, 2016 18:39
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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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