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[Canada] Ontario Budget Leaves Millions In Tobacco Smugglers Pockets

2017 marks the 5th year since Ontario announced that it was "actively" looking into measures that were successfully implemented in other provinces, like Quebec. If anything, the budget will exacerbate the contraband problem by moving away from the predict
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 1, 2017 22:16
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[Canada, UK] Raising smoking age does cut teen smoking

Canadian scientists said raising it to 21 would see a quarter less smokers and urged lawmakers to change the rules to stop needless deaths and illnesses. The call was made as new guidelines were introduced to help children as young as five quit by encoura
Milton Keynes Citizen (uk)
added Mar 6, 2017 16:07
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Trump’s Health Secretary Nominee: Anti-Abortion, Against Stem Cell Research, Thinks Tobacco Isn’t a Drug

In 2009, Price voted against a bill to regulate tobacco as a drug. And, as a congressman, Price, reportedly a cigar smoker, tried to exempt the cigar industry from Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations that require premium, hand-rolled cigars t
Healthline Networks
added Jan 25, 2017 01:09
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[Connecticut] New White House press secretary's grudge against the media dates back DECADES to when he was on the student council – and his college paper called him 'Sean Sphincter'

what inflamed Spicer was the kicker. 'The policy also will not correct the current policy of creating smoking and non-smoking rooms for self-scheduled exams, according to an amendment added by Sean Sphincter, house senator of JA,' according to the articl
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 23, 2017 13:23
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[Arkansas] Tobacco funds would go to disability services under bill, Senate OKs medical marijuana rule change

The Arkansas House of Representatives on Thursday (Jan. 19) passed a bill that would redirect unused tobacco settlement funds to provide services to waiting individuals with developmental disabilities. House Bill 1033 by Rep. Andy Mayberry, R-East End,
Talk Business & Politics
added Jan 20, 2017 03:52
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FDA Finalizes Tobacco Product Intended Use Rules, Under a Risk of Rescission by Congress

So it is worth noting that although this Final Rule could have a profound effect on marketing schemes for tobacco products, drugs, and medical devices alike, Congress’s recent passage of the Midnight Rules Relief Act could eliminate the rule before it eve
National Law Review
added Jan 12, 2017 18:40
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[Czech Republic] Czechs weary of being haven for smokers, eye ban for bars

The lower house of the nation's Parliament's lower house voted 118 - 23 on Friday to approve a smoking ban in bars, restaurants and cafes. Electronic cigarettes are excluded from the ban, but it applies to regular cigarettes in all indoor spaces.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 9, 2016 23:17
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Ban sale of single cigarettes - Government Medical Officers Association

Sale of single cigarettes will be banned in Sri Lanka soon, Health Minister, Rajitha Senaratne said at a meeting held yesterday with the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA).
Asian Tribune
added Nov 24, 2016 15:14
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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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[Japan] Health ministry calls for ban on smoking in indoor public spaces

The report—called the “Tobacco White Paper”—is the first revision of the current version in 15 years. In the report, the ministry for the first time categorizes the causal links between diseases and secondhand smoking into four risk levels, based on pas
Japan Today
added Aug 31, 2016 22:56
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