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[Canada] Changes coming to e-cigarette regulation in Manitoba

The legislative changes, which go into effect Oct. 1, outlaw the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors and set out new rules around how vape shops can advertise and market their products. They'll also mean the use of e-cigarettes—known as vaping—will
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 6, 2017 16:28
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[Canada] City's patio smokers may be told to butt out

While it’s clear second-hand smoke is carcinogenic and bad for your health, the councillor said he’d like to see more research and consultation before Winnipeg decides whether or not to update bylaws to ban smoking on patios. Anecdotally, Pagtakhan said
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Free Press (ca)
added May 19, 2017 12:55
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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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[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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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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[Canada] Comox, Courtenay say no to expanded smoking bans

Island medical health officers want Island municipalities to step up their bylaw game to limit smoking in public places. A letter addressed to Comox council from Island health officer Dr. Charmaine Enns invites the municipality to "partner with Island H
Comox Valley (BC) Echo (ca)
added Feb 17, 2017 22:37
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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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