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[Canada, California] GRIMES: Pot is A Dangerous ‘Recreation’

who supported the legalization of marijuana, a mind-altering substance known to be addictive? The same lawmakers who have declared tobacco and cigarettes deadly and supported a tax increase on cigarettes to stop smoking on that same November 2016 ballot.
Canada Free Press (ca)
added Jan 3, 2018 14:09
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[Canada] Minimum age to buy pot should be 21, Alberta Health Services suggests

Alberta Health Services is suggesting a minimum age of 21 for recreational marijuana purchases — and proposes the province use future legislation as an ''opportunity" to consider raising the ages to buy tobacco and liquor.
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:58
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U.S. Senators Call for Menthol Ban

Disagreeing with the ban, David Clement, North American affairs manager for the Consumer Choice Center, Arlington, Va., said such a law would only foster black markets and result in greater incarceration rates and less consumer choice and harm-reduction.
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Aug 29, 2017 14:22
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[Asia] Exclusive: Bloomberg charity scrutinized by India for anti-tobacco funding, lobbying - documents

The intelligence wing of India’s home ministry last year drafted a note on Bloomberg Philanthropies, raising concerns that the foundation was running a campaign to “target” Indian tobacco businesses and “aggressively” lobby against the sector.
Reuters
added Aug 29, 2017 13:44
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[California] GLANTZ: FDA’s “new” nicotine policy: A mixed picture that highlights the importance of local and state action to maintain progress

the overall evidence still shows that e-cigarette use is associated with less not more quitting... The FDA’s action also highlights the importance of other local and state action to control ecigarettes, particularly including them in smokefree laws and to
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 3, 2017 01:10
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[Asia] Muhith says bidi, cheap cigarettes will be phased out in Bangladesh

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has vowed to phase out bidi and cheap cigarettes, which he says make up 80 percent of Bangladesh’s tobacco market. “We have decided along with some of the bidiwalas that bidi will be out of Bangladesh (sic),” he told reporte
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:25
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[Czech Republic] 23,000 People Signed the Petition Against Smoking Ban

The Senate received a petition against the smoking ban...the petition’s goal is to repeal the absolute smoking ban in all pubs and restaurants, which have all reported a decrease in customers and are on the verge of bankruptcy since the ban went into eff
Prague Morning (cz)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:36
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LYER: Cracking Down On E-Cigs Hurts Real People To Make Others Feel Good

I used to smoke about a pack of American Spirits a day. But I was able to quit, thanks to the help of e-cigarettes....But even if e-cigarettes were to lure people who’ve never smoked into nicotine use, this would still not be a problem. Americans have the
The Federalist
added May 19, 2017 14:58
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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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Brown: Gottlieb Not Fit to Head FDA

Brown also expressed concern over Gottlieb’s ability to stand up to big tobacco, particularly when it comes to newer products, like e-cigarettes, which are particularly appealing to kids.
US Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
added Apr 26, 2017 17:06
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