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[Australia] 'A disturbing complacency': losing focus on tobacco control

Cancer campaigners want the NSW government to ban tobacco vending machines, slap a licensing regime on cigarette sellers and strengthen smoke-free environment laws in a bid to save lives. As the Berejiklian government and the Labor opposition enter elec
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Dec 13, 2018 15:55
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[Arizona] City vape decision concerns industry but anti-tobacco groups cheer

Flagstaff City Council passed an ordinance that treats e-cigarettes and vaping in the same way as commercial cigarettes, much to the chagrin of the Arizona Smoke Free Alliance
Arizona Daily Sun
added Dec 13, 2018 15:22

[Ohio] Cincinnati City Council raises minimum age of tobacco purchases from 18 to 21

City Council voted Wednesday afternoon to raise the minimum age of tobacco purchase from 18 to 21, joining Cleveland, Columbus and Akron in their efforts to reduce habitual smoking among young people.The ordinance, which was originally proposed by Counci
WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added Dec 13, 2018 15:40
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Raising tax on tobacco will help fund universal health care — Pacquiao

Senator Manny Pacquiao renewed his call for the passage of a bill which seeks to raise the excise tax on tobacco products. Senate Bill 1599, filed by Pacquiao, seeks to raise the cigarette excise tax to P60 per pack. ADVERTISEMENT googletag.cmd.push(funct
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 13, 2018 13:24

[New Zealand] VIDEO: Government has moved too slowly to regulate e-cigarettes, lead respiratory doc warns

Dr Stuart Jones says “the horse has bolted” because parents believe it’s safe – when it isn’t.
TVNZ (nz)
added Dec 12, 2018 16:20

[California] Will A Change In Governor Finally Get A Smoking Ban At Beaches Passed?

Senator Steve Glazer (D-7th District) and Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-10th District) introduced Senate Bill 8 on Monday. It’s similar to a trio of bills vetoed by Governor Brown at the end of the last legislative session. At the time, he wrote a direct
KOVR CBS 13 / (West Sacramento, CA)
added Dec 11, 2018 16:59

[Illinois] Arlington Heights set to ban tobacco sales to those under 21

Arlington Heights is set to join a growing list of suburban communities that ban the sale of tobacco to those under 21, after a discussion by village trustees Monday. The village's advisory board of health in June recommended increasing the minimum age fr
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Dec 11, 2018 22:28
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] LGU business permits in spotlight after raid on tobacco factory

DEPARTMENT of Finance (DoF) said it wants an investigation into local government units (LGUs) granting permits to illegal businesses, following the discovery of unregistered tobacco factories and the proliferation of unregistered cigarette production lin
Business World (ph)
added Dec 12, 2018 19:51

[California] Beverly Hills New Smoking Regulations In Effect

Retailers in the city of Beverly Hills have until Friday, December 21, to remove flavored tobacco products from their store shelves, the city announced in a press release on Monday, December 10. The city of Beverly Hills has been promoting a healthy lifes
Canyon News (Beverly Hills, CA)
added Dec 12, 2018 12:50

Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch calls for research of e-cigarettes in schools, recommends 611 for suicide hotline By

A state-administered survey of Utah youth in eighth grade, 10th grade and 12th grade, carried out in 2017, found that 23.1 percent of respondents reported they had tried an electronic cigarette — slightly higher than the proportion who said they had ever
Deseret News
added Dec 12, 2018 16:16
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