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[Ukraine] Disguising deadly products with claim of responsibility

When the product kills, is there any point in talking about corporate social responsibility for the peddlers of the product?...in Ukraine, 45 percent of men still smoke, contributing to early death. Ukrainian men have a life expectancy of only 66 years,
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Oct 20, 2017 14:20
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: We should take this smoking ban even further

We are heartened by the potential for progress in Fort Worth, which will be one of the last cities in Tarrant County to go smoke-free. And at the same time, we encourage anyone who spends time in our city’s public spaces to press leadership to take the
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Oct 20, 2017 13:54
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[Kentucky] State coalition launched to improve health, reduce costs of smoking

more than 100 health, business and community leaders gathered in the Capitol Wednesday to launch the Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow. The broad-based statewide alliance will support state and local policy changes to improve Kentucky's health by reduc
Kentucky New Era
added Oct 20, 2017 14:06
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[Hawaii] U.S. city makes it illegal to smoke in cars with kids

The capital of Hawaii has passed a new law making it illegal for anyone in a car to smoke while a child is present. The ban will heavily fine any smoker caught with a regular or electronic cigarette while a minor is in the vehicle. Honolulu’s mayor Kirk
WDJT-TV CBS58 (Milwaukee, WI)
added Oct 20, 2017 14:06
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[Montana] Council of Commissioners votes to ban tobacco use in Clark Park

The Butte Council of Commissioners voted in favor of banning the use of tobacco at one of its major city parks this week. The Council voted 9-3 in favor of banning smoking, chewing tobacco or vaping tobacco at Clark Park. The move will include the insta
KXLF Z7 (Butte, MT)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:54
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[Texas] Residents discuss laws preventing smoking with children in the car

States limiting smoking in cars with minors include Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Maine, Oregon, Utah, Vermont, and most recently Hawaii. 2015 was the last time Texas Legislature proposed a similar bill, making it illegal to smoke in vehicles with sma
KFDA - NewsChannel 10 (Amarillo, TX)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:51
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Gov't Warned Against Stymieing Social Outreach With Tobacco Bill

Managing Director of tobacco company Carreras Limited Marcus Steele says the Government should tread carefully in its plans to introduce new tobacco legislation so as to avoid undermining the social outreach of the company and other players in the indust
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:16
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[Texas] Altus bans smoking on city properties

City Council members voted the evening of October 17th to ban smoking on city properties -- both indoors and outdoors. According to the City Manager’s office, the ban includes all city buildings and city parks. City streets and sidewalks are not included.
KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:16
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CROWLEY: Canada's 'abstinence only' approach to smoking tobacco isn't helping

Unrealistic “abstinence only” policies have been signal failures in reducing drug use or teenage sex. Why would we think it is a good idea where tobacco is concerned? We have the opportunity essentially to eliminate the cigarette through technological c
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:43
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[Korea - South] Assembly to decide on raising e-cigarette taxes

The National Assembly’s finance committee is expected to decide on Oct. 20 about hiking consumption taxes on heat-not-burn tobacco products, also known as e-cigarettes, to 90 percent on par with regular cigarettes. If taxes are raised, prices of e-cigare
The Investor (kr)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:36
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