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[New York] Kirsten Gillibrand, Long a Champion of Women, Finds the Nation Joining Her

Ms. Gillibrand looked back at him, plainly bored by her elected company. She had not smoked since she became a mother, she told him. And yet. “I need a cigarette,” Ms. Gillibrand joked, adding an expletive her sons are not supposed to hear.
New York Times
added Dec 16, 2017 20:28
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[Florida] Voters could decide tobacco, `certificate of need’ issues

A panel of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission approved separate proposed constitutional amendments that would alter how much money is set aside for anti-smoking programs
Florida Politics
added Dec 16, 2017 19:59
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[Massachusetts] Bedford raises tobacco purchasing age to 21 in 2018

The Bedford Board of Health has updated its rules and regulations for 2018, with the new regulations banning flavored tobacco products, as well as raising the minimum legal sales age of tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21. Restricting the sale of to
Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:15
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[Massachusetts] Bedford raises tobacco purchasing age to 21 in 2018

The Bedford Board of Health has updated its rules and regulations for 2018, with the new regulations banning flavored tobacco products, as well as raising the minimum legal sales age of tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21. Restricting the sale of to
Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 16, 2017 20:10
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Zimbabwe Government Meets Evicted White Farmers Who Left Country

While agriculture has partially recovered in Zimbabwe, it’s been at a cost. The country recently produced a record tobacco crop, although the quality of the harvest has suffered.
Bloomberg News
added Dec 16, 2017 17:43
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[Japan] More restaurant chains go smoke-free ahead of 2020 Games, but izakaya reluctant to alienate customers who drink and smoke

More and more major restaurant chains are making their outlets completely smoke-free ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. The central and Tokyo Metropolitan governments are slated to tighten measures against passive smoking to prepare f
Japan Times (jp)
added Dec 15, 2017 22:29
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[Arkansas] State Capitol Week in Review From Senator Eddie Cheatham

At the December meeting of the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Commission the governor made a surprise appearance. He wanted to thank commissioners for their help in providing home care and services to about 500 people with developmental disabilities.
Salineriverchronicle.com
added Dec 15, 2017 20:31
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[Africa, Uganda] Rwanda bans shisha

Uganda ostensibly banned shisha in 2015, but the toxic product is still sold, promoted and used openly around the country. . . . In Kampala, there are bars whose primary selling point is shisha, also known as hookah.
The Observer (ug)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:17
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[Africa, Kenya] Rwanda bans shisha smoking following Tanzania's lead

Rwanda becomes the second country in Africa to ban shisha smoking after Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli imposed the ban in July last year. Other countries with similar bans are Pakistan, Jordan, Singapore and Saudi Arabia.
Daily Nation (ke)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:13
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PROPOSED TOBACCO TAX HIKE FOR IOWA

Gov. Kim Reynolds heard requests to bump the tobacco tax rate in Iowa up $1.50. Iowa’s cigarette tax rate is currently a $1.36. Minnesota's is $3.04. Dan Randall, from Osage, says he thinks tobacco products shouldn't be singled out for a tax hike. “Becau
KIMT TV (Mason City, IA)
added Dec 16, 2017 19:52
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