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[Canada] Quebec’s municipalities prepared to ban cannabis in public places

The City of Montreal is not ready for marijuana to become legal, according to members of Ensemble Montreal. During a press conference Wednesday morning, the opposition party said the city should move quickly to implement bylaws that would ban cannabis c
Global News (ca)
added Oct 4, 2018 04:34

Flight Attendants Cheer 10 Hours Rest, No Calls or Knives on Planes, Air Quality Initiative, and Numerous Other Safety Priorities in FAA Reauthorization Bill

The bill includes more Flight Attendant safety priorities including forever banning knives on planes, no voice calls on planes, and extending the smoking ban to e-cigarettes.
PR Newswire
added Oct 3, 2018 18:46
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Gretchen Whitmer proposes raising smoking age to 21 in Michigan

The gubernatorial candidate included the proposal in her health care plan that was released Wednesday. She says Michigan has a high tobacco usage rate and it is time for the state to join five other states that have increased the purchase age to 21.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 3, 2018 18:01

He said no! Trump suggests he hasn't done drugs either after admitting that he's 'never had a beer' and doesn't drink - 'I never tried anything else'

The president recalled how Fred would frequently tell him 'don't drink' and 'don't smoke.' ...To this day, I've never had a cigarette.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 3, 2018 17:53

Philip Morris lobbying on e-cigarettes hidden from Australian public

Tobacco giant not required to register as lobbyist because it uses own staff rather than third-party consultants...has been lobbying federal government MPs to overturn Australia’s ban on vaping, but its efforts remain hidden from public view due to funda
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 3, 2018 08:52

[Alabama] Editorial: Smoking's example for America

One of the failings of the modern-day Alabama Legislature is its refusal to pass a statewide ban on smoking in most public spaces and enclosed workplaces. Twenty-six states have chosen to protect the health of their residents against smoking and secondha
Anniston (AL) Star
added Oct 3, 2018 08:19

[Montana, South Dakota] Two States Face Big Tobacco Tax Increases

On Nov. 6, Election Day, a question will appear on the Montana and South Dakota ballots asking voters to vote in favor of or against large cigarette and tobacco tax increases. Retailers with stores in either state should join the effort to defeat these ta
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:23

[Canada] Health groups warn against vaping advertising in Ontario convenience stores

Allowing the display and advertising of vaping products in thousands of convenience stores across Ontario will lead to increased nicotine addiction among teenagers, a coalition of health groups warned the provincial government on Tuesday. The Ontario Cam
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Oct 8, 2018 22:34

[Texas] San Antonio's "Tobacco 21" Law Is Part of A Growing Movement to Regulate E-Cigarettes

“If we had initiated these policies decades ago, we probably could have saved hundreds of thousands if not millions of teens who go exposed to cigarettes at an early age,” Leventhal tells Inverse. “Now with the greater diversity of products on the market
added Oct 3, 2018 19:18
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[Canada] VIDEO: Perley urges Ford government to withdraw proposal to allow display of vaping products

Michael Perley, director of Ontario Campaign for Action on Tobacco, called for the withdrawal of the provincial government’s proposal to allow the display and promotion of vaping devices at Queen’s Park on Tuesday.
Global News (ca)
added Oct 3, 2018 18:56
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