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[New Jersey] Gov. Chris Christie, who let similar legislation expire on his desk last year, signs stricter tobacco regulations into law

Karen Blumenfeld, executive director of the antismoking nonprofit Global Advisors on Smokefree Policy, said New Jersey follows only Hawaii and California in raising its minimum purchasing age to 21. “Ninety-five percent of all people start smoking by ag
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 22, 2017 15:58

Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278e): Baiocco, Dana

POSITION HELD FROM TO 1 Jones Day Boston, Massachusetts Law Firm Partner 1/2007 Present...8 RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. Winston-Salem, North Carolina Firm client to whom I provided legal services
added Nov 1, 2017 06:31

New Jersey Raises Tobacco Age to 21 – It Will Protect Kids, Save Lives

In New Jersey, tobacco kills 11,800 people and costs over $4 billion in health care expenses each year. Without additional action to reduce tobacco use, 143,000 kids alive today in New Jersey will die prematurely from smoking. Increasing the tobacco age t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 26, 2017 03:08

[UK-Scotland] Stirling researchers to lead £3.4m tobacco control project in Africa and Asia

They will conduct research to inform tobacco taxation, tackle the illicit trade in tobacco and target tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine governments’ attempts to reduce smoking. The project will be led by Professor Linda Bauld, director of the univ (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:55

[UK] Tobacco Control Plan could be hindered by public health cuts

Department of Health calls for the first smoke-free generation under the new Tobacco Control Plan, but cuts to local authority public health budgets have seen provision of stop smoking services slashed. The government has pledged to cut the smoking rate
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:53

New Jersey Raises Tobacco Age to 21 – It Will Protect Kids, Save Lives

In signing the bill, Gov. Christie rightly noted that raising the tobacco age gives young people a “better understanding of how dangerous smoking can be and that it is better to not start smoking in the first place.” He added, “My mother died from the ef
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 22, 2017 15:58

[New Jersey] Governor Christie Takes Action on Pending Legislation

including S-359/A-2320 (Codey, Vitale/Vainieri Huttle, Conaway, Jimenez, Lampitt, Jasey, Sumter), which raises the minimum age from 19 to 21 of a person to whom a vendor may sell, offer for sale, distribute, give or furnish tobacco products in New Jersey.
Office of the Governor (NJ)
added Jul 22, 2017 15:58

Court upholds Obama rule banning vaping on airplanes

“Although the statute does not define ‘smoke,’ some dictionary definitions, some state laws, and some characterizations of smoking by the e-cigarette industry itself support the department,” Judge Raymond Randolph wrote for himself and Judge Brett Kavana
The Hill
added Jul 21, 2017 23:31

[Philippines] Philippine Legislator Urges Approval of Vape Regulations

Rodel Batocabe, a Party-list Representative from Ako Bicol party, asked the Congress’ House Committee on Health to immediately approve a bill which seeks to regulate the use of vape products. House Bill 3330 or the “Vaporized Nicotine Product Regulation
Press Release Rocket
added Jul 21, 2017 23:31
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[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] Tobacco bill targeting dangers of second-hand smoke -public discussion hears

Guyana’s proposed Tobacco Control legislation does not seek to ban the sale of cigarettes nor criminalise smokers but aims to protect the population from the ravages of second-hand smoke and the ensuing health costs. This was one of several messages
Stabroek News (gy)
added Jul 21, 2017 15:29
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