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[New York] County Legislature bans smoking on Rail Trail and county parks, approves other measures

It prohibits cigarettes, tobacco products, liquid nicotine and electronic cigarettes in Lawson Lake County Park, a 420-acre park on the border of New Scotland and Coeymans, the Albany County Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail, which extends from Albany to Voorh
The Spotlight (Delmar, NY)
added May 11, 2017 19:51

[Texas] Austin Looks to Add E-Cigarettes to Smoking Ban in Public Places

On Thursday, the Austin City Council is expected to approve a resolution adding electronic smoking devices, or e-cigs, to the original ban on smoking in public. Essentially, this resolution is only adding e-cigarettes to the language of the ordinance.
Time Warner Cable (Spectrum) News
added May 11, 2017 19:10

[California] City Expands Smoking Ban

In a major overhaul of its 15-year-old smoking ordinance, the City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to ban smoking — including electronic smoking devices — in most of Santa Barbara’s public spaces. Smoking will now be prohibited at beaches, parks, sp
Santa Barbara (CA) Independent
added May 11, 2017 13:42

[Asia, Pakistan] Health activists warn against tobacco industry’s false alarm of surge in sale

Media reports suggest that the international tobacco industry has created a smoke screen with deceptive statistics to create the impression that the counterfeit tobacco industry has captured the market of the international tobacco companies, and that Fed
The News (pk)
added May 11, 2017 03:08

[Latin America] Emerging External Influences in the Western Hemisphere: Testimony for Senate Foreign Relations Committee 10th May 2017

Thanks to a vast network of support in key areas of Latin America, Hezbollah plays a central role in a new landscape where drug and human trafficking, gun running, illicit cigarette trade,
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
added May 18, 2017 02:03

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Anti-smoking group seeks to raise legal smoking age to 20

Taiwan’s anti-smoking group held a press conference on Wednesday calling for higher legal smoking age and completely smoke-free workplaces and indoor public places. The group has called on the Legislature to revise the nation’s Tobacco Hazards Prevention
Taiwan News (tw)
added May 11, 2017 14:37

[Minnesota] Hutchinson's tobacco discussions scrapped, for now

Future discussions about raising the tobacco purchase age from 18 to 21 in Hutchinson were scuttled Tuesday when the Hutchinson City Council decided to not conduct a workshop on the issue. Council Members John Lofdahl and Steve Cook were outvoted 3-2 a
Hutchinson (MN) Leader
added May 11, 2017 03:25

California Congressional delegation urges Gov. Brown to restore tobacco tax funds

California’s Democratic Congressional delegation urged Governor Jerry Brown to restore $1.2 billion in tobacco tax funds and use them for their intended purpose: to improve access to and quality of medical services for all Californians, especially our mo
California Medical Association (CMA)
added May 11, 2017 03:25

[California] Doctors and dentists say Brown's budget misuses tobacco tax funds

The California Medical Association and the California Dental Association say Prop. 56 funds are supposed to be used to increase the low reimbursement rates for the state's Medi-Cal providers
89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio
added May 11, 2017 03:25

Senate Confirms Gottlieb to Lead FDA

Gottlieb's tie to the tobacco industry includes an investment in an e-cigarette manufacturer and retail franchise based in Charlotte, N.C., called Kure Corp. Because of his ties to vaping, Gottlieb recused himself from commenting on vaping for a period
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 11, 2017 02:31
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