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[Georgia (Country)] Why Georgia's presidential candidate gives out cannabis cigarettes

the distribution of cannabis (even for free) is still a criminal offense. In addition, it is forbidden to smoke in all public places;... According to Japaridze, he wanted to show with his public demonstration how absurd the situation is:
Vestnik Kavkaza
added Oct 23, 2018 17:39
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[New York] State may crack down on flavored e-cigarettes

State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker is promising a sweeping crackdown on flavored e-cigarettes that are marketed to teens, as pressure mounts for New York to ban the sweetened nicotine products. “We are concerned about this. There’s a lot of marketi
New York Post
added Oct 23, 2018 22:30
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[California] PD Editorial: State anti-smoking efforts have saved lives

A voter initiative passed in 1988 established a comprehensive statewide tobacco control program... California was a pioneer in tobacco prevention programs — and that early effort has saved many, many lives. This successful strategy should continue full b
Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat
added Oct 26, 2018 18:58
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More on Gillibrand dodging debate with her opponent – and the NXIVM nexus

Gillibrand helped craft a momentous victory for the tobacco industry... After becoming a politician, Gillibrand downplayed her role as a lawyer...accepted nearly $20,000 in campaign donations from the tobacco industry in her congressional campaign.
Artvoice
added Oct 22, 2018 17:31
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[Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Utah] Medicaid-Expansion Fights Pit Hospitals, Labor Against Conservative Groups, Tobacco Companies

Voters in four states will decide Nov. 6 whether to expand Medicaid ...Top spenders in the campaigns are groups linked to the tobacco industry and the Koch brothers, which are aligned against the initiatives, and hospitals and union-back advocacy groups,
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 21, 2018 19:47
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[Missouri] Editorial: Partial smoking bans in St. Louis and St. Charles counties are better than nothing

In St. Charles County, there’s only one casino, Ameristar, which would have to make half its gaming space smoke-free if county residents pass what will be presented to voters as “Proposition Smoke-Free with Exemptions.” A stronger measure with no exempti
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 25, 2018 23:53
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[Montana] AASVED: Voting yes on I 185 is the right thing to do

I took the CEO position at Shodair Children’s Hospital almost three years ago.... It’s challenging for a grassroots effort in Montana to be as visible as the more than $12 million big tobacco has spent on advertising in this state. We may be small in num
Havre (MT) Daily News
added Oct 20, 2018 14:43
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ZOLNIKOV: I 185 is a bad deal for Montanans

The real winners of this bad deal are wealthy hospital corporations that would directly benefit from I 185. The president of one of Montana’s largest hospital chains made more than $7 million in 2016. And a dozen other hospital executives made more than
Havre (MT) Daily News
added Oct 20, 2018 14:43
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[Massachusetts] Ashburnham Board of Health considering tobacco regulations

regulations to ban flavored tobacco products and raise the purchase age in town to 21. Health agent Rick Metcalf said raising the town's legal sale age from 18- to 21-years-old is in response to state legislation that will take place in January. It would
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added Oct 19, 2018 17:59
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[Massachusetts] Proposal to ban smoking in business districts gets airing

The Board of Health held a forum to get input on its proposal to ban smoking in most areas of downtown Northampton and Florence Thursday. And although most of the handful of commentators who addressed the board enthusiastically supported the floated chang
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Oct 19, 2018 17:52
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