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[Korea - North, Korea - South] 'Heavy smoker' Kim Jong-un shunned cigarettes during peace talks

Over the course of their meetings, Kim, who is known to be a heavy smoker, did not light up once in Moon’s presence, apparently out of respect for the South Korean president, who is 31 years his senior. The absence of a lit cigarette at any point in the
The Guardian (uk)
added May 7, 2018 19:19
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Will New York raise the smoking age to 21?

Advocates and state lawmakers this year are again making a push to change the smoking age to 21 in New York. Efforts to raise the age from 18 to 21 failed in the state Legislature last year, but supporters rallied at the state Capitol again Monday pushin
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added May 3, 2018 18:05
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Juul, the vape device teens are getting hooked on, explained

“I don’t recall any fad, legal or illegal, catching on in this way,” says Meg Kenny, the assistant head of school at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester, Vermont, who has worked in education for 20 years. Students at her school are Juuling in bathroom
Vox Media
added May 2, 2018 18:12
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[South Africa] State expects tobacco industry pushback over tough new smoking laws

The Department of Health’s new bill on tobacco products proposes a complete ban on smoking in outdoor public places, prohibits vending machines and brings e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery devices into the regulatory fold for the first
BusinessLive (za)
added May 4, 2018 18:42
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DAUBE: Tobacco in Australia: time to get back to basics

But these massive global corporations do not sleep: they have been strategising and are resurgent. Their opposition to measures that work is harder-line; their lobbying and use of front groups has increased; their resistance has extended even to litigati
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 21:33
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South Africa: the complex politics impeding tobacco control progress

the National Department of Health has drafted a law to introduce plain packaging, ban indoor smoking, remove point-of-sale advertising, regulate alternative nicotine delivery products, etc., but the law is stuck within government. The impasse though is n
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 30, 2018 21:09
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Australian Conservatives senator Cory Bernardi wins award for nicotine vaping advocacy

Cory Bernardi draws fire from a public health expert after the Australian Conservatives senator accepts an award for promoting the legalisation of nicotine in e-cigarettes.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:55
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[Wisconsin] Bill Berry: Welcome to the United States of Addiction

My grandpa smoked Pall Mall cigarettes until the day he died of lung cancer. All the while, the tobacco industry told him cigarettes weren’t harmful... Addiction is big business
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Apr 30, 2018 18:31
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[West Virginia] Park facilities to ban smoking, vaping

the Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District has voted to move forward with a new tobacco-free policy that will limit smoking and vaping to parking lots only. "We as a board and our employees have talked about it for awhile," director Kevin Brady
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Apr 30, 2018 18:24
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[California] GLANTZ: RJ Reynolds Tobacco continues to be sole funder of Prop E, the company’s effort to repeal San Francisco’s prohibition on selling flavored tobacco products

The latest campaign finance statements are out and RJ Reynolds continues to be the sole financer of “No on E”, the referendum campaign to overturn San Francisco’s prohibition on the sale of flavored tobacco products, with $9,041,824. They are saturating
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:51
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