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[Australia] 'That poor child was breathing in at least 250 toxic chemicals': Furious mother's call to ban adults smoking in front of children after seeing 'smoke blown into a toddler's face'

A mother has called for smoking around children to be completely banned, launching a petition after witnessing three adults light up in front of a toddler. Nina Belle, 31, was driving near her local shopping centre in Sydney when she said she spotted th
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 15:51
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[Asia, Singapore] Legal age for smoking to be gradually raised from 18 to 21

The Minimum Legal Age (MLA) for the purchase, use, possession, sale and supply of tobacco products will be increased from 18 to 21, said Parliamentary Secretary for Health Amrin Amin on Tuesday (Nov 7).
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:39
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Legal age for smoking to be raised to 21 ‘progressively’ over 3 years

Changes to laws, to raise the legal age for smoking from 18 to 21, were passed on Tuesday, as Members of Parliament (MPs) called for even more stringent measures to lower the smoking rate. The proposals included lifting the legal age immediately and putti
TODAYonline (sg)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:38
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BRIANT: New Website Focuses on Local Tobacco Restrictions

This website is known as TOTAL, or Tobacco Ordinances: Take Another Look. The website’s purpose is focused on providing factual information to lawmakers and the public about the legal sale of tobacco products and the nonretail sources that underage youth
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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[Canada, USA] KREISMAN: Dr. Stuart Kreisman: New NDP government must do more to fight early tobacco deaths

The Tobacco 21 movement has been sweeping across the U.S...We challenge the new NDP government to take up these issues and again make B.C. a leader in Canada and to save thousands of our children from shortened lives due to an inevitably ultimately regre
Vancouver (BC) Province
added Nov 9, 2017 17:31
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[Ohio] Council split on tobacco ban

TIPP CITY — With a tied vote due to an absent city council member, Tipp City council failed to pass legislation designating tobacco-free zones...The changes would have prohibited smoking, chewing or vaping tobacco in city-governed areas that are used for
Troy (OH) Daily News
added Nov 9, 2017 04:10
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[Colorado] Aspen voters overwhelmingly approve $3 tax on pack of cigarettes

The cost of a pack of cigarettes and other tobacco products will increase in the new year after Aspen voters overwhelmingly passed a new tax in Tuesday's election. In the unofficial results, 74.59 percent (1,280 votes) were in favor of the tax and 25.41
Aspen (CO) Times
added Nov 8, 2017 17:39
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[New York] Editorial: Schenectady taking tobacco sales regulation too far

Schenectady’s well-meaning proposal to prohibit or limit the sale of tobacco products in certain types of stores — specifically convenience stores and stores near schools — goes too far. There are plenty of laws on the books to prevent minors from obtai
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Nov 8, 2017 16:52
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[Massachusetts] Greenfield voters OK local option tax on pot, reject flavored tobacco sales

The voters have spoken. Greenfield should adopt a local option tax on the sale of recreational marijuana, and the town should continue to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products to adults 21 and older. The two topics appeared as nonbinding referendum
Greenfield (MA) Recorder
added Nov 8, 2017 16:50
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[Minnesota] St. Cloud raises age to buy tobacco to 21, but mayor plans veto

After a lengthy public hearing in which dozens of people spoke on both sides of the issue, the City Council voted 4-3 to approve the ordinance. However, Mayor Dave Kleis says he will veto it. Edina and St. Louis Park have already raised the minimum age
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Nov 8, 2017 16:41
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