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[UK] VAPE AWAY You could soon vape at your DESK – as MPs call for e-cigarette ban to be lifted

WE should all be allowed to vape at work, a group of MPs says. According to the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Vaping (APPGV), employers should provide designated indoor vaping areas – including in the Houses of Parliament.
Irish Sun (ie)
added Nov 20, 2018 18:49
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[UK-Scotland] Information for MSPs: smoking and pancreatic cancer

In advance of the Parliamentary debate on “Pancreatic Cancer Awareness” on Wednesday 21 November 2018, ASH Scotland has written to MSPs to provide a few background figures to help inform discussion. ASH Scotland applauds the efforts of cancer charities,
ASH Scotland
added Nov 29, 2018 19:30
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[Idaho] TWIN FALLS SEEKS INPUT ON POTENTIAL SMOKE-FREE POLICY

Should the city ban smoking from bars, parks and golf courses? The City Council has mixed feelings but wants to know what Twin Falls residents think. The Council on Monday heard a presentation from Luke Cavener with Smoke Free Idaho, a coalition of organ
Coeur d' Alene (ID) Press
added Nov 20, 2018 19:11
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[UK] MPs urge employers to make workplaces more vape-friendly

The Houses of Parliament should become a vape-friendly zone, as part of efforts to make vaping more acceptable around the workplace, MPs have said. There should be vaping policies for businesses and public places to help tackle “misunderstandings” about
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Nov 20, 2018 18:47
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FDA tobacco crackdown draws fire from right

The Trump administration is under fire from GOP lawmakers and conservative groups over its proposed crackdown on e-cigarettes and menthol tobacco products.
The Hill
added Nov 18, 2018 21:05
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[Singapore] PAP MP Louis Ng is still concerned about smoking in one’s own flat

Ng was among a group of MPs who appealed to the Government to curb smoking in one’s own home. Presently, smoking inside one’s HDB apartment is allowed while smoking remains strictly prohibited in common corridors, stairwells, staircase landings and void
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Nov 18, 2018 20:38
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Is It Racist to Ban Menthol Cigarettes—or Not To? The FDA's new proposal stirs up an old, complicated debate.

Gottlieb’s other proposal has drawn less attention, but is more controversial: an outright ban on menthol cigarettes. “I believe these menthol-flavored products represent one of the most common and pernicious routes by which kids initiate on combustible
The New Republic
added Nov 21, 2018 16:38
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[Oregon] Brown Seeks Tobacco Tax Hike But Backs Away From Higher Alcohol Taxes

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is embracing a proposal by the Oregon Health Authority to raise cigarette taxes...she buys the agency’s argument that smoking is a major factor in driving up health care costs in Oregon and that tobacco taxes should play a bigger r
Oregon Public Broadcasting
added Nov 18, 2018 21:05
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[Asia, India] Government advisory on e-cigarette ban not binding on states: Delhi HC

The Delhi high court has held that the Centre’s advisory to ban sale of e-cigarettes is not binding on states and Union Territories. “The advisory is not binding and it would be open to the respective states and union territories to take an informed dec
Hindustan Times (in)
added Nov 17, 2018 04:16
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Menthol ban will make a bad situation worse

Trump should ask...Gottlieb, in an exit interview, why the agency couldn’t achieve a central promise of his presidency: Improve our lives not with more regulation but with less of it, wisely implemented.
USA Today
added Nov 16, 2018 02:23
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