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[Asia, China] State Council appoints, removes officials

The State Council, China's cabinet, announced...Zhang Jianmin was appointed head of the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration, replacing Ling Chengxing.
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:00

[Massachusetts] Editorial: Legislature advances public health in state

Tobacco should not be sold under the same roof as medications and other health-care products. We hope that Baker signs the package into law and puts Massachusetts in the forefront of the nationwide effort to discourage smoking and vaping by teenagers.
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57

[Mid-east] Jordan Premier Refers 'Tobacco Scandal' to Security Court

Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Monday decided to refer the case of a tobacco factory that illegally manufactures and smuggles cigarettes to the State Security Court (SSC), as it is considered an economic crime. The decisions came amid criticism of the in
Al (jo)
added Jul 25, 2018 15:10

[Antigua, Caribbean] ABLP colleagues clash over Tobacco Bill restriction

Member of parliament for St. Mary’s North Molwyn Joseph, who is also the minister of health, received some push back from members of his own party concerning restrictions on cigarette smokers found in the Tobacco Control Bill 2017 presented to parliament
Antigua Daily Observer (ag)
added Jul 25, 2018 00:59


Under the new law, smoking is prohibited in public places like Kesey Square, as well sidewalks and alleys. Businesses can ask the city manager for permission to opt out of the ban. Likewise, businesses outside the downtown core can apply for permission t
KEZI-TV (Eugene, OR)
added Jul 25, 2018 00:54

[Oregon] Eugene council aids Fifth Street Public Market expansion

city councilors unanimously approved three actions Monday ... Lastly, the council expanded the city smoking ban to include downtown sidewalks, alleys and plazas adjacent to smoke-free private and public buildings, unless the property owner seeks city appr
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Jul 24, 2018 20:39
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[Ireland, UK] A cautionary tale

The New Nicotine Alliance (UK) has welcomed ‘the bold vision’... ‘The NNA applauds Sir Kevin’s bold vision of the increased role that tobacco harm reduction could play in the future of tobacco control policy and calls on Under-Parliamentary Secretary of
Tobacco Reporter
added Jul 26, 2018 12:04

[Africa, South Africa] DREYER: New bill makes it harder for smokers to choose reduced risk products

The proposed Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill, currently open for public comment, seeks to limit the marketing and information that retailers can give to customers...• Warren Dreyer is the owner of JJ Cale Tobacconists.
News24 (za)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:56

'Cigarettes case' testing Jordan government stance on corruption

The case of a criminal ring with rumoured political ties involved in the illegal production and smuggling of fake-brand cigarettes worth of millions of dollars is dominating public discussion in Jordan - and testing the new government's stance on corrupt
Al Jazeera
added Jul 25, 2018 00:56

[Massachusetts] Attleboro mayor seeks smoking restrictions on drivers

Heroux has asked the city council to consider an ordinance that bans smoking in motor vehicles when a child is in a car seat. The mayor submitted a draft of the law last Tuesday. He said in a letter to the council that while “many jurisdictions” ban smo
Attleboro (MA) Sun Chronicle
added Jul 25, 2018 00:55
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