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[Illinois] Alderman, trying to quit, wants city to ban menthol-flavored tobacco products

Ald. Ray Lopez wants to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes and other menthol-flavored tobacco products; some say the menthol makes those products even more addictive. | Getty Images
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 15, 2018 14:26
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoking ban at all eateries stays

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said the government's directive to ban smoking at all eateries would stay despite the protests from restaurant operators and eatery owners who voiced dissatisfaction with the rules which would take effect
Daily Express (my)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:11
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Harm reduction seen to stem Asia’s smoking epidemic

Leading think tanks asked policy makers in Asia to consider adopting tobacco harm reduction approach and provide access and accurate information on alternative nicotine products such as electronic cigarettes, heated tobacco products and snus.
Manila Standard (ph)
added Nov 21, 2018 03:03
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[Australia] GELBART: Amazing vape, how sweet the smoke…

I must commend the amazing and tireless work of Legalize Vaping Australia, for all they have done for this misunderstood and continuously ignored industry, for uniting people all over the country to speak up and tell their side of the story and cementing
The Spectator Australia (uk)
added Nov 19, 2018 20:27
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Big tobacco's new marketing push: Smartphones, style and EDM

British American Tobacco (BAT) -- the third-largest publicly traded tobacco company in the world -- is engaged in an elaborate and ethically questionable online-marketing strategy across Europe and Asia. A joint Point and Engadget investigation has found
Engadget.com
added Nov 17, 2018 05:22
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Illinois Senate narrowly votes to raise age to buy cigarettes to 21, in one of many votes to override Gov. Bruce Rauner

the state Senate on Wednesday voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of the plan. The Senate’s move was one vote in a parade of rebukes of the outgoing governor, with lawmakers voting to override Rauner more than three dozen times, eight days after h
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 16, 2018 01:59
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The Health 202: FDA chief defends crackdown on e-cigarettes despite conservative criticism

Some conservatives are dismayed at how energetically...Gottlieb is cracking down on tobacco products, despite his own limited-government views. But Gottlieb isn’t having it. “My former friends in the libertarian community who think this is emblematic of
Washington Post
added Nov 15, 2018 10:38
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoking ban at all eateries stays, says Dzulkefly

The government will not compromise with the smoking ban in all restaurants, food outlets and hawker stalls as it involves public interest, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said the government’s directive to ban smoking at all eateries
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:56
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[Illinois] American Medical Association targets e-cigarettes, vaping among teens

on Tuesday added its weight to efforts by officials nationwide, including Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, to make tobacco less attractive and available to young people. The same day Emanuel’s administration was to file suit against eight companies it says so
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 14, 2018 17:31
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[Nigeria] Tobacco control alliance seeks 70% tax increase

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance has urged the Federal Government to expedite action to mainstream tobacco control into its overall development agenda. Towards this end, the alliance recommended that a minimum of 70 per cent tax be collected on tob
The Punch (ng)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:11
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