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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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[Asia, Pakistan] HALL: Enhancing the tobacco industry’s revenue base

The Network for Consumer Protection (TNCP) report, 2017, informs that Pakistan has one of the highest prevalence of tobacco use in the world. This is alarming while it is equally distressing that the already weak tax levying and collection system of Paki
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:19
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[Iowa] Marengo industrial park plat drawings shown

she reviewed a recent survey conducted by JCPH, of 175 Marengo residents, about where smoking should be prohibited. Of those, 81 percent agreed or strongly agreed with eliminating tobacco use at playgrounds, with 77 percent saying it should be outlawed on
Iowa City (IA) Press-Citizen
added Apr 29, 2018 00:38
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[New Jersey] Asbury Park bans smoking at the beaches

City council voted 3-2 to ban smoking on Asbury Park beaches. Mayor John Moor voted in favor of the ban, along with council members Eileen Chapman and Yvonne Clayton. Deputy Mayor Amy Quinn and Councilman Jesse Kendle voted against the measure.
Asbury Park (NJ) Press
added Apr 29, 2018 00:37
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[Illinois] Batavia aldermen to consider Tobacco 21 plan

The Batavia City Council is considering a proposal to raise the legal age to 21 for the purchase of tobacco in the community. Fifth Ward Alderman Lucy Thelin Atac is advocating for an ordinance to increase the minimum age for buying tobacco and vaping pr
Kane Co (IL) Chronicle
added May 1, 2018 04:35
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