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[New York] New hookah bars banned from opening in NYC

The legislation adds “hookah” to the city’s indoor smoking ban — allowing existing spots to stay open only if at least half their sales are from hookahs and they get a permit. Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-Brooklyn), who has pushed the move for years,
New York Daily News
added Oct 19, 2017 00:03
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[New Jersey] SGA works to move ashtrays further from buildings

Non-smokers, are urging others to smoke further away from school buildings. Last week, during a Student Government Association meeting, Michelle Pan, chair of the student life committee, talked about the initiative to relocate ashtrays.
The Setonian (Seton Hall University)
added Sep 30, 2017 21:32
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STROUD: RESEARCH & COMMENTARY: PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICIALS URGE USE OF ELECTRONIC NICOTINE DELIVERY SYSTEMS

In this Research & Commentary, Lindsey Stroud examines multiple public health groups' opinions on electronic nicotine delivery systems and how their use can benefit public health.
Heartland Institute
added Sep 28, 2017 20:44
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2017 State Legislative Summary

With only several state legislatures yet to conclude their 2017 legislative sessions, the outcome of various tobacco legislation in most states is now clear. Cigarettes and Tobacco Products Taxation This year, 28 states considered bills to raise cigaret
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 28, 2017 18:28
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[Canada] CALANTZOPOULOS: This product can help millions quit smoking ...if we’re allowed to talk about it

Rather than keeping people in the dark for their own good, the law should enable informed choice based on thorough scientific evaluation. We urge Parliament to consider revising S-5 to propel innovations that will lead to drastically lower smoking rates
Financial Post (ca)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:47
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WADE: Proposed St. Paul ordinance puts Minnesotan lives in danger

With its proposed ordinance to menthol and fruit flavors for tobacco and tobacco-related products, the St. Paul City Council is going down a dangerous road that will do nothing to stem the 5,000 deaths that occur from smoking each year in Minnesota.
R Street Institute | Free Markets. Real Solutions.
added Sep 28, 2017 14:56
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[California] Richmond considers raising tobacco age to 21, banning menthol, flavors

Richmond City Council is considering raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products in the city to 21, along with a citywide ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored tobacco products. The council is also considering prohibiting new retai
Richmond (CA) Standard (Chevron Richmond)
added Sep 27, 2017 22:26
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About FDLI

offers education, training, publications, and professional engagement opportunities in the field of food and drug law. As a neutral convener, FDLI provides a venue for stakeholders to inform innovative public policy, law, and regulation.
Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:09
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Tobacco Products — Programs

Food and Drug Law Journal 2017 Symposium October 20, 2017 | Washington, DC Introduction to U.S. Tobacco Law and Regulation October 25, 2017 | Washington, DC Tobacco Products Regulation and Policy Conference October 26-27, 2017 | Washington, DC
Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI)
added Sep 27, 2017 07:07
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[Europe, Sweden] Swedish snus wants place in EU tobacco directive

which is currently banned across Europe, is trying to find its way into the EU tobacco directive, with supporters pointing to evidence suggesting it is appropriate for the protection of public health. But the European Commission has made it clear it has
EurActiv
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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