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[Iowa] Garner residents prevent smoking ban proposal

Those in attendance, however, strongly opposed any sort of ban. One noted that he should be allowed to smoke in parks, and would move away from children and other people bothered by his smoke. Another mentioned that cigarette litter is always going to be
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Sep 27, 2017 16:31
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why local governments should take action on menthol cigarette sales

The mint flavoring, which appeals to youth, makes cigarettes easier to smoke and harder to quit. Additionally, a federal ban already exists for all other flavored cigarettes. The evidence is clear that menthol poses a threat to public health
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:42
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[Japan] Public smoking regulations may be on horizon for Tokyo

the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer is hosting its annual World Conference on Lung Cancer in Yokohama...We are encouraged that Tokyo may join its peers in implementing smoking bans to protect the lungs and lives of its citizens.
Japan Today
added Sep 27, 2017 00:02
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking to be banned in universities, private education institutions

From Sunday (Oct 1), smokers at all autonomous universities and private education institutions will be banned from lighting up while they are on the school compounds, except at designated smoking points. Announcing the new restrictions on Tuesday, the Na
TODAYonline (sg)
added Sep 26, 2017 15:46
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Malaysia: 25 sticks illegal cigs pack on sale while authorities still unsure on ban

The Malaysia-Singapore Coffeeshop Proprietors General Association (MSCSPGA) lambasted the authorities for closing an eye on illegal cigarette sales in Malaysia, saying the authorities squabbling over a curb on illegal cigarettes have dragged more youths
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 26, 2017 15:44
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[West Virginia] Smoking ban vote delayed

BUCKHANNON — Efforts to snuff out smoking in Upshur County were put on ice Thursday, when the Upshur County Board of Health meeting could not vote on the issue due to lack of a quorum.
Buckhannon (WV) Record Delta
added Sep 26, 2017 15:15
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Cigarettes Face Local Legislators

Cigarettes continue to be a c-store staple, despite the proliferation of local ordinances aimed at restricting the category.... the convenience store channel saw sales of $56.2 billion, down .08% from last year. If sales are declining, however, the amount
Convenience Store Decisions
added Sep 28, 2017 18:32
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how some local governments are keeping the number of tobacco retailers in check

Measures to restrict tobacco retailer licensing and density are one way to combat the impact of tobacco retail marketing—also called point-of-sale marketing—which is linked to impulse purchases of tobacco products, an increased likelihood of young people
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:43
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[California] L.A. is set to be a hot market for marijuana sales. But there might not be many places to smoke it

The city is drafting rules to allow greenhouses that grow cannabis, industrial facilities that process it, and new shops that sell it for recreational use, not just medical need. But anyone expecting L.A. to become the next Amsterdam may be disappointe
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 26, 2017 15:17
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[Texas] San Antonio May Increase Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21

San Antonians may have to wait until they are 21 years old to buy tobacco products, if a proposal from the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (Metro Health) makes its way to City Council in the next couple of weeks. Nothing is set in stone yet — M
San Antonio (TX) Current
added Sep 26, 2017 15:09
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