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[New York] HUDSON VALLEY COUNTY RAISES SMOKING AGE

Another Hudson Valley county is raising the age to purchase tobacco. On Thursday, Ulster County Executive Mike Hein signed into law landmark legislation which will raise the age of tobacco purchase in Ulster County to 21. "The statistics are staggering.
Hudson Valley (NY) Post
added Jun 12, 2018 01:21
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[Korea - North, Korea - South, Singapore] ‘If there are no cigars in Heaven, I shall not go’

Kim Jong Un who loves to smoke could be even more uncomfortable as the North Korea-U.S. summit is going to be held in Singapore, which is the most strict smoke-free country. I hope Sentosa, which means “peace” in Sanskrit, will be a place where the end of
Donga.com (kr)
added Jun 11, 2018 08:00
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[Ireland] Stand-off between judge and Revenue drags out John Daly tobacco case

John Daly, brother of the junior health minister Jim Daly, has admitted having illegal tobacco for sale in his shop without having paid the necessary duty. The case has been before the judge Mary Dorgan on at least three occasions since October, but she
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 12, 2018 02:00
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[Canada] BARRON: Smoking becoming a thing of the past

Despite my skepticism at the time, I’ve personally gotten quite used to no smoking in public places and I have to wonder why I didn’t take any exception to it before....We now know that bystanders can have their health adversely impacted by inhaling seco
BC Local News (ca)
added Jun 11, 2018 07:36
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[New York] Ulster County raises minimum age for buying tobacco to 21

Ulster County joins counties across the state including Orange, Westchester, Albany and New York City that have already raised the minimum age of purchase. “It will help prevent many people from ever experiencing the severe health impacts of smoking in
Poughkeepsie (NY) Journal
added Jun 10, 2018 22:00
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[Illinois] Bill to raise smoking age would hurt convenience stores, vape shops, retailers say

Chicago Tribune
added Jun 10, 2018 23:54
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[Australia] Fog of war: is vaping good for smokers or only for Big Tobacco?

the movement for change is growing. A group of Liberal MPs are intent on prosecuting the case for legalisation and believe they can get the majority of their party onside. Tobacco lobbyists are also on the cause. Meanwhile, others are taking the issue int
The Age (au)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:52
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[New Jersey] NJ beach smoking ban: $250 fine up to Murphy

The bill would extend the state’s Smoke-Free Air Act to ban smoking from beaches and parks along with the already mandated indoor public places and workplaces. Watch the video above for more about the proposed law. Attached to the bill is a $250 fine fo
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Jun 10, 2018 23:44
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[California, North Carolina] National Reach of San Francisco Tobacco Flavorings Ban Questioned

It’s uncertain how far-reaching the ripple effect could be nationwide. However, California has a significant track record for creating new voter-driven state regulatory paths. Menthol styles, which are mint-flavored, have been controversial for decades
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 10, 2018 22:47
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[UK] Yorkshire councils issued just one fine in first two years of ban on smoking in cars carrying children

An investigation by The Yorkshire Post also uncovered confusion among local authorities about just who is responsible for enforcing the legislation. Read more: Barnsley Council accused of hypocrisy over smoking retail policy Barnsley Council became the o
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Jun 10, 2018 22:02
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