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[Montana] MEAD / LAFAIVE: Tax hike proposal would improve fiscal health of smugglers

A proposal to hike cigarette excise taxes by $2 per pack would result in a more than doubling of the state’s cigarette smuggling rate, according to new research. Scholars have long noted that the health-related goals of policymakers are often undermined
The Missoulian
added Jul 13, 2018 13:17

Make tomorrow's kid-rated movies smokefree and save one million lives

Smokefree Movies started this petition to Motion Picture Association of America Charles Rivkin and 1 other #RateSmokingR / America's #1 killer deserves the R-rating. R-rating future movies with smoking will keep smoking OUT of movies rated G, PG and PG-
added Jul 12, 2018 13:27

[California] Richmond council votes to ban sales of menthol, flavored tobacco

Despite concerns from city retailers, Richmond City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to ban the sale of menthol and flavored tobacco products in city limits. The council approved those and other amendments to the Tobacco Retailer License Ordinance, alm
Richmond (CA) Standard (Chevron Richmond)
added Jul 16, 2018 23:22

[Massachusetts] Neighborhood Council Opposes 87 Salem Street Tobacco Shop

(4:47) The proponent responded that there are at least three other smoke shops in the area, and that in other neighborhoods in the city, high-end shops like this catering to adults are very successful and popular. The Council expressed discomfort at the
North End
added Jul 13, 2018 13:18

[Colorado] Carbondale weighs raising tobacco purchase age to 21

In an effort to curb minors from smoking cigarettes, chewing tobacco and inhaling from vaporizers, Carbondale leaders may raise the age to buy products containing nicotine from 18 to 21 in their municipality. "You know I was the one who originally broug
Glenwood Springs (CO) Post Independent
added Jul 11, 2018 18:55

[Minnesota] Battles between smokers, nonsmokers may be heating up

“At the crux of this is basically a homeowners’ rights issue,” countered smoker Marge Romero, who’s lived at Gallery Tower for 19 years. “You ought to be able to live your life in the confines of your own home,” said Romero, who was elected to the build
Fox News
added Jul 11, 2018 13:57

[Canada] Breakenridge: Time to revisit Calgary's misguided vaping restrictions

Last week, the new Ontario government announced that it was putting the province’s new vaping rules on hold. Those rules would have placed severe restrictions on e-cigarettes, essentially treating them exactly the same as combustible tobacco cigarettes.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jul 12, 2018 15:01
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Coalition Created To Voice Importance Of E-Liquid Flavors

Global Vaping Standards Association (GVSA) has formed an industry coalition of vape companies which has announced the launch of a grassroots cause campaign titled #Fight4Flavor, which aims to encourage adult vapers to share their personal, thoughtful and
PR Newswire
added Jul 12, 2018 13:25

Wave Of FDA Suits Awaits If Kavanaugh Helps Trim Chevron

shines a spotlight on his distaste for so-called Chevron deference, which requires courts to accept reasonable agency interpretations of ambiguous federal laws. The issue is particularly salient in the context of FDA policy decisions, which often involve
added Jul 11, 2018 19:00

Kavanaugh on Health Care: How Might He Rule as a Supreme Court Justice?

In 2010, for example, he was a member of the three-judge panel that ruled the FDA lacks the authority to regulate e-cigarettes as drugs or devices under the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act as long as they are not marketed as smoking-cessation products or for
added Jul 11, 2018 18:48
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