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[Texas] Residents discuss laws preventing smoking with children in the car

States limiting smoking in cars with minors include Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Maine, Oregon, Utah, Vermont, and most recently Hawaii. 2015 was the last time Texas Legislature proposed a similar bill, making it illegal to smoke in vehicles with sma
KFDA - NewsChannel 10 (Amarillo, TX)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:51
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Gov't Warned Against Stymieing Social Outreach With Tobacco Bill

Managing Director of tobacco company Carreras Limited Marcus Steele says the Government should tread carefully in its plans to introduce new tobacco legislation so as to avoid undermining the social outreach of the company and other players in the indust
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:16
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[Texas] Altus bans smoking on city properties

City Council members voted the evening of October 17th to ban smoking on city properties -- both indoors and outdoors. According to the City Manager’s office, the ban includes all city buildings and city parks. City streets and sidewalks are not included.
KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:16
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CROWLEY: Canada's 'abstinence only' approach to smoking tobacco isn't helping

Unrealistic “abstinence only” policies have been signal failures in reducing drug use or teenage sex. Why would we think it is a good idea where tobacco is concerned? We have the opportunity essentially to eliminate the cigarette through technological c
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:43
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[Korea - South] Assembly to decide on raising e-cigarette taxes

The National Assembly’s finance committee is expected to decide on Oct. 20 about hiking consumption taxes on heat-not-burn tobacco products, also known as e-cigarettes, to 90 percent on par with regular cigarettes. If taxes are raised, prices of e-cigare
The Investor (kr)
added Oct 19, 2017 20:36
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[Nigeria] Reps Want FG To Increase Taxes On Tobacco, Speed Up M-Power Implementation

The House of Representatives yesterday demanded an increase in tobacco related taxes...also urged the Federal Government to embark on sustained campaigns to control tobacco use, implement the M-Power policy package, adopt stringent measures to restrict ad
Daily Independent (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 19:02
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The Danger of President Pence

It isn’t fully clear whose money was behind the Indiana Policy Review Foundation....early funders of the Heritage Foundation included some Fortune 500 companies, in fields such as oil, chemicals, and tobacco, that opposed health, safety, and environmental
The New Yorker
added Oct 19, 2017 18:57
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[Africa, Nigeria] Reps Adopt Upward Review Of Tobacco Tax

The House of Representatives on Thursday adopted an upward review of taxes on tobacco to control the products and fund healthcare services. The adoption was sequel to a motion moved at plenary by Rep. Sergius Ogun (Edo-APC) on the grave danger tobacco po
PM News (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 18:53
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[Kentucky] New smoke-free coalition pushing for $1 increase in cigarette tax

Kentucky Chamber President and CEO Dave Adkisson on Wednesday stressed the importance of smoke-free legislation in Kentucky at the launch of Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow. Smoke-Free Tomorrow is a coalition focused on improving Kentuckians’ health
The Lane Report
added Oct 19, 2017 18:47
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MCLAUGHLIN: Following Up On The Foreign Emoluments Clause and Gerrymandering

reading of “emoluments” in the Compensation Clause...would have eliminated Virginia tobacco planters like Thomas Jefferson or James Madison from ever being considered for the presidency, given the nature of state involvement in the tobacco business at the
National Review
added Oct 20, 2017 19:41
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