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[Kansas] Commission discusses smoking in parks

Parsons city commissioners likely will consider an ordinance creating desginated smoking zones in all parks with playground equipment during their next meeting. The commissioners on Monday discussed a proposed ordinance that would ban smoking in the cit
Parsons (KS) Sun
added May 22, 2018 15:35
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Kazakhstan may introduce excise tax on e-cigarettes, heating tobacco ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added May 21, 2018 15:22
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[South Carolina] Smoking bans inevitable, but what of vapes?

In Orangeburg, the city would extend “no smoking” to include sites such as Centennial Park, the Chapel of Hope, Duncan Street Park and Rosa Parks Playground. In Charleston, the new ordinance would prohibit smoking in all of the city’s 120 parks. In bot
AP - Associated Press
added May 21, 2018 15:05
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EPA Agenda is a Threat to Public Health, Experts Say

Requiring that all data from scientific studies be made public would also allow industry and other special interests to "abuse and reanalyze" the data in an effort to debunk it, Thurston said. "A lot of the ideas for this rule originated with the tobacco
MedPage Today
added May 21, 2018 14:50
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[Ohio] Worthington eyes increasing age for tobacco sales to 21

elected officials in two more central Ohio suburbs will soon consider banning the sale of tobacco products to anyone younger than 21. Worthington will host a public hearing on the matter Monday night, and city council members are expected to vote on a lo
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added May 23, 2018 21:45
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[Italy] Government proposal leaves markets gasping -- and Italians vaping

The parties’ 57-page “contract”, which is supposed to underpin a new coalition government, includes two lines promising to lower levies on smokeless cigarettes to the benefit of Italy’s 2 million e-smokers, and a business worth 350 million euros ($400 mi
Reuters
added May 21, 2018 14:58
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[Montana] Ravalli Co. Health Board prohibits ecigarettes in indoor public buildings

voted 3-2 to include electronic nicotine delivery devices in the Clean Indoor Air Act, which prohibits smoking in indoor public places in the Bitterroot. Ravalli County joins several other counties in Montana that have enacted policies against ecigarette
NBC Montana (KECI, KTVM, KCFW)
added May 19, 2018 02:54
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[UK] Effort to cut number of smokers across North East by half are praised by health chiefs

Work across the North East to almost half the number of smokers have been recognised in Parliament. Public Health Minister Steve Brine and Shadow Public Health Minister Sharon Hodgson discussed the work of Fresh during a debate to consider 70 years of t
Sunderland Echo (uk)
added May 18, 2018 15:21
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After smoking ban fails, Louisiana Senate OKs study on protecting against secondhand smoke

After failed attempts to pass a law that would ban smoking in casinos, bars and sports arenas statewide, an Acadiana legislator settled Thursday for a study on efforts to protect nonsmokers from secondhand smoke. House Concurrent Resolution 76 was approv
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added May 18, 2018 05:01
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Minneapolis should ban tobacco sales to those under 21

Minneapolis will have a chance to do the right thing on a critical public health issue when City Council members vote on a proposed ordinance that would ban sales of tobacco and related products to those under 21. It’s no secret that smoking and secondh
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 17, 2018 16:55
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