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[Minnesota] West metro news briefs: Robbinsdale, St. Louis Park approve tobacco restrictions

The St. Louis Park and Robbinsdale city councils gave final approval last week to tobacco restrictions, extending the wave of new smoking regulations across the western suburbs. In St. Louis Park, the City Council voted unanimously Monday to ban flavore
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[Texas] PRICE: Going smoke-free is the right choice for FW

On Tuesday, the Fort Worth City Council will vote on a proposed ordinance to prohibit smoking in bars and bingo parlors. These prohibitions will be in addition to those already in place for workplaces and restaurants. By passing this ordinance, Fort Wort
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Dec 11, 2017 20:47
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[Kentucky] State lawmaker proposes $1 assessment per pack of cigarettes, other tobacco products to generate Medicaid dollars

Stephen Meredith hopes to convey in next year’s legislative session as he tries to pass a bill that would create a $1 health care reimbursement assessment on every pack of cigarettes sold in Kentucky starting Oct. 1. Meredith pre-filed the bill on Thursda
KSTV cn|2 (Louisville, KY)
added Dec 11, 2017 20:48
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[UK] Reason why smoking rates in Bury are higher than national average

Cllr Preston said: “8.7 per cent of 15-year-olds in Bury are current smokers, a drop from 21 per cent in 2004.” She added a new Greater Manchester Tobacco Control Plan is expected which will be accommodated by a new Bury plan as the current tobacco contr
Bury Times (uk)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:32
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[Minnesota] Downtown Stillwater specialty cigar shop proposal denied

Tobacco shops are not permitted in the Central Business District. Scott Sodergren of Osceola, Wis., and his son Luke Sodergren of Hastings, had asked the city to allow specialty tobacco shops in the district, arguing they were high-end establishments, ak
Stillwater (MN) Gazette
added Dec 9, 2017 19:13
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[Washington] AUDIO: Spokane Health Board to Support Higher Tobacco Purchase Age

The Spokane Regional Board of Health has approved a resolution related to smoking and vaping. The measure asks the Washington legislature to raise the minimum age for buying and selling tobacco and vaping products from 18 to 21.
Spokane (WA) Public Radio (KPBX 91.1, KSFC 91.9, and KPBZ 90.3)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:58
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[California] Council Conducts First Reading of Smoking Ban Ordinance

After more than an hour-long debate at the City Council meeting on Dec. 5, a first reading was held of an ordinance amending chapter 6.40 of the Dana Point municipal code relating to the regulation and prohibition of smoking in the city.
Dana Point (CA) Times
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco tax to cover public healthcare deficit: Ministry

Finance Deputy Minister Mardiasmo has said the government would start setting aside revenues from the tobacco excise duty next year to fund the Healthcare and Social Security Agency (BPJS Kesehatan), which has suffered a deficit since the program kicked
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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NITZKIN: Tobacco control policy should be based on science, not misconceptions

millions of adult smokers suffer and die from cigarette-related illness that could have been prevented by reconsidering long-standing tobacco-control policy in light of advances in our knowledge of e-cigarettes and tobacco harm reduction.
The Hill
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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Heat-not-burn cigarettes may still harm the heart, as FDA mulls approval

Tobacco control researcher Stanton Glantz, Ph.D., is publicly urging the FDA to deny Philip Morris’s application. He said a close reading of the company’s FDA application shows no detectable difference between the health effects of IQOS and regular cigar
American Heart Association (AHA)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:11
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