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Nigeria To Increase Taxes On Tobacco To Curb Smuggling, Abuse

The Federal Government says it may increase taxes on Tobacco as part of deliberate measures to check abuse and to prevent smuggling of tobacco products into the country. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, disclosed this when he fielded questio
PM News (ng)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:12
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5 insights about areas with the highest smoking rates in the u.s.

“It’s like there are two worlds now... Here are five insights from these experts about challenges and strategies for eliminating tobacco-related disparities across the country. For more, watch the full recording of the Warner Series: Tobacco Disparities
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:09
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[New York] Some residents at 400 Towers slow to comply with new no-smoking policy

A group of non-smoking residents at 400 Towers are demanding stronger enforcement of a no-smoking policy that was instituted in April and they've prepared a petition for the Housing Authority asking for sterner measures against rule violators. Nathan Va
The Batavian (Batavia County, NY)
added Oct 18, 2017 22:29
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[Ohio] Lakemore council hears legislation to make recreation areas smoke free

Village Council members heard a first read for an ordinance that would make the recreation areas smoke free during the Oct. 2 council meeting. The ordinance states it is committed to providing safe and healthy environments for children. The purposes list
The Suburbanite
added Oct 18, 2017 22:21
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[California] San Leandro bans flavored tobacco

City Council voted 6-1 Monday to ban flavored tobacco products and create a tobacco retailers licensing program. The decision capped off more than a year of public meetings, community discussions and outcries from retail businesses. “We’ve got a great op
East Bay (CA) Times
added Oct 18, 2017 16:14
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[Georgia] New Poll Shows Atlanta Voters Overwhelmingly Support Smoke-free Law

Three-quarters of voters (76 percent) favor a law to prohibit smoking inside most public places – including workplaces, public buildings, offices, restaurants, bars and the Hartsfield-Jackson airport – including two-thirds of voters (67 percent) who stron
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:45
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[Oregon] Pendleton City Council snubs out smoking in parks

The ordinance doesn’t just ban cigarettes, but any “tobacco products” or “lighted smoking instrument or activated inhalant delivery system.” That means cigars, pipes, chewing tobacco, snuff, e-cigarettes or vape pens are also forbidden.
East Oregonian
added Oct 19, 2017 10:20
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[New York] Mayor signs into law city’s first-ever regulation on hookah

The bill – which adds non-tobacco hookah to the Smoke Free Air Act of 2002, which banned indoor smoking of cigarettes and cigars – governs the cleanliness of hookah paraphernalia while also prohibiting entry to hookah establishments for those under 21 as
Brooklyn (NY) Reporter
added Oct 19, 2017 10:19
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[Texas] Fort Worth, the only city in Tarrant County that’s not smoke-free, soon will be

The City Council directed city attorneys on Tuesday to draft an ordinance that clamps down on smoking in public places....No deadline was placed on when a new ordinance would be completed and brought back to the council. A public hearing will be held whe
Fort Worth (TX) Star-Telegram
added Oct 18, 2017 02:43
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[New York] De Blasio, Gentile sign hookah regulation bill

adding non-tobacco hookah to the Smoke Free Air Act. This makes New York City the first city to have a law governing the cleanliness of hookah paraphernalia. Like cigarette smoking being prohibited indoors under the current law, hookah smoke will now be
Brooklyn (NY) Daily Eagle.
added Oct 18, 2017 02:41
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