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[California] GLANTZ: San Francisco tobacco product flavor ban: It’s not over yet

I would not be surprised if RJR (and perhaps other tobacco interests) engages in a campaign to undermine the law by encouraging merchants not to comply, publicizing non-compliance, then working to get the law ignored or repealed. It is, therefore, that t
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 20, 2018 19:56
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[Nevada] LETTER: No casino employees in my backyard

The City of Mesquite will be required to ensure compliance and enforcement of the law. That means, you will pay for a city employee whose responsibility will go far beyond the casino doors and potentially into every garage space, storage space, balcony,
Mesquite (NV) Local News
added Jun 20, 2018 14:15
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[West Virginia] Washington County proposal would raise tobacco age to 21

The Washington County Health Department is looking for input on a proposal to increase the legal purchase age of tobacco from 18 to 21 in local communities. “What we’re looking at behind this is tobacco use rates in Washington County,” said Washington
Parkersburg (WV) News &Sentinel
added Jun 20, 2018 13:46
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[West Virginia] Washington County proposal would raise tobacco age to 21

Health Department is looking for input on a proposal to increase the legal purchase age of tobacco from 18 to 21 in local communities. “What we’re looking at behind this is tobacco use rates in Washington County,” said Washington County Health Commissio
Parkersburg (WV) News &Sentinel
added Jun 20, 2018 13:45
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[New York] VIDEO: Bill unveiled to raise age for purchasing tobacco

Legislator Lashay Harris unveiled a bill to create the law Monday afternoon. She cites that 95 percent of adult smokers began smoking before they turned 21.The proposed law would apply to cigarettes, chewing tobacco and e-cigarettes. Harris says she pro
WHEC 10 NBC (Rochester, NY)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:43
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Anti-smokers turn up heat on e-cigs plan

The promise to ban all e-cigarettes and "heat-not-burn" tobacco products has been all but forgotten by the government... But instead of fulfilling the pledge, he added, the government is now suggesting to regulate them just like traditional cigarettes.
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:36
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[UK-Scotland] Ban on smoking outside cafes could be ditched

South Ayrshire councillors will launch a bid to scrap their own controversial rule, the Post can reveal. We told last week how the three-year-old policy is being labelled a threat to small businesses. Now councillors are ready to intervene in the row.
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:09
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Lower house passes bills on casinos and smoking controls

The Lower House also passed an antismoking bill on Tuesday, paving the way for its enactment and implementation before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The bill to revise the Health Promotion Law bans indoor smoking at schools, hospitals and pub
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 19, 2018 18:03
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[Europe] GILMORE/ROWELL: The Tobacco industry’s latest scam: How Big Tobacco is still facilitating tobacco smuggling, while also attempting to control a global system designed to prevent it.

they are positioning themselves to control the very system governments around the world have designed to stop them from doing so. Their elaborate and underhand effort, implemented over years, involves front groups, third parties, fake news and payments to
British Medical Journal
added Jun 19, 2018 15:21
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Medical sector demands ban on e-cigarettes

Representatives of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine, the Medical Association, and the medical schools of the Chinese University and the University of Hong Kong say e-cigarettes should be banned.
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jun 19, 2018 13:38
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