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[Colorado] Fruita: No more smoking in public

The city of Fruita will snuff out smoking in its public parks and open spaces, though councilors took a slow-burn route to reach that decision.The Fruita City Council voted 5-1 during their public meeting Tuesday night to ban smoking of any substance — wh
Grand Junction (CO) Daily Sentinel
added Dec 11, 2018 22:30
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LETTER FROM SENATORS TO FDA (PDF)

to not only ban flavored cigars and menthol cigarettes, but also to end the marketing of all tobacco products to youth and remove all flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, from the market until or unless they have undergone a thorough FDA rev
U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
added Dec 8, 2018 03:05
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Disparities remain on how to tackle lung cancer in Europe, report says

Enhanced prevention measures, especially against tobacco and electronic cigarettes, combined with access to innovative treatments can help tackle rising lung cancer cases in Europe, a new study funded by the industry has found.
EurActiv
added Dec 7, 2018 18:54
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[New York] AUDIO: VOICES OF VAPERS – THE FIGHT FOR VAPING IN THE EMPIRE STATE (GUEST: ANDREW OSBORNE)

The state of New York is undergoing efforts to ban certain vaping flavors from sale. Andrew Osborn, vice president of the New York State Vapor Association, discusses his efforts to oppose this legislation.
Heartland Institute
added Dec 7, 2018 18:43
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[Iowa] Cedar Rapids takes first step to restrict smoking in parks

Smoking restrictions in public parks in Cedar Rapids, including stronger safeguards to prevent smoking around kids, received preliminary approval Tuesday from the City Council. The plan would limit smoking in areas of some parks and ban it outright in oth
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Dec 11, 2018 22:30
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[New York] Editorial: Ban tobacco sales in drugstores

The TV networks survived the loss of tobacco revenue, and drugstores will, too. It’s time for them to stop profiting off of smokers’ unhealthy, sometimes lethal, habits.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Dec 5, 2018 18:00
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[Illinois] Lake Zurich raises age of tobacco sales to 21

The village of Lake Zurich became the 28th municipality in the state to raise the age to purchase cigarettes, e-cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21 Monday night. The village board unanimously approved the plan, which was endorsed by the Lake Zur
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Dec 4, 2018 15:50
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[Pakistan] Govt to impose sin tax on tobacco products

“We are sending a sin tax bill in the National Assembly in which taxes would be imposed on cigarettes and tobacco products,” Khan said while addressing the Annual Public Health Conference. The minister added that tax received from this would be spent on
GEO.tv (pk)
added Dec 4, 2018 15:50
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[Massachusetts] FALL RIVER, MASS. RAISES TOBACCO PURCHASE AGE TO 21

At its most recent meeting, the Fall River Board of Health voted unanimously to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21-years-old, with the increase scheduled to go into effect on Dec. 30, just ahead of the state’s increase and w
HalfWheel
added Dec 4, 2018 15:49
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[Asia, Pakistan] Sin tax to be inflicted on tobacco products

the federal minister revealed: “We are sending a sin tax bill in the National Assembly in which taxes would be imposed on cigarettes and tobacco products.” He went on to add the accumulated tax would be invested on the youth in terms of their human d
The News (pk)
added Dec 4, 2018 15:49
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