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[Hawaii] Students led effort to implement tobacco-free UH campuses

All 10 campuses are now officially tobacco-free, in part due to the hard work of passionate public health students and alumni who helped to pass legislation this summer. The tobacco-free campus advocacy movement started about seven years ago. Lisa Kehl,
University of Hawaii
added Sep 14, 2018 01:26
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Indonesia faces numerous tobacco control challenges: Minister

"It is disappointing, as many Indonesian children smoke. We have to do something," Yembise remarked during the 12th Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health (12th APACT) in Nusa Dua, Bali, on Thursday.
Antara News (id)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:57
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Singaporeans, take notice of Japan’s respectful smoking manners

Japan Tobacco... launched a campaign called “Smoking Manners” about 30 years ago, which aimed to help smokers and non-smokers co-exist respectfully. The campaign has infographics on running themes, which include:
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:48
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[Pennsylvania] Plan for hooka lounge on North Fifth Street draws some objections in Reading

The city zoning hearing board has heard a request for zoning relief from Hatboi Entertainment LLC, which is seeking a use variance and a special exception to allow a café and hookah lounge in a vacant storefront at 113 North Fifth St.
Reading (PA) Eagle
added Sep 13, 2018 16:39
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World's biggest tobacco companies aim to kill Montana healthcare initiative

Industry heavyweights fiercely oppose proposed $2 tax hike on packs of cigarettes to be used to fund Medicaid in the state
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 15, 2018 21:00
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[China] Juul Labs Gets Restraining Order on 30 Chinese Entities Selling Knockoffs on eBay

the company has filed for and received a restraining order on dozens of Chinese companies it said were selling fake versions of its product through the online sales giant, saying they pose potential safety risks somewhat more immediate than whatever long
Gizmodo
added Sep 14, 2018 02:52
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[Israel] State Seeks Further Delay on Taxation of Loose Tobacco

in the latest twist on the ongoing saga, the state has asked for another delay. The court got involved after anti-smoking groups filed a petition demanding that the tax rate for loose tobacco be raised to the same level as that of cigarettes. The Finance
Hamodia - The Daily Newspaper for Torah Jewry
added Sep 12, 2018 19:52
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[Pennsylvania] 10 Years After Passage Of Clean Indoor Air Act, Lawmakers Want To Close Exemptions

More than 2,300 establishments in Pennsylvania still allow indoor smoking, according to the Pennsylvania Alliance to Control Tobacco. Two bills, one in the state House and the other in the state Senate, would close the loopholes. Both are awaiting actio
WESA 90.5 (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Sep 12, 2018 19:46
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Three more proposed amendments going before Florida Supreme Court

#9 on the ballot: Revision 4: Prohibits Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling; Prohibits Vaping in Enclosed Indoor Workplaces... Adds use of vapor-generating electronic devices to current prohibition of tobacco smoking in enclosed indoor workplaces with exception
WWSB ABC 7 (Sarasota, FL)
added Sep 12, 2018 19:31
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[New York] Scarsdale to discuss zoning change that would limit vape shops

Parents could score a victory in the effort to keep electronic cigarettes and vaporizers away from children and teenagers if the village's code is changed to regulate where the devices and accessories can be sold.
New York Journal News
added Sep 12, 2018 17:00
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