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[Massachusetts] Norfolk sets hearing on tobacco-sale restrictions

The proposed amendment to the board’s existing regulations would prohibit selling tobacco products in any retail establishment such as a pharmacy that operates or has a health care institution within it. The proposed amendment is available for review in t
Boston (MA) Globe
added Mar 13, 2018 15:12

[Asia] Meet 89-year-old Shen, China's longest-serving lawmaker

To prove that women and men should be equally treated, Shen organized a manuring contest. Women won as many men paused to smoke. As a result, Shen and other women won equal pay.
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 15, 2018 14:12

[California] Tobacco, taxes, Tasers — they’re all on San Francisco’s June ballot

Proposition E — Prohibiting Tobacco Retailers from Selling Flavored Tobacco Products: A “yes” vote on this measure seeks to ban the sale of flavored tobacco hit resistance from a group backed by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., which gathered enou
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Mar 14, 2018 22:09

BANZHAF: CBS’s “60 Minutes” May Cave Over Stormy Daniels Interview

in a case which may well have cost thousands of lives, says Banzhaf... The prior incident occurred when “60 Minutes” refused to air an interview with former tobacco executive Jeffery Wigand when it was faced with concerns about a legal action based upon
added Mar 13, 2018 04:13

[Mississippi] Ole Miss students react to proposed state tax increase on cigarettes

A bond bill, S.B. 3048, still remains and has the potential to be revised to increase cigarette taxes from the current 68 cents per pack to $1.50 per pack in late March. The bill would have to go before the house for further consideration, but could be a
Oxford (MS) Eagle
added Mar 13, 2018 04:12

[Florida] Editorial: Raise age for local tobacco sales to 21

Alachua County should protect the health of its residents, while setting an example for the rest of Florida, by raising the age at which tobacco can be bought here to 21 years old. Five states and 290 cities and counties across the country have already
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Mar 13, 2018 15:28

[UK-Scotland] 260,000 quitters needed to make tobacco-free goal

Philip Morris concludes that reducing smoking prevalence among adults to 5% or below is more likely to be met by 2044, a decade later than pledged by the Scottish government. The study, carried out by Frontier Economics, a consultancy in London, claims t
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:21
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[Montana] The cloudy debate around Missoula's vape laws

Missoula’s new smoking law is at once needed, inevitable, fair and likely to hurt businesses, depending on whom you ask...updates and expands the 2006 Montana Clean Indoor Air Act to ban vaping indoors, and all types of smoking in certain outdoor areas,
The Missoulian
added Mar 11, 2018 15:08

[Uae: Dubai] Patrick Reynolds, the Unlikely Anti-Smoking Activist

Reynolds pioneered a playbook that includes a mix of policy, consciousness raising and muckraking to beat back Big Tobacco's empire...wants to take his foundation global. He's launching a goodwill tour that will start in Dubai, with the goal of raising a
added Mar 11, 2018 15:04

[UK-Wales] 'Ban smoking in cars when animals are present' says dog lover

A dog lover is calling for a ban on smoking in cars while animals are in the back. Megan Pleasant, 22, from Bangor, Gwynedd wants the ban on lighting up in vehicles when children are present extending to animals.
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Mar 11, 2018 14:48
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