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Austrian far-right Freedom Party forces conservatives to ditch plan to ban smoking in restaurants and bars from next May

Austria's far-right Freedom Party (FPO) said a planned ban on smoking in all bars and restaurants due to come into force in mid-2018 will be scrapped. While much of the West has barred smoking in restaurants and bars, Austria's impending ban is set to b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 13, 2017 06:13
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Trump Takes Credit for Killing Hundreds of Regulations That Were Already Dead

A rule governing glider flights that was withdrawn Dec. 23, almost a month before Trump took office, was also listed, as were smokeless tobacco warnings that had languished since 2011
Bloomberg News
added Dec 12, 2017 01:07
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[Minnesota] Robbinsdale latest to restrict sales of flavored tobacco products

The Robbinsdale City Council on Tuesday voted to restrict the sale of flavored tobacco products to people 18 and older and allow sales of such products to shops only where tobacco accounts for 90 percent of sales.
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Dec 12, 2017 01:05
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health advocates flood social media to oppose ‘measly’ P5 hike in tobacco tax in bicam

Health advocates have flooded the twitter and social media accounts of members of the bicameral committee deliberating on tax reform to oppose the increase of tobacco tax rate by a rate they deem measly – P5 pesos per pack, reportedly proposed by Marikina
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:04
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Austria to drop impending smoking ban, bucking Western trend

Austria passed a law banning smoking in bars and restaurants as of May 2018. But that will now be overturned under a deal between the conservative People’s Party (OVP) led by Sebastian Kurz and the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) reached during their ongoi
Reuters
added Dec 11, 2017 21:08
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[Wisconsin] LETTER: Chad Owen: Cigarette tax-stamp discount benefits local wholesalers, not big tobacco

Big tobacco manufacturers such as RJ Reynolds do not receive the money that the article refers to. The cigarette tax-stamping discount (Wis. Stats. 139.32(5)) is provided to wholesale distributors to reimburse them for the significant expenses they incur
(Madison, WI) Capital Times
added Dec 11, 2017 12:46
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Labor, farmers appeal to bicam on tobacco excise tax

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP), PhilTobacco Growers Association (PTGA) and the Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) expressed their opposition to raise anew the tobacco excise tax, citing the significant reduction in production and huge j
Philippine Star (ph)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:34
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[New Jersey] LAWMAKERS OK NEW FUNDING FOR TOBACCO EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Legislation would divert portion of annual tobacco tax collection to anti-smoking initiatives
NJ Spotlight
added Dec 11, 2017 12:18
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[Kentucky] New smoking study supports a stronger ban

Local doctors and others in favor of strengthening Paducah's existing smoking regulations have found support for their cause in a recent study of smoke-free laws and lung cancer rates in Kentucky. The study is timely since Paducah's city commission is se
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[Michigan] THOUNE: Raising legal age for tobacco purchase to 21 will save lives

Tobacco use costs Michigan $4.6 billion annually. Raising the age is likely to reduce tobacco use and lead to reduced healthcare costs. We need to increase the odds that our youth and children will be free of tobacco addiction. Michigan could become the
Jackson (MI) Citizen Patriot
added Dec 11, 2017 12:23
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