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[Montana] LETTER: Don't buy tobacco industry's lies on I-185

the tobacco industry targets low-income communities, marketing flavored brands that are thought to be especially addictive and giving huge discounts to hook people on tobacco products. We don’t have to take this — that’s what citizens' initiatives are f
The Missoulian
added Oct 9, 2018 17:14
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[Ireland] Budget 2019 main points: USC cut, €5 welfare hikes and extra paid parental leave

Excise cigarettes to increase by 50 cent with a pro-rata increase on other tobacco. This will bring the price of most cigarettes to €12.70.
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 9, 2018 17:03
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[Ireland] Most people want cost of cigarettes increased by fiver to fund cancer treatments

Seven in 10 people (71%) are in favour of such a move, according to an opinion poll carried out by Amarách Research for Claire Byrne Live. More than 1,000 adults were questioned for the poll, which was carried out earlier today. Budget 2019 is set to b
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Oct 9, 2018 17:01
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[Canada] No surge in illicit cigarettes after implementation of menthol ban in Nova Scotia [FREE FULL TEXT]

Contrary to the tobacco industry’s assertions, there was no surge in illicit cigarettes after the 2015 ban on menthol cigarette sales in Nova Scotia. Credible, industry-independent evidence on illicit cigarette trade is desperately needed to support the i
Tobacco Control
added Oct 12, 2018 00:40
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TOH: California is overtaxing a public health necessity: e-cigarettes

For the sake of public health, for the sake of the lives of millions of smokers across the state, state legislators must exclude Juul pods from the Proposition 56 tax. Juul is not part of the problem, but part of the solution.
Daily Trojan (University of Southern California)
added Oct 9, 2018 16:51
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Kansas Public Health Association honors lawmakers’ anti-smoking efforts

Archer and Schwartz were honored for the role they played fighting to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco-related products, including electronic cigarettes, from 18 to 21 in the city of Topeka and in Shawnee County’s unincorporated areas.
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Oct 9, 2018 16:51
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Groups debate impact of e-cigarettes on public health

Emer Rojas, president of the New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), remains steadfast in its lobbying for government to prohibit e-cigarettes in the country until its safety is fully determined by expert studies. Rojas noted that the Departme
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 8, 2018 20:46
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LIVE WELL: Oklahoma's smoking policies don't stack up

Oklahoma’s current smoking rate is 20.1 percent is and this combined with the lack of comprehensive smokefree policies at the state level leaves many Oklahomans, especially children, vulnerable to the dangers of tobacco use and secondhand smoke. “
Stillwater (OK) News-Press
added Oct 7, 2018 19:29
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Parties Strengthen WHO FCTC at COP8 by Adopting Global Strategy

by endorsing the first ever Global Strategy to Accelerate Tobacco Control and adopting it as proposed. This adoption is historic because it identifies priorities through 2025, with the clear and ambitious objective of sharply reducing tobacco use prevalen
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 12, 2018 00:38
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A Local Push to Boost the Smoking Age

NEARLY 350 CITIES AND communities in the United States have opted to increase the minimum legal sales age for tobacco products... "It's kind of like a little series of wildfires spreading around the country, and I say we're the cheerleaders," says Dr. Ro
U.S. News & World Report
added Oct 6, 2018 14:11
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