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[Tennessee] ETSU researcher urges repeal of tobacco-friendly law

Tennessee General Assembly kill legislation last last month that would have banned smoking in cars when children are present. Hadii Mamudu, whose research focuses on public policy and the harmful effects of smoking, said the narrow defeat of the bill on
Johnson City (TN) Press
added May 11, 2018 21:59
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[New Jersey] Bill to Ban Smoking on N.J. Beaches Resurfaces

Free from the threat posed by former Gov. Chris Christie’s veto pen, a bill to prohibit smoking on public beaches throughout New Jersey has re-emerged. The new bill, sponsored this time by state Senate President Steven Sweeney (D-Gloucester) and Vin Gop
Shorebeat
added May 11, 2018 21:58
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[New York] Ulster County lawmakers move closer to raising minimum age for buying tobacco products

A proposal to increase the minimum age for tobacco purchases in Ulster County from 18 to 21 has moved a step closer to reality with the county Legislature’s Public Health and Social Services Committee voting unanimously in favor of the measure. The propo
Kingston (NY) Daily Freeman
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[Illinois] Washington high school students agree with City Council, ‘pass’ Tobacco 21 ordinance

That’s one store’s reaction to Washington City Council’s passage April 2 of an ordinance that raised the age to purchase tobacco products and electronic cigarettes in the city from 18 to 21. Twenty-two Washington Community High School students discussed
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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Ottawa rolls the dice on tobacco packaging, while taking a logical approach to Cannabis

Small business retailers are expressing disappointment at the passage of Bill S-5, which is federal legislation that introduces plain and standardized packaging for tobacco products, given the radically different treatment being applied for marijuana ciga
GlobeNewswire
added May 14, 2018 13:20
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Bill S-5 Will Open the Floodgates for Illegal Tobacco in Canada

the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) warned the Federal Government and the public that the passing of Bill S-5, An act to amend the Tobacco Act, has missed the mark in terms of protecting Canadians from the harms of tobacco. NCACT and
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 11, 2018 20:23
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GLANTZ: California cancer advocates call out Assemblymember Jim Cooper for breaking promise not to take tobacco money

on March 14, 2018, he accepted a $4,400 contribution from Philip Morris. ACS CAN contacted him and he told ACS CAN that he decided to reverse course and start accepting donations from tobacco companies.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 11, 2018 02:35
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New Jersey Lawmakers Try (Again) to Ban Smoking on the Beach

now that Phil Murphy is in the governor’s office instead of Chris Christie. Senate President Steve Sweeney and Sen. Bob Smith introduced a bill (S2534) on Thursday that would prohibit smoking on all county and municipal beaches. The bill advanced from th
New York Observer
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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[Africa, Kenya] Stamps can curb illicit trade, tax evasion

The measures Kenya has taken, especially in tobacco control, are in line with Article 15 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) as it relates to the elimination of illicit trade and the implementation of national laws to support enforc
Daily Nation (ke)
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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[Africa, South Africa] Nearly half of restaurants in SA already completely smoke free

A study's found that 45% of restaurants in SA are already completely smoke free. A University of Cape Town (UCT) study, published in the South African Medical Journal, conducted an analysis of smoking policies in restaurants since 2001. The aim was to
Cape Talk: THE John Maytham SHOW (za)
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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