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[Canada] Legal age to smoke pot in Manitoba to be 19; home-growing will be banned

Manitoba plans to set 19 as the minimum age to buy and use recreational marijuana once it’s legalized in July, but people would not be allowed to grow it at home for their own use. Justice Minister Heather Stefanson said the homegrown prohibition is aime
Canadian Press
added Dec 6, 2017 00:00
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[Colorado] MORACZEWSKI: Council should protect clean air, not weaken downtown smoking rules

The Health District of Northern Larimer County 2016 Community Health Survey showed cigarette smoking rates in Fort Collins at an all time low of 8 percent. Weakening the smoke-free downtown rule supports the nicotine addiction of a small number, versus p
Fort Colliins (CO) Coloradoan
added Dec 5, 2017 23:56
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City Council listens to citywide smoking ban proposal

Dan Gray, of the Wabash County Tobacco Coalition, proposed that the council impose a “comprehensive” ordinance that would therein make the City of Wabash and its businesses smoke-free. “Our coalition is aggressively working at trying to (make the next ge
Paper of Wabash County (IN)
added Dec 5, 2017 23:44
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[Australia] City to tighten smoking laws

Smoking on Albany beaches and playgrounds could be prohibited in the next two years as the City of Albany plans to reduce exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke. Last year the City endorsed a public health plan which vowed to “reduce community exposure to
West Australian (au)
added Dec 5, 2017 13:50
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Council should snuff out tobacco ordinance

Being an adult means having the freedom and responsibility to make one’s own choices. The City Council should honor that distinction instead of trying to regulate desired behavior.
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Dec 5, 2017 03:39
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[Thailand] PATTAYA ANNOUNCES NEW PUBLIC ENEMY NUMBER ONE - SMOKERS AND THEIR DEADLY CIGARETTES!

The Pattaya mayor has announced all out war on smokers. Heavy penalties will await those who break the law come February as the local authority rolled out their campaign to stop beach smoking. But it is not just the beach that is on mayor Anana C
National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT) (th)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:28
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[UK] E-cigarettes: further flavours of controversy within the controversy

Although some observers have alluded to an emerging public health consensus in the UK regarding the potential for e-cigarettes to reduce tobacco-related harms, controversy emerged when major UK public health organisations seemed to send out conflicting me
The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:07
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The Clock is Delayed but Still Ticking for E-Cigarettes

Tucked away in the Fiscal Year 2018 House of Representatives Agriculture, Rural Development, FDA, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill is Section 753, also called the Cole-Bishop provision, which would change the predicate date for newly deemed tobacc
Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:55
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[Wisconsin] Parks and Recreation committee to re-ignite tobacco debate

The city’s Park and Recreation Committee is set to revisit the debate over the use of tobacco in some city parks, not one week after the full City Council voted down a ban in all outdoor areas. The item is part of Monday’s committee meeting to be held at
WSAU (550 AM) / WSAU-FM 99.9 (Wausau, WI)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:20
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[California] HANSEN: Time to put an end to Big Tobacco’s lies

elected officials must seize the opportunity to put an end to the industry’s lies and manipulation by passing and implementing public health policies that finally eradicate the tremendous human and economic toll of tobacco use.
Orange County (CA) Register
added Dec 4, 2017 15:12
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