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[Australia] Fog of war: is vaping good for smokers or only for Big Tobacco?

the movement for change is growing. A group of Liberal MPs are intent on prosecuting the case for legalisation and believe they can get the majority of their party onside. Tobacco lobbyists are also on the cause. Meanwhile, others are taking the issue int
The Age (au)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:52
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[New Jersey] NJ beach smoking ban: $250 fine up to Murphy

The bill would extend the state’s Smoke-Free Air Act to ban smoking from beaches and parks along with the already mandated indoor public places and workplaces. Watch the video above for more about the proposed law. Attached to the bill is a $250 fine fo
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Jun 10, 2018 23:44
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[California, North Carolina] National Reach of San Francisco Tobacco Flavorings Ban Questioned

It’s uncertain how far-reaching the ripple effect could be nationwide. However, California has a significant track record for creating new voter-driven state regulatory paths. Menthol styles, which are mint-flavored, have been controversial for decades
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 10, 2018 22:47
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[UK] Yorkshire councils issued just one fine in first two years of ban on smoking in cars carrying children

An investigation by The Yorkshire Post also uncovered confusion among local authorities about just who is responsible for enforcing the legislation. Read more: Barnsley Council accused of hypocrisy over smoking retail policy Barnsley Council became the o
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Jun 10, 2018 22:02
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[Canada] Toronto's first 'smokeless' condo starts sale ahead federal pot bill

A Toronto developer has begun selling units marketed as the city's first "smokeless" condominium, bucking a trend of businesses looking to cash in on cannabis legalization.
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 11, 2018 00:10
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[California] San Francisco has passed a sweeping ban that should scare the $23 billion vaping industry

But the ban could also pose a threat to the nascent but booming vape industry— currently dominated by devices like the Juul— where flavors like creme brulee and cool mint are a key part of the allure. Traditional tobacco companies are also displeased wit
Business Insider
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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[New Jersey] Bill that Bans Smoking on Public Beaches Reaches Gov. Murphy's Desk

Fines for those who violate the smoking ban would start at $250 for a first offense and go up to $1,000 for a third offense. The bill will move to Governor Phil Murphy's desk for final approval.
SNJ Today
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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[New Zealand] Vaping industry rejects child nicotine juice poisoning concerns

while researchers knew what was in cigarettes, the same could not always be said for their R18 vaping counterparts, which are legal to buy under the Smoke-free Environments Act. That unknown, coupled with the bright juice and enticing packaging, was conc
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 8, 2018 15:20
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New Jersey Moves Toward Banning Smoking on Public Beaches

Advocates for smokefree beaches throughout New Jersey may soon be getting their way. On Thursday, the New Jersey legislature completed its approval process for a bill that would ban all smoking, including e-cigarettes and other vaping devices on all pub
OCNJDaily (Ocean City, NJ)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:31
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[Asia, China] Association calls for tougher smoking control in Hangzhou

The Chinese Association on Tobacco Control called on Wednesday for the city legislature in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, to ban smoking in all indoor public places. The association made the appeal following a revised amendment to the tobacco control regu
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:29
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