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TOH Putting Forward Law To Require Signs About Vape Dangers

Hempstead Town Councilman Dennis Dunne and Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney are putting forward a bill that would require businesses that sell e-cigarettes and vapes to post large signs that would alert customers that the products contain dangerous chemical
Patch.org
added Sep 5, 2018 14:44
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[New York] Essex Co. law aims to snuff out teen smoking

It took months of debate and one failed try, but the Essex County Board of Supervisors finally passed a local law Tuesday that raised the age for tobacco purchase in the county from 18 to 21. The Adirondack Health Institute, American Heart Association an
Plattsburgh (NY) Press-Republican
added Sep 5, 2018 14:39
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[Europe] JTI boss: EU Scientific Advisory Mechanism could adjust tobacco directive to reality

Ramunas Macius is the corporate development vice president for reduced-risk products at [JTI]. He spoke to EURACTIV’s Sarantis Michalopoulos on the sidelines of the “Quo vadis, EU evidence-based policy making? Addressing the “evidence – policy” gap” even
EurActiv
added Sep 5, 2018 01:37
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STERN: Why Is Lisa Blatt Endorsing Brett Kavanaugh? Because rich clients trump justice.

will surely rule against her...Arnold and Porter makes its money by representing corporations....attorney profile boasts that she helped to overturned the “reinstatement of $10 billion verdict against client Philip Morris in a ‘lights’ cigarette case.”
Slate
added Sep 8, 2018 19:46
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[Missouri] Lawsuit seeks stricter St. Charles County smoking ban proposal on November ballot

A judge Tuesday gave St. Charles County Elections Director Rich Chrismer until Sept. 10 to respond to a lawsuit seeking to put a strict smoking ban petition on the Nov. 6 ballot. The lawsuit, filed Friday by three residents and a nonprofit health group,
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 6, 2018 13:59
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[Colorado, Florida] Payless Cigars & Pipes Forced to Move Headquarters From Boulder

Payless Cigars & Pipes, a company owned by The Cigarette Store Corp. / Smoker Friendly was forced to move from the company headquarters in Boulder, Colo. to New Port Richey, Fla. near Tampa Bay. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper vetoed SB 18-179, whi
Convenience Store Decisions
added Sep 5, 2018 22:03
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[Colorado, Florida] Governor’s Veto Causes Cigar Company to Move

Prompted by action by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, officials with Smoker Friendly International said they will move its subsidiary, Payless Cigars & Pipes, from its Boulder headquarters to New Port Richey, Fla., near Tampa Bay.
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:59
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[Illinois, Massachusetts] Two States Wrestle With Tobacco-Buying Age

27 state legislatures have considered bills on the legal age to purchase tobacco products. Of those states, only the Illinois and Massachusetts state legislatures passed an age-21-to-purchase bill. The Massachusetts bill was signed into law and goes into
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:58
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[Missouri] County voters could weigh a pair of smoking bans in November election

authorities last week certified that a petition drive backed by the American Heart Association’s Committee for a Healthy Community gathered more than 30,000 signatures...A second petition drive backed by the new River City Casino owner, Penn National Gami
Call Newspapers (St. Louis, MO)
added Sep 5, 2018 00:38
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[Australia] Fired-up vaping advocates argue health is at centre of legalisation campaign in Canberra

E-cigarette campaigners have headed to the big smoke to convince federal politicians to lift bans on nicotine vaping products. A recent CSIRO report found regular use of vapers was likely to harm a person's health, but it suggested there were likely ben
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 5, 2018 02:05
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