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[Australia] Cory Bernardi says vaping ban defies logic in bizarre Valentine’s Day stunt

IT’S a different kind of V-Day for this politician, who spent his morning looping around Canberra in a “Vape Force One” bus to protest Australia’s “illogical” vaping laws.
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:58
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VIDEO: Advocates Pushing Lawmakers to Raise Alabama’s Legal Tobacco Age to 21

Some doctors are pushing lawmakers to raise Alabama’s legal tobacco age from 19 to 21. The bill is sponsored by Representative Chris Pringle. “Teenagers and adolescents are much more likely to become addicted to the nicotine in tobacco products at an ea
Alabama News Network: WAKA CBS 8 / WNCF ABC 32 / WBMM CW 22
added Feb 16, 2018 17:15
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Illinois Debates Tobacco Purchase Age

Committees from both the Illinois Senate and the House of Representatives endorsed proposals that would raise the legal age of purchase for tobacco products from the current age of 18 years old to 21. On Feb. 6, the Senate Public Health Committee voted 6
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:14
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[Oklahoma] Can TSET save the state budget?

It is not as simple as just writing a check. Because of the constitutional framework the agency’s funds are not available to be used for general revenue. Still, lawmakers say there may be a way to stay within the rules TSET and allow the trust funds to
KOKH FOX25 (Oklahoma City, OK)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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VIDEO: Indiana Medicaid work requirements fuel worries for the poor

led by Seema Verma, who... once worked for Governor Pence in Indiana, where she tested out her conservative policies... Now she’s taking her vision even further, by ... making smokers pay more for public insurance
PBS
added Feb 14, 2018 10:22
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[Nigeria] NTCRG, ERA hail Senate, Tinubu over resolution on ban of tobacco sales around schools

the Nigeria Tobacco Control Research Group (NTCRG) and Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN), have commended the Senate for passing a resolution seeking total ban of the sale of tobacco products around schools. According to
Nigerian Tribune (ng)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:03
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State Restrictions of e-Cigarette Use Has Slowed

CDC researchers assessed 5 types of state and territorial laws: those that ban the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and conventional tobacco smoking in restaurants, bars, and worksites; require a retail license to sell e-cigarettes; prohibit s
JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
added Feb 14, 2018 03:29
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[Canada] Bus drivers ask Vernon council to ban smoking in public spaces

asked Vernon council to consider a bylaw that prohibits smoking in public spaces and common areas, such as bus stops. “With marijuana legalization right around the corner, its a perfect time to put a bylaw in place. People should be free to enjoy communi
infonews.ca (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 03:23
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West Virginia Senate Advances Car Secondhand Smoking Bill

The Senate Health and Human Resources Committee on Tuesday sent the bill to the Senate Judiciary Committee. The voice vote was not unanimous. The bill would make violations a misdemeanor with a punishment of a $25 fine upon conviction. Dr. Michael Kilke
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 14, 2018 03:22
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[Michigan] EDITORIAL: Hypocrisy’s stink hangs over wind farm

“Friends of the Land of the Keweenaw” (FOLK)...Steve Milloy...served on Donald Trump’s EPA transition team...with the Cato and Heartland institutes and was a paid shill for the Philip Morris tobacco company while posing as an independent journalist. He wa
Houghton (MI) Daily Mining Gazette
added Feb 13, 2018 17:57
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