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[Alabama] VIDEO: Proposed ban on smoking in cars with children sparks heated debate

is sparking conversation on social media. Hundreds of you weighed in on our WKRG Facebook page. Under the proposed bill a driver would be fined $100 if they are smoking with a minor in the car. Authors of the bill say it aims to protect children from the
WKRG CBS 5 (Mobile, AL)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:41
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[Canada] Smoke bylaw OK: Hope vape shop owners

The owners of Hope’s only vape shop are on board with the district’s smoking bylaw, but say provincial laws on e-cigarettes are lagging behind. Next week council will vote to adopt a bylaw to ban smoking from many public spaces and expand the definition
Hope (BC) Standard (ca)
added Feb 2, 2018 00:12
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VIDEO: Alabama could soon make it illegal for you to smoke in the car if a child is present

The state House passed HB 26 41-30 this week. The Senate votes on it next. If it becomes law, the bill will make it illegal to smoke a tobacco product if anyone under 19 is in the car, whether the vehicle is moving or parked. Anyone caught breaking the l
CNN
added Feb 2, 2018 00:07
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Utah legislator is again trying to raise the smoking age to 21 — but similar efforts have fizzled in the past

Utah 19- and 20-year-olds would be barred from smoking by 2020 under a bill a Sandy Republican filed this week in the latest attempt to raise the age to legally possess tobacco products to 21. Rep. Steve Eliason’s HB296 was made public Thursday. The bil
Salt Lake Tribune
added Feb 1, 2018 23:59
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[Europe] CLARKSON: Can the battle against Big Tobacco be won?

The ongoing war between regulatory Davids and industry Goliaths now revolves around the implementation of a track-and-trace (T&T) system, provided for in both the TPD and the FCTC’s embattled Protocol....now up for a vote in the European Parliament, which
openDemocracy.net (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 21:56
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[Africa, Kenya] LETTER: CS Balala is wrong on shisha, its harm negates tourism revenue

Balala has called for the revocation of the shisha ban by the Health ministry... Other East African countries — Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda — have already banned shisha. It is in order that Kenya follows suit to prevent cross-border impediments to succes
Daily Nation (ke)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:51
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Adam Schiff and Devin Nunes: From ‘bromance’ to bitter adversaries

“The insider said that Nunes crossed that line with John A. Boehner, the former House speaker, who gave him the committee chairmanship but grew weary of Nunes’s indiscriminate pep and constant bumming of his cigarettes.”
Washington Post
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
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EDITORIAL: Indiana House GOP snuffs out smoking bill

Republicans killed a bill that would have increased the legal age for buying tobacco... In an ideal world, Indiana lawmakers wouldn’t have raided money from the 1998 State Tobacco Settlement...this is Indiana, where a sincere effort to attack the problem
South Bend (IN) Tribune
added Feb 1, 2018 18:45
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LEVIN: Proposal undermines Florida anti-smoking efforts

As an attorney and a former 50-year smoker currently battling stage 4 lung cancer, I’ve spent the better part of my life fighting Big Tobacco... Killing Tobacco Free Florida’s advertising campaign is, quite simply, a gift to the tobacco companies.
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Feb 1, 2018 03:24
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[New Jersey] Smoke menthol cigarettes, Jersey? Your lawmakers are thinking about banning them.

State Assemblyman Herb Conaway, a physician, said menthol has escaped being prohibited while other additives that are proven to promote addiction to nicotine have been banned. "Perhaps we can do what the federal government has failed to do," said Conawa
NJ.com
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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