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[Missouri] LETTER: Campaigner for clean indoor air will be missed

Martin Pion was not just a good friend to me; he was a good friend to most of the people in the St. Louis area. Martin, who had lost a sister to lung cancer, tirelessly worked to reduce the impact...he had Stage 4 lung cancer...He never smoked. He will
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Mar 31, 2018 00:40
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UK MPs Demand That Parliament Become ‘Vape Friendly’

Yesterday on the 29th of March, UK MPs kicked off newly launched campaign ‘VAPRIL’ with a call for vaping in Parliament.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Apr 9, 2018 16:10
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[Germany, New York] What We Can Learn About the Ludicrous Kirsten Gillibrand "Sex Cult" Scandal and What We Can't

Gillibrand went on to defend big tobacco against lawsuits in the mid-90s—even taking two trips to a German lab that questioned the cigarette-cancer connection on behalf of Phillip Morris
Paste Magazine
added Mar 31, 2018 16:43
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UK: Uniting Around E-Cigs

Members of the UK’s lower and upper houses are due to congregate outside the Palace of Westminster today to call on Parliament to set an example by opening its doors to vaping. The members of the two houses will be led by Mark Pawsey (pictured), MP for R
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Mar 30, 2018 18:57
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Oklahoma Cigarette Tax Increase Is a Big Win for Kids and Health

It is terrific news for Oklahoma’s kids and health that the Legislature has approved – and Gov. Mary Fallin has signed into law – a $1 per pack increase in the state cigarette tax. The cigarette tax increase is a win-win-win solution for Oklahoma – a hea
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 30, 2018 15:52
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[Kansas] Shaw wants to push forward with tobacco-21

A city commissioner still wants to pursue an ordinance that would make it illegal for anyone under 21 to buy tobacco products, despite a recent ruling against a Topeka law. Shawnee County District Judge Franklin Theis issued a permanent injunction Thursd
Parsons (KS) Sun
added Mar 30, 2018 15:41
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ASCHWANDEN: There’s Still No Such Thing As Sound Science / Scott Pruitt wants to base EPA decisions on a kind of science that doesn’t exist.

The idea was pioneered by the tobacco industry to undercut research showing that its products were harmful. The doubt-makers’ trick was to insist that policy be based solely on “sound science,” and then to define “sound” in a way that ensures that nothin
FiveThirtyEight
added Apr 25, 2018 21:38
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[UK] VApril kick offs at Parliament

UKVIA met with MPs and members of the House of Lords, led by Mark Pawsey – chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for E-Cigarettes, to kick off the campaign. Pawsey said: “Vaping is now recognised as one of the best ways to quit smoking and t
Talking Retail (uk)
added Apr 9, 2018 16:09
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[California] Students urge city to ban smoking at parks in Fontana

dozens of local students and residents packed the Fontana City Council meeting on March 27, urging leaders to support and approve an ordinance that would ban smoking at local parks. According to Mary Ambriz, a Summit High School student and member of Smo
Fontana (CA) Herald News
added Mar 30, 2018 01:12
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[Texas] After ‘Tobacco 21,’ Metro Health Director Seeks ‘Culture of Health’ for SA

Bridger moved fast and aimed high during her first big push for change, successfully spearheading San Antonio’s effort to become the first city in Texas to raise the age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21. She introduced the idea to City Counc
Rivard Report (San Antonio, TX)
added Mar 30, 2018 00:14
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