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[UK] Draft legislation: The Tobacco Products Manufacturing Machinery (Licensing Scheme) Regulations 2017

This technical consultation seeks comments on draft regulations which set out a licensing scheme for tobacco products manufacturing machinery... The Finance (No 2) Bill 2017 contains powers to make regulations prohibiting a person from purchasing, acquir
GOV.UK
added Nov 8, 2017 16:18
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Uruguay set to become a world leader for restricting tobacco branding as plain packaging bill reaches Congress

Today Uruguay’s government submitted a bill for plain tobacco packaging to Congress. Once passed, the country will have the world’s most comprehensive set of restrictions on tobacco branding, and its associated marketing benefits. The tobacco industry ar
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Nov 7, 2017 23:03
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Minimum age for smokers to be raised to 19 in 2019

It will then be raised progressively every January until 2021, when smokers have to be 21 before they can light up. Currently, the minimum age is 18. The amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act, approved by Parliament yesterda
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 7, 2017 22:21
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] TOH: Pragmatic approach to vices a welcome one

The law raises the minimum age for smoking in phases from 18 to 21, by 2021....Mr Ng and Non-Constituency MP Leon Perera posed probing questions on e-cigarettes, which they argued are less harmful than real cigarettes.
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 7, 2017 22:21
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[Canada] Local youth to rally on Parliament for changes to cigarette packaging

A group of Oxford County youth is headed to the nation’s capital Thursday to join youth from across the country in supporting Bill-S5. On November 9 the grass roots, youth-based group called What the Health? will rally on Parliament Hill to support a bi
Ingersoll Times (ca)
added Nov 7, 2017 20:23
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[Czech Republic] Czech President Favored to Win First Round of January Election, Poll Says

Zeman leads in opinion polls over field of 17 rivals... Zeman, who has reveled in unconventionality at home by smoking during public events
Bloomberg News
added Nov 7, 2017 20:00
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[UK] Oldham Liberal Democrat Leader Howard Sykes urges council to make play areas in the borough smoke free

OLDHAM'S Liberal Democrat Leader is urging the council to make play areas in the borough smoke free. Councillor Howard Sykes, Leader of the Opposition on Oldham Council, has written to the Leader of the Council, Councillor Jean Stretton, after it was pr
Oldham Times (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:09
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[Minnesota] VIDEO: Bloomington City Council Votes To Raise Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco

Monday night, the city council voted on a proposal to raise the legal age from 18 to 21. The council voted 6-0 in favor of the proposal. The proposal covers all tobacco-related products, including e-cigarettes.
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Nov 10, 2017 21:16
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[UK] Priti Patel apologises over undisclosed Israeli meetings

Ms Patel apologised for not informing the Foreign Office and suggesting Boris Johnson knew in advance of the visit. Labour said the "shocking" admission warranted a Cabinet Office inquiry. Kuenssberg: A bad day at the office for Theresa May Downing Stree
BBC Online
added Nov 7, 2017 23:22
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[UK] Tobacco tax: give smokers a break, says Forest

Budget: There is little public support for a further increase in tobacco duty, according to the results of a new poll released today. The survey, conducted by Populus for the smokers' group Forest, found that 76 per cent of adults think the current leve
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:13
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