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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Experts’ advice on e-cigarettes pushed

It also recommended that e-cigarettes be made available in hospitals in the United Kingdom for those who wish to quit smoking. “Listen to the experts. It is time for the Department of Health to look into this report so that they can recommend e-cigaret
Business Mirror (ph)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:45

[Burma/Myanmar] Anti-smoking groups want government to control sale of electronic cigarettes

The People’s Health Foundation (PHF) and its partner organisations held a meeting last December and are planning to submit their findings to the relevant ministries to take action on the sale of the product. “We are trying to inform about the health ris
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:42

[Minnesota] Sour taste: Duluth could tighten down on sales of flavored tobacco products

Duluth City Council on Monday, Feb. 12, will decide whether to place new restrictions on where menthol cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products can be sold. An ordinance proposed by At Large councilors Barb Russ and Zack Filipovich would confine th
Brainerd (MN) Daily Dispatch
added Feb 12, 2018 06:40
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[Kentucky] Poll: Most favor raising age to buy tobacco

When it comes to raising Kentucky's legal age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21 years, widespread support exists, according to the latest Kentucky Health Issues Poll. In metropolitan areas such as Lexington and Louisville, more than 60 percent o
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01

[Illinois] VIDEO: Possible age change in Tobacco purchases stirring a debate for many

Advocates believe 18 years old have more friends in their circle under 18 compared someone 21. “Right now we’re seeing where the 18-year-old's and 19-year-old's are purchasing the tobacco products for the younger students,” said American Cancer Society
added Feb 12, 2018 06:39

[Kansas] VIDEO: Vision Joplin 2022 Suggests Legal Tobacco Sale to Raise to 21

But it's up to the people who sell tobacco to be the real enforcement. "On a personal level, it would be great. But in the real world, i don't know that it's going to be feasible, because we have to enforce it day in and day out, even at 18" says Angela
KOAM-TV - The Power of 7 (Pittsburg, KS)
added Feb 11, 2018 19:02

POLITICS|Trump, Saying ‘Mere Allegation’ Ruins Lives, Appears to Doubt #MeToo Movement

In the case of Mr. Sorensen, his former wife, Jessica Corbett, told F.B.I. agents... that he had run over her foot while driving a car and extinguished a cigarette on her hand during a turbulent two-and-a-half-year marriage.
New York Times
added Feb 10, 2018 18:55

South Carolina: Bill would make smoking with a child in the car illegal

ABC 15 News spoke to smokers in our area to see how they felt about the idea. "Minors wouldn't really have a choice in the matter and it's bad for em. It's proven scientifically that second hand smoke will kill ya," said one person we talked to. Anothe
WPDE 15 (Conway, SC)
added Feb 10, 2018 18:36

[Minnesota] Web Notebook: Tobacco 21 smokin' online

After months of debate and discussion, the North Mankato City Council approved the so-called Tobacco 21 policy 3-1 during a public meeting Monday. Only Councilman Billy Steiner opposed the ordinance. Council member Jim Whitlock was absent but sent a lett
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Feb 10, 2018 02:42
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No. 3 Official at the Justice Department Is Stepping Down

Rachel L. Brand, the No. 3 official at the Justice Department, plans to step down... will become the global governance director at Walmart, the company’s top legal position
New York Times
added Feb 10, 2018 02:17
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