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[Africa, South Africa] PROVISIONS IN PROPOSED TOBACCO BILL WILL INCREASE ILLICIT TRADE, SAYS INSTITUTE

The proposal includes a full ban on smoking in public places and increasing the distance of no-smoking perimeters around buildings, among other things...The Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa says provisions in the proposed Tobacco Bill will increase t
Eyewitness News (za)
added May 4, 2018 16:57
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[Asia, Pakistan] PAC summons FBR chairman over cigarette tax tiers

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has summoned the chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) today (Thursday) after the board ignored its proposal to withdraw the third tier of taxes on cigarettes in the 2018-19 budget. The FBR has retained the th
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 7, 2018 15:20
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[Massachusetts] As vaping expands, activists feel lawmakers may finally intervene

Teens participating in the anti-smoking Kick Butts Day on Tuesday highlighted the problem of vaping in schools, and health lobbyists are optimistic about the chances of a bill (H 4109) currently before the House Committee on Ways and Means. Anti-tobacco
Wicked Local (MA)
added May 5, 2018 19:31
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[California] Stricter Public Smoking Ordinance Gets Green Light

A first reading to amend an established ordinance to prohibit smoking in all public sidewalks, walkways, parkways, curbs and gutters was approved by the South Pasadena City Council... “The new ordinance will make it so no one can smoke in any area where
South Pasadenan
added May 4, 2018 21:05
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[North Carolina] Public housing to implement smoke-free policy ($$)

The High Point Housing Authority is implementing a smoke-free policy for all of its housing properties, grounds and administrative offices. The HPHA has been promoting and preparing its residents and staff for a smoke-free environment over the past four
High Point (NC) Enterprise
added May 4, 2018 21:01
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[North Carolina] Smoking ban near facilities considered

Pasquotank County may soon forbid smoking near county facilities, including the county courthouse. Commissioners should have a revised smoking ordinance to review later this month, and could potentially enact it next month, County Attorney Mike Cox said
Elizabeth City (NC) Daily Advance
added May 4, 2018 21:00
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[Ohio] HOEFERT: Elected officials always blow smoke

because of the Sandusky City Commissioners concern over second hand smoke from legal, made in the USA, filter and non-filtered, regular and menthol cigarettes, I decided to go to the worldwide web and search the Center for Disease Control website on Secon
Sandusky (OH) Register
added May 4, 2018 20:59
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[New Zealand] Cigarette butt bylaw scrapped by Wellington City Council

A pointless bylaw targeting people who drop cigarette butts was not all for nothing, councillors say. The Wellington City Council voted last year for a bylaw making it an offence to throw away cigarette butts instead of properly disposing of them, despi
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 3, 2018 20:15
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[Europe] Andriukaitis: E-cigarettes under thorough scrutiny, and not the way to stop smoking

Electronic cigarettes are currently known for being “less damaging” than traditional smoking but they still cause harm and people should not use them to cut smoking, EU health chief told EURACTIV.com. “E-cigarettes are under thorough scientific scrutiny
EurActiv
added May 3, 2018 20:06
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[Asia] India to ratify WHO protocol against illegal trade of tobacco

The Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the decks for ratification of WHO Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products by India. The protocol applies to prevention of illegal trade of both smoking and smokeless (chewing) forms of tobacco. The move co
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added May 3, 2018 19:28
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