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[Kentucky] Local physician aims to change Paducah's smoking policy

Dr. Shawn Jones presented an idea to the Paducah City Commission Tuesday night that would extend the city's no-smoking boundaries and include electronic cigarettes. In his proposal, smoking or vaping wouldn’t be allowed inside all indoor workplaces, park
WPSDTV News Channel 6 (Paducah, KY)
added Aug 9, 2017 15:14
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[Kentucky] Paducah Considers Ban on Vaping Devices

Paducah board of commissioners heard a presentation to amend the city's current smoking ban ordinance to include vaping devices. Dr. Shawn Jones of the Purchase Area Health District asked that the current smoking ordinance include the banning of e-cigare
West Kentucky Star
added Aug 9, 2017 15:14

[Canada, Finland, New Zealand, UK] The Global War on Smoking Is Really Heating Up

Gottlieb suggested mandating drastic cuts in nicotine levels, public-health experts in New Zealand last week published an action plan recommending such reductions within five years. Canada and Finland say they’re looking into regulating amounts of the dru
Bloomberg News
added Aug 9, 2017 14:41

Dedicated Revenue For Anti-Smoking Programs In New Jersey One Vote Away

A move to allocate one percent of New Jersey’s tobacco tax revenue to smoking cessation programs is one step away from becoming law. Governor Chris Christie conditionally vetoed the proposal last month, citing the effect the $7 million move would have o
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Aug 9, 2017 14:14

[New Jersey] Westfield Board of Health Discusses Restaurant Violations, Tobacco Sales to Underage Consumers

According to Megan Avallone, Health Officer, there were 14 sales of tobacco products to underage consumers last month. Only four of those violations took place in Westfield, with the rest occurring in other towns inspected by Westfield health inspectors
added Aug 9, 2017 14:12

[Australia] Govt turbocharging illegal tobacco: Lib MP

A Liberal backbencher fears his government may be giving a "leg-up" to organised criminals by continuing to bump up taxes on tobacco. Outspoken MP Craig Kelly told parliament on Tuesday the retail price of a packet of cigarettes is headed toward $40 in A
News Interactive Network/News Limited/ (au)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:35
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] PESEK: The LDP’s tobacco addiction tells a much bigger story

the lost-business argument peddled by the tobacco-industrial complex, is bunk. As London, Madrid, New York, Paris, Shanghai and any host of global cities...This remains a puffer’s paradise, in part, because the Finance Ministry owns one-third of Japan Tob
Japan Times (jp)
added Aug 10, 2017 01:09

[UK] David Cameron smoking: Another U-turn?

Have a few drinks and, before you know it, you're puffing away again. Now it seems ex-Prime Minister David Cameron - who has previously spoken of his battle to give up nicotine - is also no stranger to this predicament. In a snap from the weekend's Wilde
BBC Online
added Aug 8, 2017 20:01

[Louisiana] Council member seeks to amend East Baton Rouge smoking ban before vote

A member of the East Baton Rouge Metro Council is backing a push to retool an anti-smoking ordinance before it is taken to a vote Wednesday. The proposal aims to ban smoking in all public places across the parish, including businesses like casinos and ba
WBRZ-TV (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Aug 8, 2017 20:01

[New York] Port North raises tobacco age to 21

Port Washington North trustees approved a law Thursday that raises the minimum age for the sale of tobacco products and devices within village grounds to 21. The board of trustees also passed a second law, sponsored by Mayor Bob Weitzner, that prohibits
The Island Now (Williston Park, NY)
added Aug 8, 2017 13:36
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