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[West Virginia] Smoking ban vote delayed

BUCKHANNON — Efforts to snuff out smoking in Upshur County were put on ice Thursday, when the Upshur County Board of Health meeting could not vote on the issue due to lack of a quorum.
Buckhannon (WV) Record Delta
added Sep 26, 2017 15:15
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Cigarettes Face Local Legislators

Cigarettes continue to be a c-store staple, despite the proliferation of local ordinances aimed at restricting the category.... the convenience store channel saw sales of $56.2 billion, down .08% from last year. If sales are declining, however, the amount
Convenience Store Decisions
added Sep 28, 2017 18:32
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how some local governments are keeping the number of tobacco retailers in check

Measures to restrict tobacco retailer licensing and density are one way to combat the impact of tobacco retail marketing—also called point-of-sale marketing—which is linked to impulse purchases of tobacco products, an increased likelihood of young people
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:43
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[California] L.A. is set to be a hot market for marijuana sales. But there might not be many places to smoke it

The city is drafting rules to allow greenhouses that grow cannabis, industrial facilities that process it, and new shops that sell it for recreational use, not just medical need. But anyone expecting L.A. to become the next Amsterdam may be disappointe
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 26, 2017 15:17
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[Texas] San Antonio May Increase Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21

San Antonians may have to wait until they are 21 years old to buy tobacco products, if a proposal from the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (Metro Health) makes its way to City Council in the next couple of weeks. Nothing is set in stone yet — M
San Antonio (TX) Current
added Sep 26, 2017 15:09
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[Iowa] Clear lake smoking ban moving forward, Garner considering similar ban

Clear Lake officials feel a smoking ordinance banning cigarettes, e-cigarettes and similar smoking devices will pass with public support. What may change, however, is whether smokeless tobacco will remain a part of the ban, which would be enforced in cit
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Sep 26, 2017 15:03
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[North Carolina] The Roll Call: Sunday, Sept. 24

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Noel Francisco to serve as U.S. Solicitor General...Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill... criticized him for supporting the tobacco and payday lending industries, and aligning himself with right-wing groups. The vote, on Se
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 27, 2017 06:47
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[Asia, Pakistan] NHSR&C Ministry directed to implement WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Wafaqi Mohtasib (Ombudsman) has directed Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSR&C) to strictly implement the obligatory articles 6 & 15 of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:27
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[Cyprus] House slaps tax on e-cigarettes

The law introduces a new category called ‘liquid for electronic cigarette use’ with a consumption tax of €0.12 per ml of liquid. Additionally, the bill provides for heat-not-burn tobacco products that are expected to soon be imported to Cyprus and be ch
Cyprus Mail (cy)
added Oct 1, 2017 00:34
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Mounting Regulations Put a Chokehold on Tobacco

From increases in the legal age to purchase tobacco products to restrictions on where people can legally smoke, regulation is making the business of nicotine inhospitable, if not downright intolerable. [FDA] added even more intrigue at press time, with t
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 28, 2017 18:31
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