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Youth e-cigarette ban nears Alaska House vote

The Alaska House of Representatives is preparing for a final vote to prohibit Alaskans 18 and under from buying electronic cigarettes and the liquid used within them. State law already prohibits stores from selling e-cigarettes with nicotine liquids t
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Apr 19, 2018 23:36
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[Ohio] Council passes resolution raising age for sale of tobacco products in Akron to 21

A prohibition on the sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21, also known as Tobacco 21, passed Akron City Council on Monday by a slimmer margin than many had expected. The proposal was introduced a month ago by Tamiyka Rose, Mayor Dan Horrigan’s hea
Akron (OH) Beacon Journal
added Apr 17, 2018 20:55
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[Ohio] Morning Headlines: Televangelist Angley Wins Appeal in Labor Dispute; Cleveland's 'Sax Man' Dies / Akron raises tobacco purchase age to 21

After a month of debate, the final Akron City Council vote was eight in favor, three opposed and two abstentions. Among the opponents was Marilyn Keith, who questioned why the city should block what would otherwise be a legal sale to an adult. Ohio State
WKSU 89.7 FM (Kent, OH)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:15
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[Idaho] Sign of the times: No smoking debated

No smoking signs could be destined for outside the Coeur d’Alene Public Library if the City Council approves the measure today. The newest measure would make the library and neighboring City Hall, as well as the playground at McEuen Park, off limits to to
Coeur d' Alene (ID) Press
added Apr 17, 2018 19:00
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Louisiana bars, casinos, sports arenas could be smoke free if this bill passes

If Opelousas Democratic Rep. Dustin Miller succeeds in clearing committees and both chambers, Louisiana would soon be the first Southern state to have a comprehensive statewide smoke-free law. He sidestepped a vote last week on his House Bill 881 and pr
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 17, 2018 18:59
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Annual KCSP Conference Honors Smoke-free Advocates Across Kentucky

The Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy (KCSP) and their community partners celebrated fifteen years of smoke-free stories across the Commonwealth during its annual conference, "Sharing the Smoke-free Story" on Wednesday, April 11, at the Lexington Conv
University of Kentucky
added Apr 17, 2018 16:11
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[Africa] Malawi Parliament demands better tobacco classification system

Parliament’s Agriculture committee has asked the Tobacco Control Commission (TCC) to change its tobacco classification system, saying the current system does not favour a tobacco grower.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Apr 17, 2018 19:40
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[UK] Relaxing the Regulations

A Conservative MP is spearheading a move to exempt vaping from the regulations imposed by the Tobacco Products Directive (TPD). Christchurch MP Sir Christopher Chope has tabled a Private Member’s Bill to significantly relax UK vaping regulations and thi
Vapouround Magazine (uk)
added Apr 17, 2018 16:17
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Egypt aims to raise tobacco tax revenues by $402 mln in 2018-19 budget

The country is targeting around 58.524 billion Egyptian pounds ($3.33 billion) in revenues from tobacco taxes, according to a document released by the Finance Ministry to the parliament on Sunday.
Reuters
added Apr 16, 2018 21:38
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PRESS DIGEST - Bulgaria - April 16

-- The National Front for the Salvation of Bulgaria, part of junior coaltion partner United Patriots, plans to submit a bill of amendments to the Public Health Act aimed to remove the ban on smoking in cafes, bars, restaurants and other places of enterta
Reuters
added Apr 16, 2018 21:18
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