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[Washington] Kent City Council approves smoking ban in parks

Smoking will be banned starting Aug. 15 at Kent city parks. The City Council unanimously approved the ban on Tuesday night. The council’s Parks and Human Services Committee on May 18 unanimously approved an ordinance restricting smoking and tobacco use.
Kent (WA) Reporter
added Jun 10, 2017 21:21
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[Michigan] If OK’d, ordinance would eliminate outdoor smoking

City Council at its regular meeting on Wednesday narrowly approved the first reading of an ordinance to regulate smoking and the use of tobacco products in outdoor public places. Three council members voted to approve the first reading while Councilmen S
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jun 10, 2017 21:18
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[New York] Top 5 Pro-Vapor Comments Recently Debated by U.S. Politicians

The NY State Assembly Hearing held on May 17th included some of the most refreshing comments from Republican Politicians announcing proven facts and using scientific research data to support their arguments in favor of Vapor products. It was clearly grou
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jun 9, 2017 17:09
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[Indiana] Pence Sibling Courted for Republican Congressional Run

Greg Pence, who once ran the family's now-bankrupt chain of Tobacco Road convenience stores, says he has been courted to run for the district, which covers a broad swath of central and southeastern Indiana, including Muncie and Columbus, The Indianapolis
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 9, 2017 16:10
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Who Is Marc Kasowitz? Trump Defended By Personal Lawyer Following Comey Hearing

Kasowitz has also represented the owner of the Liggett Group, one of the largest tobacco companies in the United States. He represented Liggett against a class-action lawsuit about negative health effects of tobacco. He navigated a settlement for the com
IBT - International Business Times
added Jun 9, 2017 12:39
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Tobacco companies sue to block Oklahoma's new cigarette fee

If the Oklahoma Supreme Court strikes down the fee, the result could be an instant multimillion-dollar hole in the state budget lawmakers adopted last month. In a brief filed Wednesday, R.J Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Phillip Morris USA argued that the fee
The Oklahoman
added Jun 9, 2017 12:36
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BENTLEY: Proposed ban on e-cigarette flavors suffers well-deserved setback

In San Leonardo, however, thanks to a host of small business owners and tobacco harm-reduction advocates who turned out to make the case against the ban, the city council actually listened to the strength of the arguments presented and decided to knock
Washington DC Examiner
added Jun 8, 2017 20:19
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[New York] KOZLOWSKI/HALL: Why the marijuana and tobacco policy camps are on very different paths

In the end, Kozlowski added, “The proper regulation of recreational drug products that have some adverse effects should be to restrict youth access, promote cessation of use in those who desire to quit, promote less-harmful modes of use by providing accu
University of Buffalo
added Jun 8, 2017 20:17
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[Africa] Interview / ‘Tobacco industry frustrating enforcement of appropriate laws in Nigeria’

In this interview with EDU ABADE...They have gone beyond selling tobacco products to our people. They are now conducting espionage on government. Somehow, they get informed memos in government and they have been running campaigns against government decisi
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jun 8, 2017 18:29
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Oklahoma City Tobacco companies suing Oklahoma to block new cigarette fee

to block the new cigarette fee passed in Oklahoma. ...R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Phillip Morris USA argued the fee is unconstitutional....The State passed a bill to add a $1.50 fee to a pack of cigarettes as part of the budget deal.
KOCO-TV Ch. 5
added Jun 8, 2017 18:23
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