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[Louisiana] Smoking Ordinance Takes Effect Tuesday

July 31st was the last night to smoke in bars and clubs in Lafayette. The smoking ordinance that the Lafayette City-Parish Council approved by a 7-2 vote in April will take effect August 1st. Under this ordinance there will no longer be smoking in bars, c
KADN 15 (Lafayette, LA)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:05
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[North Dakota] Tobacco 21 initiative spanning country

is gaining momentum across the United States. Three states – California, Hawaii and New Jersey – and more than 250 cities and counties... Budget cuts in North Dakota recently defunded the Breathe ND program, under which Richland County and other state tob
Wahpeton (ND) Daily News
added Aug 1, 2017 18:10
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[Australia] Verified Tobacco-Free

I’m an oncologist and the Founder and CEO of Tobacco Free Portfolios. In 2010, I found out by accident that my Super Fund invested my money in tobacco companies – the very companies that made the products that caused my patients unimaginable harm. In fa
Pozible
added Aug 1, 2017 00:33
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[Australia] Labor tobacco donations referred to ICAC and electoral authorities

Corruption authorities have been asked to investigate $400,000 worth of donations a tobacco executive made to the Labor Party, potentially breaching NSW law and ALP rules...asking it and the NSW Electoral Commission to probe revelations that Sydney tobacc
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:10
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[California] GLANTZ: San Franciscans Too Smart to Fall for Big Tobacco’s Shameful Tactics

The tobacco industry, including e-cigarette makers, is shamelessly using the referendum process to maximize profits while its customers suffer death and disease, and local taxpayers continue to foot the bill for tobacco-related illnesses.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 31, 2017 23:38
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Tackling Tobacco: July 2017 Legislative & Regulatory Roundup

Flavored tobacco bans, buying age top agendas.
Convenience Store News
added Jul 31, 2017 23:05
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Trump’s FDA Chief Charts a Policy Shift Beyond Tobacco Products

Gottlieb, 45, has gained an early reputation for moving swiftly in an executive branch that has been bogged down by political drama and a relatively slow pace in filling key posts across many agencies. It’s not clear whether Gottlieb personally sought Pr
Bloomberg News
added Jul 31, 2017 13:38
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LEX: Tobacco: smoke signals ($$)

Nicotine regulation may never happen, while ecigarette news is positive...Surprising, then, that a government that has rolled back rules on power plant emissions should propose new ones on personal lung pollution.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jul 31, 2017 12:59
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MERCER: Fighting, Voting and Smoking

Do we really care as a society if the teen gang member who’s making our city streets unsafe has a pack of cigarettes in his pocket? Recognizing that young people have the brains to make the right choices in life is a first step toward creating a respons
Lynchburg (VA) News & Advance
added Jul 31, 2017 12:29
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Indoor smoking ban bill stymied by LDP resistance ahead of Olympics

Legislative efforts in Japan to address the public health hazards caused by passive smoking have been stalled by political bickering driven by the ruling Liberal Democratic Party.
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 30, 2017 12:05
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