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Congressional Spending Deal Protects Kids and Boosts Tobacco Prevention Efforts

The omnibus appropriations bill now before Congress puts the health of America’s kids ahead of the special interests of the tobacco industry. The bill leaves out provisions pushed by tobacco companies that would have greatly weakened U.S. Food and Drug A
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:38
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Austrian MPs vote to drop smoking ban

At a tumultuous session of parliament, opposition MPs accused the government of “betraying” Austrian children and “voting for death”...MPs voted to raise the minimum age for buying cigaretted from 16 to 18 and introduced stiff fines of up to €1,000 (£870
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:19
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[Florida] Vaping could be added to state smoking ban

Florida banned smoking in workplaces more than 15 years ago, and a powerful state panel on Tuesday backed a proposal that would add vaping and electronic cigarettes to the ban. Former state Sen. Lisa Carlton, the main backer of the proposal, said Floridi
Panama City (FL) News-Herald
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05
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[New Zealand] National MP Jonathan Coleman quits politics to run Acurity private hospital

criticism for accepting an invite to British American Tobacco's corporate box and smoking a cigar at a U2 concert. Coleman apologised and accepted it was wrong for an associate health spokesman to be seen smoking. "I didn't even get to finish the thing
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05
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Austrian lawmakers vote to hinder smoking ban in restaurants and bars

lower house of parliament voted on Thursday to scrap an impending ban on smoking in bars and restaurants, backing the coalition government despite opposition from health campaigners and opposition parties. FILE PHOTO: An ash tray with cigarette butts is
Reuters
added Mar 22, 2018 17:43
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[Asia, India] Health ministry launches national campaign to warn against dangers of second-hand smoke exposure

The Union health ministry has launched national tobacco control mass media campaign to warn people about the deadly harms of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke (SHS). It is the first national tobacco control mass media campaign to promote the quitline
Pharmabiz.com (in)
added Mar 22, 2018 15:42
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Switzerland E-Cigarettes Regulatory Report 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

This report looks at the newly redrafted tobacco law that is likely to form the basis of future regulation of e-cigarettes and HnB products in a country that is in Europe but outside the EU. Currently, no single federal law regulates e-cigarettes in Swi
Business Wire
added Mar 22, 2018 15:37
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[Kansas] Tobacco-free sign installed in Hutchinson park

The City of Hutchinson Thursday installed creative signs to indicate that the city's parks are now tobacco free. The official celebration of Kick Butts Day brought the city's youth leadership to George Pyle Park where the Hutchinson's Parks Department in
KWCH 12 / KBSL 10 (Wichita, KS)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05
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Youth Across Connecticut Speak Up in Support of Raising the Tobacco Sales Age to 21

Mobilize Against Tobacco for Connecticut's Health (MATCH), is partnering with Connecticut youth leaders who are standing out and speaking up in support of raising the minimum tobacco sale age to 21 .Youth are hosting events across the state to give their
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2018 15:03
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[Hawaii] Smokers may soon be paying more for cigarettes — a lot more

The House Health and Human Services Committee passed Senate Bill 2843 with amendments on Tuesday to significantly increase the state tobacco licensing fee. The amended bill would bump up the annual fee for tobacco wholesalers and dealers from $2.50 to $
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Mar 23, 2018 14:59
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