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[New York] Councilman behind anti-tobacco laws allegedly smokes in office

Councilman Corey Johnson (D-Manhattan) would even illegally light up inside his office on the 18th floor of 250 Broadway, said one well-placed council source... “Council member Johnson has never once smoked in his office. The very notion is ridiculous,” J
New York Post
added Nov 27, 2017 08:38
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EPA Boots Scientists To Make Room For Corporate Hacks

these are some of the worst of the worst. These are people who once lobbied on behalf of the tobacco industry to let us know that, hey, there’s nothing dangerous about smoking cigarettes. Specifically, they told us there was no absolutely no harm in secon
Ring Of Fire Network
added Nov 26, 2017 23:37
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Seoul delays plan to ban public smoking

According to the Seoul Metropolitan Government, the anti-smoking policy raised by the Seoul Metropolitan Council to ban all smoking on the streets recently went back to square one due to practical issues. A signboard shows a designated smoking zone i
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:28
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[Ireland] EDITORIAL: A Lamentable Snap Election, Welcome TCDSU Election Changes, Smoke-Free Zones

Let’s not forget that non-smokers are, by an order of magnitude, in the majority – and that most of them do not believe the inhalation of secondhand smoke to be a necessary part of whatever banter these people hold dear.
University Times (Trinity College) (ie)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:17
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] The winning blow

This seems to be Sen. Manny Pacquiao’s way of putting a stop to smoking in the country once and for all. Specifically, he wants to double the excise tax on tobacco products from P30 to P60 per pack of cigarettes starting in 2018 and a nine percent incre
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 25, 2017 22:18
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Ivanka Trump, Chelsea Clinton defend Malia Obama against media after viral video shows her smoking

“Malia Obama’s private life, as a young woman, a college student, a private citizen, should not be your clickbait. Be better,” Clinton tweeted. The tweets came after a video went viral showing Malia Obama — 19-year-old Harvard University Student — blowi
New York Daily News
added Dec 11, 2017 17:42
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[Canada] ACT Concerned Marijuana Use Will Go Hand-In-Hand With Smoking

The Alliance for the Control of Tobacco is hoping that government does the new marijuana legislation right...says government appears to be adhering to the same rules placed around the use of tobacco products, but there are concerns that smoking cannabis
VOCM (VOICE OF THE COMMON MAN) (ca)
added Nov 26, 2017 23:06
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[Michigan] City bans tobacco in all parks

City commissioners recently voted to ban smoking, chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes in all city parks. Current ordinances already forbid or restrict smoking in most parks. The rule takes effect Thursday, city do
Traverse City (MI) Record-Eagle
added Nov 25, 2017 22:21
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[Europe] EU mandatory register for lobbyists, a baby step towards full transparency

Olteanu says that though the framework does not forbid all interaction between tobacco and lawmakers, NGOs often use it to intimidate lawmakers into refusing any meeting with the tobacco industry. People smoke, and it is a heavily regulated area. The ind
EurActiv
added Nov 28, 2017 22:34
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[Europe] Andriukaitis lashes out at tobacco industry, says it uses ‘tricks’ to bypass legislation

The tobacco industry is already feeling the pressure from the implementation of EU anti-tobacco legislation and is exploring ways to bypass it and mislead EU consumers, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis told EURACTIV.com in an i
EurActiv
added Nov 27, 2017 16:31
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