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[New Jersey] Another Jersey Shore town bans smoking on the beach

Asbury Park's city council voted on Thursday to ban smoking from its mile-long beach, effective this coming season. Fines will be in place to enforce the ban, but the amount of the fine was not disclosed. Mayor John Moor said the idea for a ban came aft
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Apr 28, 2018 00:34
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[Illinois] Elgin considers raising age to buy tobacco products to 21

Elgin will look into joining a growing list of towns that have raised the minimum age for the purchase of tobacco from 18 to 21. By a 9 - 0 vote, the Elgin City Council Wednesday requested information on what other municipalities do and asked staff memb
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 27, 2018 17:57
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Pruitt: EPA will seek 'comprehensive rule' to alter New Source Review

"The type of studies you want to exclude are the same kind of scientific studies that lead in pipe and paints harm children and that secondhand smoke is a dangerous carcinogen," Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-CA) said at the hearing. "We're talking about landmark stu
UtilityDive
added Apr 27, 2018 17:02
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ON THE EPA'S NEW 'SECRET SCIENCE' POLICY, REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS BOTH PROFESS A FEAR OF POLITICIZED SCIENCE

"I've been through this with the tobacco industry," Representative Betty McCollum (D-Minnesota) said at one point. "I think I have a good handle on what's going on." Tobacco companies famously cast doubt on the research showing secondhand smoke is dangero
Pacific standard magazine and PSMag.com
added Apr 27, 2018 16:57
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[India] Govt urged to impose total ban on smokeless tobacco

A recommendation for blanket ban on smokeless tobacco products.has been made to the government in a report submitted by National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (NICPR) and Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The recommendation is in
The Statesman (in)
added May 7, 2018 18:58
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[Asia, India] Ban manufacture, sale and import of SLT products

A report compiled by the National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (NICPR) in collaboration with the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) has suggested a complete ban on manufacture, sale and import of smokeless tobacco (SLT) products as
DNA India (in)
added May 7, 2018 18:57
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[Asia, India] Need to scale up tobacco control fight, says ICMR head

Newly-appointed director general Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Dr Balram Bhargava has proposed that all medical colleges that do not have tobacco cessation clinics be derecognised. Bhargava is also likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Indian Express (in)
added May 7, 2018 18:56
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[Africa, South Africa] CABINET APPROVES NEW TOBACCO BILL FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

The new bill is intended to replace the 1993 Tobacco Control Act... “It addresses key areas relating to indoor public areas, display of tobacco products at point of sea, use of electronic devices and the introduction of plain packaging of tobacco product
Eyewitness News (za)
added Apr 26, 2018 18:51
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[South Africa] Bill to get cigarettes into plain packaging now out for public comment

The Cabinet has approved the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill for public comment. The bill will repeal the Tobacco Products Control Act, and will aim to promote public health and align SA’s tobacco control law with the Wor
BusinessLive (za)
added Apr 26, 2018 17:00
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[UK] Steve Brine open-minded on using cigarette packets to promote vaping

Steve Brine, pharmacy minister, said he will keep an open mind on advertising e-cigarettes on tobacco packets Pharmacy minister Steve Brine has said he would consider suggestions to use cigarette packets as a vehicle for the promotion of e-cigarettes.
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Apr 26, 2018 16:57
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