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[Australia] Nanny state closes in on cigarettes as raising legal smoking age to 21 is tabled at Health Minister meeting

Raising the legal smoking age to 21 was tabled at a meeting of the nation's Health Ministers on Thursday. Western Australia Health Minister Roger Cook is campaigning for the Turnbull Government to take up the proposal introduced by mining magnate Andrew
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:57
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TIERNEY: Scott Pruitt, Warrior for Science

[EPA's] conclusion that secondhand smoke was killing thousands of people annually was ruled by a judge to be in violation of “scientific procedure and norms”—and was firmly debunked by later research....Steve Milloy recounts in his book, Scare Pollution:
City Journal (Manhattan Institute)
added Apr 23, 2018 16:37
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[Illinois] Posting signs outside of Chicago tobacco stores could warn teens of vaping dangers, officials say

Chicago teens that officials worry are oblivious to the health risks of vaping with candy-flavored electronic cigarettes soon could be faced with warning signs in stores under a plan aldermen advanced Wednesday. Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s ordinance would requi
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 14, 2018 22:08
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LEWIS: ​An evidence-based approach to the tobacco conundrum

The purist elites in the tobacco wars of the past 25 years will do anything to prevent advancement and innovation from tobacco companies... The TPSAC experts did not believe PMI presented enough research showing IQOS could be marketed as reducing the ris
The Hill
added Apr 14, 2018 22:05
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[UK] PRICE HIKE Price of cigarettes should increase by 50% to almost £20 a pack, say experts

Raising taxes on fags even further would help the poorest in society, new findings show
The Sun (uk)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:50
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Smoke-free Louisiana act to be introduced at the State Capitol

Just last week, state officials launched a campaign to persuade legislators to say yes to a policy that would make all of Louisiana's workplaces, including bars and casinos smoke-free. On Thursday, April 9 at 9 a.m., numerous organizations and advocates
WVLA Local 33 | WGMB Fox44 | brproud.com (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Apr 12, 2018 17:46
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[Kentucky] City commission authorizes stronger smoking ordinance w/Photo

City commission authorizes stronger smoking ordinance
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Apr 12, 2018 03:24
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BLACK: California and Colorado Are Getting Weed Cafes. Why Can't Washington? Because of Republicans.

A statewide indoor smoking ban prevents any kind of smoking inside buildings. A separate state law makes it illegal to smoke weed anywhere in public. So where do you go? If you have walked around Seattle recently, you have already smelled the answer: Yo
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)
added Apr 12, 2018 00:02
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[Kentucky] Smoking, vaping banned in Paducah public spaces

the Paducah City Commission voted 4-1 to amend the city’s smoking ordinance. The amendments ban smoking and vaping at city owned parks, sports arenas, playgrounds and trails. It says you’ll need to be at least 15 feet from those spaces to freely smoke.
WPSDTV News Channel 6 (Paducah, KY)
added Apr 11, 2018 13:41
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Proposed bill would make all Louisiana bars, casinos smoke-free

That is, if the Legislature passes a House bill. Proponents say it would protect patrons and workers from secondhand smoke, but those opposed say it could hurt business. Days from now, HB 881 will head to the Health and Welfare Committee for consideratio
WVUE Fox 8 (New Orleans, LA)
added Apr 11, 2018 13:40
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