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Tobacco Adverts Should Be Completely Banned In Nigeria

Worried by the negative effects of smoking on the heath of Nigerians, doctors, under the umbrella of Epidemiological Society of Nigeria (EPISON) have called for an absolute ban on tobacco adverts and sponsorship of sports. In a communiqué issued at the e
Information Nigeria (ng)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:49
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Lake County to become 1st in Illinois to raise minimum tobacco age to 21

The ordinance, which impacts only unincorporated areas, passed the Lake County Board on Tuesday with board members Tom Weber and Michael Danforth the only no votes.
Chicago Tribune
added Sep 14, 2017 16:43
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[Hawaii] Honolulu City Council Bill to Mandate Smoke-Free Motor Vehicles Advances

Bill 70 would designate motor vehicles as smoke-free zones for children. Smoking is already banned in public facilities, parks and at bus stops. State Department of HealthTobacco, Prevention and Education program manager, Lila Johnson, testified in fav
Hawaii Public Radio
added Sep 14, 2017 14:00
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[New York] Clifton Park Supervisor Phil Barrett resistant to raising tobacco sale age to 21

Saratoga County is considering adoption of a local law that would prohibit tobacco product sales to anyone under 21. A public hearing on the proposal is scheduled for 4:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11 at county offices in Ballston Spa, and the Board of Sup
The Saratogian (Saratoga Springs, NY)
added Sep 14, 2017 13:58
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Nevada could be first state to set up marijuana lounges

“Allowing regulated social use areas is a good solution that recognizes cannabis consumers' rights to congregate just like alcohol drinkers can in bars while also protecting nonconsumers' rights not to inhale secondhand smoke,” said Tom Angell, the found
The Hill
added Sep 14, 2017 01:19
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[Maryland] Public Smoking and Vaping Ban Takes Effect in Salisbury

Smoking and vaping in public parks and other public-owned spaces in Salisbury is now illegal. The City Council voted Monday night to pass an ordinance that prohibits smoking or vaping in, on, or within 25 feet of all public parks and public-owned propert
WBOC TV16 (Salisbury, MD)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:17
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[Estonia] These Cigarette Smugglers Are On The Frontlines Of Russia’s Spy Wars

Russia is recruiting smugglers on its western frontier to work as spies and informants in an attempt to destabilize its neighbor Estonia, a gateway to the European Union and NATO, a BuzzFeed News investigation can reveal. At least five men have been arre
BuzzFeed
added Sep 14, 2017 00:52
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[Canada] Minimum age to buy pot should be 21, Alberta Health Services suggests

Alberta Health Services is suggesting a minimum age of 21 for recreational marijuana purchases — and proposes the province use future legislation as an ''opportunity" to consider raising the ages to buy tobacco and liquor.
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:58
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From the tobacco industry to the EPA, latest Trump nominee bad news for vulnerable chemical safety law

Running the toxics office at the EPA is unlikely to change Dourson’s outlook. After all, this is the man who defended his work for tobacco to downplay concerns about second-hand smoke by saying “Jesus hung out with prostitutes and tax collectors.”
Environmental Defense Fund
added Sep 12, 2017 15:48
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CONFRONTING AMERICA’S SMOKING PANDEMIC A Timeline in Four Parts

Dr. Alan Blum and Cancer Network partnered to assemble a four-part slideshow series addressing the history of America’s smoking epidemic. Part 1: From Early Evidence to Global Battle, 1939–1966 Part 2: An Era of Activism, 1967–1985 Part 3: Regulation,
Center for the Study of Tobacco and Society (University of Alabama)
added Sep 12, 2017 04:33
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