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[Texas] City Council committee mulls raising age to purchase tobacco to 21

During a meeting Wednesday, four Austin City Council members expressed support for the idea of raising the minimum age for people to buy tobacco from 18 to 21.
Austin (TX) American-Statesman
added May 16, 2018 21:33
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[California] June Ballot Measure Would Ban All Flavored Tobacco Products In San Francisco

Reynolds Tobacco Co. is blanketing the city with ads — on the radio, television, online and via direct mail — urging a "no" vote on Proposition E. The latest campaign finance contributions show that the tobacco giant, which produces Newport menthols, the
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 16, 2018 21:30
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PREMIUM CIGAR EXEMPTION, PREDICATE DATE CHANGE INCLUDED IN FY 2019 AGRICULTURE APPROPRIATIONS BILL

Bill that would benefit cigars. Like past agriculture appropriations bills, it includes language that would both change the grandfather (predicate) for cigars and other tobacco products regulated by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), as well as ex
HalfWheel
added May 16, 2018 19:39
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Ask the author: “We the Corporations”

Winkler’s book “We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights”... On the Supreme Court, Powell turned his memorandum into law, writing ... that corporations had the First Amendment right to spend their money on politics three decades
SCOTUSBlog
added Nov 30, 2018 15:44
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[New York] Yates approves smoking ban

PENN YAN — Following speaker after speaker who called for a smoking ban on Yates County property, the county Legislature on Monday passed a local law doing just that. The law, which doesn’t go into effect until Jan. 1, 2019, prohibits the use of tobacco
Finger Lakes (NY) Times
added May 15, 2018 20:01
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[Africa, Nigeria] Stakeholders applaud President Buhari for hiking tobacco tax

stakeholders commended the president in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at a one-day meeting of the Tobacco Taxation Working Group (TTWG) held in Abuja on Tuesday. The president recently approved an amendment to the excise duty r
Vanguard (ng)
added May 15, 2018 19:56
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[New York] City Council open to talking tobacco use in public parks

Batavia City Council...will consider whether to roll back prohibitions against public smoking. Councilmember Rose Mary Christian, who in 2011 voted against a smoking in public parks prohibition, said she continues to object to the “beer festival” on publ
Batavia (NY) Daily News
added May 15, 2018 19:54
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[New York] ALBANY COUNTY LEGISLATURE PASSES TOBACCO SALE LAW

The Albany County Legislature passed a law Monday evening that prohibits the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products and e-cigarettes at pharmacies. After the law goes through the state channels, pharmacies will have 3 months to remove products from their
Spectrum News
added May 15, 2018 15:32
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[Africa, Nigeria] NHF, UNAN urge FG o enforce tobacco laws

As studies show that smoking habits has risen among Nigerian youths, the Nigerian Heart Foundation, NHF, has called on the three tiers of government to enforce all laws against tobacco use and manufacturing in Nigeria. To this end, On this year’s World N
Vanguard (ng)
added May 15, 2018 05:46
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[Korea - South] E-cigarette packs will also carry pictorial warnings from December

Graphic warnings on cigarette packs will be replaced with more alarming ones with specific risk figures in December, according to the Ministry of Health and Welfare. Electronic cigarettes and heat-not-burn (HNB) products such as “IQOS,” “glo” and “lil”
Donga.com (kr)
added May 15, 2018 05:39
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