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[Massachusetts] Board takes steps to ban smoking at Westport beaches

There are 70 municipalities in the state that ban smoking on beaches, and it looks as though Westport will follow suit. New Director of Public Health Matthew Armendo told his board that town beaches do not have a no-smoking policy, yet the two state-owne
Fall River (MA) Herald News
added Jun 24, 2018 15:44
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Public remains ignorant of the hazards associated with smoking

If one of Japan’s most knowledgeable journalists admits he wasn’t aware of the greater dangers of sidestream smoke, which informs other countries’ public smoking bans, then it’s likely the average Japanese person isn’t aware of them either. Keeping the
Japan Times (jp)
added Jun 23, 2018 18:34
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[Europe, UK] PRYOR: Our panicky and reactionary regulation of e-cigarettes is getting in the way of saving lives

our advertising restrictions, some of which are mandated by the European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive. As a result of these restrictions, we find ourselves in a ludicrous situation where a majority of smokers think that e-cigarettes are no safer th
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 23, 2018 17:12
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[Minnesota] Should St. Paul put a cap on tobacco retailers? City Council is considering it

City Council will vote on whether to limit the number of licensed tobacco retailers in the city to existing levels. The city of St. Paul licenses roughly 240 to 260 tobacco sellers. Under the proposal, tobacco stores, convenience stores, liquor stores, g
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Jun 23, 2018 16:47
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[Minnesota] Smoke-Shop Permits a New Battleground?

Here’s a brief timeline of St. Paul’s activity regarding flavored-tobacco products:
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jun 23, 2018 16:38
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[Asia, China] Indoor smoking: A partial or total ban?

After a ban on smoking in all indoor public places, Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang province, has reversed its position to allow designated smoking areas. The amendment has raised widespread outcry.
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 23, 2018 16:32
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[Vermont] Montpelier’s mayor not ready to support downtown smoking ban

Watson said she is opposed to an all-out smoking ban in the capital city’s downtown area ahead of a meeting next week with organizers of a campaign to prohibit cigarette smoking and vaping in a half-mile area. The Central Vermont New Directions Coalition
VTDigger.org
added Jun 23, 2018 11:29
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Can Japan Host a Smoke-Free Olympics?

Under the newly revised Health Promotion Law, Japan’s relaxed attitude to tobacco control — rated poorly by the World Health Organization (WHO) — will be confronted with tougher restrictions and fines. It’s the first time Japan will introduce anti-smoking
The Diplomat (jp)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:52
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Cheers To 80 Years Of The Food, Drug, And Cosmetic Act ($$)

we review how the FD&C Act came to be, how it has evolved...... Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009: expanding FDA authority over manufacturing, distribution and...
Law360
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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[Idaho] SMOKE-FREE TWIN FALLS CAMPAIGN KICKS OFF TODAY AT RELAY FOR LIFE

Kemp is Idaho’s grassroots manager for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, and today she’ll be at Canyon Ridge High School for a cause. As participants at this evening’s Relay For Life event honor those who’ve been touched by cancer, Kemp
KLIX 1310 News Radio (Twin Falls, ID)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:48
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