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[New Zealand] ACT lashes out over proposed smoking-at-home ban

The ACT Party has rubbished a suggestion the Government could ban smoking inside homes. Louisa Wall made the suggestion to Newshub on Wednesday, saying it could be the next step after banning smoking in cars with children. Government divided over possibl
Newshub (nz)
added Dec 14, 2018 04:41
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HUBER/BOSTIC: We should just start phasing out all of the cigarettes

The 2009 act also explicitly reserved for the states the power to ban the sale of tobacco products. In states where it is not preempted, local cities and counties can phase cigarettes out of the market on their own. Change often starts at the local level
The Hill
added Dec 13, 2018 18:05
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[Australia] 'A disturbing complacency': losing focus on tobacco control

Cancer campaigners want the NSW government to ban tobacco vending machines, slap a licensing regime on cigarette sellers and strengthen smoke-free environment laws in a bid to save lives. As the Berejiklian government and the Labor opposition enter elec
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Dec 13, 2018 15:55
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[Ohio] Cincinnati City Council raises minimum age of tobacco purchases from 18 to 21

City Council voted Wednesday afternoon to raise the minimum age of tobacco purchase from 18 to 21, joining Cleveland, Columbus and Akron in their efforts to reduce habitual smoking among young people.The ordinance, which was originally proposed by Counci
WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added Dec 13, 2018 15:40
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[Arizona] City vape decision concerns industry but anti-tobacco groups cheer

Flagstaff City Council passed an ordinance that treats e-cigarettes and vaping in the same way as commercial cigarettes, much to the chagrin of the Arizona Smoke Free Alliance
Arizona Daily Sun
added Dec 13, 2018 15:22
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Raising tax on tobacco will help fund universal health care — Pacquiao

Senator Manny Pacquiao renewed his call for the passage of a bill which seeks to raise the excise tax on tobacco products. Senate Bill 1599, filed by Pacquiao, seeks to raise the cigarette excise tax to P60 per pack. ADVERTISEMENT googletag.cmd.push(funct
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 13, 2018 13:24
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ARCHIVE: Sweden moves to ban smoking in public places

The Swedish government wants to ban smoking at outdoor restaurants, train platforms, playgrounds and other public places.
The Local Europe (se)
added Dec 13, 2018 13:06
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] LGU business permits in spotlight after raid on tobacco factory

DEPARTMENT of Finance (DoF) said it wants an investigation into local government units (LGUs) granting permits to illegal businesses, following the discovery of unregistered tobacco factories and the proliferation of unregistered cigarette production lin
Business World (ph)
added Dec 12, 2018 19:51
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[New Zealand] VIDEO: Government has moved too slowly to regulate e-cigarettes, lead respiratory doc warns

Dr Stuart Jones says “the horse has bolted” because parents believe it’s safe – when it isn’t.
TVNZ (nz)
added Dec 12, 2018 16:20
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Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch calls for research of e-cigarettes in schools, recommends 611 for suicide hotline By

A state-administered survey of Utah youth in eighth grade, 10th grade and 12th grade, carried out in 2017, found that 23.1 percent of respondents reported they had tried an electronic cigarette — slightly higher than the proportion who said they had ever
Deseret News
added Dec 12, 2018 16:16
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