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[New York] Editorial: Hazards of vaping show that nicotine is not kid stuff

The FDA chief is right to crack down...many counties – including Cattaraugus, Chautauqua and New York City – have raised the age to 21. Erie and Niagara counties should follow suit...tobacco products are here to stay. There’s no good reason that young ad
Buffalo (NY) News
added Sep 22, 2018 16:07
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[Illinois] Chicago could double taxes on vape-ware, require e-cigs be kept behind counter

A City Council committee will consider a proposal Thursday that would roughly double the tax on e-cigarettes and require the devices and related products be sold from behind store counters. The policy, introduced by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, is designed to r
Chicago Sun-Times
added Sep 22, 2018 15:54
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[Hong Kong] Poll: The people want timely tobacco alternatives

Hong Kong-based consumer advocate factasia.org is urging the government to regulate and allow the sale of alternative tobacco products, claiming consumers have the right to choose what they buy and use. The group justifies this appeal on Tuesday based o
Harbour Times (hk)
added Sep 22, 2018 15:54
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STROUD: NEW JERSEY SHOULD ELIMINATE ITS DRACONIAN VAPING TAX

Although eliminating the tax on vaping products would be ideal, the proposed tax change would help soften the burden New Jersey vape shop owners would face come October 1 if the current tax goes into effect. Rather than imposing draconian taxes on device
Heartland Institute
added Sep 22, 2018 15:53
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[Switzerland] E-cigarette industry agrees to voluntary sales ban for minors

Swiss producers of electronic cigarettes, and several retail outlets that sell such products, have agreed to a voluntary ban on the sale to minors until a Swiss law change comes into effect. The code of conduct from the consortium of tobacco manufacture
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Sep 21, 2018 21:59
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Uruguay gov't not to back down on tough anti-smoking policy: president

His remarks came after a judicial decision suspended a presidential decree mandating plain tobacco packaging, which forces manufacturers to market cigarettes in neutral or generic boxes with none of the usual bright colors, images or logos. "No tobacco
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 21, 2018 21:50
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[Canada] Cigar retailers want exemptions from packaging rules

“It would affect my business immensely. I’d be basically shut down,” said Jeff Arrowsmith, owner of Jade Smoker’s Corner, an 18 and up store specializing in expensive import cigars and tobacco products. A new law allowing Health Canada to regulate what
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:56
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[Canada] Edmonton council passes tighter smoking rules as cannabis legalization looms

Tobacco and cannabis smokers will have to stay 10 metres away from building doors, windows, patios and bus stops under the amended bylaw. The new rules, which double the previous five-metre restriction, will come into force the day cannabis is legalized,
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:33
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E-cigarette ban project submitted to Romanian Senate

A new draft law submitted to the Senate proposes e-cigarettes to be banned in public spaces just as the normal cigarettes are...However, the initiative received a negative opinion from the human rights committee, according to Cristian Ghica, an MP repres
Romania Insider (ro)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:31
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[Alabama] Sheffield poised to be first smoke free Shoals city

the first city in the Shoals with a comprehensive non-smoking policy that would prohibit smoking in work places, including restaurants and bars, and city parks. Smoke Free Shoals Coordinator Melanie Dickens discussed the policy with the City Council on M
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Sep 20, 2018 11:58
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