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[South Dakota] Record $26M spent on defeated tobacco tax measure in Montana

the most expensive ballot issue in Montana since at least 2002, and likely in state history, according to reports. The hefty price tag was driven by one tobacco company that spent heavily in Montana and in South Dakota to successfully defeat tobacco tax
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 28, 2018 02:32
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[Illinois] EDITORIAL: A great way to push cigarettes out of teens' reach

Illinois lawmakers voted to hike the legal age to buy tobacco or e-cigarette products to 21. We applauded loudly. Unfortunately, Gov. Bruce Rauner vetoed...The Senate has voted to override Rauner’s veto ...House members are expected to take it up. We urge
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 28, 2018 00:14
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[New Zealand] Vaping and smokeless tobacco products to be regulated

Plans to regulate vaping and smokeless tobacco products in New Zealand are being announced today by Associate Minister of Health Jenny Salesa. The Smoke-free Environments Act 1990 (SFEA) will be amended next year to give smokers more confidence in the q
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 28, 2018 00:12
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On-the-job smoking bans spread among Japanese companies

Tokyo’s metropolitan assembly will soon vote on whether to ban smoking indoors in most public places, and restrict smoking to specially designated shelters outdoors — moves that would have once been unthinkable in a land where the culture of smoking remai
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Nov 28, 2018 00:09
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[UK] Smoking ban for housing association, council and private tenants proposed

The idea is being backed by councils,health charities and landlords - and could see smokers encouraged to take up vaping and e-cigarettes
DevonLive (uk)
added Nov 28, 2018 00:07
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[Connecticut] Smoking, vaping to be banned from Bethel parks

The Board of Selectmen unanimously voted recently to adopt a policy to keep the parks free from tobacco smoke and vaping. All town and public parks, such as Bennett Memorial Park, the Bergstrom property, Enchanted Trail and other areas maintained by th
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Nov 28, 2018 00:06
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[Illinois] Lake Zurich considers raising legal age to buy tobacco products within village to 21

could become the latest suburb in Lake County to ban the sale of cigarettes and alternative nicotine products, such as e-cigarettes, to people under 21. During a meeting Monday, Lake Zurich trustees discussed for the first time whether to amend the purch
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 28, 2018 00:05
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[UK] LETTS: Baroness Peerless! Chain smoking, V-sign flicking peer regularly turned the air blue but Lady Trumpington, who’s died at 96, was the very best of battleaxes — and a tonic to public life, says QUENTIN LETTS

She smoked a pipe. She was not allergic to champagne. She would narrow her eyes and call you ‘old cock’. She was sheer heaven. At school she had been a tomboy and had spent much of her time in woods with boys — smoking, not snogging.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 27, 2018 22:10
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[South Africa] New tobacco rules will choke healthier products, says Philip Morris

sees SA’s mooted tobacco regulations as an impediment to its plan to phase out its cigarette brands, such as Marlboro, in favour of healthier alternatives. The New York-listed cigarette and tobacco giant wants to ultimately replace all its cigarettes wit
BusinessLive (za)
added Nov 27, 2018 21:44
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[UK] You may be able to vape in your workplace if new Parliamentary group is given support

The group called The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Vaping (APPGV) is calling for companies and businesses to provide proper indoor vaping areas and policies. They believe 'reasonable vaping etiquette' should be created and all outside areas should
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Nov 27, 2018 21:42
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