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[Connecticut] Parents, students, and concerned citizens across our state are speaking up in support of raising the minimum tobacco sale age to 21.

SHARE YOUR REASON TO MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD
21+ Reasons Why (Tobacco 21 CT)
added Apr 25, 2018 15:41
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[Connecticut] "21+ Reasons Why" Showcases Support for Tobacco 21

Today, a new online exhibition, "21+ Reasons Why," launched showcasing the many reasons why Connecticut parents, students, and concerned citizens support increasing Connecticut's tobacco sale age to 21.
PR Newswire
added Apr 25, 2018 15:37
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[Europe] POLOSA: eCigarettes are safer than smoking tobacco

As an advocate for tobacco reduction and a leading expert on quitting smoking and smoking-related diseases, I have delved deep into the issue... The EU’s silence on this opportunity for public health is unacceptable. The European Parliament should work to
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added Apr 25, 2018 10:55
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[Ireland] New proposal to ban smoking in outdoor food areas will 'denormalise' cigarette use

Yesterday, the Health Minister, Simon Harris, brought the proposal to cabinet. It was first tabled as a private members’ motion by Fine Gael senators, including Dr Reilly. “No conversation can begin about tobacco without remembering 6,000 men and women
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 25, 2018 10:25
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[Ireland] Call for smoking ban to be extended to outdoor areas that serve food

Health Minister Simon Harris is to ask approval for the private members' motion, tabled by Fine Gael senators, at the meeting today. It would see the current smoking ban extended to al fresco dining areas. Some campaigners have condemned the move. Joh
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Apr 24, 2018 16:42
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[Virginia] Richmond City Council snuffs cigarette tax, spurning schools advocates

On a 6-3 vote, the council rejected an 80-cent cigarette tax put forth by Councilman Parker Agelasto. The tax would have generated millions annually that Agelasto proposed dedicating for repairing and maintaining the city's 44 school buildings.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Apr 24, 2018 16:34
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[Virginia] Richmond City Council to weigh proposed cigarette tax, demolition to clear way for Stone Brewing bistro

Agelasto's proposal has faced pushback from cigarette-manufacturer Altria Group. Convenience store owners have also opposed it, saying a per-pack tax would hurt business by sending customers seeking cigarettes to the counties, where there is no tax.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Apr 24, 2018 16:33
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[Asia, Pakistan] KHAN: The tobacco mafia

By tricking taxes on the tobacco industry, Pakistan is openly defying United Nations Sustainable Development Goals which especially call for the implementation of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHOFCTC) in all coun
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 24, 2018 00:23
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[New York] Nassau GOP backs boost in age to buy tobacco

Majority Republicans on the Nassau County Legislature have proposed a bill to raise the age to purchase tobacco products to 21 from 18 — a year after blocking an attempt by Democrats to update the local law.
(Long Island, NY) Newsday
added Apr 23, 2018 17:55
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TIERNEY: Scott Pruitt, Warrior for Science

[EPA's] conclusion that secondhand smoke was killing thousands of people annually was ruled by a judge to be in violation of “scientific procedure and norms”—and was firmly debunked by later research....Steve Milloy recounts in his book, Scare Pollution:
City Journal (Manhattan Institute)
added Apr 23, 2018 16:37
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