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Flight Attendants Cheer 10 Hours Rest, No Calls or Knives on Planes, Air Quality Initiative, and Numerous Other Safety Priorities in FAA Reauthorization Bill

The bill includes more Flight Attendant safety priorities including forever banning knives on planes, no voice calls on planes, and extending the smoking ban to e-cigarettes.
PR Newswire
added Oct 3, 2018 18:46
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Gretchen Whitmer proposes raising smoking age to 21 in Michigan

The gubernatorial candidate included the proposal in her health care plan that was released Wednesday. She says Michigan has a high tobacco usage rate and it is time for the state to join five other states that have increased the purchase age to 21.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 3, 2018 18:01

He said no! Trump suggests he hasn't done drugs either after admitting that he's 'never had a beer' and doesn't drink - 'I never tried anything else'

The president recalled how Fred would frequently tell him 'don't drink' and 'don't smoke.' ...To this day, I've never had a cigarette.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 3, 2018 17:53

Philip Morris lobbying on e-cigarettes hidden from Australian public

Tobacco giant not required to register as lobbyist because it uses own staff rather than third-party consultants...has been lobbying federal government MPs to overturn Australia’s ban on vaping, but its efforts remain hidden from public view due to funda
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 3, 2018 08:52

Trump administration quietly moves to weaken radiation regulations

The radiation regulation is supported by Steven Milloy, a Trump transition team member for the EPA who is known for challenging widely accepted ideas risks of tobacco. He has been promoting Calabrese’s theory of healthy radiation on his bl
Boston (MA) Globe
added Oct 3, 2018 08:40

[Asia, India] E-cigarettes 95% less risky than conventional cigarettes: Experts

"E-cigarettes represent a very historical opportunity when you consider the diversity in the mosaic of different patterns of use in different products that are used at such high rates in India," Konstantinos E. Farsalinos, a research fellow at the Onassi
Times of India
added Oct 3, 2018 08:31
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[New Jersey] Smokers May Soon Have To Butt Out Of Public Events In Westfield

Municipal officials in Westfield are considering a ban on smoking at public events such as jazz night and street fairs.
added Oct 3, 2018 08:27

[Alabama] Sheffield council approves new smoking ordinance

After over an hour of sometimes heated discussion, City Council members Monday took action that will prohibit smoking in public places including work places, restaurants and public parks. City Council members voted 4-2 to adopt a new comprehensive non-sm
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Oct 3, 2018 08:26
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[Asia, Singapore] Amrin Amin on dangers of exposure to secondhand smoke

Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Health Amrin Amin said his ministry will look into increasing outreach efforts to make people more aware of the dangers of secondhand smoke and how to avoid it. He was responding to questions from MP Louis Ng in Parliam
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Oct 3, 2018 08:23

[Alabama] Editorial: Smoking's example for America

One of the failings of the modern-day Alabama Legislature is its refusal to pass a statewide ban on smoking in most public spaces and enclosed workplaces. Twenty-six states have chosen to protect the health of their residents against smoking and secondha
Anniston (AL) Star
added Oct 3, 2018 08:19
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