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[Czech Republic] Czech President Favored to Win First Round of January Election, Poll Says

Zeman leads in opinion polls over field of 17 rivals... Zeman, who has reveled in unconventionality at home by smoking during public events
Bloomberg News
added Nov 7, 2017 20:00
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[UK] Tobacco tax: give smokers a break, says Forest

Budget: There is little public support for a further increase in tobacco duty, according to the results of a new poll released today. The survey, conducted by Populus for the smokers' group Forest, found that 76 per cent of adults think the current leve
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:13
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[UK] Oldham Liberal Democrat Leader Howard Sykes urges council to make play areas in the borough smoke free

OLDHAM'S Liberal Democrat Leader is urging the council to make play areas in the borough smoke free. Councillor Howard Sykes, Leader of the Opposition on Oldham Council, has written to the Leader of the Council, Councillor Jean Stretton, after it was pr
Oldham Times (uk)
added Nov 7, 2017 19:09
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[Minnesota] St. Cloud and Bloomington City Councils Put Kids above Tobacco

Both Councils passed the policy at meetings tonight.... "However, we are deeply disappointed in the St. Cloud Mayor's pledge to veto this measure. Raising the tobacco age to 21 helps stop kids from trying tobacco before they can understand the long-term c
PR Newswire
added Nov 7, 2017 05:42
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[West Virginia] Smoking ban expanded

Tensions smoldered at the Upshur County Board of Health’s meeting Thursday, following the board’s decision to adopt the revised Upshur County Clean Indoor Air Act, effectively banning smoking from all inside areas of fraternal organizations, motels, hotel
Buckhannon (WV) Record Delta
added Nov 7, 2017 03:50
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[Michigan] City could ban smoking in parks

City commissioners on Monday will consider whether to ban smoking and e-cigarettes in all city parks. Parks and Recreation Commission members recommended as much, and smoking is already barred or restricted in most city parks.
Traverse City (MI) Record-Eagle
added Nov 6, 2017 16:26
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[UK-Northern Ireland] ‘Stop damaging public health by smoking at hospital’

according to Sinn Féin health spokesperson, Councillor Patricia Logue, who has urged Altnagelvin visitors to adhere to the Western Trust’s smoke-free policy. She was speaking after new signage was erected at entrances to the hospital and information adver
Derry Journal (uk)
added Nov 6, 2017 15:41
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Draft amendment aims to strengthen e-cigarette ban

government is planning to impose a more stringent ban on electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and enlarge health warning graphics on cigarette packets. Lawmakers and Cabinet officials at a coordination meeting between the Executive Yuan and the Democrati
Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 6, 2017 15:29
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ALEC’s Corporate Sponsors Top Nation’s Lawbreaker List

Fourteen of the pay-to-play group’s biggest corporate funders are among the 100 worst federal violators since 2000.
Bill Moyers.com
added Nov 6, 2017 06:50
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Congress Shouldn’t Sacrifice Disease Prevention Fund to Pay for Other Health Initiatives

to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and fund community health centers...it is irresponsible and unnecessary to pay for this legislation by decimating the Prevention and Public Health Fund, which is critical to addressing many of
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 5, 2017 21:04
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