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[Minnesota] St. Louis Park moved to ban flavored tobacco, raise minimum age in 2017

The St. Louis Park City Council sought to snuff out smoking by teens and young adults in the city, voting in 2017 to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 and to ban flavored tobacco products later this year. “They are now the first city in the sta
ECM Publishers
added Jan 8, 2018 15:46
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Let’s make strides on smoking crisis by raising smoking age

At first glance, it might seem surprising that the Indiana Chamber of Commerce has made raising the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 one of its nine priorities... By itself, the age increase won’t solve the problems that regularly land Indiana on lists of
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jan 8, 2018 14:44
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[Indiana] EDITORIAL: Workforce issues top IBJ’s agenda for Legislature

Smoking: We said here recently that raising the minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21 is a no-brainer. But we also think it’s silly to have a smokers’ bill of rights that provides employment protection to smokers. We come down on the side of the Indiana Ch
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jan 8, 2018 14:44
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[Indiana] Health, business coalition seeks to repeal 'smoker's bill of rights'

The Alliance for a Healthier Indiana—a coalition of hospitals, insurers, businesses and others—says it’s time to roll back a 27-year-old state law that prohibits employers from screening job candidates for tobacco use. They are pushing new legislation,
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jan 7, 2018 21:41
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Indiana group pushes for repeal of protections for smokers

the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana wants to get rid of state law that bans employers from screening job candidates for tobacco use. The group supports a bill introduced by Republican Sen. Liz Brown of Fort Wayne to repeal the 1991 law. The measure woul
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 7, 2018 21:38
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LIM: Singapore’s Ban on E-cigarettes Gives Public Health the Finger

What makes the government’s decision more baffling is its outright rejection of evidence that support the use of e-cigarettes. Parliamentary Secretary for Health Amrin Amin said in November that the health ministry was not convinced that imitative tobac
Yahoo!
added Jan 6, 2018 17:30
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[Greece] FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE The New Greek Oligarchy

The strange saga of a Greek-Russian tobacco tycoon shows how crisis-era Greece has regressed into a post-Soviet-style oligarchy....Savvidis...his biding occupation was always Donskoy, which he succeeded in overhauling into the largest cigarette producer
The American Interest
added Jan 5, 2018 21:16
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[New York] US starts to nip vaping in the bud

A growing number of US cities and states have begun to enforce bans on e-cigarettes in public areas, often citing the startling popularity of vaping among young people and its possible negative effects on bystanders. There has been a recent uptick in sta
Christian Science Monitor
added Jan 5, 2018 00:04
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GUEBERT: Discrediting science is not a good idea

calls the HONEST Act. A more honest name for it would be the Dishonest Act because it institutionalizes Big Tobacco’s ignorance-inspiring, doubt-producing sound science standard as the law the of the land. More specifically, the central part of the bill
Watertown (SD) Public Opinion
added Jan 4, 2018 23:48
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[Africa, Kenya] Mututho slams those oppossed to shisha ban

Former Nacada chairman John Mututho has slammed at companies, buinsess people and individuals who are still opposed to the ban on shisha smoking. Speaking in Turi, Molo, Mututho said smoking of shisha has great harm to the users with statistics indicat
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Jan 4, 2018 23:27
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