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[Australia] GELBART: Amazing vape, how sweet the smoke…

I must commend the amazing and tireless work of Legalize Vaping Australia, for all they have done for this misunderstood and continuously ignored industry, for uniting people all over the country to speak up and tell their side of the story and cementing
The Spectator Australia (uk)
added Nov 19, 2018 20:27
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FDA tobacco crackdown draws fire from right

The Trump administration is under fire from GOP lawmakers and conservative groups over its proposed crackdown on e-cigarettes and menthol tobacco products.
The Hill
added Nov 18, 2018 21:05
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[Oregon] Brown Seeks Tobacco Tax Hike But Backs Away From Higher Alcohol Taxes

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is embracing a proposal by the Oregon Health Authority to raise cigarette taxes...she buys the agency’s argument that smoking is a major factor in driving up health care costs in Oregon and that tobacco taxes should play a bigger r
Oregon Public Broadcasting
added Nov 18, 2018 21:05
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[Singapore] PAP MP Louis Ng is still concerned about smoking in one’s own flat

Ng was among a group of MPs who appealed to the Government to curb smoking in one’s own home. Presently, smoking inside one’s HDB apartment is allowed while smoking remains strictly prohibited in common corridors, stairwells, staircase landings and void
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Nov 18, 2018 20:38
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Big tobacco's new marketing push: Smartphones, style and EDM

British American Tobacco (BAT) -- the third-largest publicly traded tobacco company in the world -- is engaged in an elaborate and ethically questionable online-marketing strategy across Europe and Asia. A joint Point and Engadget investigation has found
Engadget.com
added Nov 17, 2018 05:22
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[Asia, India] Government advisory on e-cigarette ban not binding on states: Delhi HC

The Delhi high court has held that the Centre’s advisory to ban sale of e-cigarettes is not binding on states and Union Territories. “The advisory is not binding and it would be open to the respective states and union territories to take an informed dec
Hindustan Times (in)
added Nov 17, 2018 04:16
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Menthol ban will make a bad situation worse

Trump should ask...Gottlieb, in an exit interview, why the agency couldn’t achieve a central promise of his presidency: Improve our lives not with more regulation but with less of it, wisely implemented.
USA Today
added Nov 16, 2018 02:23
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Illinois Senate narrowly votes to raise age to buy cigarettes to 21, in one of many votes to override Gov. Bruce Rauner

the state Senate on Wednesday voted to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s veto of the plan. The Senate’s move was one vote in a parade of rebukes of the outgoing governor, with lawmakers voting to override Rauner more than three dozen times, eight days after h
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 16, 2018 01:59
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[Illinois] Alderman, trying to quit, wants city to ban menthol-flavored tobacco products

Ald. Ray Lopez wants to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes and other menthol-flavored tobacco products; some say the menthol makes those products even more addictive. | Getty Images
Chicago Sun-Times
added Nov 15, 2018 14:26
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoking ban at all eateries stays

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said the government's directive to ban smoking at all eateries would stay despite the protests from restaurant operators and eatery owners who voiced dissatisfaction with the rules which would take effect
Daily Express (my)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:11
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