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[New Zealand] Barry Soper: Cigarettes in parliament

Today thankfully all that's changed, ciggies are not only off limits within Parliament buildings, they're banned from the surrounding area, Helen Clark finally saw to that... Ironically the woman she had the biggest falling out with as Prime Minister was
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:02
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[Illinois] Statement From Mayor Emanuel On Passage Of Statewide Tobacco 21

“Congratulations to Senator Morrison, Representative Lilly and the Illinois General Assembly for passing a bill to raise the age for purchasing tobacco to 21 statewide. Since Chicago took this step two years ago, teen smoking in our great city has fallen
City of Chicago
added Jun 1, 2018 23:56
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[Illinois] House sends Tobacco 21 measure to governor's desk

Legislation to raise the purchasing age of tobacco products including cigarettes to 21 in Illinois passed the Illinois House Wednesday and now goes to Gov. Bruce Rauner for his signature or a veto. The House approved the Tobacco 21 initiative on a large
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Jun 1, 2018 21:28
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Government of Canada marks World No Tobacco Day with launch of Canada's Tobacco Strategy

Canada's Tobacco Strategy will take focused action to help Canadians quit smoking, including groups of Canadians with the highest rates of tobacco use. It will also take a pragmatic and compassionate approach to supporting Canadians who already use tobac
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:25
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HOW SOUTH AFRICA IS TIGHTENING ITS TOBACCO RULES

South Africa’s Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has published a new tobacco control bill which, if passed into law, will tighten the grip on how cigarettes and other tobacco products are sold, marketed and regulated in the country. Health and Medicine Ed
Eyewitness News (za)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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[Utah] Casinos without the smoke? Mesquite citizen group aims to ban smoking in public places

Citing reasons like the danger of secondhand smoke, the group of citizens with the Mesquite Clean Indoor Air Initiative Petition Committee is seeking to get an ordinance passed through the City of Mesquite to ban smoking in public places. The City of Mes
St George (UT) News
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Groups call for government regulation of e-cigarettes

Factasia.org, an international consumer welfare-advocacy group, called for a stringent measure on the manufacture, sale, and distribution of e-cigarettes and vaping juice, as it reiterated its position against the banning of e-cigarettes. Mitchell said
Business Mirror (ph)
added May 30, 2018 20:00
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[New Jersey] Tax em' if you've got em'? Phil Murphy wants levy on e-cigarettes

Murphy's state budget anticipates raising $59 million from new taxes on e-cigarettes and tobacco products in New Jersey for cash-starved state coffers. That bill combines a 75 percent wholesale tax on e-cigarettes with a rise in the wholesale tax on toba
NJ.com
added May 30, 2018 19:56
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[California] Putting Profits Before Kids, R.J. Reynolds Spends Over $11.6 Million in Effort to Overturn San Francisco Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

The huge sums Reynolds is spending in just one city is aimed at sustaining the pipeline of kids the tobacco industry needs to survive. Reynolds is going all-out to fight this law because they know that menthol and other flavors – including candy flavors
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 30, 2018 17:29
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Extensive lobbying by Philip Morris compels Pakistan to soften tobacco health warnings

Instead of 85 percent space for health warning, only 50 percent of cigarette pack would be utilized / 2015 legislation watered down owing to financial aspects pertaining to tobacco industry
Daily Pakistan (pk)
added May 30, 2018 16:53
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