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MINTON: Last Chance for the 115th: Protect Lifesaving Vaping Products from Extinction

In CEI’s Free to Prosper: A Pro-Growth Agenda for the 115th Congress, we made the case that Congress must act before anti-tobacco zealots in and outside of government eliminate life-saving vaping products. To date, Congress has failed to take action. The
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jun 22, 2018 20:05
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[Nevada] LETTER: LTE- Chris Picior

I’m on the initiative petition committee that filed the Mesquite Citizens Initiative for Clean Indoor Air... We have never attempted to mislead voters or subvert laws or hide anything, but in an attempt to discredit this entire process, this paper has co
Mesquite (NV) Local News
added Jun 22, 2018 20:04
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Philippines Anti-Tobacco Groups Spreads Untrue Facts About E-Cigs

As Congressmen in the Philippines have endorsed a new measure which promotes the use of e-cigs for smoking cessation, local anti-tobacco group is saying that the products may undermine the local anti-smoking efforts, despite the fact that data indicate o
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jun 22, 2018 18:10
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[New York] Bill would choke off smoking in front of libraries

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and state Sen. Gustavo Rivera led a bill through both chambers banning smoking within 100 feet of all library entrances. And if Cuomo signs the bill into law, it would expand earlier efforts by Dinowitz and Rivera to snuff ou
Riverdale (NY) Press
added Jun 22, 2018 18:08
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LDP lawmaker apologizes for jeering at lung cancer patient

A ruling Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker apologized June 21 for heckling a lung cancer patient who was testifying about the risks of passive smoking at a health committee. Yoichi Anami, a Lower House lawmaker elected three times in Oita Prefecture, je
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 22, 2018 18:07
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[Ireland] Offer e-cigarettes to help smokers quit, says senator

Catherine Noone, a Fine Gael senator, said England and Scotland have policies that recommend e-cigarettes but there was a “lacuna” in Ireland. She said: “I’m known for having nanny state policies on alcohol, sugar and things like that, so I’m not in favo
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 22, 2018 16:11
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[UK] Liam Fox caught in fresh “lobbyists as advisers” scandal

"The Institute for Economic Affairs has long acted as a paid lobbying agency for the tobacco industry. It's very worrying to see one of their staff playing such a key role in shaping Britain's trade deals as we leave the EU." The IEA didn’t respond to a
openDemocracy.net (uk)
added Jun 22, 2018 15:56
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[Florida] In praise of smoke-free parks

of Health in Franklin County and the Franklin County Tobacco-Free Partnership would like to recognize Apalachicola city commissioners ... The resolution bans the use of tobacco products and e-cigarettes within 50 feet of parks with playground equipment a
Apalachicola Times
added Jun 21, 2018 18:49
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Pro-smoking Japanese lawmaker apologizes for heckling cancer patient

Yoichi Anami, a ruling party MP, shouted “Enough already!” at a hearing last week when Kazuo Hasegawa, a 47-year-old non-smoker with stage four lung cancer, was testifying about the danger of secondhand smoke. Anami’s jeer sparked widespread criticism o
Reuters
added Jun 21, 2018 14:26
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