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[Australia] Coalition chairman votes against his own report on e-cigarette use

Labor has accused the Coalition of a dangerous split on how to effectively regulate vaping and e-cigarette use, after the chair of a Liberal-led committee dissented from its own report. In what is thought to be a first for Parliament's standing committe
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Apr 5, 2018 16:01
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UNDER THE DOME ‘It really hits North Carolina’: China goes after tobacco in latest tariff fight

North Carolina exported more than $156 million in leaf tobacco to China in 2017, making the nation the largest consumer of the state’s tobacco in the world. That number is already down from more than $184 million in 2015 and $166 million in 2016, accordi
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Apr 5, 2018 04:40
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Beacon Journal/Ohio.com editorial board: Tobacco 21 belongs in Akron

Cleveland, Columbus and many other cities across the country have joined the Tobacco 21 movement. They have barred the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone under age 21. Mayor Dan Horrigan wants Akron to do the same. The City Council h
Akron (OH) Beacon Journal
added Apr 5, 2018 04:37
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[Canada] Legal weed will create extra work – Stellarton, Westville police chief

Nova Scotians will only be able to buy weed from NSLC stores and those who smoke it will be subject to existing public smoking rules. But MacNeil said that existing ant-smoking bylaws may not be enough. “For example, walking on a sidewalk can expose ot
Pictou County News (ca)
added Apr 5, 2018 03:26
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[Kansas] Ordinance prohibits tobacco products in parks

the ordinance regulates smoking, “the use of tobacco products,” and electronic cigarettes. The conversation at the city commission meeting mostly pertained to cigarettes and the potential for littering of cigarette butts in places where children play.
Garden City (KS) Telegram
added Apr 4, 2018 20:41
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Austrian Anti-Smoking Campaign Challenges Populists on Home Turf

Anti-tobacco activists turned the tables on a populist party in Austria’s ruling coalition by submitting more than half a million signatures against a reinstated law that allows smoking in bars and restaurants. The referendum bid puts the Freedom Party
Bloomberg News
added Apr 4, 2018 20:32
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[Connecticut] GRZELAK: Bill to raise tobacco age in CT highlights out of touch political class

This bill goes far beyond outlawing tobacco until age 21. This bill is a direct shot at every single citizen of Connecticut. Our all-knowing politicians in Hartford are telling you this: you are totally unintelligent, irresponsible and immoral. Therefore
Daily Campus (U. of Connecticut)
added Apr 4, 2018 20:25
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[Maine] AG Mills makes tobacco settlement announcement, LePage slams her

Governor LePage released a statement about the Attorney General's claims that tobacco settlement money could be used for Medicaid expansion. "We have been trying for years to use the tobacco settlement money for Medicaid programs, but the Attorney Genera
WABI-TV CBS 5 (Bangor, ME)
added Apr 4, 2018 20:23
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[USA] China Shows No One Wants a Trade War, Really

Tobacco and sorghum farms, too, tend to be in traditionally conservative areas of the South -- Texas, Virginia and North Carolina -- where Democrats have been making increasing inroads.
Bloomberg News
added Apr 4, 2018 20:09
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Smoking with a child in the car could mean a $500 ticket in Ohio

A proposed state law would fine drivers for lighting up, depending on the age of their passengers. Senate Bill 106 would apply to children six years old and younger.
WOIO & WUAB Channel 19 (Cleveland, OH)
added Apr 4, 2018 16:56
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