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Ethiopia’s First Survey on Tobacco Use Shows Urgent Need for Government Action to Save Lives

shows that millions of Ethiopians are using tobacco or are exposed to secondhand smoke – an alarming trend that requires swift action. According to the survey, 3.2 million Ethiopians currently use tobacco. The new survey demonstrates the need for Ethiopia
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 31, 2017 18:02
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[Colorado] Denver approves a smoking and vaping ban for the 16th Street Mall

Smokers and vapers on Denver’s 16th Street Mall are now on notice: Starting Dec. 1, they will need to walk at least 50 feet down a side street before lighting up or puffing.
Denver (CO) Post
added Oct 31, 2017 02:54
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John Boehner says Barack Obama quit smoking because he's 'scared to death' of his wife Michelle

Speaking to Politico, Boehner said that the former president quit smoking because he's 'scared to death' of his wife Michelle. ...Boehner's story complicates what the public has been told about Obama's smoking habit.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:36
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John Boehner Unchained

“If I was going to die from smoking cigarettes, I’d already be dead”—but I notice that his laughs, which come often and easy, are almost always accompanied by coughs.
Politico
added Oct 31, 2017 02:35
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Pennsylvania governor signs revenue bills to wrap up stalled budget

will boost revenues in part by ... securitizing expected funding from tobacco companies for healthcare costs. That money comes from big tobacco companies that agreed in a 1998 settlement with U.S. states to help cover medical costs associated with smokin
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2017 02:01
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Budget 2018 is the best way to break the smoking habit

The government must use the golden opportunity of the upcoming Budget 2018 announcement this week to address smoking addiction among Malaysians and the sale of cigarettes in the country. The issue can no longer be tolerated, as it will affect the health
Malaysiakini (my)
added Oct 31, 2017 01:58
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FOJTIK: Stop Lying to Smokers about Safer Alternatives

Smokeless tobacco and vapor products are far less dangerous than cigarettes are, but the public-health elite won’t admit it. Last July, President Trump’s new FDA commissioner, Scott Gottlieb, announced new approaches to fighting smoking-related death and
National Review
added Oct 31, 2017 01:40
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On Heels of Anti-Tobacco Overhaul, New York City Targets Non-Tobacco Shisha Blog Tobacco Law Blog

de Blasio signed into law three measures targeting non-tobacco shisha. According to one of the co-sponsors, these laws were passed in “an effort to bust the misperception that non-tobacco shisha is healthier than cigarettes when, in fact, they are not.”
Lexology (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 00:54
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[Minnesota] St. Paul’s proposed menthol ban is tweaked, now with 2018 implementation

City Council has made key changes to a proposal that would ban menthol cigarettes from convenience stores and restrict sales exclusively to adults-only tobacco shops. At the urging of council member Amy Brendmoen, the restrictions would take effect in a
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Oct 30, 2017 01:57
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[Massachusetts] More Opposition to Menthol Cig Ban

Chairman of the Marion Board of Health John Howard had to note the “record turnout” of those in attendance on October 26 to join in the conversation about the board’s pursuit to ban flavored nicotine products – both flavored tobacco and flavored electron
The Wanderer (Mattapoisett, MA)
added Oct 30, 2017 01:55
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