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[California] County Board Of Supervisors Looks To Close Smoke-Ordinance Loopholes

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is planning to vote on a motion that would create smoke-free zones at all county-owned properties, such as beaches and parks, as well as all outdoor dining areas for restaurants and bars.
KHTS Hometown Station AM 1220 (Canyon Country, CA)
added Oct 15, 2018 22:53
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[Canada] Indigenous communities hope to cash in on cannabis, but how they'll do it is

On Sunday, Checkup opened the lines to Canadians to share their thoughts on the upcoming legislation. While some worried about secondhand smoke and the long-term effects of marijuana use, others were optimistic about how easier availability could benefi
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 15, 2018 22:51
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] CAP: Ban smoking once and for all

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) has demanded that the government ban smoking at eateries completely in accordance with its original intention.
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 15, 2018 22:50
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[Massachusetts] City hosts hearing on raising tobacco age

The city is preparing to up the age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21 and the public will have a chance to comment when the Board of Health holds a hearing Monday. The board also is looking to set a limit on the number of locations where tob
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Oct 15, 2018 22:48
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Don't treat e-cigarettes like cigarettes, say experts

Assuming e-cigarettes are equal to cigarettes could lead to misguided research and policy initiatives, argue experts in a new commentary, which distills articles and published studies that compare e-cigarettes to cigarettes and supports the importance of
ScienceDaily
added Oct 15, 2018 15:30
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ND Lawmakers Propose Framework For Tribal Tax Cooperation ($$)

North Dakota could collect certain state taxes on Native American reservations and distribute the revenue to Native American tribes under proposed legislation recently discussed at an interim legislative committee meeting
Law360
added Oct 14, 2018 19:29
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[Canada] Montreal says cannabis can be smoked wherever cigarettes are allowed

Montreal had originally said it would allow cannabis consumption in parks where tobacco smoking is permitted, but the new provincial government has other plans.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:33
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[Asia] A look at the cigarette epidemic in China

Poisonous Pandas: Chinese Cigarette Manufacturing in Critical Historical Perspectives. The book brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars — including Stanford editors Matthew Kohrman, PhD, professor of anthropology, and Robert Proctor, PhD,
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Oct 12, 2018 21:31
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[Canada] Council votes to stop smoking and growing cannabis in social housing

Canadians will be able to grow and smoke cannabis when it becomes legal next week – but not if they live in public housing in Elgin County. St. Thomas city council recently approved a new policy prohibiting tenants in 530 public housing units in the cit
St. Thomas (Ont) Times-Journal (ca)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:27
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[Canada] Smoking Bylaw defeated

Strathcona County council opted to abide by provincial regulations for smoking of substances including tobacco and cannabis, rather than implement a county-specific bylaw in addition to existing legislation.
Sherwood Park (Alb) News (ca)
added Oct 12, 2018 21:20
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