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[UK] Prisons: Smoking Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 1st November 2017.

The phased rollout now underway will reduce the risk to staff and prisoners of exposure to second hand smoke, whilst maintaining the safety and security of our prisons. In every case, the decision on when to go smoke free is only taken after careful pla
TheyWorkForYou.com (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:23
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[Minnesota] VIDEO: St. Paul City Council Passes Menthol Ban On 6-1 Vote

city council member Dan Bostrom as the only “no” vote. St. Paul is following the lead of Minneapolis. A ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes at convenience stores starts there next August. Smokers will only be able to buy menthol brands at adult-only to
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Nov 3, 2017 00:22
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[UK] Councils defend spending on public health interventions

Council chiefs have defended using taxpayer’s money to tackle harmful lifestyle choices against ‘flawed’ study which accuses them of restricting individual freedom. The anti-taxation, right-wing libertarian think tank TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) has publi
LocalGov.co.uk (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:17
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[Canada] Backgrounder: Protecting People in Ontario from the Health Impacts of Cannabis

In response to the federal government's plan to legalize cannabis in July 2018, Ontario's proposed approach to legalization is informed by the province's experience in managing tobacco and alcohol, as well as lessons from other jurisdictions that have re
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Nov 2, 2017 03:36
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[North Carolina] Swain coalition pushes for tobacco-free parks

Aproposed policy to make the Swain County Recreation Center a tobacco-free property may not be a slam dunk with all of the county commissioners. The Coalition for a Safe & Drug Free Swain County presented the commissioners with a draft ordinance a few m
Smoky Mountain News
added Nov 2, 2017 03:34
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[UK] 'This sends all the wrong messages': County council accused of 'hypocrisy' over pension fund's tobacco investments while supporting STOPtober campaign

Councillor Robert Evans, Labour member for Stanwell and Stanwell Moor , has accused the county council of "hypocrisy" after a written question revealed the county council-administered pension fund held £27.3m of investments in tobacco firms.
Get Surrey (uk)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:53
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Nomination Hearing Wednesday, November 1, 2017 10:00 a.m.

- Ms. Dana Baiocco, of Ohio, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission... This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be avai
U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
added Nov 1, 2017 06:35
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Public Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 278e): Baiocco, Dana

POSITION HELD FROM TO 1 Jones Day Boston, Massachusetts Law Firm Partner 1/2007 Present...8 RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. Winston-Salem, North Carolina Firm client to whom I provided legal services
DocumentCloud.org
added Nov 1, 2017 06:31
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[Florida] TRUMP’S CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY NOMINEE DEFENDED DEADLY PRODUCTS

DANA BAIOCCO, PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s pick... A partner at law firm Jones Day, Baiocco has represented big tobacco and fought in court against asbestos workers who developed mesothelioma....defended R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in a class-action suit fi
The Intercept
added Nov 1, 2017 06:23
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Oklahoma House Sends 4 Spending Bills to Senate

If they become law, the bills would fill only about half the hole created when the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled a cigarette fee passed by lawmakers earlier this year was unconstitutional.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 1, 2017 02:48
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