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[Texas] Mont Belvieu OKs public-smoking ban ($$)

Mont Belvieu council has passed a smoking ordinance effectively banning smoking in most areas of the city. The ordinance goes into effect immediately with Mont Belvieu restaurants having 30 days to post the proper signage in their establishments.
Baytown (TX) Sun
added Oct 12, 2018 00:38
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[Minnesota] Public weighs in on city tobacco ordinance

The owners of Pop’s Vape Shop told the council that they believe they have a role in helping people successfully transition away from tobacco use. Brucker agreed to work with the parties to refine the ordinance language, and recognized the need to disti
Aitkin (MN) Independent Age
added Oct 12, 2018 00:35
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Juul boosts lobbying amid FDA scrutiny

Juul has beefed up its Washington, D.C., office, and hired several former high-profile federal officials and regulators from both the Trump and Obama administrations. Last week, Juul brought in Josh Raffel, a former senior communications aide and crisis
The Hill
added Oct 11, 2018 16:41
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Malaysia to ban smoking at all restaurants, hawker stalls from Jan 1, deputy health minister says

Malaysia will enforce a smoking ban on restaurants, coffee shops and hawker stalls nationwide from Jan 1, Sin Chew Daily cited Deputy Health Minister Lee Boon Chye as saying on Thursday (Oct 11). The ban will cover all air-conditioned and non-air-conditi
Straits Times (sg)
added Oct 11, 2018 13:28
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Hong Kong leader plans to ban ecigarettes

“I propose a total ban on electronic cigarettes for protecting the health of our citizens, particularly children and teenagers,” chief executive Carrie Lam said in her policy address on Wednesday.  Ecigarettes are often marketed as a method to help smok
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 10, 2018 06:15
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[Missouri] Stronger St. Louis County smoking ban will be on Nov. 6 ballot – but the results won't be counted

A measure ending exemptions for casinos and more than 90 bars under St. Louis County's seven-year-old smoking ban will appear on ballots here Nov. 6, but the votes on it won't count after an appellate court on Tuesday upheld a lower court's ruling. A co
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Oct 10, 2018 05:39
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[Alabama] EDITORIAL: 3 hits, 1 possible miss

Sheffield City Council members voted 4-2 on Oct. 1 to adopt a new comprehensive non-smoking policy....plans of the Smoke Free Shoals organization to approach officials in Florence, Muscle Shoals and Tuscumbia...Initial feedback would seem to indicate the
Florence (AL) Times Daily
added Oct 10, 2018 02:41
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[Montana, South Dakota] Two States Face Big Tobacco Tax Increases

On Nov. 6, Election Day, a question will appear on the Montana and South Dakota ballots asking voters to vote in favor of or against large cigarette and tobacco tax increases. Retailers with stores in either state should join the effort to defeat these ta
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:23
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[Ireland] Pack of 20 cigarettes goes up by 50 cents

Delivering Budget 2019, Paschal Donohoe said he was increasing minimum excise duty on tobacco products so that all cigarettes sold below €11 will have the same excise applied as cigarettes sold at €11.
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:03
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[California] San Francisco Voters End the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products Despite Strong Industry Opposition

defied a $12 million campaign funded almost entirely by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJR) and supported implementation of a law prohibiting the sale of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes and flavored vaping liquids—the first suc
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Oct 9, 2018 18:57
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