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[New York] Bill being reintroduced would raise tobacco age in Westchester

A new bill being reintroduced by Westchester County legislators would ban people under 21 from buying tobacco products or e-cigarettes. Ten other counties in the state, including Orange and New York City, have implemented the ban. Democrat Catherine Bo
News 12
added Feb 26, 2018 22:46

[Canada] Big Tobacco miffed over health committee snub, opposes plain packaging proposal

“How a committee can pass a tobacco bill without hearing from a tobacco company that has close to 50-per-cent market share is beyond us,” spokesman Eric Gagnon said Monday. But the decision to exclude Imperial Tobacco boiled down to not having enough ti
Canadian Press
added Feb 26, 2018 22:44

Mississippi tobacco tax increase remains up in the air

A pack of Marlboros at a convenience store near the Mississippi Capitol costs about $4.99, which includes tax. If the Legislature chooses one possible option for a cigarette tax increase, the same pack could run $5.31. For a person who smokes a pack a d
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 26, 2018 22:43

[Netherlands] ROMEO-STUPPY: The tobacco industry should be charged as criminals

This is a blow for public health around the world. Action on Smoking and Health and our partners have been working to bring a criminal case against the tobacco industry in courts around the world, including in the U.S. While the DPPS arguments are oft-h
The Hill
added Feb 26, 2018 22:39
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[New Jersey] To legalize or not? First hearing on recreational marijuana held in Jersey City

Marijuana could follow the legal guidelines that govern alcohol use. Public consumption will likely be banned. This would require people to go to bar-like accommodations such as smoke lounges. Where these or retail sellers of marijuana would be located
Hudson (NJ) Reporter
added Feb 26, 2018 20:32

[Caribbean] Barbados: Expansion of smoking ban under consideration

While divulging little about proposed changes to the law, Minister of Health John Boyce said Government would look to extend the ban beyond covered areas because when people step outside of a facility such as a restaurant to smoke, those dining inside we
St. Lucia Times (lc)
added Feb 26, 2018 20:29

Calls to extend Ireland's smoking ban to bus stops and school gates

proposals include extending the ban to bus stops, outside railway stations, within 100 feet of the front gates of schools, outside community centres and in the general area of youth clubs. Fine Gael Senator Martin Conway told The Sun: “No parent with a c
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54

[California] Public smoking ban implemented in Dana Point

Smoking will be permitted in private residential properties and within moving or stationary vehicles. Hotel owners or operators inside the city limit can choose to permit or prohibit smoking throughout their private property. Restaurants and business are
The Lariat (Saddleback College and Irvine Valley College)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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[Asia, Nepal] KMC to check purchase, sale of tobacco products

Issuing a press release today, KMC Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya requested all city dwellers to support the cause. The release also stated that KMC would deploy city police to check purchase and sale of tobacco. Anyone found dealing in tobacco products and s
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54

Philippines: Health Authorities urged to endorse vaping

“Listen to the experts,” said Tom Pinlac, head of The Vapers Philippines. “It is time for the Department of Health to look into this report so they can recommend e-cigarettes and heated-tobacco products to smokers who want to quit.” President of Philipp
Vaping Post (ch)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:52
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