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[Vermont] Group pushes for smoke-free Montpelier

The Central Vermont New Directions Coalition says the numbers in teen smoking have gone down in Vermont. Now, they want to see a similar trend in adults. This group doesn’t want to see or smell cigarettes in their downtown area. "We are trying to build
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:51
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[Asia-pacific] Watered-down proposals to regulate e-cigarettes in Hong Kong fail to impress either tobacco industry or health experts

with both sides saying they will lobby lawmakers for changes ahead of a Legislative Council debate next week.
South China Morning Post
added Jun 19, 2018 03:30
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Congressmen reject claims against safety of E-cigarettes

Congressmen have rejected claims against the safety of electronic cigarettes or E-cigarettes as they adopted House Resolution No. 1885 calling on the Department of Health to endorse its use as part of the national tobacco control strategy. Health risks
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 19, 2018 03:29
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[Australia] Aussies want 'vapes' legalised: poll

Most Australians want a ban on electronic cigarettes lifted, according to an Australian Retailers Association survey. Conducted by the Crosby Textor Group, the poll shows 61 per cent of 1200 adults backed a move towards legalising e-cigarettes or vapori
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jun 19, 2018 03:20
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Majority of Australians want vapes to be legalised – as thousands of former smokers are forced to illegally import nicotine to fuel their e-cigarettes

Conducted by the Crosby Textor Group, the poll shows 61 per cent of 1200 adults backed a move towards legalising e-cigarettes or vaporisers, commonly known as vapes. The Turnbull government should follow the lead of the United States, United Kingdom, Ca
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 19, 2018 03:18
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[Utah] Janda: Going smoke-free saves lives and money

Polls show that most local voters support clean indoor air. If the ballot initiative campaign is successful, Mesquite will join the ranks of communities worldwide that put public health first and protect their residents and visitors from preventable deat
The Spectrum (St. George, UT)
added Jun 19, 2018 00:07
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[Europe] EU refuses Belgium to outlaw menthol cigarettes

European administration reminds that the directive text indicates that the banning of flavored tobacco “should extend over a long period to allow consumers enough time to switch to other products.’’ The European Commission now expects information on Belg
Brussels Times (be)
added Jun 16, 2018 12:04
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[Michigan] Township enacts smoke-free policy encompassing all public, recreational areas

BYRON TOWNSHIP - Residents will be prohibited from using tobacco and marijuana products, including e-cigarettes and vaping devices, in all recreational areas and public places owned by the township once an ordinance passed by the Township Board this week
Michigan Live
added Jun 16, 2018 11:34
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[Indiana] Study: State should spend more on smoking-prevention efforts

For more than two years, a coalition of public health, business and insurance interests, called the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana, has been pushing without success for Indiana to raise the tax on cigarettes, increase the legal age of smoking from 18 t
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jun 16, 2018 11:33
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New York: Tell Assembly committee to advance Tobacco 21 bill

A bill to raise the tobacco age to 21 has been moving through the New York Legislature. But now it's stuck in the General Assembly's Codes Committee. Use the tool below email to all committee members asking them to advance the bill: We just need few pi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 16, 2018 11:32
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