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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Everyone must try to stop sale of small packets

We, the Malaysian Women’s Action for Tobacco Control & Health (MyWATCH), on behalf of women, children and families, wish to tell the tobacco companies to stop bullying the Government and the Malaysian people. Kiddie packs are banned – keep it that way.
The Star (my)
added Sep 18, 2017 04:53
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Cannabis Clubs: Nevada Ruling Allows Country's First 'Marijuana Lounges'

"Allowing regulated social use areas is a good solution that recognizes cannabis consumers' rights to congregate just like alcohol drinkers can in bars while also protecting nonconsumers' rights not to inhale secondhand smoke," Tom Angell, the founder of
IBT - International Business Times
added Sep 18, 2017 03:31
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[Iowa] Waterloo man pushes for park smoking ban

The 40-year-old resident has been flagging cigarette butts he finds in Lafayette Park to raise awareness for his campaign to ban smoking and tobacco products from his hometown's park system. He's particularly concerned about the health effects of second
Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier
added Sep 17, 2017 19:38
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[Belgium, Europe, UK] The Boys of Brexit: Tony Blair and Nigel Farage

I flew to Brussels to track down Farage... here is the renegade who led the lemmings off the cliff, holed up, wearing a natty dark suit, wreathed in Camel smoke despite the no-smoking rules, sipping Welsh whisky and trashing his colleagues.
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2017 19:38
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[Florida] Court upholds $12 million in punitive damages in tobacco case

a state appeals court Friday upheld a jury’s award of $12.36 million in punitive damages in a smoking-related death. A three-judge panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal sided with Cindy Evers, whose late mother, Jacqueline Loyd, suffered from lung ca
Florida Politics
added Sep 17, 2017 15:11
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[Maryland] Salisbury gives final OK to smoking ban

An ordinance that bans smoking and vaping at Salisbury’s parks, playgrounds and other public spaces won final approval from the Salisbury City Council. The ban applies to all areas of the City Park, including all parking areas, trails, picnic island, th
DelmarvaNow.com
added Sep 15, 2017 02:08
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Smoke City! Nevada could become the first state in the US to create marijuana clubs and lounges meaning revelers could legally get high in Sin City

The state Legislative Counsel Bureau said on Monday that state law does not currently bar individuals from using cannabis at a private facility in Nevada, according to The Hill. The Legislative Counsel Bureau said that cities and counties are also free
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:07
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[Pennsylvania] County declares Green tobacco, smoke-free

Tioga County commissioners adopted a resolution to make The Green in Wellsboro both smoke and tobacco-free. The county-owned park is the site of festivals, Relay for Life, Vacation Bible Schools, concerts and frequent stop of visitors and residents.
Wellsboro (PA) Gazette
added Sep 15, 2017 01:57
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Pennsylvania could halt spending on Friday without budget

But tax-averse Republicans in the House balked and did not pass their own bill until Wednesday night. It proposes no new taxes but would raise about $1 billion by selling a portion of the funding stream from the 1998 tobacco settlement, in which tobacco
Reuters
added Sep 15, 2017 01:19
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Lake County to become 1st in Illinois to raise minimum tobacco age to 21

The ordinance, which impacts only unincorporated areas, passed the Lake County Board on Tuesday with board members Tom Weber and Michael Danforth the only no votes.
Chicago Tribune
added Sep 14, 2017 16:43
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