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[California] Will San Francisco's Ban on Flavored Tobacco Spark a National Trend?

Despite a multimillion dollar campaign by tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds, San Francisco will soon implement the most comprehensive restrictions on e-cigarettes in the country. The move is already sparking other cities to follow. 'What California does, almo
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Jun 13, 2018 11:36
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[China, Puerto Rico] HOFFMAN: Smoking bans and mirrors: Is it about health? Or control?

The war on tobacco, breathlessly waged by liberals and others who yearn to command everyone and everything, is based on the hysteria that smoking...you are more likely to be felled by cancer if you don't smoke.
American Thinker
added Jun 13, 2018 06:24
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[Ireland] Revenue ‘wants Drinagh man’s head on a platter’

John Daly, The Paddock, Drinagh, was convicted at a court sitting last October of selling cigarettes and tobacco, without paying duty on them. A SOLICITOR has asked why the Revenue Commissioners appear to ‘want his client’s head on a platter’.
The Southern Star (ie)
added Jun 13, 2018 06:15
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Larry Kudlow Suffers ‘Very Mild’ Heart Attack

Larry Kudlow, a CNBC television commentator and supporter of President Trump, has been his top economic adviser since April...Mr. Kudlow is a smoker, and was sometimes seen outside the West Wing with a cigarette. He has told people the stress of the dire
New York Times
added Jun 13, 2018 05:17
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[Ireland] ARCHIVE: Revenue seeking ‘pound of flesh’ in cigarette duty case

A solicitor representing a junior minister’s brother facing a charge of failing to declare €400 of cigarettes he had for sale in his shop yesterday queried why the Revenue Commissioners were seeking “a pound of flesh”. John Daly, of the Paddock, Drinag
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Jun 12, 2018 02:03
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[Ireland] Stand-off between judge and Revenue drags out John Daly tobacco case

John Daly, brother of the junior health minister Jim Daly, has admitted having illegal tobacco for sale in his shop without having paid the necessary duty. The case has been before the judge Mary Dorgan on at least three occasions since October, but she
Times Of London (uk)
added Jun 12, 2018 02:00
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[New York] HUDSON VALLEY COUNTY RAISES SMOKING AGE

Another Hudson Valley county is raising the age to purchase tobacco. On Thursday, Ulster County Executive Mike Hein signed into law landmark legislation which will raise the age of tobacco purchase in Ulster County to 21. "The statistics are staggering.
Hudson Valley (NY) Post
added Jun 12, 2018 01:21
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[Korea - North, Korea - South, Singapore] ‘If there are no cigars in Heaven, I shall not go’

Kim Jong Un who loves to smoke could be even more uncomfortable as the North Korea-U.S. summit is going to be held in Singapore, which is the most strict smoke-free country. I hope Sentosa, which means “peace” in Sanskrit, will be a place where the end of
Donga.com (kr)
added Jun 11, 2018 08:00
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[Canada] BARRON: Smoking becoming a thing of the past

Despite my skepticism at the time, I’ve personally gotten quite used to no smoking in public places and I have to wonder why I didn’t take any exception to it before....We now know that bystanders can have their health adversely impacted by inhaling seco
BC Local News (ca)
added Jun 11, 2018 07:36
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[Canada] Toronto's first 'smokeless' condo starts sale ahead federal pot bill

A Toronto developer has begun selling units marketed as the city's first "smokeless" condominium, bucking a trend of businesses looking to cash in on cannabis legalization.
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 11, 2018 00:10
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