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[Wisconsin] Smoking Ban may be on the way for Appleton Playgrounds

Appleton's communications manager asked the public,'If you could change anything in the city, what would it be?' "And all of a sudden, we got an onslaught of emails saying, 'Ban smoking on playgrounds,'" said Joe Martin, a city alderman and chair of App
WFRV-TV Local 5 | WeAreGreenBay.com (Green Bay, WI)
added Jun 23, 2018 10:39
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Trump administration plan would shift USDA programs

The shift would leave FDA to focus on “drugs, devices, biologics, tobacco, dietary supplements, and cosmetics” after shifting about 5,000 FDA employees and $1.3 billion from FDA to the new USDA agency. This new agency would “cover virtually all the foods
Agri-Pulse
added Jun 22, 2018 22:06
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Trump Floats Moving All Food Safety Oversight To USDA ($$)

would give the agency the full mandate and budget it needs to oversee the entire U.S. food supply and would free up resources ... could focus on regulating drugs, medical devices and tobacco. "USDA demonstrates strong and...
Law360
added Jun 22, 2018 21:59
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[New York] Westchester County Increases Age to Buy Tobacco Products to 21

Beginning Aug. 5, proprietors in Westchester County cannot sell tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. A bill raising the minimum age of purchase from 18 was approved by the Westchester County Board of Legislators on June 4 and signed into law tw
TAPinto.net
added Jun 22, 2018 20:36
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MINTON: Last Chance for the 115th: Protect Lifesaving Vaping Products from Extinction

In CEI’s Free to Prosper: A Pro-Growth Agenda for the 115th Congress, we made the case that Congress must act before anti-tobacco zealots in and outside of government eliminate life-saving vaping products. To date, Congress has failed to take action. The
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jun 22, 2018 20:05
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[Nevada] LETTER: LTE- Chris Picior

I’m on the initiative petition committee that filed the Mesquite Citizens Initiative for Clean Indoor Air... We have never attempted to mislead voters or subvert laws or hide anything, but in an attempt to discredit this entire process, this paper has co
Mesquite (NV) Local News
added Jun 22, 2018 20:04
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Philippines Anti-Tobacco Groups Spreads Untrue Facts About E-Cigs

As Congressmen in the Philippines have endorsed a new measure which promotes the use of e-cigs for smoking cessation, local anti-tobacco group is saying that the products may undermine the local anti-smoking efforts, despite the fact that data indicate o
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jun 22, 2018 18:10
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[New York] Bill would choke off smoking in front of libraries

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and state Sen. Gustavo Rivera led a bill through both chambers banning smoking within 100 feet of all library entrances. And if Cuomo signs the bill into law, it would expand earlier efforts by Dinowitz and Rivera to snuff ou
Riverdale (NY) Press
added Jun 22, 2018 18:08
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] LDP lawmaker apologizes for jeering at lung cancer patient

A ruling Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker apologized June 21 for heckling a lung cancer patient who was testifying about the risks of passive smoking at a health committee. Yoichi Anami, a Lower House lawmaker elected three times in Oita Prefecture, je
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 22, 2018 18:07
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