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[Montana] LETTER: Why is Juras in Big Tobacco's ad?

I am not sure how much Big Tobacco is paying Kristen Juras to opine that I-185 is unconstitutional. But, those who see the ad should understand a couple of facts about Juras. She has never argued a case before the Montana Supreme Court. In fact, she only
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Oct 19, 2018 11:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Consumer groups laud moves to curb smoking

It’s a big thumbs up from consumer groups to the government’s decision to raise cigarette prices and ban smoking at all open-air restaurants. Fomca senior vice-president Datuk Korisatan Karuppiah said these initiatives were “long overdue”. “This is the
The Star (my)
added Oct 19, 2018 03:46
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[Massachusetts] Columnist Johanna Neumann: Making a town council government work for you

After months of campaigning, the city council voted 9-2 in favor of citywide smoke-free workplace legislation. And, a few days later, state-level legislation advanced and the vision laid out in the tip-the-scales strategy was realized. Today 26 states, i
Hampshire (MA) Gazette
added Oct 19, 2018 03:43
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[Canada] DIONNE: Smoking on campus?

Before it is permitted to smoke marijuana wherever it is permitted to smoke tobacco, further research on the effects of exposure to secondhand marijuana smoke is needed.
Excalibur (York University) (ca)
added Oct 19, 2018 03:29
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'Stop using smokers as a cash cow': Huge push for Australia to join the UK and legalise vaping – but it means the government will miss out on billions

One Nation Senator Peter Georgiou has backed the legalisation of electronic cigarettes, saying the high cost of tobacco was 'price gouging'. 'We seem more concerned about slugging smokers as much as we can to fatten up the government coffers,' he said i
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 19, 2018 02:31
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Call to overturn ban on e-cigarettes in Thailand

The Ends Cigarette Smoke Thailand group, or ECST, has filed a request to the director of Law and Litigation Department in the Office of the Ombudsman Thailand, asking for the ban on e-cigarettes to be reconsidered. The devices were banned on December
Asia Times
added Oct 19, 2018 02:17
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines, UK] Government urged to follow U.K. tobacco control model

LOCAL vaping groups are calling on the adoption of the same approach in tackling tobacco use in the United Kingdom, wherein the Parliament’s report urges the government to relax regulations on electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes).
Business Mirror (ph)
added Oct 19, 2018 02:15
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[Montana] LETTERS: Letters to the editor for and against I-185, the proposed tobacco tax hike to continue medicaid expansion

We at the Montana Guardian Group oppose I-185 — not because we are funded by big-tobacco dark money (we are not); nor because we believe the use of tobacco products should be more widespread (we do not); but because we are Montanans, and we believe our C
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 19, 2018 02:07
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[Montana] Helena commission advances ban on self-service tobacco displays, but nixes other restrictions

gave its initial approval Monday night to only part of an ordinance that seeks to prohibit the sale of tobacco products in self-service displays. A
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 19, 2018 02:03
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[Montana] NIEMANN: Public Health: Beware of tobacco in sheep’s clothing

The variety of flavors, brightly colored packaging, and youthful styling are all marketing tactics to get our children addicted to nicotine. It’s our job to support policies that protect our children and teach them to make healthy decisions that will ser
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Oct 19, 2018 02:02
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