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[Wisconsin] MURPHY/JOHNSON: FDA crackdown on e-cigarettes is correct move

In May and June, the Common Council unanimously passed resolutions that prohibit use of e-cigarettes on City property and in public places where state law currently bans smoking and prohibit the sale of e-cigarettes to minors. It was helpful to have es
Milwaukee (WI) Community Journal
added Sep 15, 2018 03:36
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[UK, USA] UP IN SMOKE Could flavoured e-cigarettes be BANNED? Health experts are considering it

Arnott, chief executive of ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) told The Sun Online banning flavours would make it less likely smokers would quit. "Banning flavours would undermine the effectiveness of e-cigarettes in helping adult smokers quit, and there'
The Sun (uk)
added Sep 14, 2018 17:15
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[China] Juul Labs Gets Restraining Order on 30 Chinese Entities Selling Knockoffs on eBay

the company has filed for and received a restraining order on dozens of Chinese companies it said were selling fake versions of its product through the online sales giant, saying they pose potential safety risks somewhat more immediate than whatever long
Gizmodo
added Sep 14, 2018 02:52
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[Hawaii] Students led effort to implement tobacco-free UH campuses

All 10 campuses are now officially tobacco-free, in part due to the hard work of passionate public health students and alumni who helped to pass legislation this summer. The tobacco-free campus advocacy movement started about seven years ago. Lisa Kehl,
University of Hawaii
added Sep 14, 2018 01:26
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Indonesia faces numerous tobacco control challenges: Minister

"It is disappointing, as many Indonesian children smoke. We have to do something," Yembise remarked during the 12th Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health (12th APACT) in Nusa Dua, Bali, on Thursday.
Antara News (id)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:57
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Singaporeans, take notice of Japan’s respectful smoking manners

Japan Tobacco... launched a campaign called “Smoking Manners” about 30 years ago, which aimed to help smokers and non-smokers co-exist respectfully. The campaign has infographics on running themes, which include:
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:48
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[Pennsylvania] Plan for hooka lounge on North Fifth Street draws some objections in Reading

The city zoning hearing board has heard a request for zoning relief from Hatboi Entertainment LLC, which is seeking a use variance and a special exception to allow a café and hookah lounge in a vacant storefront at 113 North Fifth St.
Reading (PA) Eagle
added Sep 13, 2018 16:39
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[Israel] State Seeks Further Delay on Taxation of Loose Tobacco

in the latest twist on the ongoing saga, the state has asked for another delay. The court got involved after anti-smoking groups filed a petition demanding that the tax rate for loose tobacco be raised to the same level as that of cigarettes. The Finance
Hamodia - The Daily Newspaper for Torah Jewry
added Sep 12, 2018 19:52
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[UK] Tobacco companies hail MPs' vaping report as 'accurate and pragmatic'

Controversial proposals to relax laws on e-cigarettes have been warmly welcomed by leading tobacco companies. Parliament’s Science and Technology Committee published its finding into vaping on Friday with its chair saying e-cigarettes “could be a key we
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 12, 2018 19:52
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[Pennsylvania] 10 Years After Passage Of Clean Indoor Air Act, Lawmakers Want To Close Exemptions

More than 2,300 establishments in Pennsylvania still allow indoor smoking, according to the Pennsylvania Alliance to Control Tobacco. Two bills, one in the state House and the other in the state Senate, would close the loopholes. Both are awaiting actio
WESA 90.5 (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Sep 12, 2018 19:46
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