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[Canada] Government to impose plain packaging on tobacco

Passed on Thursday, Bill S-5 also specifies regulations around the marketing of e-cigarettes and smokeless alternatives.
Strategy (ca)
added May 14, 2018 13:23

[Canada] Canadian government ignores evidence and moves ahead with failed plain packaging policy

A study by Forum Research shows Canadians believe requiring plain packaging for cigarettes is an unnecessary waste of government resources. The research, commissioned by JTI, found that: Eight out of ten Canadians (81%) believe that 'Branding on product
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 14, 2018 13:21

Ottawa rolls the dice on tobacco packaging, while taking a logical approach to Cannabis

Small business retailers are expressing disappointment at the passage of Bill S-5, which is federal legislation that introduces plain and standardized packaging for tobacco products, given the radically different treatment being applied for marijuana ciga
added May 14, 2018 13:20

[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL Raise the tobacco sales age to 21 — statewide

So what might have seemed ahead of the legislative curve just a few years ago now looks much more like recognizing the inevitable.
Boston (MA) Globe
added May 14, 2018 02:10

[Massachusetts] State may fix minimum age for tobacco at 21

Smokers must be at least 21 years old to buy cigarettes in 170 Massachusetts cities and towns. But in many cases, underage smokers can feed their habit by traveling only a few miles to a neighboring community where the minimum age is still 18. Anti-smok
Salem (MA) Evening News
added May 14, 2018 02:07

[Massachusetts] Councilor wants Worcester’s new flavored-tobacco rule put on hold

Three weeks after the Board of Health unanimously voted to restrict the sale of flavored tobacco products to adults-only establishments - such as retail tobacco stores, vape shops and cigar bars - a city councilor is asking to put the new rule on hold. C
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added May 14, 2018 02:06

[Minnesota] Minneapolis City Council weighs raising tobacco-buying age to 21

The Minneapolis City Council will hold a public hearing Monday on a proposal to raise the city's tobacco-buying age to 21. If the proposal is approved, Minneapolis would join several other Minnesota communities that have made similar moves in recent mon
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added May 14, 2018 02:04

[Minnesota] VIDEO: Mpls. Could Be Next City To Raise Tobacco Buying Age

Minnesota’s most populated city wants the public’s input on raising the age limit to buy tobacco products. Across the state, seven towns have passed ordinances to raise the age limit for buying cigarettes from 18 to 21 years old. Minneapolis has a chan
WCCO-Channel 4000
added May 14, 2018 02:04

[Connecticut, New Jersey, New York] Westchester town raises tobacco age to 21

New Castle lawmakers passed a law last week that raised the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21. Legislators in the Westchester town say a big spike in the number of teens who vape was a leading reason for passing the law. "We want people to realize
News 12
added May 14, 2018 02:01

[Illinois] Smoking part of hanging out, 'vaping' becoming more popular than cigarettes

Illinois is looking to become the sixth state to change the purchase age. In the meantime, 16 Illinois cities, including Chicago and Peoria, have already made the legal age 21. This project is the result of work by daily newspapers in the GateHouse Wester
Pekin (IL) Times
added May 14, 2018 01:59
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