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[Washington] John Wiesman: Raise the age; keep tobacco out of schools

House Bill 1054 and Senate Bill 6048 are under consideration. We all know smoking kills; it’s time we prevent cigarettes and vapor products from getting in the hands of our children and teens and a new generation from becoming addicted to nicotine. Let’s
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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[Canada] TURCOTTE: This product is less harmful than smoking, but we can't tell smokers

The Canadian government should allow adult tobacco consumers to receive accurate information about the relative risks of different tobacco products under an established, science-based regulatory framework. The House of Commons has scheduled committee hear
Financial Post (ca)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:23
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Increase in Cigarette Tax Turns Controversial in Paraguay

Three months into the presidential election, the main political debate in Paraguay revolves around a bill to increase cigarette taxes and trace the product from its manufacturing to its destination in order to combat smuggling. According to local analyst
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:15
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VIDEO: Advocates Pushing Lawmakers to Raise Alabama’s Legal Tobacco Age to 21

Some doctors are pushing lawmakers to raise Alabama’s legal tobacco age from 19 to 21. The bill is sponsored by Representative Chris Pringle. “Teenagers and adolescents are much more likely to become addicted to the nicotine in tobacco products at an ea
Alabama News Network: WAKA CBS 8 / WNCF ABC 32 / WBMM CW 22
added Feb 16, 2018 17:15
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Illinois Debates Tobacco Purchase Age

Committees from both the Illinois Senate and the House of Representatives endorsed proposals that would raise the legal age of purchase for tobacco products from the current age of 18 years old to 21. On Feb. 6, the Senate Public Health Committee voted 6
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:14
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BRIANT: New Jersey Introduces Menthol Cigarette Ban

This potential prohibition in the State of New Jersey on a legal product that can only be purchased by adults at least 21 years of age will have a devastating impact on New Jersey retailers while at the same time fueling the illicit trafficking of menthol
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:14
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[UK] LIUTKUS: Can Europe successfully rein in Big Tobacco?

European Parliament will have a new chance to show they’re ready to get tough on tobacco, when they vote on the pending proposal for an EU-wide track and trace system...Perhaps a ‘dieselgate’ for the tobacco industry might be just the catalyst they need t
Modern Diplomacy
added Feb 15, 2018 20:46
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[Australia] Austria's plan to stub out smoking ban prompts health plea

Now the Vienna Chamber of Physicians and Austrian Cancer Aid are launching a petition calling on the government to reconsider. Dr Thomas Szekeres, the head of the Austrian and Vienna Chamber of Physicians, says they "don't understand why the government
BBC Online
added Feb 15, 2018 17:40
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[Pennsylvania] Easton officials wary about decriminalizing marijuana

An Easton council member is pushing for marijuana decriminalization... Mayor Sal Panto called the bill a dangerous superseding of state laws. Council member Ken Brown said he worried it would bring marijuana smokers onto the streets where secondhand smo
WFMZ-TV Channel 69 (Allentown, PA)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:39
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[Kentucky] Tobacco kills 8,900 Kyians a year; advocates say raising cigarette tax is a win for health, win for state

Representatives and volunteers from the American Heart Association and the Kentucky Chapter of the American College of Cardiology joined Senator Ralph Alvarado, a physician from Winchester, in a Capitol rally Wednesday to urge the Kentucky General Assemb
NKyTribune (Kentucky Center for Public Service Journalism)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:37
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