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[California] Foster City to ban smoking

City Council unanimously approved the first reading of a new citywide ban on smoking that applies to all sidewalks, streets and restaurants in addition to the places where smoking is already not allowed. Vice Mayor Gary Pollard was absent from the meeting
San Mateo (CA) Daily Journal
added Aug 8, 2018 19:14
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[China] Tariffs on Chinese goods could batter the U.S. vaping industry

Proposed tariffs on U.S. imports from China of electronic cigarettes, known as vaping products, could not come at a worse time for the industry....U.S. vape manufacturers, who depended on China for 91 percent of imported vaping products in 2016, find them
Reuters
added Aug 8, 2018 19:11
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Uruguay’s President Continues Leadership in Global Fight against Tobacco with Plain Packaging Announcement

congratulates President Tabaré Vázquez of Uruguay on his presidential decree of August 6 mandating that tobacco products be sold in plain packaging. The decree, which overcomes parliamentary inaction, maintains health warnings covering 80 percent of tobac
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:54
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[Guam] Senators: tobacco tax hike would net $9.35M

, some smokers might soon be priced out of the market with a permanent increase in the so-called ‘sin tax’ on tobacco products. Smokers who can still afford the price of cigarettes will just have to pay more for the cause to quit.
Pacific News Center (PNC) (gu)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:16
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[New York] Raise the Age? By 2019, you may need to be 21 to buy tobacco in Essex County

The Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Monday in regard to raising the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. The board will choose whether to adopt the resolution at its regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 10 a.m. The hearing falls in
Adirondack Daily Enterprise (Saranac Lake, NY)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:13
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[China] TRUMP’S TRADE WAR COULD STRANGLE MILLENNIALS’ FAVORITE TECH PRODUCTS

Stock up on your Juul cartridges—a 25-percent tax on Chinese imports is likely to affect vaporizers and electric scooters.
Vanity Fair
added Aug 8, 2018 12:43
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[China] Vaping Industry Decries Trump's Tariffs Targeting E-Cigarettes

The next round of proposed duties -- 25 percent on $16 billion worth of Chinese imports that could go into effect in a month -- includes vaping devices. Most e-cigarettes are made in China, leaving Robbins and his peers without an alternative.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Aug 8, 2018 12:42
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China Trade: How New Trump Tariffs Spell Disaster for Vaping

Higher-tariffs on Chinese-made vaping units means higher prices for American consumers and businesses. 91% of e-cigs imported into the United States come from China. “Yes, it will hurt consumers, yes, it will hurt the industry,” said Tony Abboud, Presid
Vaping Daily (blog)
added Aug 8, 2018 12:40
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Israel Expected to Ban Marketing of E-Cigarette Juul

The Israeli Ministry of Health has decided to ban the marketing of popular e-cigarette Juul in Israel, officials at the ministry confirmed to Calcalist on Monday. The decision hinges on a final stamp of approval from the country's attorney general.
Ctech (is)
added Aug 8, 2018 01:40
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BLAIR: Trump's FDA may finally end Obama's war on vaping

the announcement that the FDA is working towards “increased flexibility and efficiencies within the application review process” is important. Only a select few tobacco companies can afford the millions of dollars required to subject products to a process
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Aug 7, 2018 21:36
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