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[Wisconsin] Parks and Recreation committee to re-ignite tobacco debate

The city’s Park and Recreation Committee is set to revisit the debate over the use of tobacco in some city parks, not one week after the full City Council voted down a ban in all outdoor areas. The item is part of Monday’s committee meeting to be held at
WSAU (550 AM) / WSAU-FM 99.9 (Wausau, WI)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:20
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[Asia, India] HC seeks Centre, Delhi govt reply on plea to regulate e-cigarettes sale

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the response of the Centre and the AAP government on a plea seeking to regulate the sale and consumption of e-cigarettes. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar issued notice to the
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:54
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MCKEGANEY: E-cigarettes should be marketed as smoking cessation products

Given the varying and at times conflicting research on the potential merits of e-cigarette flavors, policymakers should avoid the false dilemma of supporting the proliferation of ever more flavors or massively restricting flavors. Instead, regulators cou
The Hill
added Dec 4, 2017 15:51
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[California] HANSEN: Time to put an end to Big Tobacco’s lies

elected officials must seize the opportunity to put an end to the industry’s lies and manipulation by passing and implementing public health policies that finally eradicate the tremendous human and economic toll of tobacco use.
Orange County (CA) Register
added Dec 4, 2017 15:12
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[UK] Mark Pawsey: If vaping helps smokers kick the habit, the Government must support it

I am not a smoker, or a smoker-turned-vaper. But I took a personal interest because of the stories my constituents were telling me of their success in breaking their smoking habit through vaping. Not knowing much about this new technology, but being awa
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:01
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[California] Candidates in the 51st Assembly District Run-Off Say NO to Tobacco Contributions

both candidates for California’s 51st Assembly District runoff accepted ACS CAN’s challenge...Wendy Carrillo and Luis Lopez say they support the Snuff Tobacco Money Out of California Politics pledge and will refrain from taking tobacco money.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACSCAN)
added Dec 2, 2017 16:44
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[Iowa] Ask the Times: How are the cigarette taxes spent?

"The state of Iowa has, since before the tobacco tax increase, followed the [CDC] best practices for tobacco control programs. In particular we have followed their four goal areas: Preventing initiation among youth and young adults; promoting quitting amo
Quad-City (IA) Times
added Dec 2, 2017 16:39
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Dec. 2 Darts & Laurels

Laurels — To the town of Ayden for making its parks tobacco-free. ...The ordinance will also help lower littering in the parks and help keep children from inhaling secondhand smoke. No butts about it — Ayden is making a healthy change.
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Dec 2, 2017 16:37
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[Virginia] ARCHIVE: Philip Morris Money

Though the company has used its tobacco profits to support charitable and educational works for decades, what's new now is that its $60-million corporate giving program is suddenly being dwarfed by a $100-million-a-year image-rebuilding campaign launched
The American Prospect
added Dec 1, 2017 17:49
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Bill to tighten control on e-cigarettes

Hong Kong will present an amendment bill to tighten controls on e-cigarettes very soon, Food and Health Secretary Sophia Chan said today. Currently, it is not against the law to sell or possess e-cigarettes, although possessing those that contain nicoti
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Dec 1, 2017 16:43
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