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STOOKSBERRY: Denver Is Hiring Teen Cigarette Narcs

But if the goal is to reduce sales to minors, why is the department looking to entrap more vendors?...It seems these compliance checks have more to do with revenue seeking and less to do with smoking cessation.
Reason Magazine
added Oct 8, 2017 16:01
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] LGUs warned on potential vulnerability to tobacco industry

Local government units (LGUs) were warned by a public health policy think tank on their potential vulnerability to tobacco industry interference.... HealthJustice Philippines, in its study titled “Countering Tobacco Industry Interference at the Local Lev
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 8, 2017 10:29
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Jerry Brown vetoes smoking ban at California beaches and state parks

Cigarette butts are the most common type of litter on California’s beaches, but on Friday Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed two bills that would have banned smoking at all state beaches and state parks in California. “If people can’t even smoke on a deserted beac
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Oct 7, 2017 08:06
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[California] No butts about it: Girl Scouts persuade Tustin to ban smoking in parks

Five poised eighth-graders from Girl Scout Troop 3562 each took the podium at the Tustin City Council meeting to explain their stand against smoking in parks. Council members listened – unanimously approving the first reading of a proposed ban on Tuesda
Orange County (CA) Register
added Oct 7, 2017 03:59
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It’s OK to light up at California beaches and parks, Jerry Brown says

For the second year in a row, Gov. Jerry Brown has rejected efforts to prohibit smoking at California state parks and beaches. Brown on Friday vetoed a pair of bills that would have authorized fines for anyone caught smoking cigarettes, electronic cigar
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Oct 7, 2017 03:55
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[California] Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes bans on smoking at beaches and parks, calling them too coercive

The measures, which also would have banned smoking marijuana and the use of electronic cigarettes, were proposed by legislators to protect public health from second-hand smoking and to prevent wildfires and reduce litter. Brown, who vetoed a similar bil
Los Angeles Times
added Oct 7, 2017 03:54
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[Russia] GOLDBERG: How PR firms created “dialogue” structure used by cancer groups and tobacco clients

I reported Shandwick’s dual role—representing RJR and ACS...Thanks to Seffrin’s policy, those Edelman folks lost their ACS gig before you could say “It’s so good to be Kool.” And that is the legacy Seffrin has now so publicly, so dramatically set adrift.
The Cancer Letter
added Oct 7, 2017 03:14
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[Azerbaijan] Association of Tobacco Producers & Exporters established

Tobacco growing began to develop in Northern Azerbaijan in the middle of 19th century... Currently, the Azerbaijani government is taking measures to develop the tobacco industry in the country. To this end, a five-year program was approved for the devel
AzerNews (az)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:53
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] VOTE 2017: Kibo no To pledges to clear air of cigarette smoke, pollen

Eradicating hay fever and eliminating secondhand smoke are among the campaign pledges of Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike’s Kibo no To (Party of hope) to improve the lives of Japanese.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:33
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[Japan] Tokyo aims to stub out smoking in homes with children

Parents will be banned from smoking inside their own homes if children are in the room under a new local law to take effect in Tokyo. The authorities said that the measure, aimed at protecting children from passive smoking, was the first of its type in
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:32
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