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New Jersey Lawmakers Try (Again) to Ban Smoking on the Beach

now that Phil Murphy is in the governor’s office instead of Chris Christie. Senate President Steve Sweeney and Sen. Bob Smith introduced a bill (S2534) on Thursday that would prohibit smoking on all county and municipal beaches. The bill advanced from th
New York Observer
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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[Africa, Kenya] Stamps can curb illicit trade, tax evasion

The measures Kenya has taken, especially in tobacco control, are in line with Article 15 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) as it relates to the elimination of illicit trade and the implementation of national laws to support enforc
Daily Nation (ke)
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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[Africa, South Africa] Nearly half of restaurants in SA already completely smoke free

A study's found that 45% of restaurants in SA are already completely smoke free. A University of Cape Town (UCT) study, published in the South African Medical Journal, conducted an analysis of smoking policies in restaurants since 2001. The aim was to
Cape Talk: THE John Maytham SHOW (za)
added May 11, 2018 01:58
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[Europe] ANDRIKIENE: eCigarettes: Reduced risk and vaping regulation

The EU needs better rules to stop illicit tobacco products from entering the market, writes Laima AndrikienÄ—.
The Parliament Magazine (be)
added May 10, 2018 18:36
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What would Australia do without smokers? How cigarettes pay almost 20% of the nation's health bill - and they'll pick up MORE as packs head to $40

Australian smokers are now paying 20 per cent of the national health bill out of their own pockets thanks to hefty tobacco taxes. The 2018-19 Federal Budget has revealed revenue from tobacco excise and customs duties will rise to a whopping $17billion b
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 10, 2018 18:17
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[Kansas] Holcomb considering T-21 ordinance

Holcomb City Council did not take action on a T-21 ordinance Wednesday, but Mayor Brian Rupp said eventual passage is a strong possibility. The policy that would raise the minimum age to buy, sell and possess tobacco products in Holcomb to 21 tentatively
Garden City (KS) Telegram
added May 10, 2018 17:23
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[Massachusetts] Lawmakers move (again) to raise tobacco age to 21

The Massachusetts House of Representatives is poised to pass a bill Wednesday raising the minimum legal sales age for tobacco products from 18 to 21. The bill would also set the minimum age for purchasing vaping products at 21.
Boston (MA) Globe
added May 9, 2018 21:31
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[Massachusetts] Mass. House OKs 21 As Minimum Age For Buying Tobacco

The Massachusetts House on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved raising the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco or vaping products from 18 to 21, a move that would bring the entire state in line with a policy already adopted by many of it
AP - Associated Press
added May 9, 2018 21:29
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[California] Elk Grove lawmaker called out for accepting tobacco money

Cooper signed the pledge during his first run for the Assembly in 2014. He did not report accepting tobacco money until he took a $4,400 donation from Philip Morris for his re-election campaign in March.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 9, 2018 21:22
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[California] GLANTZ: RJ Reynolds' latest argument against Prop E: It doesn't ban the sale of all tobacco products

Yesterday I received this mailer -- they are coming just about every day now -- from RJ Reynolds arguing that voters should not support San Francisco's law prohibiting the sale of flavored cigarettes because it still allows the sale of unflavored tobacco
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 9, 2018 19:01
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