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S. ____ A BILL To prohibit the sale or distribution of tobacco products to individuals under the age of 21. (PDF)

The Secretary of Health and Human Services is authorized to enforce the prohibition under subsection (a) and shall take necessary action to enforce such prohibition, including, as appropriate— (A) conducting undercover compliance checks, performing r
US Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI)
added Sep 30, 2015 15:46

S. 2100, Tobacco to 21 Act Introduced by Senators Schatz, Durbin, Brown, Markey, Boxer, Reed, Warren, Hirono, Blumenthal, and Whitehouse (PDF)

. The Tobacco to 21 Act would raise the minimum legal tobacco age of sale to 21. . Three-quarters of Americans favor raising the tobacco age of sale to 21 years, including seven in ten smokers.1 . The Institute of Medicine at the National Academy of M
US Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI)
added Sep 30, 2015 12:11

Senators Schatz, Durbin, Brown, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Raise Smoking Age to 21

Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), joined by seven other Senators, introduced the Tobacco to 21 Act (S.2100), legislation that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21. “We know that the
US Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI)
added Sep 30, 2015 12:07

[Canada] Ralph Cipolla wants smoking banned on all city-owned property

Ralph Cipolla wants the city work with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit to create a bylaw that would go above and beyond the current regulations set out in the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, outlawing smoking on all municipally owned land, including park
Orillia Packet and Times (ca)
added Sep 29, 2015 21:16

[Europe, UK] RIDLEY: No smoke without fire in this EU nightmare ($$)

In a shocking new case about dangerous emissions coming to court this week, the European Commission has passed regulations that are certain — not likely, certain — to hit the cleanest and lowest-emitting products much harder than their dirty
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 29, 2015 13:12

[Asia] India delays implementation of bigger tobacco pack warnings

India has decided to delay implementation of bigger health warnings on tobacco packaging by a year until April 2016, as pressure mounts on New Delhi to take urgent steps to reduce tobacco consumption which kills up to 900,000 people a year. India last y
added Sep 29, 2015 10:28

[Iowa] Senator: Passing smoking ban in casinos a gamble

A state senator is urging legislators to ban smoking at casinos like Prairie Meadows. And while some casino-goers are on board, others say it would hurt business. An exemption in Iowa's Smokefree Air act currently allows casino-goers to smoke inside. Th
KCCI- Channel 8 (Des Moines, IA)
added Sep 29, 2015 08:39

BENZMILLER: Tax Hikes Shouldn't Be Part of West Virginia Tax Reform

58% of cigarettes smoked in New York, for example, are smuggled from out of the state... It’s time for the West Virginia government to get serious, cut spending, lower taxes, and stay out of the pockets of its citizens as much as possible. Some have sugg
Americans for Tax Reform
added Sep 29, 2015 08:34
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Tobacco industry interference with tobacco control policies in Poland: legal aspects and industry practices [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions From an object of regulation, the tobacco industry in Poland became a partner with the government in legislative work. Implementation of provisions of Article 5.3 of the WHO FCTC could prevent further industry interference.
Tobacco Control
added Sep 29, 2015 08:24

[California] FOX: Tax hike proponents hide behind children to boost measures

There is talk of increases in cigarette taxes and alcohol taxes. All the emphasis on raising taxes ignores another avenue to lift families out of poverty and fund state programs – make California more business friendly, encourage entrepreneurship and job
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Sep 28, 2015 20:22
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