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[Ohio] Clearing the air about smoking ban

WARREN — The one-time opponents sat together at a table in what used to be the nonsmoking section of the Mocha House and sorted through newspaper clippings documenting the battle. Ohio’s voter-enacted public places smoking ban went into effect 10 years a
Warren (OH) Tribune Chronicle
added Jan 15, 2017 16:56
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[Asia] Media sidesteps calling Japan Tobacco out on advertising conflicts

Japan Tobacco spends ¥20 billion a year on advertising, almost all of which promotes “manners.” The real reason, according to Sentaku, that Japan Tobacco buys space and air time is to quash anti-smoking reporting by making media dependent on JT-related ad
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 14, 2017 17:24
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Want to smoke or carry a gun in the Missouri Capitol? You'll have to get elected first ($$)

Two privileges only Missouri state lawmakers can enjoy came under fire this week, with legislators questioning their own ability to carry firearms and smoke cigarettes in the Capitol building.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Jan 13, 2017 22:37
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[Asia, India] Delhi Govt asks Police to enforce total ban on tobacco

The tobacco industry has been by-passing the gutka ban by selling tobacco and pan-masala separately as "twin-packs" which consumers mix and use.
Times of India
added Jan 13, 2017 22:37
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Groups Seek to Ban Smoking at US Colleges and Public Housing

Twenty colleges in the United States recently received grants to help make their campuses tobacco free.... The move to ban smoking at public housing units and college campuses follows approval of state laws banning smoking at most workplaces. The Campai
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36
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Ex-Indiana health commissioner: Raise smoking age to 21

FELDMAN: Any chance in Indiana? Many would think Indiana would probably be one of the last states to enact such a law, but I anticipate such a measure will actually be considered this legislative session. The prestigious Institute of Medicine issued a re
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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[Africa] Haunting images of tobacco plantation seized from white farmers by 'Mugabe thugs' in Zimbabwe and given to British GP show 'pathetic' crop and eerie, deserted outbuildings

A once thriving tobacco farm where a white Zimbabwean farmer and his wife lived for 35 years before being turfed out by a British doctor lies empty. Six foot tall tobacco plants which were lovingly tended to by 40 staff last year have been replaced by w
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:20
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Curbing the tobacco epidemic in the Americas

Despite the clear path forward set forth by the FCTC and abundant evidence on the effectiveness of increasing taxes to reduce tobacco consumption, taxation remains the least widely implemented FCTC measure. This is largely due to industry tactics
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Jan 13, 2017 19:36
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Donald Trump Looking Beyond Traditional Medical Experts for FDA Commissioner ($$)

President-elect Donald J. Trump is reaching beyond traditional medical experts in his search for a new Food and Drug Administration commissioner, scheduling meetings for the FDA job with two Silicon Valley investors backed by billionaire investor Peter T
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jan 13, 2017 19:14
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US Tobacco Products Demand to Fall 1.3% Annually as Smoking Declines

A more pronounced retreat is expected for cigarettes, which represent the leading segment of the market, due to factors such as further increases in excise taxes and growing legal and social restrictions...featured in Tobacco Products: United States, a re
PR Newswire
added Jan 13, 2017 18:21
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