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[Asia, Pakistan] Parliamentarians turn down law calling for ban on sheesha

Members of a parliamentary committee on Wednesday turned down a bill seeking a ban on sheesha and other injurious substances. The Islamabad Prohibition of Sheesha Smoking Bill, 2016, which was introduced by Senator Mohammad Azam Khan Swati, was taken up
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Nov 21, 2016 03:36
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[Colorado] Opponents say barring pot use in Denver businesses unwise

On Nov. 8, Denver voters approved a first-in-the-nation law allowing willing bars and restaurants to give people the option to use marijuana alongside a cocktail or meal. Smoking pot would not be allowed inside, and the locations would have to first get
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 20, 2016 21:05
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ASH 2016 Tobacco Campaign Contribution Map

For this 2016 cycle, Big Tobacco has contributed OVER $2.5 million in almost every state, across the aisle. Read our Blog> to learn about why this is a serious problem. Check out our #TobaccoSpotlight map to see how much your state representative has re
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Nov 20, 2016 20:55
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[California] OUR NEW-LOOK BULLETIN A New Format For Our Latest Tobacco Control Newsletter

On October 20, the Consortium submitted comments to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the agency’s rule addressing procedures for rejecting deficient marketing applications for new tobacco products. The FDA’s premarket review process is intended t
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Nov 20, 2016 20:50
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Public Health Groups Sue to Force FDA Action on Graphic Warnings

. The Tobacco Control Legal Consortium at the Public Health Law Center applauds our partners for this bold action to protect public health. More than 1 billion people live in a country that requires cigarette packages to display graphic health warnings b
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added Nov 20, 2016 20:48
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Public health concerns prompt physician policy

On the last day of the 2016 AMA Interim Meeting... The AMA adopted...The policies ask the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to require tobacco companies to add color, graphic warning labels to all cigarette packages and call for raising the minimum lega
AMA Wire
added Nov 20, 2016 16:59
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[California] PATRICK REYNOLDS: CA's Prop 56 - Few Aware CA Tobacco Tax is Among Lowest in US

Prop 56 calls for a $2 tax on tobacco, but Tobaccofree.org says that with most taxes already high in the State, many Californians assume the tobacco tax is also high. At 87 cents, though, it's 37th lowest among the States.
PR Web
added Nov 20, 2016 16:41
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The Dream — and the Myth — of the ‘Women’s Vote’

argued that women’s suffrage ought to be carefully restricted to keep undesirable women out of the ballot box..... “Our criminal and pauper men have wives; there are thousands of female operatives in tobacco factories and similar fields of labor; there ar
New York Times
added Nov 20, 2016 16:21
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PROCTOR: Climate Change in Trump’s Age of Ignorance

Much of the climate denial now embraced by people like Mr. Trump was first expressed in the disinformation campaigns of Big Oil — campaigns modeled closely on Big Tobacco’s strategies.
New York Times
added Nov 20, 2016 02:40
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[Missouri] Where campaign ads mattered: health-related ballot initiatives

Yet big money doesn't always talk. The tobacco industry contributed millions to the election cycle in Missouri but was unable to sway voters to support a limited tobacco tax. In moves that confused the public, tobacco companies supported two different ci
Modern Healthcare Magazine
added Nov 19, 2016 19:08
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