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[New York] Health Department proposes indoor ban on e-cigarettes

The proposal, submitted to the county legislature Wednesday, would prohibit electronic cigarettes and similar “vaping” products in all areas where smoking is banned under the Clean Indoor Air Act.
Binghamton (NY) Press & Sun-Bulletin
added Aug 20, 2015 14:36
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[Africa] You Can't Buy One Cigarette Stick - Only Packets – Uganda

The 2014 Tobacco Control Bill has become one of the highly controversial Bills submitted to Parliament of Uganda, on 28th July and passed which is awaiting the consent of the President.
Asian Tribune
added Aug 20, 2015 10:50
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Senate panel votes to raise California gas tax 12 cents a gallon

Another panel approved bills to hike the legal smoking age to 21, regulate e-cigarettes and allow counties to place local tobacco taxes on the ballot...lawmakers approved a package of bills that aim to reduce the state's health care costs by reducing Cali
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Aug 20, 2015 10:47
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[California] State Senate resurrects bill to regulate e-cigarettes ($$)

a Senate committee on Wednesday approved a six-bill package of tobacco-regulation bills, including measures to define e-cigarettes as a tobacco product and raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21.
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Aug 20, 2015 10:44
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[Asia-pacific, Kentucky] McConnell says White House will need GOP to pass Trans-Pacific Partnership, wary of potential carve-outs

McConnell told reporters that he “made it clear to the ambassador they’re going to need a lot of Republicans, even with a simple majority, to pass this TPP... “What I would point out — not many Democrats are going to vote for it, so they really need the R
KSTV cn|2 (Louisville, KY)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:34
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[Asia, China] Secondhand smoke remains serious problem, survey finds

The number of people exposed to secondhand smoke remains high across cities in China... Meanwhile, in Karamay in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, where tobacco control laws were implemented in September 2013, the rate is a mere 7.3 percent. "We ha
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:31
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[UK] Wales at odds over e-cigarettes

The Welsh Government is sticking to its guns over forthcoming restrictions on e-cigarettes after an independent report published by Public Health England (PHE) recommended their use for smokers looking to quit. A Bill giving Welsh ministers the power to
Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:03
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[UK] VIDEOS: E-cigarettes could be prescribed by the NHS to help smokers quit, report says

Experts who have compiled a report for Public Health England say "vaping" could be a "game changer" for persuading people to quit cigarettes. They also say there is no evidence they give children a "gateway" into smoking.
BBC Online
added Aug 19, 2015 13:24
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[Asia] Sacks of unread letters hold up India's fight against tobacco

more than 100,000 unread messages from members of the public overwhelm officials...suspect the letter-writing campaign was orchestrated by the tobacco industry to hold up the process. "It appears to be an organised campaign as a lot of letters were photoc
Reuters
added Aug 19, 2015 13:10
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[California, New York] SEILER: Legislature could ignite rush to smuggle cigarettes

But higher taxes here would push us in the direction of New York City, meaning more smuggling, more crime and less policing... California already has the nation’s second-lowest rate of tobacco use, after Utah. It should leave higher taxes and other nann
Orange County (CA) Register
added Aug 19, 2015 11:19
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