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Blumenthal to schools: Drop 'deadly deal' with big tobacco

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) urged the National School Boards Association to end its partnership with “big tobacco”... Blumenthal’s said a proposed “Right Decision Right Now” campaign from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company was purely a “PR” move to recru
The Hill
added Oct 14, 2014 11:59

[Nebraska] UPDATE: Vote “Snuffs Out” Smoking Ban

A town home community voted Saturday night on whether to ban smoking, WOWT 6 News was there at the Village Green property to “witness” the debate and see the vote.
WOWT Channel 6 (Omaha, NE)
added Oct 12, 2014 22:38

[Ireland, UK] David Cameron’s election guru faces new attack over tobacco lobbying

Mark Fullbrook, co-founder of Crosby Textor Fullbrook (CTF), which represents tobacco giant Philip Morris, asked Tory grandee Sir Robert Atkins to track down comments issued by the government relating to Ireland’s plans for the introduction of plain pack
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 12, 2014 11:30

[Florida] PCB Council balks at e-cigarette ban

E-cigarette smoking in city buildings and some park areas still will be allowed after the City Council on Thursday decided not to move forward with an ordinance that would have banned it. Panama City Beach Councilwoman Josie Strange’s motion to pass the
Panama City (FL) News-Herald
added Oct 11, 2014 23:01

[Japan] Diet group plans law to reduce secondhand smoke

A suprapartisan group of lawmakers is being formed to draft a new law to prevent secondhand smoking in public spaces ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics... Shigefumi Matsuzawa of Your Party, a small opposition force, proposed the new group an
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 11, 2014 12:13

Lawmakers Urge FDA To Implement Stricter E-Cig Warnings ($$)

“Media reports have recently highlighted that in the absence of a clear federal standard, e-cigarette manufacturers owned by big tobacco companies are beginning to concoct their own health warnings about their products that lack uniformity and are not co
added Oct 11, 2014 11:37

[Europe] STAES/BOVE: Dalligate: Exit Barroso, with a toxic legacy

October 16th will be the sad and second, silent birthday of the day the European Commission president José Manuel Barroso gave in to manipulations of the Tobacco Industry by sacking Commissioner for Public Health John Dalli. A black day for European demo
added Oct 10, 2014 14:07

[Switzerland] Report: tobacco adverts target young Swiss

During the course of an average weekend a young person in Romandie is exposed to pro-smoking publicity 68 times... Companies are using numerous different ways of contacting consumers and employing new marketing techniques that are far more subtle and sop
The Local (ch)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:54

[UK-Scotland] Under-18 ban on e-cigarette use proposed by Scottish Government

A public consultation has been launched to look at potential changes to regulations on e-cigarettes and strengthening tobacco control. There is currently no age limit for e-cigarettes and concerns have been raised by some health bodies about their lack
STV (uk)
added Oct 10, 2014 13:24

[New Jersey] Newark city council to consider expanding city's smoking ban

considering a resolution that would ban people from smoking in city parks and other recreational facilities. The resolution echoes a bill the state legislature passed in June but was ultimately vetoed by Gov. Chris Christie. North Ward councilman Anibal
added Oct 10, 2014 13:21
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