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Senate Democrats highlight use of tobacco playbook to implement Trump’s anti-EPA agenda

Booker pointed to the use of the “secret science” term by opponents of EPA regulations. It’s the same rhetoric that was used by the tobacco industry in the 1990s when that industry was fighting tighter regulations of secondhand smoke, the New Jersey sena
Think Progress (blog)
added Oct 4, 2018 18:19
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Labor denounces big tobacco's push to overturn Australia's vaping ban

Guardian Australia revealed this week that Philip Morris International, the tobacco giant, is lobbying government MPs against Australia’s effective ban on vaping, as it seeks to grow sales of its e-cigarette products to 42% of global revenue by 2025.
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04
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Switzerland: the land of the tobacco industry

Swiss legislation and attitudes towards tobacco and smoking is a perfect example of this approach. The alpine nation signed the FCTC in 2004, but 14 years later it remains one of 13 other countries that have not ratified it; the others are mainly tobacco
swissinfo (Swiss Radio International) (ch)
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04
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[Europe, UK] Commission remains ‘very cautious’ toward novel tobacco products, EU official says

The European Commission remains “cautious” toward novel tobacco products and has to continue collecting evidence on their impact on public health, according to a European Commission official. EURACTIV.com reports from Austria.
EurActiv
added Oct 4, 2018 17:04
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[UK] Morecambe vape shop’s ‘Slimming World for smokers’ scheme gains NHS support

Up In Smoke offers a free “pen type e-cig” to anyone wishing to try it and has launched a ‘Smokebusters’ scheme support service... Mike explains: “We’ve been backed by Lancashire Quit Squad, which is jointly run by the NHS and Lancashire County Council.
Lancaster Guardian (uk)
added Oct 4, 2018 15:29
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[Canada] One by one, municipalities prohibit pot smoking in public spaces

Legal marijuana will be legal in just two weeks – and a lot of mayors plan to ban it in public spaces. In recent months, boroughs have been hearing from worried parents. “I ran into a couple with two young kids, and they said ‘look, we come here all th
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Oct 4, 2018 04:35
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[Canada] Quebec’s municipalities prepared to ban cannabis in public places

The City of Montreal is not ready for marijuana to become legal, according to members of Ensemble Montreal. During a press conference Wednesday morning, the opposition party said the city should move quickly to implement bylaws that would ban cannabis c
Global News (ca)
added Oct 4, 2018 04:34
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[Texas] San Antonio's "Tobacco 21" Law Is Part of A Growing Movement to Regulate E-Cigarettes

“If we had initiated these policies decades ago, we probably could have saved hundreds of thousands if not millions of teens who go exposed to cigarettes at an early age,” Leventhal tells Inverse. “Now with the greater diversity of products on the market
Inverse
added Oct 3, 2018 19:18
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[Canada] VIDEO: Perley urges Ford government to withdraw proposal to allow display of vaping products

Michael Perley, director of Ontario Campaign for Action on Tobacco, called for the withdrawal of the provincial government’s proposal to allow the display and promotion of vaping devices at Queen’s Park on Tuesday.
Global News (ca)
added Oct 3, 2018 18:56
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Flight Attendants Cheer 10 Hours Rest, No Calls or Knives on Planes, Air Quality Initiative, and Numerous Other Safety Priorities in FAA Reauthorization Bill

The bill includes more Flight Attendant safety priorities including forever banning knives on planes, no voice calls on planes, and extending the smoking ban to e-cigarettes.
PR Newswire
added Oct 3, 2018 18:46
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