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[California] Victorville to consider smoke-free parks

The City Council on Tuesday will consider totally prohibiting smoking and vaping at all city parks, recreation areas and area parking lots, according to Tuesday's meeting agenda.
Victor Valley (CA) Press
added Jan 19, 2015 02:12

[Australia] Smoking booths for Ipswich Hospital a "no-brainer"

DR PATRICIA Petersen, independent candidate for Ipswich, said that she has a "tried and tested" way of allowing smokers to "light up"...vowing to install "smoking booths", similar to those found in Hong Kong airport and tourist hotspots around the world.
Ipswich Queensland Times (au)
added Jan 18, 2015 21:41

[Minnesota] Debate lights up over new e-cigarette rules in Alex

The new amendments would ban the sampling of all tobacco products and e-cigarettes in shops. This would close a loophole that shops in some other cities have used to operate hookah lounges. The new amendments would also require any new tobacco or e-ciga
Alexandria (MN) Echo Press
added Jan 18, 2015 21:22

[Kentucky] Cattlemen, tobacco farmers hear agriculture commissioner candidates ($$)

Kentucky's next agriculture commissioner won't be elected by farmers, Ray Bowman, owner of Farmstead Media Group, told a forum Saturday morning at the Kentucky Cattlemen's Association convention at the Owensboro Convention Center. The commissioner will
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Jan 18, 2015 18:15
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[Virginia] Va. bill would impose fine for exposing kids to smoke in cars

Delegate Todd Pillion, R-Abingdon, has filed House Bill 2171, which would make it unlawful for anyone to smoke in a car when a child under the age of 8 is in it. The fine would be $100, which would go into the state literacy fund, according to the bill, (Bristol (TN) Herald Courier/WJHL-TV)
added Jan 18, 2015 12:26

[China, USA] Dr. Frank Bures: Does Europe have a smoking-cessation secret?

The stumbling block to many people wanting to quit now is the cost of what’s available. Cytisine would make it affordable almost everywhere. Perhaps some highly motivated politico can become the standard bearer for getting it approved on a fast track, es
Winona (MN) Daily News
added Jan 18, 2015 12:13

[Illinois] ARCHIVE: Tillery partners contribute another half million to anti-retention campaign

Another $550,000 has been added to a campaign focused on ousting Justice Lloyd Karmeier from the Illinois Supreme Court... The advertising alleges that Karmeier voted to reverse judgments against State Farm and Philip Morris after they supported his cam
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jan 17, 2015 21:00

[Illinois] ARCHIVE: Tillery says lack of contribution evidence is good reason to believe PM probably gave to Karmeier

Absence of evidence that cigarette maker Philip Morris bankrolled Lloyd Karmeier’s campaign for the Supreme Court in 2004 should count as proof that it happened, St. Louis lawyer Stephen Tillery argues.
Madison County (IL) Record
added Jan 17, 2015 20:57

[Maryland] Rehoboth Includes Electronic Cigarette Use in Smoking Ban

At a regular meeting held on Friday Jan. 16, the board decided the addition of e-cigarettes to the smoking ban would be effective immediately in all areas where smoking is currently banned including the beach, boardwalk and bandstand area.
WBOC TV16 (Salisbury, MD)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:34

[Kansas] Sam Brownback reverses course, proposes new taxes

In a stark turnaround, the Republican called for higher taxes on cigarettes and liquor as part of his annual budget while proposing to make future tax cuts contingent on revenue projections.
added Jan 17, 2015 20:20
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