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[Australia] Smoking bans may extend to homes in new plan

Spearheaded by the Cancer Council, the group has urged the Queensland Government to enact a blanket-ban on smoking in units and apartments ahead of the next State Election, following hundreds of community complaints on the issue. The organisation's subm
The Morning Bulletin (au)
added May 18, 2017 08:56
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] CHUA: National smoking ban

If we, as a people and as a nation, are really serious in eliminating all the smoking-related killer diseases that snuff out more than 240 lives a day, yes, a day, not a month, causing the loss of loved ones and family devastation, promulgating a nation
Asian Journal (The Filipino-American (FilAm) Community Newspaper)
added May 18, 2017 08:51
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[Illinois] Kane County considering change in age to buy tobacco

Kane County officials may follow the example of communities to the east in requiring residents to be at least 21 years old to purchase tobacco products. The county board's public health committee gave a preliminary thumbs-up to the idea Wednesday. Micha
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added May 18, 2017 08:49
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[Canada] Executive committee votes to expand on smoking bylaw, golf courses, pathways and parks now included

After urging the city’s executive committee to expand the city’s proposed smoking bylaw to include parks, pathways and golf courses, Donna Pasiechnik and Jennifer May were happy to see their suggestion approved on Wednesday. “We are very pleased that t
Regina (Sas) Leader-Post (ca)
added May 18, 2017 08:46
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[Canada] Butts out on patios? City considers expanding smoking ban to include restaurant patios

Coun. John Orlikow, chair of the city’s property and development committee, said councillors are working on a motion to study a smoking ban for restaurant patios. “We definitely should be talking about it,” Orlikow (River Heights-Fort Garry) said. An i
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added May 18, 2017 08:42
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[Asia, Pakistan] Ministry recommends raise in tobacco taxes

The Ministry of Health Services has suggested an increase in the Federal Excise Duty (FED) on lower slab of all brands of cigarettes from the current Rs32.98 to Rs44 per pack of 20 cigarettes. A recommendation to earmark 2% of the tobacco tax revenues fo
The News (pk)
added May 18, 2017 07:16
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[New York] Watch That Last Step Senator - It's a Lulu

When the Senate Health Committee voted in April for a bill restricting the use of e-cigarettes indoors, one of the bill's sponsors wasn't there for the meeting: state Sen. Patty Ritchie, who collects a $15,000 stipend as the committee's deputy vice chair.
Time Warner Cable (Spectrum) News
added May 18, 2017 07:15
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[New York] Assembly passes indoor vaping restrictions

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal today announced the approval of a bill to establish a statewide ban on the use of electronic cigarettes both indoors and in some outdoor spaces in order to protect the public from the unwan
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added May 18, 2017 02:15
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[New York] VIDEO: NY moves to stop people from smoking e-cigarettes indoors

The New York State Assembly passed a bill Wednesday placing nearly the same indoor restrictions on e-cigarettes that currently exist for cigarettes. If the bill passed in the Senate and is signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo, people would be banned
WPIX-TV (New York, NY)
added May 18, 2017 02:14
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[Latin America] Emerging External Influences in the Western Hemisphere: Testimony for Senate Foreign Relations Committee 10th May 2017

Thanks to a vast network of support in key areas of Latin America, Hezbollah plays a central role in a new landscape where drug and human trafficking, gun running, illicit cigarette trade,
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
added May 18, 2017 02:03
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