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[Asia, Pakistan] KP CM’s public smoking objected

The Network...has written a letter to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak, drawing his attention that smoking publicly is a violation..referring to television footage showing the chief minister smoking in his office and in the presence of th
The News (pk)
added Mar 21, 2015 13:43

[Africa, Nigeria] ADEOYE: The unprotected species

Nigeria signed and ratified the FCTC in 2004 and 2005 respectively. As a party, Nigeria is obligated to domesticate the treaty and this has come in form of the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB)... unfortunately, the Bill was not signed into law by Pres
National Mirror (ng)
added Mar 20, 2015 22:46

[Louisiana] Kink in plan to sell tobacco settlement

Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne on Thursday threw a crimp into the Jindal administration’s plan to sell the remaining portion of the tobacco settlement monies by recalling that the state’s voters nine years ago overwhelmingly approved a constitutional amendment th
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Mar 20, 2015 13:06

[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tasmania may ban tobacco sale from 2018

Under the legislative proposals, Tasmania would then lift the age at which people can legally buy cigarettes – currently 18 – a year at a time to achieve a “tobacco-free generation”. “Tuesday is the vote in the legislative council (upper house) of the Ta
Rakyat Post (my)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:30
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[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Campaign hopes for Tasmanian tobacco-free generation law

"Tuesday is the vote in the legislative council (upper house) of the Tasmanian parliament... I'm certainly hopeful," Jon Berrick, a professor at Yale-NUS College in Singapore who launched the initiative a decade ago, told an anti-tobacco conference in Ab
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:29

Ohio Sen. Brown talks manufacturing and trade deals with Obama

He and I disagree about the underlying trade agreement. I will vote no; he’s pushing it. But I’m talking to him and others about fixing this investor state provision that gives all kind of powers to tobacco companies and other large companies that would u
WKSU 89.7 FM (Kent, OH)
added Mar 19, 2015 20:31

state constitution directs how some of the money from tobacco settlement would be used if sold - Louisiana Politics

Lt Gov Jay Dardenne says the Jindal administration needs to remember that if it sells the remainder of the tobacco settlement, the state constitution requires 20 percent goes to coastal restoration. Dardenne said he had heard no mention of the constitut
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Mar 19, 2015 20:30

[Massachusetts] Editorial: The AG, out on a limb

Healey yesterday announced plans to ban, via regulation, the sale of electronic minors statewide. ... But at least Sanchez’s bill (and others) gives the power to regulate those “tobacco” products to the Department of Public Health, and mor
Boston (MA) Herald
added Mar 19, 2015 20:26
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[New York] Hein Signs Law to Strenghthen County’s Anti-Smoking Law

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein signed into law an amendment to the County’s current Anti-Smoking Law... “It is important to amend Ulster County’s Anti-Smoking Law to address technological changes and ensure the health and well-being of our citizens fr
Saugerties (NY) Post-Star
added Mar 19, 2015 20:22

[Washington] GROOVER: Mayor Ed Murray Wants to Ban Smoking in Parks, and the City Says There's Nothing Unfair About That - Slog

Here’s the problem: Breaking the rule would result in a written warning and then an exclusion from city parks. Not only could that enforcement happen in a disproportionate way that targets homeless people, but the homeless are also more likely to have no
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)
added Mar 19, 2015 20:21
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