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Annual KCSP Conference Honors Smoke-free Advocates Across Kentucky

The Kentucky Center for Smoke-free Policy (KCSP) and their community partners celebrated fifteen years of smoke-free stories across the Commonwealth during its annual conference, "Sharing the Smoke-free Story" on Wednesday, April 11, at the Lexington Conv
University of Kentucky
added Apr 17, 2018 16:11
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Vote on Louisiana smoking ban pushed to next week

A proposal to expand a no-smoking policy to casinos, bars and entertainment venues across the state has been deferred for a week, after opponents questioned whether the bill would unintentionally lead to the closure of some businesses. The measure (HB 8
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Apr 17, 2018 16:10
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[USA] Factbox: Russia's list of U.S. imports that could be banned

U.S. cigarette brands are mostly produced locally.... U.S. imports of tobacco products and hard liquor to Russia amounted to $76 million and $53 million respectively last year, the Russian Agriculture Ministry said.
Reuters
added Apr 16, 2018 21:46
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Egypt aims to raise tobacco tax revenues by $402 mln in 2018-19 budget

The country is targeting around 58.524 billion Egyptian pounds ($3.33 billion) in revenues from tobacco taxes, according to a document released by the Finance Ministry to the parliament on Sunday.
Reuters
added Apr 16, 2018 21:38
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[Australia] Trent Zimmerman says e-cigarettes could save ‘thousands of lives’

Trent Zimmerman wants nicotine e-cigarettes to be made legally available in Australia. The North Sydney federal Liberal MP says e-cigarettes could save “thousands of lives” if long-term smokers turn to them as an alternative to tobacco. But he was one
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added Apr 16, 2018 21:19
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PRESS DIGEST - Bulgaria - April 16

-- The National Front for the Salvation of Bulgaria, part of junior coaltion partner United Patriots, plans to submit a bill of amendments to the Public Health Act aimed to remove the ban on smoking in cafes, bars, restaurants and other places of enterta
Reuters
added Apr 16, 2018 21:18
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[Asia, Pakistan] AHMED: Smoky affairs

why should the FBR not be held directly accountable for its failure to curb smuggling, check illicit trade and achieve revenue targets instead of giving them the power to take steps against the spirit of the international convention the government has sig
The News (pk)
added Apr 16, 2018 21:06
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[New Zealand] New study finds tobacco industry delayed plain packs

A new study has suggested that threats of lawsuits given by the tobacco industry contributed to the stall in New Zealand’s plain packaging legislation by at least three years. Plain packaging legislation was first announced in April of 2012, completed i
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 16, 2018 19:28
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[Canada] Smoking cannabis, vaping now banned in most public places in Victoria

The Capital Regional District board has approved an amendment to the Clean Air Bylaw that bans smoking cannabis and vaping in almost all public places in Greater Victoria — including playing fields, playgrounds and public squares. "It is expected that
CBC News (ca)
added Apr 16, 2018 19:18
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[Australia] Smoke Free Illawarra welcomes new laws for e-cigarette users

Smoke Free Illawarra has welcomed new rules which will see e-cigarette users fined up to $500 for vaping in public places. The NSW Parliament has passed legislation that brings the rules around vaping in public areas and on public transport into line wit
Illawarra (NSW) Mercury (au)
added Apr 16, 2018 19:10
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