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[Canada] Ontario's Doctors Call on Government to Bring Back Flavoured-tobacco Legislation Including a Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

"Tobacco is still a very significant health issue in Ontario," said Dr. Ved Tandan, President of the Ontario Medical Association. "Preventing children, young adults and others from smoking must be a goal for policy makers, educators and physicians alike
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:22
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[France, Ireland, North Carolina] NC governor decries French, Irish cigarette plans - SFGate

McCrory has written letters to French and Irish officials decrying plans in those countries to force manufacturers to package their cigarettes in plain containers. McCrory argues farmers and manufacturers in the top U.S. tobacco-producing state would be h
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 15, 2014 16:16
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[Africa, Nigeria, Russia] National Tobacco Control Bill Should Conform With Global Convention – Groups Tell Senate

The groups: Environmental Rights Action, Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center (CISLAC), and the National Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) in a statement issued in Abuja, said a tobacco control bill that is in sync with the FCTC will not only promote
Daily Times of Nigeria (ng)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:13
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[Canada] Bill C-10 takes aim at illegal tobacco

Imperial Tobacco Canada congratulates the Federal Government for taking concrete action against contraband tobacco with the passage of Bill C-10 through the Senate on October 8. The bill creates a new Criminal Code offence of trafficking in illegal tobac
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 15, 2014 15:57
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[Connecticut] BLUMENTHAL CALLS ON NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION TO END PLANNED PARTNERSHIP WITH BIG TOBACCO YOUTH TOBACCO PREVENTION PROGRAM

US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Oct 15, 2014 13:23
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[UK] Downing Street: 'no plans' to ban smoking in public places

Prime Minister David Cameron is not considering a ban on smoking in parks and public places following proposals issued by the London Health Commission
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 13:14
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[UK] London mayor edges away from call to ban smoking in parks

A proposal for London to follow the lead of cities like New York and Hong Kong by banning smoking in parks and open spaces received a cool welcome from Mayor Boris Johnson on Wednesday who called it "taking bossiness too far." The idea was contained in
Reuters
added Oct 15, 2014 13:05
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MOVES TO BAN SMOKING IN PUBLIC PARKS "ARE NONSENSE”, SAYS UKIP DEPUTY LEADER PAUL NUTTALL

"What a gross infringement of people's liberties and where will it end? There is already a rapidly diminishing number of places were people can smoke, which must go against the rights of personal freedom.
The U.K. Independence Party
added Oct 15, 2014 13:04
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[Maryland] Huffing and Puffing / Baltimore City Council considers bill to ban vaping wherever smoking's not allowed

prompting a well-attended Oct. 7 public hearing on the bill before the council’s Judiciary and Legislative Investigations Committee. Comments by the committee’s chair, James Kraft (D-1st District), and the dozen or so people who testified mirrored the ong
Baltimore City Paper
added Oct 15, 2014 12:51
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[UK] Boris Johnson under pressure to ban smoking in all London parks

If we were to consider a ban on smoking in parks, we would need pretty clear evidence that this would have direct health benefits - in other words, that it would actually save lives. It is time for London to have that debate. – BORIS JOHNSON, MAYOR OF
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 07:28
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