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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Proposed licensing aimed at curbing illegal distribution of tobacco products, says minister

The proposed licensing of tobacco and tobacco products is aimed at curbing the illegal distribution of tobacco products in the market, said Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Mah Siew Keong. He said the enforcement of the regulations co
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 20, 2017 16:05
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Lobbyists helped bankroll Donald Trump’s transition

Hired guns for defense contractors, private prisons and Big Tobacco among donors... Bill Paxon of Akin Gump...who now represents clients including ... tobacco company Philip Morris International, contributed $1,000.
Center for Public Integrity
added Feb 20, 2017 16:03
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MedPage Today Physicians, Others Urge Lawmakers to Reject Cigar Bill

A letter backed by 42 of the nation's leading medical organizations was sent to all members of Congress this week, urging them to reject legislation that would exempt so-called "premium cigars," including some flavored cigars, from regulation by the FDA
MedPage Today
added Feb 20, 2017 15:21
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[Hawaii] LETTER: Tighten up secondhand smoke law

My condominium is in a complex that has two- and three- stacked units with common air handling vents in the bathrooms....The law needs to be amended to include multi-unit buildings with common air handling, regardless if they are publicly or privately own
West Hawaii Today
added Feb 19, 2017 16:14
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[New Jersey] Trenton bumps tobacco purchasing age from 19 to 21

before city council voted to raise Trenton’s tobacco purchasing age from 19 to 21 on Thursday, medical practitioners from local hospitals told of the horror stories. “As a doctor, frankly, I’m tired of treating adults with emphysema, lung disease and lun
The Trentonian
added Feb 19, 2017 16:03
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WEST VIRGINIA JOINS STATES DISCUSSING TOBACCO PURCHASING AGE INCREASE

A trio of state senators in West Virginia have entered their state into the race to see which will be the third to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21-years-old.
HalfWheel
added Feb 19, 2017 15:32
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[Indonesia] DISNEYLAND FOR SMOKERS In Marlboro’s last frontier, a smokers’ rights group is defending the “human right” to light up

Aditia Purnomo...At 25, he is the chain-smoking head of the Indonesian smokers’ rights group Komunitas Kretek, and he has one message for “anti-smoking fundamentalists” from the West: butt out...His organization, which doubles as a trade promotion group f
Quartz
added Feb 19, 2017 02:21
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[Oregon] Military Department Backs Age 21 For Tobacco As Chance of Passage Slips

Representatives of the Oregon National Guard support changing the culture of the military and putting tobacco out of reach for younger guard members, but Sen. Laurie Monnes Anderson, D-Gresham, canceled a committee vote on SB 754 on Thursday. Sen. Peter
The Lund Report
added Feb 19, 2017 01:36
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[Florida] 2009 law benefiting big tobacco in legislature’s sights

Thousands of families of people who died from smoking may benefit from legislation being considered at the state capitol that could speed up settlement payments from big tobacco, and as Mike Vasilinda tells us at issue is a 2009 law that treats tobacco d
Capitol News Service (FL)
added Feb 19, 2017 01:32
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[North Dakota] LETTER: Agencies each have role in tobacco fight

contact your legislators and ask them to vote yes on Senate Bill 2024, allowing BreatheND to continue the work needed so today’s youth might be the first tobacco-free generation.
Jamestown (ND) Sun
added Feb 19, 2017 01:13
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