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[Indiana] West Lafayette parks go tobacco free

Board of Parks and Recreation on Monday passed a ban on all tobacco products in its parks. "When people are trying to exercise, and others are smoking, we're at cross purposes," parks Superintendent Janet Fawley said. "We have people drive (to parks) to
Lafayette (IN) Journal & Courier
added Jul 19, 2016 18:42

[New Zealand] AVCA issues Bill of Consumer Rights for Vapers in NZ

The Aotearoa Vape Community Advocacy (AVCA) group has issued a “Bill of Consumer Rights in New Zealand” that they hope will highlight the issues surrounding the legality and availability of nicotine containing e liquid in the retail market as well as an
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 19, 2016 17:35

Campaign for a revised Tobacco Products Directive in the European Union: lessons learnt

Securing the TPD in 2014 was a significant success in European tobacco control and will serve to strengthen certain tobacco control policies across all 28 EU Member States (MS) on its implementation in May 2016. It was a hard-fought battle against one of
Tobacco Control
added Jul 19, 2016 16:11

[Australia, New Zealand] Tobacco campaigner pushing for plain packaging

Kylie Lindorff, chair of Cancer Council Australia's tobacco issues committee, this week flew in to help drum up support for the measure, which she wanted introduced as soon as possible. Since standardised packaging was enforced in Australia in 2012, ther
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jul 19, 2016 15:51

[California] Tobacco companies drop nearly $17 million into anti-tax campaign

After months of eerie silence from the tobacco industry, Altria and R.J. Reynolds reported nearly $17 million in contributions Friday to oppose Proposition 56, which would increase tobacco taxes by $2 a pack in California. Altria contributed $10.8 milli
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 19, 2016 15:47

Mike Pence Compared Health Risks Of Tobacco To Candy In 1997 Op-Ed

Pence, who was a conservative radio host in Indiana at the time, was defending the tobacco industry... Cigarettes certainly qualify but what about candy? Seriously, lung cancer claims too many lives but the numbers are inconsequential compared to the de
added Jul 19, 2016 15:41

Mike Pence's Tobacco Stance In A 2000 Op-Ed Is Shocking

Pence was an up-and-coming politico who accepted campaign donations from big tobacco. He also wrote a short, incendiary op-ed ― titled "The Great American Smoke Out" ― which insisted that "smoking doesn't kill," while conceding that it is "not good for yo
added Jul 18, 2016 20:48

Request for Nominations on the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee

FDA) is requesting that any industry organizations interested in participating in the selection of a nonvoting industry representative of the tobacco manufacturing industry to serve on the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee for the Center for
Federal Register
added Jul 18, 2016 20:47

[Ohio] What C-Store Executive Is Speaking at the Republican Convention?

One such executive is Phil Ruffin...started his business in 1959 with a single convenience store and quickly grew to own 65 stores in four states... Pence’s family business...operated a chain of more than 200 gas stations, convenience stores and cigarett
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 18, 2016 20:43

Was there someone I was meant to be introducing you to? The botched Trump-Pence roll-out

Other of Mr Pence’s more curious positions include his insistence that climate change is a “myth” and that cigarette smoking doesn’t kill.
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 18, 2016 19:44
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