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[Asia, Israel] After 25 days MK calls off anti-tobacco hunger strike

Likud MK Yehuda Glick announced Saturday that he would end a 25-day hunger strike that he launched to press the finance minister to raise the tax on loose tobacco to match that of cigarettes.
Times of Israel (is)
added Jul 8, 2018 02:33
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[Rhode Island] E-cigs, vaping now part of RI's workplace smoking ban

Gov. Gina Raimondo just signed a bill into law, adding the use of e-cigarettes, vaporizers, and similar products designed for electronic, vapor or aerosol delivery of nicotine, to the definition of “smoking” in the Public Health and Workplace Safety Act.
WPRI Fox 12 (East Providence, RI)
added Jul 8, 2018 02:28

[Europe] CARUANA: Sign and Share Petition to Halt EU-Wide Vaping Tax

The New Nicotine Alliance (NNA), a UK registered charitable incorporated organisation “concerned with improving public health, through a greater understanding of “new” (risk-reduced) nicotine products and their uses” is supporting an initiative by French
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jul 6, 2018 14:13
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[New Hampshire] AUDIO: Who Should Be Allowed to Use Tobacco?: Cities and Towns Reconsider the Smoking Age

Last week, the city of Dover became the first New Hampshire municipality to raise their smoking age from 18 to 21...57:52 The recording begins with the conversation about the smoking age. The discussion of marijuana laws begins at :33 into the recording.
New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR)
added Jul 6, 2018 02:27

Tobacco Fund Move OK

Ohio Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Wednesday that lawmakers didn't violate the state Constitution when they took about $230 million set aside for tobacco prevention and used it for other purposes, according to a Bloomberg report.
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jul 6, 2018 02:25

HARRINGTON: Survey Finds E-Cigarettes Are Effective Cessation Tool, Undermining Democrat Claim

A new survey of nearly 19,000 JUUL users in the United States found that less than 1 percent of its customers were not smokers before they began vaping. By contrast, over 64 percent of adults who were smokers before they began using JUUL have used the pr
Washington Free Beacon
added Jul 5, 2018 22:40

[Canada] New vaping regulations put on hold by Ontario government

Vapor Advocates of Ontario (VAO) would like to take this opportunity to thank the provincial government for pausing the changes to the Smoke Free Ontario Act 2017 that pertain to vaping to allow for stakeholders to provide input. We recently received not
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jul 5, 2018 21:31

[Canada] City committee moves to ban shisha consumption in Edmonton lounges

Dozens of lounges that allow customers to smoke shisha or hookah pipes in Edmonton may soon no longer be able to offer the product following a vote at city hall on Wednesday. Council’s community service committee voted to have city staff come up with by
Global News (ca)
added Jul 5, 2018 20:48
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[France] Paris authorities try to stub out French smoking habit with public parks ban

The Paris authorities are planning to ban smoking in public parks from the autumn in the latest effort to cure the French of their addiction to cigarettes and cut down on litter. A trial ban is being imposed this summer in four parks, and the mayor plan
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:24
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[UK-Scotland] Outdoor smoking ban scrapped as councillors agreed to apply 'common sense'

A smoking ban outside street cafes has been stubbed out – after councillors agreed to apply “common sense”. The controversial law – applied on the streets of South Ayrshire – had sparked fury among small businesses. We told last month how traders stoo
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Jul 5, 2018 16:23
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