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[Canada] Bill 139, Smoke-Free Schools Act, 2015

An Act to amend the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and the Tobacco Tax Act... The Government shall establish a public education program about the health risks associated with the use of tobacco and the program shall be for the purpose of reducing the use of toba
Ontario Legislative Assembly (ca)
added Nov 17, 2015 23:42

[Canada] Tory MPP targets contraband smokes

“I hear stories of the white van that pulls up just down the block from the school and someone is standing there with the trunk up on their vehicle or the van doors open.” Under his bill — Smoke-Free Schools Act — drivers convicted of moving illegal smo
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 17, 2015 23:39

[Asia-pacific] Malaysia should carry out own study on effects of vaping - National Poison Centre

said only an indepth study, which would take a long time to complete could determine whether e-cigarettes should be banned or have its sale or usage restricted. "Currently, there are studies from foreign countries on vape based on its existing content, p
Astro AWANI (Channel 501) (my)
added Nov 17, 2015 23:18

[Ohio] Cleveland considers banning tobacco sales to people under 21

The controversial package of ordinances drew criticism Wednesday from convenience store owners, who testified before Council's Health and Human Services Committee that the restrictions would undercut their businesses and seem to favor big smoke shops – m
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Nov 17, 2015 23:16
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President Obama and Bill Simmons: The GQ Interview

Number of cigarettes you’ve smoked in the White House since you got here? Zero in the last five years. I made a promise that once health care passed, I would never have a cigarette again. And I have not.
GQ Magazine
added Nov 17, 2015 22:46

Obama talks about sports, post-White House life in GQ interview

Gone are the cigarettes. Obama, an inveterate Nicorette gum chewer, said he has not smoked in five years. "I made a promise that once healthcare passed, I would never have a cigarette again. And I have not," he said, referring to the healthcare law dubbe
added Nov 17, 2015 22:45

UPDATE 1-Obama nominee to lead FDA defends drug industry ties (Adds background)

President Barack Obama's nominee to head the U.S. Food and Drug Administration defended his ties to the pharmaceutical industry on Tuesday during a Senate committee hearing that included questions on soaring drug prices. Presidential candidate Bernie San
added Nov 17, 2015 22:43

Cancer Advocates Mark Great American Smokeout by Urging Californians to Support a $2 Per Pack Tobacco Tax Increase

PR Newswire
added Nov 17, 2015 22:25

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Penang mulls ban on vaping at non-smoking zones

“The state has a Smoke Free Penang initiative at gazetted areas and we have proposed that vaping will also not be allowed in these non-smoking zones,” he said when interrupting a speech by backbencher, RSN Rayer (Seri Delima – DAP). Dr Afif said they ar
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 17, 2015 17:37

[Canada] Illegal Tobacco Widely Available Across Manitoba

convenience store retailers are concerned following the release of a study showing high rates of illegal tobacco in communities across Manitoba. The Western Convenience Stores Association commissioned a contraband tobacco study which examined discarded ci
added Nov 17, 2015 17:34
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