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[California] Tobacco industry gathers signatures to overturn SF’s menthol ban

The draft title of a proposed measure, “Referenda: Repeal of Ordinance Banning the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products” was filed...by law firm Nielsen Merksamer, which counts Altria Client Services Inc., formerly Philip Morris, among its clients. “They a
San Francisco (CA) Examiner
added Jul 14, 2017 22:10
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[UK] E-cigarette Australia: Health experts don’t want to ‘sacrifice’ smokers, want them to switch to a healthier alternative

Australian doctors and giant tobacco company British American Tobacco have told federal parliamentarians that the country must make e-cigarettes easily available to smokers as it is a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes. Health experts, who are also
International Business Times (au)
added Jul 14, 2017 22:09
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[UK] GHANI: We still have a long way to go to reduce number of smoking related deaths

Last week in the chamber I was pleased that I had the opportunity to ask Steve Brine MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health, about the new Tobacco Control Plan and how it will be implemented in rural communities...I will be sure to work wi
Sussex Express (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 11:13
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Once again, Albany fails to address corruption

The Legislature also passed, and the governor signed, a bill to regulate e-cigarette “vaping”...The Legislature also passed, and the governor signed, a bill to regulate e-cigarette “vaping”
Herald Community Newspapers (Long Island, NY)
added Jul 14, 2017 09:24
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[Indonesia] 'Smoking baby' kicked habit but battle rage on Jewel Topsfield

These are photos of Ardi Rizal, the Indonesian toddler ...I took the photos... But now health experts are alarmed that a controversial bill before parliament aimed at increasing cigarette production will roll back regulations discouraging smoking in Indo
Nambucca (NSW) Guardian (au)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:38
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] A law gone up in smoke

In a surprising move, the ministries of tourism and health, the Greater Amman Municipality and the Jordan Restaurant Association reached an “agreement” whereby hundreds of restaurants and cafés will no longer be fined for allowing smoking the hubble bubb
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:30
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[Canada, California] Attorney General Becerra Cracks Down on Tobacco Company for Selling Illegal Cigarettes

filed a lawsuit against a Canadian cigarette manufacturer, Grand River Enterprises Six Nations (GRE), for failing to comply with California laws regarding tobacco sales and illegally selling the product in California. In filing this lawsuit, the Attorney
California Attorney General's Office
added Jul 13, 2017 21:07
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Tobacco companies tighten hold on Washington under Trump

Top White House figures – including the vice-president and health secretary – have deep ties to an industry whose donations began pouring in on day one Tom Price, the health secretary, voted against allowing the FDA to regulate tobacco. Mike Pence has r
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 14:23
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[Africa] Tunisia to ban smoking in public places

A new bill on tobacco control will be proposed at a ministerial council ...This will include a smoking ban in public spaces and limits placed on advertising tobacco. The rate of male smokers in Tunisia is estimated at 50 per cent, a rate considered “very
Middle East Monitor (MEMO) (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 14:13
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House panel seeks to block FDA 'vaping' rules

A House panel is again trying to exempt increasingly popular e-cigarettes from new Food and Drug Administration rules. The legislation approved Wednesday by the Republican-controlled Appropriations Committee would prevent the FDA from requiring retroacti
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 13, 2017 14:06
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