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[Denmark] Government tightening e-cigarette regulations

As of 1 November, children under 18 will no longer buy electronic cigarettes and vape pens. The government will consider a bill on Monday that will tighten rules....Haekkerup, the health minister, told Politiken. “I can not rid myself of the idea that smo
Copenhagen Post (dk)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:28

[Korea - South] Lawmakers to debate warning photos on cigarette packs

The National Assembly Health and Welfare Committee will review the government's proposal to revise laws so they require warning photos such as damaged lungs or rotten teeth. Currently, tobacco makers are required only to print a health warning.
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:28

Florida Tobacco Victims Might Lose Millions

The cigarette industry reignited Florida's tobacco wars Wednesday with a one-sentence bill that would strip away the right of thousands of Florida victims to collect millions in damages.
Lakeland (FL) Ledger
added Feb 21, 2015 23:32

[Nebraska] Cigar bars near OK to smoke — though they never really quit; bill now in Ricketts' hands

If Gov. Pete Ricketts signs the bill that cruised through with a 45-3 vote Friday in the Nebraska Legislature, cigar bars will have skirted the dire consequences that had been predicted months ago. Ricketts likely will take the five days he has to decide
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Feb 21, 2015 22:59

Deeper Ties to Corporate Cash for Doubtful Climate Researcher

Historians and sociologists of science say that since the tobacco wars of the 1960s, corporations trying to block legislation that hurts their interests have employed a strategy of creating the appearance of scientific doubt, usually with the help of ost
New York Times
added Feb 21, 2015 22:27
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[Iowa] Smoke-free Cedar Rapids casino remains iffy

Once again this year, the state’s anti-smoking forces are back at the Iowa Legislature to seek among other things a ban on smoking at Iowa’s 19 state-licensed casinos. This year’s new wrinkle comes from legislators who represent the city of Cedar Rapids
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Feb 21, 2015 22:24

[Europe, UK] FARAGE: The disconnect between the people and government with their lobbyists continues to grow

Instead, we can expect that the European Union in all its wisdom will seek to raise taxation on this new technology that has enabled many thousands of people to give up smoking – precisely what they claim taxes on cigarettes are intended to do!
The [London, UK] Express
added Feb 21, 2015 22:02
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[New Jersey] Princeton Board of Health to introduce new tobacco sale prohibitions

was concerned with the problem of youth smoking, Charles Rojer, a member of the Princeton Board of Health, said. “I think, if hopefully passed, [the ordinance] will prevent a significant number of teenagers from becoming involved in smoking, which, along
Daily Princetonian
added Feb 21, 2015 21:34

[New Jersey] PRINCETON: Local board of health to propose ordinance prohibiting tobacco sales to anyone under 21 (Updated)

The local Board of Health is poised to introduce an ordinance to that effect ... Karen Blumenfeld, executive director of Global Advisors on Smokefree Policy, a public policy organization headquartered in Summit, said at the Board of Health meeting that
Princeton (NJ) Packet
added Feb 21, 2015 21:31

[Maryland] WEISS: Ban e-cigarettes for kids

the bill before the council...would go further by prohibiting minors from using e-cigarettes and banning the products in all places where the county forbids tobacco use.
The Washington Post
added Feb 21, 2015 21:21
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