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[Illinois] MORITA: Chicago health commissioner: Big Tobacco is targeting our youth and we must stop them

City Council passed an ordinance to require tobacco dealers to post warning signs at their doors about the health risks of e-cigarettes and other...understanding that e-cigarettes, also known as vaping products, are the latest effort by Big Tobacco to get
The Hill
added Jul 5, 2018 15:30
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[Minnesota] NATO Speaks Against Limiting Tobacco-Shop Licenses

As the St. Paul (Minn.) City Council moved to limit the number of new tobacco-shop licenses it issues annually, one tobacco retailing association spoke against what it calls an “arbitrary and capricious” move. The City Council voted June 27 in favor of
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Jul 5, 2018 15:17
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[Asia, China] Wuhan bans public smoking inside Party, government offices

Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, has banned government and Party employees from smoking while performing their official duties. New rules introduced on Sunday also prohibit smoking inside Party and government office buildings, the city authorities
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 5, 2018 14:51
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[Asia, China] City bans smoking in offices of Party, govt

Indoor smoking has been banned in government offices and the offices of the Communist Party of China in Wuhan, Hubei province, and is also prohibited for those performing official duties, under a directive issued on Sunday. The directive, issued by gove
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 5, 2018 14:50
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LETTER: SHATENSTEIN: Big Tobacco can act

Im­pe­rial To­bacco says it’s “shocked and con­fused”...What’s truly shock­ing is that a com­pany re­spon­si­ble for fully half this coun­try’s an­nual 45,000 en­tirely pre­ventable, pre­ma­ture smok­ing-re­lated deaths has the gall to con­tinue com­plain
National Post (ca)
added Jul 4, 2018 20:50
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[Canada] Ford government delays new vaping rules

“The government will work with the public, experts and businesses to re-examine the evidence related to vaping as a smoking cessation tool to ensure that any changes are in the best interests of everyone and protect Ontarians’ health and safety,” Simon
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:57
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[Canada] Doug Ford halts introduction of additional anti-vaping rules for more study

“The changes to the Smoke Free Ontario Act that were set to come into effect on July 1 … are being paused to give the new government the opportunity to carefully review the new regulations related to vaping,” Ford’s spokesman Simon Jefferies said Wednesd
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:55
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[Asia, China] Wuhan bans public smoking inside Party, government offices

Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, has banned government and Party employees from smoking while performing their official duties. New rules introduced on Sunday also prohibit smoking inside Party and government office buildings, the city authorities
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:53
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[Canada] Health minister favours warnings on cigarettes as feds outline tobacco strategy

The federal health minister says she’s in favour of putting health warnings directly on individual cigarettes in what she calls a “bold” idea.” The proposed measure is being studied by Health Department officials, Ginette Petitpas Taylor said Thursday as
Canadian Press
added Jul 4, 2018 16:29
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Imperial Tobacco 'shocked' by Health Canada's proposal for plain packaging of cigarettes

'We still cannot understand how this government can justify legalizing marijuana while imposing such extreme measures on tobacco products' Health Canada published its draft regulations last week on its proposed changes to cigarette packages, which aim t
Canadian Press
added Jul 4, 2018 16:29
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