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[Kansas] Judge grants temporary injunction blocking implementation of Topeka tobacco ordinance

A Shawnee County judge has temporarily blocked an ordinance that forbids tobacco sales to people ages 18-20 from taking effect. The temporary restraining order states there are “concerns regarding conflicts between the city ordinance in question and s
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Jan 12, 2018 04:29
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[Texas] Council Votes To Raise Tobacco Purchase Age to 21

City Council voted 8-2 Thursday to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products in San Antonio from 18 to 21, becoming the first city in Texas to impose such a restriction. “I think today is a historic day,” Councilwoman Ana Sandoval (D7) said. “We
Rivard Report (San Antonio, TX)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:25
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[Asia, India] Anti-cancer activist raises alarm over young smokers

Serving hookahs in bars or restaurants with poor fire safety standards and no separate fire exits continue to be a grave safety hazard. He has pointed to its health hazards for youngsters and has asked for its ban under the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco
Asian Age (in)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:19
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San Antonio becomes first city in Texas to raise legal age to buy tobacco to 21

The new ordinance, which city officials had been discussing since August, passed by a 9 to 2 vote. Council members Greg Brockhouse and Clayton Perry voted against the measure, questioning if the city should regulate such activity and expressing concerns
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Jan 11, 2018 19:59
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[West Virginia] Bill Tracking / Senate Bill 13

LAST ACTION: S To Judiciary 01/10/18 SUMMARY: Raising age to purchase tobacco and related products to 21 LEAD SPONSOR: Stollings SPONSORS: Prezioso, Woelfel, Baldwin, Beach
West Virginia Legislature
added Jan 11, 2018 19:59
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West Virginia state senators introduce bill to raise tobacco age to 21

If both houses agree this session, 2018 could be the year when West Virginia raises the age for purchasing and using tobacco products. Senators Ron Stollings, Roman Prezioso, Mike Woelfel, Stephen Baldwin, and Robert Beach introduced Senate Bill 13 Wedne
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 (Huntington, WV)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:59
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New Year = New Regulations

As of Jan. 1, smokers in Aspen, Colo., are paying $3 more per pack of cigarettes than they did last month. Also, Oregonians must now be 21 in order to purchase any type of tobacco products in the state. That’s two different communities and two different
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jan 11, 2018 19:45
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Website Addresses Local Tobacco Ordinances / Video, materials available to help retailers fight back

A new website, Tobacco Ordinances – Take Another Look (TOTAL), is proving to be a valuable resource for retailers in the ongoing effort to respond to restrictive and prohibitory local tobacco ordinances.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:43
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[Asia] Will Israel ban tobacco advertisements?

the Knesset agreed to approve a bill banning the advertisement of cigarettes and other addictive tobacco products. On Tuesday, the Knesset gave the bill preliminary approval, paving the way for the legislative votes. The bill will place a general ban on
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:14
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Ban shisha in Ghana, CSOs petition FDA

The Vision for Alternative Development, (VALD), the Ghana NCD Alliance and other civil society organisations (CSOs) have called on the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) to immediately ban the smoking of “shisha” in the country. The call was made in a petitio
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Jan 11, 2018 18:50
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