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[Czech Republic] Milos Zeman wins first round of Czech presidential election, will face pro-European challenger in run off

chain-smoking Mr Zeman has been president...since 2013...He has earned a reputation for eccentricity and political incorrectness...Notorious bon mots include tell children that smoking is "fine" as long as they start after the age of 27
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 14, 2018 15:50
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[Missouri] Judge Temporarily Blocks Topeka From Raising Its Tobacco-Buying Age

A Shawnee County District Court judge has temporarily blocked an ordinance that raises the tobacco buying age in Topeka to 21. The ruling comes after two Topeka businesses, with the assistance of the Kansas Vapers Association, filed a lawsuit this week
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 14, 2018 15:44
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[California] Santee City Council ending smoking on trails in the city

The City Council on Wednesday said it is prohibiting cigarettes, electronic cigarettes and vaping devices on trails within Santee city limits. Marijuana is already prohibited on city property. The council agreed that keeping the trails clean and safe a
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jan 14, 2018 03:15
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[Nigeria] Emulate other Africans on Shisha ban, ERA/FoEN urges FG

has urged the Federal Government to emulate nations that have banned the importation and smoking of water-pipe tobacco also known as shisha, due to its addictiveness and deadly effect on the health of users. The organisation made the call following the an
Daily Trust (ng)
added Jan 13, 2018 14:40
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[Colorado] Girl Scouts may get their government badge — and an Aurora law banning smoking in cars with kids

the girls, middle school students in Aurora part of Girl Scout troop 789, have a real shot at passing their proposal. It’s set for a city council vote later this month. Councilman Charlie Richardson, who has been working with the troop on the ordinance a
Aurora (CO) Daily Sun & Sentinel
added Jan 13, 2018 14:39
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[Ghana] Bad News For Shisha Lovers! FDA Receives Petition Calling For Its Ban

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.
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Jan 12, 2018 21:55
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[California] SANTEE BANS SMOKING ON TRAILS, TAKES FIRST STEP TO DISTRICT ELECTIONS

Smoking or vaping on Santee’s city trails such as the Walker Preserve and near Mast Park will no longer be legal following the City Council’s amending its code at its Jan. 10 meeting. The newly amended law, that also bans smoking electronic cigarettes in
East County (CA) Magazine (Heartland Foundation)
added Jan 12, 2018 21:50
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[Kentucky] Smoke-free or tobacco-free?: Stanford council debates city smoking ban

After hearing a presentation from the local health department, Stanford City Council members are debating the implementation of a smoking ban within city limits. Lincoln County Health Department Director Diane Miller spoke to council members about the e
The Interior Journal (Stanford, KY)
added Jan 12, 2018 21:47
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Girl Scouts fight to change a smoking law in Aurora

"We are working on our Silver Award project and, tonight, we would like to propose some future ordinance for not smoking in a car with a minor present," said Amelia Malchow, from Girl Scout Troop #60789 during a Sept. 25 Aurora City Council meeting. Mal
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:58
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[UK] E-cigarette rules should be relaxed to encourage smokers to switch, MPs told

Riccardo Polosa, professor of internal medicine at the University of Catania, in Italy, told MPs that selling larger refill containers for e-cigarettes might persuade tobacco smokers to make the switch to vaping. “Changing the size of the bottle may imp
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:16
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