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[Canada] Vaping rules, yes; plain packaging, no: Big Tobacco

Bill S-5, currently in the second reading in the House of Commons, would establish federal regulations for the production, sale, branding and marketing of e-cigarettes or “vaping” in Canada. It would also require that traditional cigarette packs adopt “p
Business in Vancouver (ca)
added Aug 5, 2017 23:05
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[Canada] Federal Health Minister Must Explain Tobacco and Marijuana Policy Discrepancies

federal Health Minister has an opportunity to explain the disturbing degree of incoherence in her recent approach to regulating tobacco and marijuana. While the Minister proposes plain and standardized packaging for tobacco products, despite cigarette pac
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Aug 5, 2017 23:05
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SENATE DEMS BLAST FDA FOR “STEP BACKWARDS” ON TOBACCO OVERSIGHT; CALL ON AGENCY TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT PLAN TO CURB NICOTINE IN CIGARETTES

today 13 Senate Democrats sent a letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb denouncing the agency’s recent move to delay oversight of newly-regulated tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes and cigars. Senate Democrats are deeply concerned this d
US Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
added Aug 5, 2017 22:45
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Betel tobacco ban: Campaigners tell youths to spit out deadly mouthful

The ban on the age old practice of chewing betel came under heavy criticism by the public citing the double standards adopted by the government, which would not prohibit tobacco smoking. Last week, the government banned smokeless tobacco through a gazet
The Sunday TImes (lk)
added Aug 5, 2017 22:39
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis Menthol Restriction Passes

Against the objection of local convenience-store retailers, the Minneapolis City Council voted Friday to restrict the sale of menthol-flavored tobacco to adults-only stores. In a vote of 10 to 2, council members passed an ordinance restricting the sale o
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 5, 2017 21:50
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[Indiana] Goshen may consider comprehensive smoking ban

A city council member is considering a comprehensive smoking ban that could cover all bars and include e-cigarettes as well as tobacco. Councilwoman Julia Gautsche introduced the idea Tuesday, saying she thought enough time had passed since the city's l
Elkhart (IN) Truth
added Aug 5, 2017 14:36
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis strengthens law on flavored tobacco / Menthol sales now regulated like other flavored tobacco

City Council voted today to help protect young people’s health by restricting sales of all flavored tobacco products including menthol, mint and wintergreen to tobacco shops and off-sale liquor stores. The regulation on menthol, mint and wintergreen will
Minneapolismn.gov
added Aug 4, 2017 21:34
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis City Council Votes to Restrict All Sales of Flavored Tobacco

voted 10-2 Friday to restrict sales of all flavored tobacco products, including menthol, mint and wintergreen, to tobacco shops and off-sale liquor stores in the city.
KAAL-TV Channel 6 (Austin, MN)
added Aug 4, 2017 21:33
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[Asia, India] The Tobacco War /The tobacco industry has taken off its gloves and is going after anti-tobacco lobbyists

A presentation on the Indian market by Philip Morris ...singles out some anti-tobacco groups for special attention...with a red circle...Dr Reddy’s photo finds its place among those of seven other...Dr Judith Mackay, ...Prof Rob Moodie...Simon Chapman
Governance Now (in)
added Aug 4, 2017 21:19
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Sparks Continue to Fly in Oklahoma Cigarette Fee Debate

The drama surrounding Oklahoma’s cigarette fee has dragged on into summer. ... In response to the initial lawsuit, the Oklahoma solicitor general filed a brief in support of the cigarette fee, claiming the law primarily functions as a health initiative to
Tax Foundation
added Aug 4, 2017 20:59
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