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[Kansas] Minimum age to buy tobacco in Topeka is 21 at midnight

In a historic vote of 8 to 2, the Topeka City Council is raising the minimum age to buy tobacco products in the city, to 21 years old. The ordinance will go into effect at midnight. Multiple health organizations in the area said the decision was obvious
KSNT Channel 27 ( Topeka, KS)
added Jan 11, 2018 01:20
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BLISS: FDA should act on potential reduced risk tobacco products

Philip Morris International has produced an impressive amount of data on IQOS. As a physician, I support a careful review of that data by the FDA so that I can confidently recommend these products should they be allowed to come to market, a point I empha
The Hill
added Jan 11, 2018 01:20
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[New York] STOSSEL: Tobacco Sales Regs Punish Poor People

When health totalitarians make suggestions, leftist politicians jump. Ribisl also told the CDC, "Very cheap (tobacco) products should no longer be available." So for my YouTube video this week, I asked him, "Why do you get to decide?!" "No, I'm not dec
Reason Magazine
added Jan 11, 2018 01:17
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Reynolds American owner: $540M benefit this year thanks to cut in corporate tax rate

The U.S. corporate tax cut recently enacted by Congress will boost British American Tobacco PLC’s earnings by an estimated 6 percent this year, the company said Tuesday. The additional revenue, estimated to be about $541 million, is directly tied to BAT
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 10, 2018 23:29
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[Cuba, USA] Among Obama's Foreign Gifts: Cigars and Rum From Raul Castro

Cubans are proud of their cigars and rum. So it made sense that Cuban leader Raul Castro provided more than $2,000 worth of his nation's most famous consumer products and other items to Barack Obama, his family and a top aide during the former U.S. presi
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 10, 2018 23:27
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The Latest: New Mexico Considers Tobacco Tax Increase

New Mexico lawmakers will consider legislation to raise taxes on tobacco products to increase funding to public education.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 10, 2018 23:00
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[Hawaii] Smoke-Free Vehicles with Minors Passes Through Committee

unanimously passed the Policy, Economic Development, and Agriculture committee on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. The proposed legislation, PEA-41, would prohibit smoking in vehicles in Maui County with persons under the age of 18 present.
Maui (HI) Now
added Jan 10, 2018 22:55
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[Asia, Israel] Knesset moves to stub out ads for cigarettes and tobacco

The Knesset on Wednesday gave its preliminary approval to a proposed ban on cigarette and tobacco ads, except in print media, in a bid to tackle smoking rates in Israel. The proposal, by Likud MK Yehudah Glick and Zionist Union MK Eitan Cabel, cleared it
Times of Israel (is)
added Jan 10, 2018 19:09
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BAT sees lift from U.S. tax change, plans to reinvest it

said new U.S tax rules would boost its earnings per share by 6 percent in 2018, supporting its commitment to high-single-digit earnings growth and greater investment in vaping devices.
Reuters
added Jan 10, 2018 19:09
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New York county bans smoking in cars with children

The proposed law seeks to ban smoking while kids are in the car. "Children have no way of knowing the dangers of cigarette smoke and cannot be expected to protect their own health," Burke said. "We already don't allow smoking in indoor public spaces beca
WKBW-TV Channel 7 (Buffalo, NY)
added Jan 10, 2018 18:59
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