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NEUBERGER: Austria’s new government: a victory for the tobacco industry and public health disaster?

This capitulation not only contributes to Austria’s lack of credibility in global tobacco control, it is likely to further exacerbate Austria’s disastrous tobacco epidemic. The smoking ban reversal and other decisions about the tobacco control law, were d
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 11, 2018 02:24
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our View: Tobacco 21: Public health is a public concern

Apparently there is some indecision among Mankato and North Mankato city council members... The research is clear. Raising the age to buy tobacco reduces youth smoking and prevents some young people from ever starting a habit that can cost them their hea
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Jan 11, 2018 02:14
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Increase legal age to buy tobacco products to 21

We salute the efforts by the four metro cities but believe now is the time to expand the effort to the state level. We encourage the Legislature to hold hearings on this important health issue and pass a law changing the age from 18 to 21 years. Californ
ECM Publishers
added Jan 11, 2018 02:13
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[Massachusetts] Springfield City Council approves age 21 requirement for buying tobacco

City Council gave final approval Monday to an ordinance that will ban the sale of tobacco products to people under age 21, rather than the current legal age of 18, with the higher age aimed at reducing early access and addiction.
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jan 11, 2018 02:10
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[Massachusetts] Sen. Eric Lesser calls for raising tobacco age to 21 statewide following Springfield vote

As the city prepares to raise the legal age for buying tobacco from 18 to 21, Sen. Eric Lesser said it is time for the Legislature to make it a statewide policy. A Senate bill calling for a ban on tobacco sales to people under 21 did not come out of com
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jan 11, 2018 01:22
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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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