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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] No more e-cigarettes, shisha from Feb as new law kicks in

In six days, you have to discard any prohibited tobacco products that you may have in your possession. The first phase of the implementation of the amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act (TCASA) will take place from Feb 1, whe
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jan 28, 2018 04:45

[Asia-pacific] Singapore bans purchase, use and possession of imitation tobacco products like e-cigarettes

From Feb 1, it will be illegal to buy, use and possess emerging and imitation tobacco products such as smokeless tobacco products, chewing tobacco and shisha, as the first phase of amendments to Singapore's Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act
The Star (my)
added Jan 28, 2018 04:43

[Czech Republic] Milos Zeman wins Czech presidential run-off Share

The two presidential candidates were as dissimilar personally as they are politically. Zeman is brash, with a self-advertised appetite for alcohol and tobacco. His health is a concern: he suffers from diabetes, which makes him walk with a cane. Drahos is
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Jan 28, 2018 04:00

[Illinois] It looks like Ruiz was wrong about Raoul

Ruiz charged that at a forum with the Chicago Sun-Times this month, Raoul had defended taking the tobacco industry money by saying he’d had the contributions approved by the attorney general’s office. Raoul repeatedly disputed having said that. (Rich Miller blog)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:29

VIDEO: Medical marijuana patients sue Florida over smokable marijuana ban

The constitutional amendment approved by voters says only that it doesn't permit smoking pot in public. Cathy's lawyers say that means it can be smoked in private. "There's no question that the definition of medical marijuana in this constitutional prov
WJHG-TV (Panama City Beach, FL)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:19

[UK] CUCA set to host tobacco-funded lobbyists

Cambridge University Conservative Association (CUCA) will be hosting a political pressure group against tobacco control activity, named FOREST, at the Robert Graham cigar shop on February 10th as part of its event line-up this term.
Varsity (Cambridge University) (uk)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:11

[California] No Smoking in Public Places Ordinance to Take Effect on Feb. 15

On Jan. 16, the Dana Point City Council hosted a second reading of a new No Smoking in Public Places Ordinance. With the passage of the ordinance, Dana Point Public Works department recommended a similar approach to Laguna Beach to notify the public of th
Dana Point (CA) Times
added Jan 26, 2018 11:46

[Asia, Thailand] EDITORIAL: Time to wake up on e-cigs

The arrest of a couple in Pathum Thani on Tuesday for allegedly selling electronic cigarettes has prompted users of the alternative products to come out and press lawmakers to revise the law, saying the ban is dogged by misinformation. And they are not w
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jan 26, 2018 00:35

[Africa, Nigeria] Right Groups Demands Mass Action on Tobacco Control Act

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) and National Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) has asserted that enforcing tobacco control laws in Nigeria is everyone’s duty; hence all hands must be on deck to ensure that the laws a
The News Nigeria (ng)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:19

[South Africa] INFOGRAPHIC: Bill to ban smoking in public places

The department of health is processing a bill that could make South Africa a smoke-free country. The draft bill is being finalised with the intention of tabling it in front of cabinet before it goes to parliament. If passed, it will prohibit smokers fro
Pretoria Rekord (za)
added Jan 25, 2018 23:09
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