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[Australia] It’s smoking, but not as we’ve known it

Yet the most dangerous nicotine product, the standard issue cigarettes we all grew up with, are available everywhere, while the far less dangerous e-cigarettes that have helped wean millions of smokers away from tobacco are available in Australia only wi
The Australian (au)
added May 29, 2018 02:11
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[California] San Francisco mulls ban on flavored vaping liquids, menthols

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. has contributed nearly $12 million to the “No on Proposition E” campaign, filling television and radio airwaves and mailboxes with ads urging voters to reject a law supervisors approved last year that is now on the June 5 ballot
AP - Associated Press
added May 28, 2018 14:21
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[Minnesota] Raising tobacco age to 21 gaining steam in east metro

Falcon Heights and Shoreview adopted raising the age to buy tobacco to 21 earlier this month. Roseville is holding a public hearing about it in June. Maplewood city officials have casually discussed the idea at a council meeting. Shoreview was the first
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added May 28, 2018 13:50
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Florida ban on smokable medical pot ruled unconstitutional

Gievers wrote in her 22-page ruling that Floridians “have the right to use the form of medical marijuana for treatment of their debilitating medical conditions as recommended by their certified physicians, including the use of smokable marijuana in priva
AP - Associated Press
added May 28, 2018 02:51
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[Asia, Pakistan] LETTER: FBR promotes spread of cancer

Blinded by their compulsion, FBR has become a source to promote cigarette sales, knowing that this would lead to death of thousands. We are a State where healthcare is low to the negligible extent.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 27, 2018 15:33
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[Georgia] Letter: Look at all we can prevent

The Georgia Cancer Center wholeheartedly endorses the proposed Smoke-Free Augusta-Richmond County Ordinance to ensure all workplaces and public buildings are smoke-free from combustible tobacco products and are liberated from the secondhand aerosol (vapo
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added May 27, 2018 15:30
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[Canada] Monique Keiran: The wheels of Big Tobacco turn slowly

The industry’s shift in product investment and marketing strategy began more than 10 years ago, according to an analysis of tobacco company Philip Morris’s previously secret, internal documents that was published May 1.
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added May 27, 2018 15:25
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis votes to raise tobacco-buying age to 21 / The City Council vote was unanimous.

The city ordinance to restrict tobacco sales, including vaping products, to those who can legally buy alcohol goes into effect Oct. 1. Minneapolis is joining seven other Minnesota cities and 300 nationwide that have raised the tobacco-buying age in an ef
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 27, 2018 14:52
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis raises age for buying tobacco to 21

The Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously Friday to raise the legal age for tobacco purchases from 18 to 21. Mayor Jacob Frey signed the ordinance, which takes effect Oct. 1. Supporters of the new law say a majority of adult smokers started the hab
AP - Associated Press
added May 27, 2018 14:50
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Juuling is popular—perhaps too much so

The rising popularity of Juul e-cigarettes seems to be pushing the FDA into a tougher stance. In April it asked Juul Labs to turn over documents on its marketing and any research on why the device appeals to the young. On May 17th the agency sent similar
The Economist
added May 25, 2018 22:46
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