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[Canada] Prohibitions sought for public vaping and cannabis smoking

Vaping and cannabis should be treated the same as tobacco under the capita region’s clean air bylaw, says Island chief medical health officer Dr. Richard Stanwick. Stanwick is recommending the bylaw be amended to prohibit burning or vaping of any substa
Victoria (BC) Times Colonist (ca)
added Mar 27, 2018 14:59
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[Connecticut] Bill raising tobacco age of purchase passes committee

State residents younger than 21 may soon be banned from buying tobacco, e-cigarettes or vapor products under a law under consideration by the General Assembly. The legislative Public Health Committee approved the change with significant bipartisan suppor
Danbury (CT) News-Times
added Mar 27, 2018 14:44
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Have Your Say on Rhode Island’s Impending 80% E-Cigarette Tax

The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-Free Alternatives Association (CASAA), is urging all vaping advocates to speak up against an unreasonable 80% tax on e-cigarettes, that may be implemented in Rhode Island.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Mar 26, 2018 15:23
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O'NEILL: Should Hong Kong ban e-cigarettes?

Next month Hong Kong’s Legislative Council will discuss a regulatory framework for e-cigarettes and other new tobacco products. What should it do? It could follow the example of Macau and Singapore. In January, Macau amended its Tobacco Prevention and C
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Mar 26, 2018 14:47
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Kirsten Gillibrand’s latest left turn

What a long, long way she’s come from her days as a lawyer for Big Tobacco, among other “corporate interests.” Interests that still send her millions in campaign donations, presumably because they think she remains willing to work with them.
New York Post
added Mar 26, 2018 14:31
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[Arizona] Banning smoking in city parks: Fire danger, health risk factors to be considered

the question facing the Prescott City Council: Should that ban be extended to the city’s parks, trails, and open spaces? A proposed ordinance to prohibit smoking in city parks will be among the issues the Prescott City Council will consider during a stud
Prescott (AZ) Daily Courier
added Mar 25, 2018 18:03
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[Illinois] Shop owners, mayor weigh in on Aurora measure to raise tobacco age to 21

Chicago Tribune
added Mar 25, 2018 01:29
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[Minnesota] Bill to rescue smoking cessation program advances with bipartisan support

Tobacco lawsuit settlement money may keep going toward statewide smoking cessation. The House Health and Human Services Reform Committee approved a bill Thursday and re-referred it to the House Health and Human Services Finance Committee. Rep. Dario An
Northfield (MN) News
added Mar 25, 2018 00:41
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[Vermont] Letter: The other drug addicts

Trump is reported as saying that "drug dealers are as bad as serial killers and should be subjected to the death penalty."...cigarette tripartite of makers, sellers and users, here and abroad, are certainly the largest group of "serial killers" in all of
Brattleboro (VT) Reformer
added Mar 24, 2018 14:39
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[Illinois] No Smoking In Bolingbrook Unless You Are 21

the village of Bolingbrook, led by Mayor Roger Claar, decided to be a trailblazer. Bolingbrook became Will County's first so-called "Tobacco 21" community, according to a press release issued Friday by the Will County Health Department.
Patch.org
added Mar 24, 2018 00:21
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