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[Louisiana] Smoking Ordinance Takes Effect Tuesday

July 31st was the last night to smoke in bars and clubs in Lafayette. The smoking ordinance that the Lafayette City-Parish Council approved by a 7-2 vote in April will take effect August 1st. Under this ordinance there will no longer be smoking in bars, c
KADN 15 (Lafayette, LA)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:05
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[Wisconsin] Hartland prepares to send e-cigarette findings to FDA

officials are preparing to send their findings from a three-day hearing... The application process could cost as much as $1 million per product, which could severely dampen the growth of Hartland-based Johnson Creek Enterprises, an e-liquid company with m
Lake Country Now
added Aug 1, 2017 19:05
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[North Dakota] Tobacco 21 initiative spanning country

is gaining momentum across the United States. Three states – California, Hawaii and New Jersey – and more than 250 cities and counties... Budget cuts in North Dakota recently defunded the Breathe ND program, under which Richland County and other state tob
Wahpeton (ND) Daily News
added Aug 1, 2017 18:10
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[Oregon] MERKLEY STATEMENT ON FDA DELAY OF E-CIGARETTE REGULATIONS

we were hoping to hear a strong plan from the FDA today. “Unfortunately, the FDA instead announced that it will allow e-cigarette products, largely aimed at children, to remain on the market for five more years with very little regulation. “According t
US Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:44
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[Australia] Verified Tobacco-Free

I’m an oncologist and the Founder and CEO of Tobacco Free Portfolios. In 2010, I found out by accident that my Super Fund invested my money in tobacco companies – the very companies that made the products that caused my patients unimaginable harm. In fa
Pozible
added Aug 1, 2017 00:33
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[Asia] Muhith says bidi, cheap cigarettes will be phased out in Bangladesh

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has vowed to phase out bidi and cheap cigarettes, which he says make up 80 percent of Bangladesh’s tobacco market. “We have decided along with some of the bidiwalas that bidi will be out of Bangladesh (sic),” he told reporte
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:25
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[Australia] Labor tobacco donations referred to ICAC and electoral authorities

Corruption authorities have been asked to investigate $400,000 worth of donations a tobacco executive made to the Labor Party, potentially breaching NSW law and ALP rules...asking it and the NSW Electoral Commission to probe revelations that Sydney tobacc
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:10
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[California] GLANTZ: San Franciscans Too Smart to Fall for Big Tobacco’s Shameful Tactics

The tobacco industry, including e-cigarette makers, is shamelessly using the referendum process to maximize profits while its customers suffer death and disease, and local taxpayers continue to foot the bill for tobacco-related illnesses.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 31, 2017 23:38
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Tackling Tobacco: July 2017 Legislative & Regulatory Roundup

Flavored tobacco bans, buying age top agendas.
Convenience Store News
added Jul 31, 2017 23:05
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Trump’s FDA Chief Charts a Policy Shift Beyond Tobacco Products

Gottlieb, 45, has gained an early reputation for moving swiftly in an executive branch that has been bogged down by political drama and a relatively slow pace in filling key posts across many agencies. It’s not clear whether Gottlieb personally sought Pr
Bloomberg News
added Jul 31, 2017 13:38
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