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[Maine] VIDEO: Diagnosis: Lung Cancer Part One

Deb decided to start her own foundation and in 2012, with some help from a few friends, Free ME From Lung Cancer was born. "I had to step up and do the fundraising and program development, but everything came along and we were successful over the last f
WABI-TV CBS 5 (Bangor, ME)
added Feb 28, 2018 17:20
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LUNG FORCE: State of Lung Cancer: Key Findings

The report also serves as both a guidepost and rallying call, providing policymakers, researchers, healthcare practitioners, as well as patients, caregivers and others committed to ending lung cancer with a one-stop resource for identifying where their s
American Lung Association
added Feb 28, 2018 17:09
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[Montana] Vaping ordinance sent back to Missoula City Council committee

The Missoula City Council on Monday night referred back to committee a proposal to revise Missoula's smoking ordinance, after a lengthy discussion. The council is reviewing changes to the ordinance in accordance with the state's Clean Indoor Air Act. N
KTMF ABC 23.1/FOX 23.2 (Missoula, MT) / KWYB ABC 18.1/FOX 18.2 (Butte, MT)
added Feb 27, 2018 21:34
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[Canada] Imperial Tobacco wants chance to discuss proposed plain packaging laws in person

Canada’s largest tobacco manufacturer says it is being treated unfairly after a government health committee refused to hear its input in person on proposed changes to smoking laws. “How a committee can pass a tobacco bill without hearing from a tobacco c
Global News (ca)
added Feb 27, 2018 15:01
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STROUD: ARIZONA LAWMAKERS SHOULD NOT MOVE SMOKING AGE TO 21

should not limit adults’ choices by increasing the age to purchase and possess tobacco products. Rather, policymakers should implore the use of THR products such as smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes, as these have proven to be effective tools fo
Heartland Institute
added Feb 27, 2018 03:49
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[New Jersey] Cranford Police Department Reinforces Tobacco & Electronic Smoking Laws with Local Businesses

Last November, the legal age to purchase tobacco products and electronic smoking devices in New Jersey was raised from 19 to 21.The Cranford Police Department's Community Policing Unit recently met with local retailers to reinforce the legal age raise and
TAPinto.net
added Feb 26, 2018 22:48
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[New York] Bill being reintroduced would raise tobacco age in Westchester

A new bill being reintroduced by Westchester County legislators would ban people under 21 from buying tobacco products or e-cigarettes. Ten other counties in the state, including Orange and New York City, have implemented the ban. Democrat Catherine Bo
News 12 (Yonkers, NY)
added Feb 26, 2018 22:46
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[Canada] Big Tobacco miffed over health committee snub, opposes plain packaging proposal

“How a committee can pass a tobacco bill without hearing from a tobacco company that has close to 50-per-cent market share is beyond us,” spokesman Eric Gagnon said Monday. But the decision to exclude Imperial Tobacco boiled down to not having enough ti
Canadian Press
added Feb 26, 2018 22:44
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Mississippi tobacco tax increase remains up in the air

A pack of Marlboros at a convenience store near the Mississippi Capitol costs about $4.99, which includes tax. If the Legislature chooses one possible option for a cigarette tax increase, the same pack could run $5.31. For a person who smokes a pack a d
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 26, 2018 22:43
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[Netherlands] ROMEO-STUPPY: The tobacco industry should be charged as criminals

This is a blow for public health around the world. Action on Smoking and Health and our partners have been working to bring a criminal case against the tobacco industry in courts around the world, including in the U.S. While the DPPS arguments are oft-h
The Hill
added Feb 26, 2018 22:39
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