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Sen. Durbin’s Bill to Close Tobacco Tax Loopholes Will Improve Health and Increase Federal Revenues

The Tobacco Tax Equity Act proposes to tax all tobacco products – including pipe tobacco, cigars, smokeless tobacco and tobacco products not currently taxed under the federal tax code – at similar rates as cigarettes. We applaud Sen. Durbin for taking ac
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 27, 2017 06:41
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[Japan] Public smoking regulations may be on horizon for Tokyo

the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer is hosting its annual World Conference on Lung Cancer in Yokohama...We are encouraged that Tokyo may join its peers in implementing smoking bans to protect the lungs and lives of its citizens.
Japan Today
added Sep 27, 2017 00:02
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking to be banned in universities, private education institutions

From Sunday (Oct 1), smokers at all autonomous universities and private education institutions will be banned from lighting up while they are on the school compounds, except at designated smoking points. Announcing the new restrictions on Tuesday, the Na
TODAYonline (sg)
added Sep 26, 2017 15:46
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Malaysia: 25 sticks illegal cigs pack on sale while authorities still unsure on ban

The Malaysia-Singapore Coffeeshop Proprietors General Association (MSCSPGA) lambasted the authorities for closing an eye on illegal cigarette sales in Malaysia, saying the authorities squabbling over a curb on illegal cigarettes have dragged more youths
The Independent SIngapore (sg)
added Sep 26, 2017 15:44
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[California] L.A. is set to be a hot market for marijuana sales. But there might not be many places to smoke it

The city is drafting rules to allow greenhouses that grow cannabis, industrial facilities that process it, and new shops that sell it for recreational use, not just medical need. But anyone expecting L.A. to become the next Amsterdam may be disappointe
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 26, 2017 15:17
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[West Virginia] Smoking ban vote delayed

BUCKHANNON — Efforts to snuff out smoking in Upshur County were put on ice Thursday, when the Upshur County Board of Health meeting could not vote on the issue due to lack of a quorum.
Buckhannon (WV) Record Delta
added Sep 26, 2017 15:15
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[Texas] San Antonio May Increase Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21

San Antonians may have to wait until they are 21 years old to buy tobacco products, if a proposal from the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (Metro Health) makes its way to City Council in the next couple of weeks. Nothing is set in stone yet — M
San Antonio (TX) Current
added Sep 26, 2017 15:09
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[Iowa] Clear lake smoking ban moving forward, Garner considering similar ban

Clear Lake officials feel a smoking ordinance banning cigarettes, e-cigarettes and similar smoking devices will pass with public support. What may change, however, is whether smokeless tobacco will remain a part of the ban, which would be enforced in cit
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Sep 26, 2017 15:03
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[California] No Smoking Ordinance Passed By Beverly Hills City Council

On a first reading, the Beverly Hills City Council has passed an ordinance that would prohibit smoking in multi-unit properties including apartments, duplexes and condominiums. The ordinance is scheduled for a final vote and adoption at the Oct. 3 City Co
Patch.org
added Sep 23, 2017 00:16
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[Michigan] Lawmakers want to raise age to buy tobacco

 House Bill 4736, introduced by Rep. Tommy Brann (R-Dist. 77) in June, would prohibit the selling, giving, or furnishing of tobacco and tobacco paraphernalia to minors, people under the age of 21.  “I thought it would make sense to make smoking legal at
Tri-County Times (Fenton, MI)
added Sep 23, 2017 00:06
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