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[New York] ALBANY COUNTY LEGISLATURE PASSES TOBACCO SALE LAW

The Albany County Legislature passed a law Monday evening that prohibits the sale of cigarettes, tobacco products and e-cigarettes at pharmacies. After the law goes through the state channels, pharmacies will have 3 months to remove products from their
Spectrum News
added May 15, 2018 15:32
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[Africa, Nigeria] NHF, UNAN urge FG o enforce tobacco laws

As studies show that smoking habits has risen among Nigerian youths, the Nigerian Heart Foundation, NHF, has called on the three tiers of government to enforce all laws against tobacco use and manufacturing in Nigeria. To this end, On this year’s World N
Vanguard (ng)
added May 15, 2018 05:46
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[Korea - South] E-cigarette packs will also carry pictorial warnings from December

Graphic warnings on cigarette packs will be replaced with more alarming ones with specific risk figures in December, according to the Ministry of Health and Welfare. Electronic cigarettes and heat-not-burn (HNB) products such as “IQOS,” “glo” and “lil”
Donga.com (kr)
added May 15, 2018 05:39
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[Australia] Govt to woo voters in new budget

plans to crack down on the illicit tobacco industry, which is expected to raise almost $3 billion over four years, by preventing the sale of 864 tons of illegal tobacco. Under the policy, the Australian Taxation Office will be given expanded powers to ap
China Daily (cn)
added May 15, 2018 05:32
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[Massachusetts] Should the age to buy tobacco be raised to 21?

Paul McMurtry (D-Dedham), the sponsor of one of the original bills that was rolled into this new version that was approved last week. "To me, there is nothing more meaningful in our role as policy makers than that. By raising the age to purchase to 21
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added May 15, 2018 05:29
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[Massachusetts] City Council preview: A hold on the partial flavored tobacco ban?

Bergman, who spoke against the ban publicly at the April 23 Board of Health meeting where it was approved, said in his order the ban will do little to stop children and young adults from acquiring flavored tobacco products. The partial ban has the suppo
Worcester (MA) Magazine
added May 15, 2018 05:28
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[California] San Francisco Prop. E — Flavored tobacco ban

If it passes, Proposition E will put into effect the original supervisors’ decision — to ban the sale of flavored tobacco — including flavored hookah products, flavored liquids used in vaping, and even menthol cigarettes... So if you support a ban on the
KALW (San Francisco, CA)
added May 15, 2018 05:26
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[New York] Albany Co. lawmakers ban sale of tobacco, nicotine at pharmacies

If you’re looking to buy cigarettes in Albany County, don’t head to your local pharmacy or stores that have pharmacies. Albany County legislators in a 26-11 vote Monday approved a ban on selling tobacco and nicotine-based products in pharmacies or stores
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added May 15, 2018 05:24
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[New York] Albany Co. Legislature voting on pharmacy tobacco sale ban

Albany County lawmakers will consider a measure Monday evening that would ban the sale of tobacco and nicotine products in pharmacies in the county. A similar ban was passed in 2014, but was vetoed by County Executive Dan McCoy. At the time he said he was
WRGB TV-6 / cbs6 Albany (NY)
added May 15, 2018 05:23
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[Minnesota] Plan to raise tobacco-buying age moves forward in Minneapolis

An ordinance that would would ban tobacco sales, including nicotine vaporizer or e-cigarette devices, to those under 21 received a unanimous vote in a Minneapolis City Council committee Monday, after a 2½-hour public hearing in which some defended vaping
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 15, 2018 05:21
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