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[New Zealand] National MP Jonathan Coleman quits politics to run Acurity private hospital

criticism for accepting an invite to British American Tobacco's corporate box and smoking a cigar at a U2 concert. Coleman apologised and accepted it was wrong for an associate health spokesman to be seen smoking. "I didn't even get to finish the thing
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05
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[Kansas] Tobacco-free sign installed in Hutchinson park

The City of Hutchinson Thursday installed creative signs to indicate that the city's parks are now tobacco free. The official celebration of Kick Butts Day brought the city's youth leadership to George Pyle Park where the Hutchinson's Parks Department in
KWCH 12 / KBSL 10 (Wichita, KS)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05
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Youth Across Connecticut Speak Up in Support of Raising the Tobacco Sales Age to 21

Mobilize Against Tobacco for Connecticut's Health (MATCH), is partnering with Connecticut youth leaders who are standing out and speaking up in support of raising the minimum tobacco sale age to 21 .Youth are hosting events across the state to give their
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2018 15:03
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[Hawaii] Smokers may soon be paying more for cigarettes — a lot more

The House Health and Human Services Committee passed Senate Bill 2843 with amendments on Tuesday to significantly increase the state tobacco licensing fee. The amended bill would bump up the annual fee for tobacco wholesalers and dealers from $2.50 to $
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Mar 23, 2018 14:59
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[Asia, China] State Council reform to tackle role of big tobacco in policy-making

A proposed reform to China’s most important tobacco control group is expected to significantly reduce the influence of “big tobacco”...the mechanism in place to implement [FCTC] would be overhauled, taking power from the hands of the tobacco industry and
CGTN America (China Global Television Network)
added Mar 22, 2018 18:01
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Austrian lawmakers vote to hinder smoking ban in restaurants and bars

lower house of parliament voted on Thursday to scrap an impending ban on smoking in bars and restaurants, backing the coalition government despite opposition from health campaigners and opposition parties. FILE PHOTO: An ash tray with cigarette butts is
Reuters
added Mar 22, 2018 17:43
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[Asia, India] Health ministry launches national campaign to warn against dangers of second-hand smoke exposure

The Union health ministry has launched national tobacco control mass media campaign to warn people about the deadly harms of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke (SHS). It is the first national tobacco control mass media campaign to promote the quitline
Pharmabiz.com (in)
added Mar 22, 2018 15:42
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Switzerland E-Cigarettes Regulatory Report 2018 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

This report looks at the newly redrafted tobacco law that is likely to form the basis of future regulation of e-cigarettes and HnB products in a country that is in Europe but outside the EU. Currently, no single federal law regulates e-cigarettes in Swi
Business Wire
added Mar 22, 2018 15:37
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[New Zealand] Uncertainty in the race for Smoke-free 2025…

NZ Smokeless Tobacco Co is appalled by the lack of solutions from the Government to fast track outcomes to achieve this uncertain goal. Miles Illemann, Co-Founder of NZSTC, said, “our organisation has approached both health ministers regarding National
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 22, 2018 14:05
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[New York] ‘Smoking while walking’ could become illegal in NYC if proposed bill passes

Many non-smokers think the bill is a good idea. “That happens a lot honestly to me where I’ve been in situations where it blows straight back at me,” a woman told WNYW. Another woman said secondhand smoke bothers her because she has asthma. “Do it to
The Blaze
added Mar 21, 2018 22:20
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