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[Belgium, Europe, UK] The Boys of Brexit: Tony Blair and Nigel Farage

I flew to Brussels to track down Farage... here is the renegade who led the lemmings off the cliff, holed up, wearing a natty dark suit, wreathed in Camel smoke despite the no-smoking rules, sipping Welsh whisky and trashing his colleagues.
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2017 19:38
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[Florida] Court upholds $12 million in punitive damages in tobacco case

a state appeals court Friday upheld a jury’s award of $12.36 million in punitive damages in a smoking-related death. A three-judge panel of the 2nd District Court of Appeal sided with Cindy Evers, whose late mother, Jacqueline Loyd, suffered from lung ca
Florida Politics
added Sep 17, 2017 15:11
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[Maryland] Salisbury gives final OK to smoking ban

An ordinance that bans smoking and vaping at Salisbury’s parks, playgrounds and other public spaces won final approval from the Salisbury City Council. The ban applies to all areas of the City Park, including all parking areas, trails, picnic island, th
DelmarvaNow.com
added Sep 15, 2017 02:08
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Smoke City! Nevada could become the first state in the US to create marijuana clubs and lounges meaning revelers could legally get high in Sin City

The state Legislative Counsel Bureau said on Monday that state law does not currently bar individuals from using cannabis at a private facility in Nevada, according to The Hill. The Legislative Counsel Bureau said that cities and counties are also free
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:07
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[Pennsylvania] County declares Green tobacco, smoke-free

Tioga County commissioners adopted a resolution to make The Green in Wellsboro both smoke and tobacco-free. The county-owned park is the site of festivals, Relay for Life, Vacation Bible Schools, concerts and frequent stop of visitors and residents.
Wellsboro (PA) Gazette
added Sep 15, 2017 01:57
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Pennsylvania could halt spending on Friday without budget

But tax-averse Republicans in the House balked and did not pass their own bill until Wednesday night. It proposes no new taxes but would raise about $1 billion by selling a portion of the funding stream from the 1998 tobacco settlement, in which tobacco
Reuters
added Sep 15, 2017 01:19
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Lake County to become 1st in Illinois to raise minimum tobacco age to 21

The ordinance, which impacts only unincorporated areas, passed the Lake County Board on Tuesday with board members Tom Weber and Michael Danforth the only no votes.
Chicago Tribune
added Sep 14, 2017 16:43
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[Minnesota] WESTRA: Opinion: Menthol, Politics and a Lack of Control

At our core, we at CSP are journalists, and we seek to present a balanced story that offers a complete look at the landscape... But what permeated everything was an overwhelming lack of control in the face of opponents who do not care about building a bet
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Sep 14, 2017 16:43
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[Asia, India] Haryana to set up committee to monitor tobacco control

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij today approved the formulation of a State Level Coordinating Committee (SLCC), which would be the nodal committee for implementation, monitoring and evaluation of tobacco control activities, an official spokesman said.
Outlook India Magazine (in)
added Sep 14, 2017 16:40
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[Wisconsin] TIERNEY: The Corruption of Public Health

Wisconsin senator Ron Johnson was expected to lose his reelection bid last November, but he pulled off an upset with the help of vaper-led rallies...the Trump administration can at least halt the obfuscation and deception by the CDC, surgeon general, and
City Journal (Manhattan Institute)
added Sep 14, 2017 15:21
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