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ZUGER: In Hospitals, Smoke-Free Doesn’t Mean Abuse-Free

Veterans Health Care Act of 1992 specifically required V.A. facilities to establish designated smoking areas...has been bitterly criticized...it does serve a useful function: It allows medical care to proceed...Granted, that care is often for tobacco-rela
New York Times Blogs
added Feb 8, 2016 19:35
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[Bulgaria] National Tobacco Growers Association NAT 2010 will not stage rallies: chairman

“I spoke with Minister Taneva by the phone a couple of hours ago. We are both puzzled where such information comes from,” he said. “It is true that every year purchase campaign on tobacco doesn’t run smoothly - we have an explanation for this, but in no
Focus English News (bg)
added Feb 7, 2016 17:55
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[Pennsylvania] Discarded smoking materials likely caused Flight 93 National Memorial fire that destroyed three buildings in 2014

'The (Serious Accident Investigation Team) strongly suspects that the fire began when discarded smoking material caught the mulch on fire, and then progressed into the deck structure, deck, and the buildings,'... a no-smoking policy wasn't effectively im
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 16:59
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[Pennsylvania] Smoking materials likely cause of Flight 93 memorial fire

Discarded smoking material is strongly suspected as the cause of a 2014 fire that struck the Flight 93 National Memorial, according to a report released Saturday... Investigators said a no-smoking policy wasn't effectively implemented or enforced
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 7, 2016 16:48
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016

In 1987, broad no-smoking rules took effect for 890,000 employees in 6,800 U.S. federal buildings nationwide.
UPI
added Feb 6, 2016 22:07
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LETTER to Dept. of Justice re: BAT in Africa (PDF)

We request the Department of Justice investigate BAT's alleged bribery to determine whether it violated the terms of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. On November 30, 2015, a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) documentary 2 revealed that BAT alleged
Corporate Accountability International
added Feb 5, 2016 21:29
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[Africa] EP. DOGGETT AND SEN. BLUMENTHAL LEAD CALL FOR DOJ INVESTIGATION OF BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO

Following multiple reports of widespread and systematic bribery of politicians and policymakers across Central and East Africa by British American Tobacco (BAT), U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) are calli
Corporate Accountability International
added Feb 5, 2016 21:27
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Public Housing Agencies Seek More Time to Enact Smoking Ban

Officials with the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development said they had heard from the agencies, public health organizations and residents in more than 1,000 comments received over 60 days on a proposed federal rule to ban smoking inside pub
New York Times
added Feb 5, 2016 06:49
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Smoking ban at Landstuhl is the latest move for the Army's anti-tobacco push

Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, has delayed its plan to ban tobacco campus-wide. The new date for the ban is Feb. 15. The move is in step with a broader Pentagon effort to stamp out tobacco from medical facilities by May and curb use of nicot
Army Times
added Feb 4, 2016 20:35
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Regulations Threaten E-Cigarette Industry in Boca

The regulation would be so costly that it would likely kill 90% of the companies that produce vapes, e-cigarettes and mods. This would leave the major players of the tobacco industry left standing, as well as possibly a few larger vape distributors.
Boca Raton (FL) News
added Feb 4, 2016 20:16
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