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[Israel] Ministry to consult with public on e-cigarette ban

the Health Ministry in Jerusalem is only now asking the public its opinion on the product. While a ministry committee has recommended that the marketing, import and use of e-cigarettes be prohibited for five years, after which the question would be asses
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 4, 2013 11:53
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DAYNARD: Stubbing Out Cigarettes for Good

This provides an opportunity for states, counties and cities to adopt the Smokefree Generation, a proposal by A. J. Berrick, a mathematics professor in Singapore. The idea is simple: no one born in or after 2000 can ever be sold cigarettes.
New York Times
added Mar 4, 2013 05:31
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[Louisiana] La. bans use of welfare money on tobacco, liquor

Louisiana's social services department has banned the spending of welfare money on cigarettes, alcohol and lottery tickets. The new regulations were issued Friday by the Department of Children and Family Services. They also include restrictions that proh
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 2, 2013 01:27
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[Washington] Cigarette maker may face $30M tax bill

A Yakama tribal cigarette manufacturer could be on the hook for some $30 million in federal tobacco taxes under a recent federal court ruling. Delbert Wheeler, owner of King Mountain Tobacco in White Swan, along with the Yakama Nation, sought an order i
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Feb 22, 2013 10:49
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TOBACCO CONTROL STATE HIGHLIGHTS 2012 (PDF)

The framework for this report is based on the World Health Organization’s MPOWER package of high-impact strategies: Monitor tobacco use and prevention policies; Protect people from tobacco smoke; Offer help to quit tobacco use; Warn about the dangers o
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jan 31, 2013 18:53
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The tobacco ban in Spain: how it happened, a vision from inside the government

As a pivotal argument, tobacco companies launched the idea that the Spanish model respected ‘freedom of choice’ and contributed, in their opinion, to a more democratic and tolerant society. Lobbying by the tobacco industry and their allies continues to t
Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health
added Jan 31, 2013 12:11
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[California] The Premium Conundrum: Do Smokers Get a Fair Break Under Obamacare?

, the ACA allows payers to treat tobacco users very differently by opening the door to much higher premiums for this population. That measure has some health policy analysts cheering, suggesting that higher premiums are necessary to raise revenue for the
California Healthline
added Jan 23, 2013 14:05
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Tobacco: Action Needed - Health Canada should consider Australia's work and adopt new measures to reduce smoking

"We urge Health Minister Aglukkaq to bring forward a ban on all flavoured tobacco products to respond to the candy and fruit flavoured products that remain on the market," said Cynthia Callard, Executive Director of Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada. "T
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jan 21, 2013 16:18
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[Malaysia] Liow: Health Ministry to monitor sale of e-cigarettes

The Health Ministry will closely monitor the sale of electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes, said its minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai Monday. He noted that e-cigarettes containing liquid nicotine in various concentrations were being sold in the market.
The Star (my)
added Jan 14, 2013 08:23
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More smokers in the Netherlands

The number of smokers in the Netherlands will have risen to 26.2% of the adult population by the end of this year, anti-smoking lobby Stivoro says on its website.
DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Nov 5, 2012 04:25
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