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VapeWild Announces National Vaping Day Participation

VapeWild, a Dallas-based vapor manufacturer and distributor, announced its participation in National Vaping Day, an initiative to bring awareness and educate others on an industry that has become a global phenomenon. National Vaping Day 2018 will be obse
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 20:39
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Lawmakers are trying to regulate e-cigarette flavors

The awkwardly named “Stopping Appealing Flavors in E-Cigarettes for Kids” (or SAFE Kids) act would require vape manufacturers to prove that their flavorings aren’t harmful, don’t tempt kids into using nicotine, and actually help adults quit, the announce
The Verge (Vox Media)
added Aug 6, 2018 18:32
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[Tennessee] AUDIO: Nashville Public Housing Won’t Enforce New National Ban On Smoking

many residents have been under the impression the blanket ban applies to them. And for good reason. They recently signed leases clearly saying smoking is prohibited, which some were unhappy about. "I don't see how they're going to detect if you're smoki
WPLN Nashville (TN) Public Radio
added Aug 3, 2018 22:02
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[California] GLANTZ: Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

Enforcing residential bans on smoking could help large numbers of low-income people quit smoking, according to an analysis of federally funded national surveys by a California research team. The finding comes as public housing authorities across the count
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Aug 2, 2018 23:41
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[Kentucky] Residents frustrated as public housing smoking ban takes effect

Residents at Northtown Terrace in Jeffersonville pulled out the flyers left by housing officials at their homes in June, detailing ways to quit smoking and explaining about the new ban. "Honestly, it's ludicrous," Kevon Nelson, a longtime resident at No
WAVE 3 TV (Louisville, KY)
added Aug 2, 2018 00:34
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[Africa, South Africa] VEGTER: Tobacco Bill unjustified by government’s own impact assessment

The Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill (‘Tobacco Bill’), which is open for comment until 9 August 2018, imposes draconian new rules and restrictions on the sale and use of tobacco products, and controversially places electro
Daily Maverick (za)
added Aug 7, 2018 16:45
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America’s Largest Cigarette Company Comes Out Against FDA Exemption For Handmade Cigars

In a letter sent to the [FDA], Altria—the $25 billion company behind Marlboro cigarettes, the parent of Nat Sherman, and the largest tobacco concern in the United States—asked the FDA to not exempt the small, handmade premium cigar industry from its toba
Cigar Aficionado
added Aug 3, 2018 17:33
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HUD implements nationwide smoking ban in public housing

HUD notes that people "do not have to quit smoking" to live in government housing, but need to follow the new ban. Prior to the ban’s enactment, roughly 228,000 public housing units were already smoke-free, CBS News reported. The new ban is expected to
The Hill
added Aug 2, 2018 23:05
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[New York] Public housing goes smoke-free

Some, however, are not happy about the policy. Rhonda White, vice president of the Van Dyke Resident Association, speaking in a promotional video, said 25 feet from her building is "basically in the middle of the street. "So that means I pay rent here a
Crain's New York Business
added Aug 2, 2018 18:31
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NEW YORK CITY COMPLETELY BANS SMOKING IN PUBLIC HOUSING

ThinkProgress, a progressive news site, said that smoking bans in public housing was essentially, “nannying the poor.” From a blog post at ThinkProgress: “…people who are eligible for public services of various kinds still have to contend with a variety
Black Enterprise
added Aug 2, 2018 18:30
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