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More in U.S. Say Drug Abuse Has Caused Family Trouble

Forty-three percent now say smoking has caused health problems. Gallup has asked this question eight times beginning in 1999, and the results have varied little -- ranging between 39% and 45% -- even as the overall rate of smoking in the population has de
Gallup Organization
added Aug 2, 2018 18:35
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[UK] TAX ON VAPING? Britain’s 2.9million vapers could be hit with ‘sin tax’ to help raise £40million for the NHS

BRITAIN’S 2.9million vapers could be taxed as Treasury bean counters try to find ways of funding the extra £20billion pledged to the NHS. Whitehall sources say so-called “sin taxes” will see increases in this autumn’s Budget. Britain's 2.9million vape
The Sun (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:39
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[UK] E-cigarettes could be taxed for the first time as Treasury looks to raise £20 billion promised to the NHS

Sources in Whitehall have said there will be an increase in 'sin taxes' in the next Budget when it is announced this autumn. A five per cent tax on the UK's three million vapers could bring in about £40 million.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 2, 2018 15:38
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Stay Smokefree for Good

QUIT SMOKING / CHALLENGES WHEN QUITTING / STAY SMOKEFREE FOR GOOD / HELP OTHERS QUIT
Smokefree.gov (NCI)
added Aug 2, 2018 13:48
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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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