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[Canada] FROM: Ottawa could muzzle access to scientific data on vaping

Now, the new federal government seeks to limit public access to scientific data in its proposed anti-vaping legislation, Bill S-5, which was introduced in November 2016. Bill S-5 prohibits manufacturers or purveyors of e-cigarettes from sharing scientif
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Mar 3, 2017 20:38

[UK] CAMPBELL: Will new packaging rules help Brits finally stub out smoking for good?

But are smokers as attracted to their appearance as we think? Going by the popular history of smoking, it’s a resounding “yes” to that!... We can only hope that if the lawmakers achieve their aims with these boring new packs, that cool image is about to
The Sunday Post (uk)
added Mar 3, 2017 20:30

[Asia, China] National smoking indoors ban backed

CHINESE lawmakers and political advisers in Beijing for their annual meetings said they will push for a national indoor smoking ban. Shanghai on Wednesday became the latest major Chinese city to ban smoking in all indoor public venues, workplaces, and p
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 3, 2017 03:37

New Study Finds Smoking Rate Twice as High for Adults in Federally Assisted Housing, Highlighting Importance of Smoke-Free Public Housing Rule

These findings underscore the importance of HUD’s new rule to make public housing properties entirely smoke-free. This rule is necessary both to protect the two-thirds of public housing residents who do not smoke from harmful secondhand smoke and to enco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:27

WILDER: Guest Editorial: Smoking and healthcare legislation

Obamacare has provisions addressing tobacco and smoking, and any new health care act should too....We should act, through our government, with incentives for tobacco companies and smokers to help reduce this 300 billion dollar healthcare system bill, part
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:24

Current, Ex-Kentucky Governors Battle Over Health Law Legacy

Bevin says what the Affordable Care Act brought to people was not health insurance, but entitlement...said the increased access to health coverage hasn't made Kentuckians healthier. Kentucky...has the highest smoking rate and highest incidence rate of to
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 2, 2017 23:38

Can Canada aggressively lower tobacco use by 2035?

Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott has committed to reducing tobacco use among Canadians to less than 5 per cent by 2035, telling an audience Wednesday at the National Forum on the Future of Tobacco Control in Canada that “preventing a new generation
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:18

[Canada] Trudeau government suggests moving the legal smoking age to 21

The idea of raising the minimum age was put forward in a Health Canada discussion paper released last week which looks at ways to reach the federal government’s goal of reducing the smoking rate in Canada to five per cent by the year 2035. It currently s
News1130 Radio (ca)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:16

[Pennsylvania] Smoking ban in public housing cleans up air, sets Philly as national model

Well ahead of the curve, the Philadelphia Housing Authority prohibited smoking in its properties in 2015. A new study documents some recent success by the Philadelphia Housing Authority, the largest agency in the country to have banned smoking in all it
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02

[New York, Virginia] Man Sentenced for Operating Credit Card Forgery Lab

Murray and his conspirators used these counterfeit cards to conduct unauthorized purchases of high-end electronics and cigarettes, which they then resold for cash in Hampton Roads and New York state.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added Mar 2, 2017 18:31
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