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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH: Smokers expected to quit

(DOH) on Monday said that it expected more smokers to kick the habit now that the nationwide smoking ban under President Duterte’s Executive Order No. 26 is being fully enforced. “We expect more calls in the DOH Quit Line as the implementation of smokin
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:22
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[Kentucky] HUD acts to smoke out health, fire risks in public housing

The ban prohibits lit tobacco products inside the living units, in indoor common areas, in administrative offices and within 25 feet of buildings. It's the ban on smoking within 25 feet from the buildings that Farra said he is most upset about. "You h
Richmond (KY) Register
added Jul 25, 2017 14:14
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[Canada] Weed woes: Apartment owners in Nova Scotia worry about proposed marijuana legalization legislation

speaking out against the federal government’s proposed cannabis legalization legislation.... Investment Property Owners Association of Nova Scotia (IPOANS) expressed concerns about secondhand marijuana smoke. The release said the association's members hav
Metro (ca)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:10
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[Asia] Over two million enrolled in India’s quit tobacco programme in a year, says WHO report

The WHO has said more than 20 lakh people enrolled themselves in the first year of a quit-tobacco initiative of the Indian government and also advocated harnessing mobile technology for personalised advice. Considering the high interest in quitting among
Indian Express
added Jul 24, 2017 15:34
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[Australia] CHAPMAN/DAUBE/BAREHAM/PETERS: Submission to The Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport on Electronic Cigarettes and Vapourisers. (PDF)

Given current knowledge of risk and uncertainty of benefit for ENDS, unregulated availability should not be an option. The purported benefits are small, uncertain and certainly unexceptional. However, evidence of harms are emerging.
Parliament of Australia (au)
added Jul 23, 2017 15:04
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[Asia] India to quiz Philip Morris on marketing of Marlboro

advertises Marlboro cigarettes...at tobacco shops in India and distributes free smokes at nightclubs and bars frequented by young people to promote the brand, Reuters reported earlier this week. The strategy is laid out in hundreds of pages of internal d
Reuters
added Jul 22, 2017 16:41
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DC Circ. Affirms DOT's E-Cig Ban On Commercial Flights ($$)

saying the regulation reasonably squared with federal law banning traditional smoking on airplanes to protect passengers’ health and to maintain safe and adequate air transportation. In a 2-1 decision, the D.C. Circuit panel rejected a petition for revie
Law360
added Jul 22, 2017 16:37
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CEI v DOT: On Petition for Review of a Final Rule of the United States Department of Transportation (PDF)

The final rule defines smoking as the “use of a tobacco product, electronic cigarettes whether or not they are a tobacco product... / The Court’s second theory about the broad meaning of “smoking” suffers from a similarly anachronistic mindset. To wit,
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jul 21, 2017 23:34
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Court Ruling on E-Cigarettes Could Set Dangerous Precedent

By a 2-to-1 majority, the appeals court said that DOT could ban e-cigarette use on planes under Congress’s 1987 no-smoking law for airlines. In a lengthy dissent, Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg stated that this was an unjustified distortion of the statute’s m
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jul 21, 2017 18:13
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‘No Smoking’ Also Applies to E-Cigarettes on Flights, Court Says

Vaping is smoking, a federal appeals court ruled, upholding regulation that adds e-cigarettes to an existing ban on the use of traditional tobacco-burning products on commercial flights in the U.S. The decision Friday by the Washington-based court leave
Bloomberg News
added Jul 21, 2017 18:10
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