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[Asia-pacific, Georgia] U.S. submits compromise on anti-tobacco laws under Pacific trade deal

The exemption proposed in Atlanta, Georgia, where ministers are trying to close the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, would allow any of the 12 member countries to opt out of rules aimed at protecting foreign investors from harmful government policie
Reuters
added Oct 2, 2015 13:59
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[Asia-pacific, Georgia] UPDATE 1-Push grows to target tobacco, health in Pacific trade rules (Adds comments from Australia's Robb, lobby group, background, Democrats)

Pressure is mounting on Pacific trading partners over potential steps to block foreign investors from suing governments over anti-smoking measures, under a free trade pact that is nearing completion. Trade ministers from 12 countries are discussing possi
Reuters
added Oct 1, 2015 09:00
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[Asia-pacific, Georgia] Push grows to target tobacco, health in Pacific trade rules

Pressure is mounting on Pacific trading partners over potential steps to block foreign investors from suing governments over anti-smoking measures, under a free trade pact that is nearing completion. Trade ministers from 12 countries are discussing poss
Reuters
added Oct 1, 2015 08:14
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[Georgia] U.S. business groups oppose exceptions in Pacific trade pact

U.S. business groups have voiced their opposition to blocking specific products, like tobacco, from rules letting foreign companies sue governments over damage to investments as Pacific trade ministers gather to finalize an ambitious trade deal.
Reuters
added Oct 1, 2015 08:13
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[Asia-pacific, Georgia] Morning Agriculture: USTR CONFIRMS ATLANTA TPP TALKS TO BEGIN SATURDAY

Trans-Pacific Partnership talks will begin meeting on Saturday, in Atlanta, to try to resolve remaining issues in the negotiations, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative confirmed Thursday. As has been widely expected, chief negotiators will continu
Politico
added Sep 26, 2015 09:46
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[Georgia] VIDEO: Bluffton Town Council considers smoking ban in public parks

Mayor Lisa Sulka said she's received many emails from parents complaining about people smoking in parks near their children. "I would appreciate if I could bring my kids to the park and know that they're lungs are safe here," said Marsha Hunter, a Bluf
WJCL Fox28 / WTGS - TV (Savannah, GA)
added Sep 23, 2015 13:25
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[Georgia] Roswell Bans E-Cigarettes in Parks

you can no longer use e-cigarettes or vapor products in Roswell parks and public spaces. That’s because the Roswell City Council on Wednesday voted to ban those devices, as well as so-called vapor products. The Council voted 4-1 to approve the measure; C
Patch.org
added Sep 21, 2015 09:26
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[Georgia] Defense Department seeks teen video producers for anti-smoking campaign

Calling all teen video producers! Uncle Sam wants you to help “Fight the Enemy.” The Defense Department is launching a video contest to encourage young smokers to kick the habit. To enter the video contest, teens ages 13 to 18, must be related to a Depar
WRBL Channel 3 (Columbus, GA)
added Sep 22, 2015 20:32
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[Georgia] GSU to study attitudes about smoking in public

Georgia State University’s School of Public Health is part of a research project that is looking at the prevalence of smoking and attitudes toward second-hand smoke in Fulton County.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Aug 31, 2015 12:10
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[Georgia, New York] CC Sabathia: Not smoking a blunt in photo — it’s just a cigar

CC Sabathia and his family didn’t give in to what appeared to be an extortion plot Saturday morning. A photographer took a picture of Sabathia on the balcony of the St. Regis Atlanta hotel Friday or Saturday and shopped it to outlets by saying the Yankees
New York Post
added Aug 31, 2015 11:46
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