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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii] Trans Pacific Partnership to impose new rules on Australia Post, NBN

Robb said sugar was a "do-or-die" issue for Australia, along with ... securing safeguards to prevent health and environment measures from being caught up in investor-state dispute settlement procedures. The Philip Morris tobacco company is currently suin
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jul 30, 2015 06:56
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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii, Kentucky] LETTER from the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina to Sen. Mitch McConnell (PDF)

economists at NC State University have generated trade models that estimate our increased export opportunity to the Pacific Rim nations could be as much as 40 million pounds (farm weight). This is the equivalent of doubling the production in the state of
SFNToday.com (Southern Farm Network)
added Jul 31, 2015 09:07
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[Asia-pacific, Hawaii] LETTER from 24 members of Congress to United States Trade Representative Froman (PDF)

We, along with colleagues in both the House and Senate, believe that any unique or different treatment of tobacco or tobacco products would in fact discriminate against tobacco farmers...Measures necessary to protect human health and/or public morals are
SFNToday.com (Southern Farm Network)
added Jul 31, 2015 09:00
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Hawaii] Trade deal enters final round

As trade ministers gather today on the Hawaiian island of Maui, enough uncertainties remain that participants and observers worry the talks may falter in what is supposed to be the final round.
The Australian (au)
added Jul 27, 2015 11:18
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[California] EDITORIAL: Hawaii resists Big Tobacco in favor of health

So often Hawaii is seen as bringing up the rear in asserting a policy shift, but this time it’s the Californians who are lagging. At the Sacramento state house, two bills aimed at curbing youth smoking fell recently, reportedly under pressure from Big T
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Jul 14, 2015 14:55
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[California] PHILLIPS: Hawaii should snuff its irrational smoking ban

so a 20-year-old who can smoke legally now will be forced to quit cold turkey ... Unfortunately, this liberty-crushing insanity isn’t just limited to the tropical paradise of Hawaii; a bill to raise the smoking age to 21 is currently working its way thro
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jun 29, 2015 13:55
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[Hawaii, Wisconsin] AUDIO: Big Question: Should The Smoking Age Be 21?

Joy Cardin looks at the pros and cons of raising the legal smoking age.
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Jun 23, 2015 17:27
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Alarmed at rising teen e-cigarette use, Hawaii raises smoking age to 21

Blame e-cigarettes. Hawaii’s lawmakers are alarmed at the growing popularity of these battery-powered vaporizers, which deliver a mist laced with nicotine, the active drug in tobacco. In the bill, they cite concerning statistics about the devices: “Acco
Washington Post
added Jun 25, 2015 20:59
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[Hawaii] PHILLIPS: BANNING E-CIGARETTES MIGHT BE MORE PRESSING THAN RAISING THE LEGAL SMOKING AGE

no matter how good cotton candy vaping tastes like, it still contains nicotine, just as regular cigarettes do and it still contains chemicals that are very bad news for your body, since they have carcinogenic effects themselves. So, instead of introducin
Wall Street Hedge
added Jun 24, 2015 16:20
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Growing popularity of e-cigarettes pushes Hawaii to raise legal smoking age to 21

The new law in Hawaii comes after researchers at the University of Hawaii reported that 30 per cent of 14- to 16-year-olds had experimented with e-cigarettes. It was feared that this would encourage them to consider smoking conventional cigarettes. Des
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 22, 2015 07:47
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