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[Africa, South Africa] PROVISIONS IN PROPOSED TOBACCO BILL WILL INCREASE ILLICIT TRADE, SAYS INSTITUTE

The proposal includes a full ban on smoking in public places and increasing the distance of no-smoking perimeters around buildings, among other things...The Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa says provisions in the proposed Tobacco Bill will increase t
Eyewitness News (za)
added May 4, 2018 16:57
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[Massachusetts] Local teens fight Big Tobacco's influence

The Gloucester Youth Council is a group of young leaders who have been putting advocacy into action. On Wednesday, some of the teen council members marked Kick Butts Day by traveling to the State House in Boston to protest Big Tobacco's use of cheap, sw
Gloucester (MA) Daily Times
added May 4, 2018 16:55
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[New Zealand] Woman tells just how easy it was to buy cigarettes as a minor

At 16, Arnia Appleby bought a couple of packs of cigarettes from an Auckland petrol station, went to a park with her best friend and smoked every one until they were sick. Within a week she was hooked, smoking at least three a day. An undercover operat
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added May 4, 2018 16:07
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[Minnesota] Times Editorial - Are your kids vaping? There’s probably a better chance than you think

You have to hand it to an industry that at some point would inevitably fade into oblivion if it kept counting on younger generations to light up that first cigarette, and then another, and then another, and then at some point become hooked on the nicotin
Crookston (MN) Times
added May 4, 2018 15:52
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[Canada] Anti-smoking groups call on Alberta premier for details on tobacco lobbyists

An anti-smoking coalition is accusing the Alberta government of holding private meetings with tobacco industry lobbyists. Campaign For A Smoke Free Alberta says the industry may be exerting undue influence on NDP lawmakers.
Canadian Press
added May 3, 2018 19:51
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[Illinois] Durbin Wants To Snuff Out Kid-Oriented Marketing Of E-Cigarettes

Flanked by doctors and public health officials, the senior Democratic senator from Illinois said he wants to ban flavored e-cigarette products and standardize regulations on how e-cigs are sold — including where and the minimum age of customers.
WNIJ - WNIU (DeKalb, IL)
added May 3, 2018 19:23
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Juul, the vape device teens are getting hooked on, explained

“I don’t recall any fad, legal or illegal, catching on in this way,” says Meg Kenny, the assistant head of school at Burr and Burton Academy in Manchester, Vermont, who has worked in education for 20 years. Students at her school are Juuling in bathroom
Vox Media
added May 2, 2018 18:12
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ARCHIVE: Court of Appeal of Kenya rejects BAT challenge to Tobacco Control Regulations

On 17 February 2017, the Court of Appeal of Kenya at Nairobi upheld the High Court of Kenya’s dismissal of a legal challenge brought by British American Tobacco (BAT) to the Tobacco Control Regulations (2014), made under the Tobacco Control Act (2007).
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added May 1, 2018 19:11
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Kenya- Timeline: Industry Interference with the Tobacco Control Regulations 2014

This timeline provides a chronological overview of some of the main ways tobacco companies have tried to influence the development of Kenya's Tobacco Control Regulations 2014.
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added May 1, 2018 19:06
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[Africa, Kenya] Supreme Court asked to throw out smoking rules

Two cigarette manufacturing firms yesterday asked the Supreme Court to throw out the Tobacco Control Regulations of 2014, arguing that they were introduced arbitrarily. British American Tobacco (BAT) and Mastermind Tobacco Kenya told five Supreme Court
Daily Nation (ke)
added May 1, 2018 19:04
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