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[Oklahoma] Letter to the editor: Big tobacco quick to challenge $1.50 fee

Certainly the smoking manufacturers have not suddenly become altruistic in challenging the law as unconstitutional, as they are mostly interested in continuing to sell and profit from a product that is a primary cause of death and health problems.
Tulsa (OK) World
added Jun 22, 2017 13:53
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[Michigan] Tobacco 21 ordinance violates state law, rules Fullerton

RPF’s Attorney Clifford Knaggs said the problem has nothing to do with sales or smoking – it is the local board exceeding their power... “I believe they are trying to take advantage of us, out of the 245 municipalities [considering Tobacco 21], because w
Burton (MI) View
added Jun 22, 2017 13:50
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[New York] New vaping legislation could hurt local businesses

would ban vaping in workplaces, restaurants, bars and on public transportation....for a state that wants people to shop small, there's a lot of red tape. Owner of vapor New York in Elmiria Heights, Helene Moreno tells WENY News, "right now it's hard eno
WENY-TV (Horseheads, NY)
added Jun 22, 2017 13:38
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[California] San Francisco Board Votes to End Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products, Including Menthol Cigarettes

Flavors play an important role in youth initiation and continued use of tobacco products. A government study published in JAMA found that that 81 percent of kids who have ever tried tobacco started with a flavored product and 80 percent of current youth
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 21, 2017 17:53
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Linking the content to demographic reach of online advertising of electronic nicotine delivery systems

minority smokers could either benefit from smoking cessation because they switch to ENDS, or adopt dual tobacco use. The fate of comparative advertising of ENDS versus the traditional cigarette will depend on the Food and Drug Administration enforcement o
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2017 00:38
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Spain's competition watchdog investigating tobacco companies

for alleged non-competitive practices in the manufacturing, distribution and commercialisation of their products in the country, the CNMC said on Tuesday.
Reuters
added Jun 20, 2017 20:05
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[Europe] Stakeholders question Commission’s handling of tobacco track and trace

The involvement of the tobacco industry in an EU-wide track and trace system to tackle smuggling has divided relevant stakeholders. Adopted three years ago, TDP foresees the adoption of an EU track and trace system that would cover all manufacturers ins
EurActiv
added Jun 20, 2017 18:15
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] The dwindling tobacco industry Tobacco, no more

The Daily Mirror spoke to the CEO of Alcohol and Drug Information Center (ADIC) Pubudu Sumanasekera on the hazards of smoking and the use of tobacco and the myths and misconceptions involved with the tobacco industry.
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:08
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: MALDEN’S SENATOR TAKES A STAND

The key word in the bill’s title is “addiction.” By pushing for an increase in the legal age to purchase tobacco and attacking vaping, Lewis is exposing the continued push by the tobacco industry to target young people.
Lynn (MA) Daily Item
added Jun 20, 2017 10:01
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Keep TGA control of e-cigarettes or risk repeating the smoking health disaster

Australia's successful efforts to reduce smoking have had multi-party support for 40 years. All parties must affirm the regulatory expertise and authority of the TGA and encourage manufacturers of vapourisers to submit their evidence-based applications f
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 20, 2017 09:57
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