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[Africa, South Africa] DREYER: Tobacco rules will smother small business

But the case that will damage my business beyond measure is the regulation proposed by the minister of health that will limit the space in which a specialist tobacconist may display all tobacco and tobacco-related products to 4m². Imagine trying to fit
Business Day (za)
added Mar 30, 2015 21:39
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[Illinois] Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund Endorses Rahm Emanuel for Re-Election as Chicago / Mayor Emanuel has been a "real trailblazer" in fighting tobacco

In recognition of his strong leadership in fighting tobacco use and reducing Chicago's youth smoking rate to record lows, the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund is proud to endorse Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel for re-election to a second term. The election is sc
PR Newswire
added Mar 30, 2015 21:13
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Busuttil rejects Dalli's "absurd" claims that he was behind his EC dismissal

Opposition leader Simon Busuttil vehemently denied John Dalli's claims that he was behind the former European Commissioner's downfall. "The idea that I was behind Dalli's removal from the European Commission or somehow an 'accomplice' of former EC Presi
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 30, 2015 20:35
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[Belgium, Europe, Malta] Silvio Zammit's lawyer questions Kessler interview, says claims are ‘untrue and fabricated’

says Giovanni Kessler's version of events is 'untrue' and that the OLAF chief 'fabricated conspiract theories' against his client.
Malta Today (mt)
added Mar 30, 2015 13:07
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Missouri Candidate Picks Up Where She Left Off After Rival’s Suicide

A week before Mr. Schweich, 54, took his own life, a dormant political action committee named Citizens for Fairness, which had been used the previous year in an unsuccessful effort to fight a smoking ban in St. Joseph, Mo., re-emerged with a radio commer
New York Times
added Mar 30, 2015 08:53
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[Europe, Malta] John Dalli still refuses to explain ‘charity’ visit to Bahamas

where he spent a weekend two days after his former canvasser Silvio Zammit was interviewed by the EU’s anti-fraud agency Olaf. Mr Dalli was made to resign from his appointment as EU Health Commissioner after the Olaf report found “unambiguous circumstant
Malta Independent (mt)
added Mar 29, 2015 15:52
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[California, Illinois] How Big Vaping is misinforming the public about e-cigarettes

Backed by three vaping-advocacy groups, Not Blowing Smoke borrows font, design elements, and imagery from the state's website... The vaping camp also launched a Twitter account that uses the state campaign's name — Still Blowing Smoke — but with this tagl
Vox Media
added Mar 28, 2015 12:55
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[Canada] Alberta Laying the Foundation for Contraband Tobacco Problem

With today's release of the Alberta budget, the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) is concerned that the government's decision to increase tobacco taxes risks fueling contraband tobacco in the province.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:39
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Advocates push to raise smoking age to 21 in Rhode Island

turned out at the State House on Wednesday to testify in support of a bill that would make Rhode Island the first state in the nation to raise the legal age for tobacco purchases to 21. They also spoke in favor of two other bills, one that would regulate
Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin
added Mar 27, 2015 14:47
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[Egypt] Tobacco traders demand cigarettes distribution on ration cards

The Cairo and Giza Tobacco Traders Association called on the Minister of Supply to distribute a monthly quota of cigarettes through the ration card system, which benefits 40 million low-income citizens.
Daily News Egypt (eg)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:44
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