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[New Jersey] SENATE LEADERSHIP CREATES HEAT TO SUPPORT SMOKING BAN

Democratic lawmakers have launched a renewed drive to ban smoking at all beaches, parks, and other public lands in New Jersey -- citing health and environmental concerns -- through a proposal that could well be the most far-reaching law of its kind natio
NJ Spotlight
added May 26, 2016 00:03
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[New York] Close the E-Cigarette Loophole: Health Groups Urge NY Lawmakers

Leading health organizations in New York State are renewing their call for passage and enactment of legislation that will include e-cigarettes in New York State’s Clean Indoor Air Law. This follows the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) announcement t
Patch.org
added May 25, 2016 23:36
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France: SOVAPE, supporting vaping as an alternative to smoking

The success of the First Vaping Summit in Paris led its organizers to create an association, SOVAPE, in order to perpetuate the event and play an active role in the decisional process of tobacco harm-reduction in France and in the EU.
Vaping Post (ch)
added May 25, 2016 16:35
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Illinois Moves Closer to 21 Tobacco Purchase Age

Retailers, however, argued that the evidence shows restrictions and taxes don’t lead to reduced smoking rates, but a black market. “Specifically in Chicago, we’ve seen a major increase in the past few years of the illegal sale of cigarettes, including l
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 23, 2016 19:14
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[Europe, UK] MICHELSEN: Regulators should encourage vaping, not fight it

Instead of encouraging the development of the whole category, governments are putting up roadblocks. Instead of saying “This is great, we want to work with you,”...We believe that vaping can help millions more who have not yet switched from tobacco to e-
EurActiv
added May 23, 2016 17:38
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[Africa, Ghana] Physicians call for increase taxes on tobacco products

The Society of Family Physicians of Ghana is advocating stricter legislation to increase taxes on tobacco products in order to curb what the group describes as rising interest in smoking among the youth. Vice President of the society, Dr. Gerhard Ofori-A
GhanaWeb (nl)
added May 22, 2016 19:45
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Missouri tobacco tax hike campaigns face court battles, ethics complaints

A ruling by a Cole County judge has put the fate of a proposed ballot measure raising Missouri’s tobacco tax in jeopardy. Meanwhile, the idea’s main opponent faces allegations that it violated state campaign finance law.
Kansas City (MO) Star
added May 22, 2016 19:45
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[Europe, UK] British vapers unite behind Lord's bid to THROW OUT controversial EU e-cigarette laws

Now Lord Callanan has filed a motion to the House of Lords calling for the laws to be scrapped.... In the past 24 hours, more than 25,000 people have signed a petition backing the motion , supported by a campaign on Twitter using the hashtag #LordsVapeVot
The Mirror (uk)
added May 21, 2016 18:27
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[Asia, India] VHAI: Tobacco growers have misled people and the Government

health major Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI) on Saturday released a list of nations that have implemented major pictorial warnings, similar to India. ‘Tobacco growers have misled people and the government by saying that none of the major coun
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added May 20, 2016 01:34
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New Extreme EU Tobacco Laws Come Into Force on May 20

“This is an attack on adult consumers’ freedom of choice and yet another example of extreme regulation...The measures in the Directive are so complex..." Politicians in Europe are going into direct battle with smokers who will see the new packs for the fi
JT International (JTI) (Japan Tobacco) (jp)
added May 19, 2016 17:20
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