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[Nebraska] Group seeks to expand Omaha smoking ban outdoors

An anti-smoking group behind Omaha’s indoor smoking ban passed in 2006 is commemorating the ordinance’s 10-year anniversary by calling for the ban to expand to the outdoors. The group, GASP, announced at a news conference Friday that it seeks to have smok
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 25, 2016 02:02
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[UK] Ban e-cigarettes in bars and restaurants, leading doctors say

But public health officials immediately rejected the idea – saying it could be damaging as it might deter smokers from switching to e-cigarettes. Speaking at the British Medical Association’s annual meeting in Belfast, Dr Iain Kennedy, a consultant in p
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 23, 2016 19:51
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong, Poland] Harsh words for HK regulators on e-cigs

Hong Kong regulators are again panned for refusing to engage in any sort of discussion on e-cigarettes as the global vaping community meets in Warsaw for the third year. An Asian smokers’ rights advocacy group has condemned Undersecretary for Food and He
Harbour Times (hk)
added Jun 23, 2016 18:17
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[Europe, UK] WILL VAPERS DECIDE THE EU REFERENDUM?

we at Vape Club recently funded the first survey by an independent polling company...It shows that there is a 260,000+ vote advantage to the leave campaign, so if on the 23rd of June there is a Brexit majority of less than 260,000, it was ‘the vapers tha
Vape Club Limited (uk)
added Jun 23, 2016 18:15
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[Netherlands] Dutch activists seek to stub out smokers' corner in cafes

Dutch anti-cigarette campaigners Thursday launched a lawsuit against the government calling for an end to spaces reserved for smokers in cafes and bars. Despite a general ban on smoking in restaurants, pubs and bars introduced in 2008, more than 25 perce
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jun 23, 2016 17:43
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[UK] VIDEO: BMA calls for ban on e-cigarette use in public places

has urged the government to prohibit the use of electronic cigarettes in public places to protect non-smokers from "passive vaping". However, government public health advisers believe otherwise. Close to 500 BMA members passed a motion to restrict public
IBTimes (uk)
added Jun 23, 2016 13:03
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[Illinois] Updates on Chicago Lawsuit and California Tobacco Sales Ban Bill

NATO is engaging its retail members to oppose California Senate Bill 1400, which bans the sale of tobacco products in all convenience stores, grocery stores, liquor stores, gas stations and drug stores as of Jan. 1, 2019. This is a first-of-its-kind proh
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jun 23, 2016 03:37
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Unpacking commercial sector opposition to European smoke-free policy: lack of unity, ‘fear of association’ and harm reduction debates [FREE FULL TEXT]

the sector's diminished credibility and lack of unity hampered political engagement and alliance building. Industry efforts to emphasise the benefits of smokeless tobacco during smoke-free policy debates highlight the potential of harm reduction as a gate
Tobacco Control
added Jun 23, 2016 03:31
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Board of Directors

Juan Jose Marco Head of Tax and Trade Government Affairs, British American Tobacco / Richard Vavrik Head of Group Economic Affairs, Imperial Tobacco / Declan Coyne Director - Fiscal Affairs, Philip Morris International / Alexander Kryvosheyev, JT Internat
International Tax and Investment Center
added Jun 22, 2016 14:08
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[Asia] International Tax and Investment Center (ITIC) Letter to SEATCA (PDF)

On behalf of my client, the International Tax and Investment Center.... ITIC's credentials and audit reports are posted on its website. In contrast to my client, SEATCA is an opaque organisation. There is no public document that displays your mem
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Jun 22, 2016 14:05
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