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[Canada] Anti-smoking activists move to other battles, as complete ban is adopted at BC Ferries

Errol Povah, president of Airspace Action on Smoking and Health, says BC Ferries’ move ends a long fight he has personally waged against his former employer. He’s now setting his sights on getting a complete ban on smoking in apartments and condos.
News1130 Radio (ca)
added Jan 22, 2018 06:05
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[Virginia] Altria seeks state review of tax policy on new 'reduced risk' tobacco products

Tobacco giant Altria is asking its home state of Virginia to take a fresh look at the way it taxes tobacco products, especially those based on new technology that federal regulators find would pose less health risk than cigarettes. Sen. Emmett Hanger, R
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jan 21, 2018 16:45
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[New Hampshire] Seacoast teens push to raise NH tobacco age to 21

it’s far too easy for minors to get access to cigarettes and other tobacco products. The three Seacoast teenagers took that message to the Statehouse on Thursday, as they testified at a hearing in favor of a bill that would raise the legal age to buy cig
Foster's Democrat
added Jan 19, 2018 09:48
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[Europe, Luxembourg] NNA joins the case against the EU snus ban

the New Nicotine Alliance (NNA), will be at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, fighting the current EU snus ban alongside public health experts and consumers of reduced risk nicotine products.
Vaping Post (ch)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:12
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Health Ministry says no to kiddie pack cigarettes

PUTRAJAYA: The government will in no way support the proposal by the tobacco industry to re-introduce kiddie pack cigarettes (pack of 10 sticks) to combat the scourge of contraband cigarettes, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam. He said t
New Straits Times (my)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:35
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UK vaping industry launches awareness month

VApril, which is being organised by the UK Vaping Industry Association, has been designed to raise awareness on the different types of vape products, vaping responsibly and the public health benefits compared to smoking. The awareness month will engage
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:18
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Aurora Girl Scouts propose new smoking law for the city

An Aurora Girl Scout troop is proposing a law for the city -- prohibiting smoking in cars with minors ages 18 and under inside. Girl Scout Troop No. 60789 proposes that it comes with a $150 fine that would be raised by $50 for each offense, and a minimu
KXRM Fox 21 / KXTU CW 57
added Jan 17, 2018 09:09
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[Nigeria] ERA/FoEN charges FG to emulate other African nations on shisha ban

has urged the Federal government to emulate countries that have banned the smoking of water-pipe tobacco otherwise known as shisha, due to its addictiveness and deadly effect on the health of users. ERA/FoEN made the demand following the ban of shisha by
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jan 16, 2018 15:19
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[California] Parents To Rally To Demand Politicians Refuse Money From Big Tobacco

Parents will rally this morning outside San Francisco City Hall to demand elected officials, candidates and political groups refuse money from any tobacco company seeking to repeal the city's ban on the sale of flavored tobacco, organizers said Sunday.
San Francisco Chronicle
added Jan 15, 2018 23:56
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[Hawaii] Maui youths speak out at meeting in support of secondhand smoking bill

On Jan. 4, the Maui County Council’s Policy, Economic Development and Agriculture Committee unanimously recommended approval of a bill that would prohibit smoking in vehicles when minors under the age of 18 are present. The initiative started when the M
Maui News
added Jan 14, 2018 20:52
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