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[Texas] Vapor shop owners and doctors go head-to-head during hearing to raise smoking age to 21

Doctors, vapor shop owners and parents gathered at the Capitol on Tuesday to testify on a bill that would raise the smoking age from 18 to 21... The filing of Senate Bill 183 marks the sixth time Sen. Carlos Uresti, D-San Antonio, has tried to raise the s
Dallas Morning News
added Mar 29, 2017 15:17
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[Georgia] Council delays first reading of smoking ban ordinance another 60 days

Overwhelmed with the task of crafting an ordinance that would ban smoking throughout the city, Columbus Council decided Tuesday to research the topic for another 60 days. The decision came after a lengthy discussion about aspects of the proposed ordinan
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Mar 29, 2017 15:01
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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society encourages B.C. municipalities to readdress smoke-free bylaw

In February 2017, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) addressed municipal leaders across B.C., inviting all to endorse the Society’s recommendation that the province expand the scope of the Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act to include bar and restaur
The Free Press (Fernie, B.C.) (ca)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:01
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How Trump Ally Myron Ebell Spread Misinformation for Big Tobacco and Big Oil

The former head of President Trump's EPA transition team played a central role in the corporate-led attack on public perceptions about smoking and climate change...When Phillip Morris didn’t like new FDA regulations that targeted cigarette sales to child
AlterNet.org
added Mar 29, 2017 10:19
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[UK] Forest rejects claim that smoking is "adding to the social care crisis"

“Smoking rates are at their lowest ever level yet smokers still contribute £12 billion a year in tobacco taxation, a sum that far exceeds the alleged cost of treating smoking-related diseases or providing social care to those suffering from a smoking-rel
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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[UK-Wales] Almost 60% of adults in Wales would allow smoking rooms in pubs and clubs

A Populus survey of more than 1,000 adults living in Wales found that 58 per cent of the public would allow smoking rooms, with only 37 per cent opposed to the idea.
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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[New York] NYS Budget Proposes Tax On Vaping Liquid

A relatively new industry is fighting a tax proposed in the state budget. The Governor's proposed budget expands the definition of tobacco products to include vapor products used in e-cigarettes. It also includes a tax on e-cigarette liquid, which would
WGRZ-TV NBC CHANNEL 2 (Buffalo, NY)
added Mar 29, 2017 02:44
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Trump Administration: Tobacco Ties

the Trump Administration’s connections to the tobacco industry make us fear that the White House will move us backwards. Here are just a few of the high-profile counselors and appointees of the Trump Administration with ties to Big Tobacco. George Conwa
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 28, 2017 16:18
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[UK] ARCHIVE: The hunt for the pro-smokers

Despite the support of about 400 individuals, Forest gets 96% of its money from the tobacco industry. But Philip Morris and Gallaher have withdrawn their support, leaving it dependent on the patronage of BAT and Imperial. "Our funding is down to about £
BBC Online
added Mar 28, 2017 15:42
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[Europe, UK] Forest launches new chapter in Brussels

“As the UK prepares to leave the European Union we are delighted to be starting a new, EU-centred, chapter in our history. We will be bringing our trademark events to Brussels including smoker-friendly receptions and seminars. Our goal is to put consumer
FOREST (Freedom Organisation for the Right to Enjoy Smoking Tobacco)
added Mar 28, 2017 15:37
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