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[Czech Republic] Number of MPs aim to weaken anti-smoking legislation in name of smokers' rights

A group of MPs from the opposition and more significantly within the ruling coalition have made clear their intent to try and soften legislation aimed at banning smoking at all Czech restaurants, bars and similar premises. Although the proposal passed in
Czech Radio 7 - Radio Prague (cz)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:56

[Canada] More than 40% of Cigarettes Purchased in Ontario are Contraband / Government Looks the Other Way, says NCACT

Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 23, 2014 19:11

[Canada] VIDEO: Advocates against smoking concerned about status of tobacco legislation

A coalition of local health organizations are pushing the province to pass 3 laws aimed at protecting Alberta youth from tobacco. The Campaign for a Smoke-Free Alberta says the province’s new animal health bill is merely a way to stall bills 203, 206 an
630CHED (Edmonton, AB) (ca)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:58

[New York] EDITORIAL: The right way to tax tobacco

THE ISSUE: Roll-your-own "clubs" make a mockery of everything from tax law to public health. THE STAKES: Will state government do the right thing?
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Oct 15, 2012 09:10

[Canada] Cities call for Quebec to toughen anti-tobacco bill

A coalition of 174 cities and towns has called on the Couillard government to go even further in cracking down on tobacco than it proposes in Bill 44. The bill was introduced last spring, with public hearings set to begin this week. It imposes the same
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 18, 2015 11:14

Imperial Tobacco Canada | Nova Scotia media reports suggesting e-cigarette ban are extremely worrisome

Imperial Tobacco Canada hopes recent news reports that suggest the Nova Scotia government intends to treat electronic cigarettes like traditional cigarettes are unfounded. Canada's largest tobacco manufacturer says regulating e-cigarettes, which do not co
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:02

[Canada] Group wants proposed menthol cigarette ban to apply to aboriginal tobacco industry

National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco will tour the province and turn the heat up on the Liberals until the Bill 44 hearings begin later this month. Though First Nations have a constitutionally guaranteed right to grow tobacco on reserves, their t
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 10, 2015 09:54

[Canada] Dépanneur owners say anti-tobacco law could force them to card everyone who buys cigarettes

The Association of Chinese Dépanneur Owners is asking for its voice to be heard at the upcoming anti-tobacco legislation hearings at the National Assembly. Bill 44 aims to toughen Quebec’s current anti-smoking law by banning smoking on restaurant and ba
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Aug 13, 2015 11:00

[Africa, Canada, Ireland, Nigeria] JEMIDE: National Tobacco Control Bill: The challenge on security and economy

Ambrose Jemide, a security consultant, argues that stringent tobacco regulation has adverse implications for the security and economy of the nation…
Daily Independent (ng)
added Aug 27, 2014 22:00

How big tobacco got its way in Florida Legislature [FREE FULL TEXT]

In 2009, tobacco lobbyists aggressively pushed a bill that drastically capped the amount four tobacco companies have to pay to appeal certain court judgments against them. The bill, SB 2198, was authored by Sen. Mike Haridopolos but written by the tobacc
Florida Times-Union
added Dec 31, 2012 11:07
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