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[California] Editorial: Recommendations on SF, CA ballot props

Proposition E: Prohibiting Tobacco Retailers From Selling Flavored Tobacco Products. YES. Last year, the Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance prohibiting the sale in San Francisco of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes and candy-
Bay Area Reporter
added May 17, 2018 16:34
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[California] June Ballot Measure Would Ban All Flavored Tobacco Products In San Francisco

Reynolds Tobacco Co. is blanketing the city with ads — on the radio, television, online and via direct mail — urging a "no" vote on Proposition E. The latest campaign finance contributions show that the tobacco giant, which produces Newport menthols, the
National Public Radio (NPR)
added May 16, 2018 21:30
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[New Zealand] The astonishing number of cigarette butts woman collected from beach

A woman has collected over 10,000 cigarette butts in a month in an attempt to prove to her local council just how bad smoking is becoming for the area. Liz Smith, who lives in Queenstown in New Zealand, has shared several photos on social media showing
Yahoo! 7News (au)
added May 15, 2018 15:44
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[California] San Francisco Prop. E — Flavored tobacco ban

The Board of Supervisors already voted for this ban last year. But tobacco companies didn’t like that decision. So they gathered enough signatures to put the decision in the hands of the voters instead. If it passes, Proposition E will put into effect t
KALW (San Francisco, CA)
added May 16, 2018 21:39
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[Georgia] City Ink: Sheriff butts heads with marshal over traffic escorts

BreathEasy Augusta coalition was back before a commission committee asking members to pass a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance...Clint Martin, owner of Bar West...“A huge cancer study showed that secondhand smoke does not cause cancer...It does not cause
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added May 14, 2018 01:46
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[Canada] Canadian government ignores evidence and moves ahead with failed plain packaging policy

A study by Forum Research shows Canadians believe requiring plain packaging for cigarettes is an unnecessary waste of government resources. The research, commissioned by JTI, found that: Eight out of ten Canadians (81%) believe that 'Branding on product
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 14, 2018 13:21
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Ottawa rolls the dice on tobacco packaging, while taking a logical approach to Cannabis

Small business retailers are expressing disappointment at the passage of Bill S-5, which is federal legislation that introduces plain and standardized packaging for tobacco products, given the radically different treatment being applied for marijuana ciga
GlobeNewswire
added May 14, 2018 13:20
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[Asia, Israel] NGO DEMANDS IMMEDIATE PROBE INTO LITZMAN’S BEHAVIOR OVER SMOKING

The Movement for Quality Government has called on Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit to open an immediate investigation of Deputy Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman’s behavior regarding smoking and tobacco as documented by the State Comptroller Report’s ch
Jerusalem Post
added May 14, 2018 02:16
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Bill S-5 Will Open the Floodgates for Illegal Tobacco in Canada

the National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (NCACT) warned the Federal Government and the public that the passing of Bill S-5, An act to amend the Tobacco Act, has missed the mark in terms of protecting Canadians from the harms of tobacco. NCACT and
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 11, 2018 20:23
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Vapers highlight ‘remarkable’ drop in Japan’s smoking rate

THE president of The Vapers Philippines has lauded the decline in Japan’s smoking rate, which, in 2005, saw a “remarkable” 49-percent drop of men, and 14 percent of women smokers. Tom Pinlac, president of the vapers’ group, said that in 10 years, the Ja
Business Mirror (ph)
added May 8, 2018 16:17
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