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Proposed California State Parks Smoking Ban Riles Up Vapers

limit littering and prevent wildfires caused by cigarette buts....Electronic cigarettes and vaporizers are also included in the proposed ban. “It’s unjust,” said The Vapor Spot manager Mario Weaks, ‘beecause we’ve already shown that vaping is a safer al
CBS 13 / KOVR (West Sacramento, CA)
added Jun 30, 2016 20:25

Attempt to Limit Tobacco Sales to Adult-Only Stores in California Thwarted

The legislation passed the State Senate earlier this month, but today the sponsor could not even get a motion to report the bill from committee. The Cigar Association of America worked closely with our California-based partners to defeat this measure and
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 30, 2016 15:45

[Europe, UK] AA urges reverse of e-cigarette ad ban after Brexit

The Advertising Association is calling on government to reverse a ban on e-cigarette advertising in the wake of the UK's vote to leave the European Union. In a letter to Sajid Javid, the business secretary, and John Whittingdale, the culture secretary,
Campaign (uk)
added Jun 29, 2016 14:29
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[Europe, UK] Tim Lefroy Letter to Rt Hon John Whittingdale (PDF)

that Government will not impose advertising bans related to public health issues, but collaborate with industry to achieve better health outcomes ...commit to reverse the recent Tobacco Products Directive ban on e-cigarette advertising
Advertising Association (The)
added Jun 29, 2016 14:36

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Pictorial warnings not included in tobacco bill

Activists have raised suspicion of what they called “foul play” in the deliberation of the controversial tobacco bill in the House of Representatives, as the bill contradicts existing regulations that stipulate that cigarette packs must carry pictorial w
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 28, 2016 11:28

[Europe, UK] E-cigarette industry body seeks government meeting to changes to EU vaping regulations in the wake of Brexit vote

The Independent British Vape Trade Association (IBVTA) told City A.M. that although the European Union's Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) was transposed into UK law in May, the organisation will still "seek clarity" for its members on whether there could
City A.M. (uk)
added Jun 28, 2016 11:24

EPA Faces Lawsuit Over Grants to Scientists on Clean Air Panel

The Energy & Environment Legal Institute alleges that these scientists are dependent upon the EPA for funding..."makes a mockery of the notion of 'independent'..." institute lawyer Steve Milloy...Western States Trucking Association and...James Enstrom as
added Jun 27, 2016 22:11

LETTER: Looking for Label

It was heart-wrenching to read that America’s tobacco industry has blocked all attempts to relabel cigarettes, especially next to the article on “A Hunger for Change” ...Had my mother seen a label on cigarettes, perhaps she would still be here.
New York Times
added Jun 27, 2016 22:04

[Asia, India] Tobacco farmers in Prakasam district call it quits

There seems to be no end to the woes of tobacco growers in Prakasam district as the market slide continues in the wake of cigarette manufacturers stopping production following the Union Health Ministry’s notification making mandatory a larger pictorial w
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 27, 2016 02:27

[Europe, Malta] EU health commissioner ‘cannot comment’ on Mifsud-Dalli-Philip Morris allegations

Andriukaitis was unable to comment on recent allegations that Deputy Central Bank Governor Alfred Mifsud was paid by tobacco company Philip Morris to get close to former Health Commissioner John Dalli.
Malta Independent (mt)
added Jun 26, 2016 20:04
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