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E-CIGARETTE POLICYMAKING BY LOCAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTS: 2009-2014

Passing e-cigarette regulations at the state level has become more difficult since cigarette companies have entered the market. While state legislation is possible, as with earlier tobacco control policymaking, local governments remain a viable option for
Milbank Quarterly
added Sep 14, 2016 02:49
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[Nevada] Mesquite Clean Indoor Air coalition moving forward with city council soon

Mesquite Citizens for Clean Indoor Air coalition is working to rally the community in hopes that change will come soon. Wedgies Sports Bar & Grill was packed last Thursday night as the coalition met to encourage its supporters to spread the word about co
Pahrump (NV) Desert Valley Times
added Sep 14, 2016 01:50
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[California] KRAMER: Prop 56: Big Tobacco is Blowing Smoke … Smoker Health Issues Cost Non-Smokers Big Bucks!

Big Tobacco (Philip Morris and R.J. Reynolds) have made billions in profits from California and are figuring out ways to attract new smokers, such as e-cigarettes and vaping. They’re trying to protect their turf, which is why they’ve spent millions to def
CityWatch LA
added Sep 13, 2016 11:18
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[New Zealand] Legalising electronic cigarettes could save thousands of NZ smokers' lives

Thousands of New Zealand smokers' lives could be saved by legalising domestic sales of electronic cigarettes containing nicotine, a leading vendor says. The claim by Cosmic, which is selling the devices, comes as submissions close today on a legalisatio
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:37
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[Asia, China, USA] Steps to Confront The FDA to Avoid Influence on Ecigs

This month, the meeting of the analysis of the FDA regulations as well as corresponding steps is held in ShenZhen and during which,an American famous lawyer and the e-cigarette expertise of FDA,the Chairman of the American branch of the ShenZhen Electroni
Cacuq (cn)
added Sep 12, 2016 15:20
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[Australia, New Zealand] Tobacco giant warns of plain packet 'black market'

British American Tobacco's New Zealand spokesman Saul Derber said plain packaging in Australia had been a failure - and it would fail here too. "Not only is the Australian tobacco plain packaging experiment failing to meet its objectives, the policy is h
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Sep 11, 2016 22:02
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[Sri Lanka] Finance ministry officials blocking 90% tax on Tobacco, Cigerettes

officials raised several concerns saying the tax increase will affect the industry and its 300,000 employees. I am sad to say that these officials spoke like agents of the cigarette company with no concern about the huge cost which as to be borne by the H
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Sep 11, 2016 22:02
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[California] RAFTERY; REP. HUNTER, WHO TOOK $42,000 FROM TOBACCO INDUSTRIES, PUSHES TO ALLOW FREE TOBACCO FOR TROOPS

including over $13,511 for his 2016 campaign... Asked about threats posed by tobacco to soldiers’ lives and health, as well as the high costs of caring for veterans...Hunter stated, “I don’t care."...just whose interest is Rep. Hunter truly representing?
East County (CA) Magazine (Heartland Foundation)
added Sep 11, 2016 21:41
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[California, North Carolina] Tobacco tax proposition draws national spotlight once again

As of Thursday, Reynolds and affiliates have provided $13.2 million to the Stop the Special Interest Tax Grab committee that it helped form, according to the California Fair Political Practices Commission. Another $22.1 million has come from Philip Morris
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 11, 2016 01:20
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[Canada] Based on a True Story: Children and Youth Exposed to Smoking in Movies

On the opening weekend of the Toronto International Film Festival, youth activists from across Ontario will stage a demonstration march through downtown Toronto calling for youth-rated movies to be tobacco-free.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Sep 29, 2016 19:46
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