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[California] Parents To Rally To Demand Politicians Refuse Money From Big Tobacco

Parents will rally this morning outside San Francisco City Hall to demand elected officials, candidates and political groups refuse money from any tobacco company seeking to repeal the city's ban on the sale of flavored tobacco, organizers said Sunday.
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Jan 15, 2018 23:56
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[Hawaii] Maui youths speak out at meeting in support of secondhand smoking bill

On Jan. 4, the Maui County Council’s Policy, Economic Development and Agriculture Committee unanimously recommended approval of a bill that would prohibit smoking in vehicles when minors under the age of 18 are present. The initiative started when the M
Maui News
added Jan 14, 2018 20:52

[Nigeria] Emulate other Africans on Shisha ban, ERA/FoEN urges FG

has urged the Federal Government to emulate nations that have banned the importation and smoking of water-pipe tobacco also known as shisha, due to its addictiveness and deadly effect on the health of users. The organisation made the call following the an
Daily Trust (ng)
added Jan 13, 2018 14:40

[Ghana] Bad News For Shisha Lovers! FDA Receives Petition Calling For Its Ban

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD), the Ghana NCD Alliance and other civil society organisations (CSOs) have called on the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) to immediately ban the smoking of shisha in the country.
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Jan 12, 2018 21:55

[Asia, India] Anti-cancer activist raises alarm over young smokers

Serving hookahs in bars or restaurants with poor fire safety standards and no separate fire exits continue to be a grave safety hazard. He has pointed to its health hazards for youngsters and has asked for its ban under the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco
Asian Age (in)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:19

[UK] E-cigarette rules should be relaxed to encourage smokers to switch, MPs told

Riccardo Polosa, professor of internal medicine at the University of Catania, in Italy, told MPs that selling larger refill containers for e-cigarettes might persuade tobacco smokers to make the switch to vaping. “Changing the size of the bottle may imp
Pharmaceutical Journal (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:16

This surgeon general’s famous report alerted Americans to the deadly dangers of cigarettes

Dozens of distinguished physicians have served as the U.S. surgeon general in our nation’s history. That said, we rarely remember their names, including the surgeon general who may have had the farthest-reaching influence on our collective health. That
added Jan 12, 2018 04:18

Website Addresses Local Tobacco Ordinances / Video, materials available to help retailers fight back

A new website, Tobacco Ordinances – Take Another Look (TOTAL), is proving to be a valuable resource for retailers in the ongoing effort to respond to restrictive and prohibitory local tobacco ordinances.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:43

NEUBERGER: Austria’s new government: a victory for the tobacco industry and public health disaster?

This capitulation not only contributes to Austria’s lack of credibility in global tobacco control, it is likely to further exacerbate Austria’s disastrous tobacco epidemic. The smoking ban reversal and other decisions about the tobacco control law, were d
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jan 11, 2018 02:24

[Colorado] VIDEO: Girl Scouts fight to change a smoking law in Aurora

"We are working on our Silver Award project and, tonight, we would like to propose some future ordinance for not smoking in a car with a minor present," said Amelia Malchow, from Girl Scout Troop #60789 during a Sept. 25 Aurora City Council meeting. Mal
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Jan 12, 2018 13:58
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