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Austrian Anti-Smoking Campaign Challenges Populists on Home Turf

Anti-tobacco activists turned the tables on a populist party in Austria’s ruling coalition by submitting more than half a million signatures against a reinstated law that allows smoking in bars and restaurants. The referendum bid puts the Freedom Party
Bloomberg News
added Apr 4, 2018 20:32
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[Kentucky] Cigarette tax too skimpy to deter smokers, coalition says

The Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow is lamenting a cigarette tax hike that it thinks is unlikely to have a meaningful impact on Kentuckians’ health. Kentucky lawmakers passed a revenue bill Monday that includes a 50-cent increase to the cigarette tax
Insider Louisville
added Apr 4, 2018 16:55
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[New York] Convenience stores oppose Tobacco 21 law

Elevating the tobacco purchase age is a Swiss-cheese approach to trying to eliminate youth smoking in Allegany County, the New York Association of Convenience Stores said in a statement to The Spectator. “With three neighboring counties still at 18, Pen
Steuben (NY) Courier-Advocate
added Apr 2, 2018 22:45
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco growers seek incentives, low tax rates

A representative of the tobacco growers on Saturday asked government to provide incentives and lower taxes on tobacco production to give relief to the farmers. “Tobacco contributes to federal exchequer in shape of sales tax and federal excise duty (FED)
The News (pk)
added Apr 1, 2018 17:44
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[Missouri] LETTER: Campaigner for clean indoor air will be missed

Martin Pion was not just a good friend to me; he was a good friend to most of the people in the St. Louis area. Martin, who had lost a sister to lung cancer, tirelessly worked to reduce the impact...he had Stage 4 lung cancer...He never smoked. He will
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Mar 31, 2018 00:40
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[UK, Tennessee] AGRAFIOTIS: Vape advocate: Scientific evidence clears the air on vaping as tobacco harm reduction

John Newton, Director for Health Improvement at PHE said, “It would be tragic if thousands of smokers who could quit with the help of an e-cigarette are being put off due to false fears about their safety.”
Nooga.com
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12
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UK: Uniting Around E-Cigs

Members of the UK’s lower and upper houses are due to congregate outside the Palace of Westminster today to call on Parliament to set an example by opening its doors to vaping. The members of the two houses will be led by Mark Pawsey (pictured), MP for R
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Mar 30, 2018 18:57
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[UK] VApril kick offs at Parliament

UKVIA met with MPs and members of the House of Lords, led by Mark Pawsey – chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for E-Cigarettes, to kick off the campaign. Pawsey said: “Vaping is now recognised as one of the best ways to quit smoking and t
Talking Retail (uk)
added Apr 9, 2018 16:09
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[California] Students urge city to ban smoking at parks in Fontana

dozens of local students and residents packed the Fontana City Council meeting on March 27, urging leaders to support and approve an ordinance that would ban smoking at local parks. According to Mary Ambriz, a Summit High School student and member of Smo
Fontana (CA) Herald News
added Mar 30, 2018 01:12
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[Texas] After ‘Tobacco 21,’ Metro Health Director Seeks ‘Culture of Health’ for SA

Bridger moved fast and aimed high during her first big push for change, successfully spearheading San Antonio’s effort to become the first city in Texas to raise the age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21. She introduced the idea to City Counc
Rivard Report (San Antonio, TX)
added Mar 30, 2018 00:14
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