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Anti-smoking groups rally against proposal to undermine Tobacco Free Florida funding

Florida’s smoking rates may have dropped, but the need continues for an anti-smoking campaign —- making ill-advised a proposed constitutional amendment that would divert money from advertising to cancer research, a group of health advocates warned Wednes
Orlando (FL) Weekly
added Mar 16, 2018 21:26

Behind the push to limit lawsuits by injured workers and consumers

The tort reform movement was launched in the 1980s by tobacco company Philip Morris...Tobacco Institute laid out the plan to conceal the industry's backing..."the grassroots effort must appear to be spontaneous rather than a coordinated effort."
Facing South (The Institute for Southern Studies)
added Mar 16, 2018 20:37

[Minnesota] Norland pushes to keep North Mankato's Tobacco 21 policy

North Mankato City Council member Diane Norland plans to fight for North Mankato's recent policy to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products to 21. Norland has included a motion in next week's meeting to formally move forward with enforcing the city'
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Mar 15, 2018 14:12

NATO Encourages Outreach on State Tobacco Legislation

Around the country, 33 state legislatures are in active regular legislative sessions with many considering laws that would create new layers of regulation by restricting or prohibiting the sale of legal tobacco products, raising excise tax rates or increa
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 14, 2018 22:16

[California] Tobacco, taxes, Tasers — they’re all on San Francisco’s June ballot

Proposition E — Prohibiting Tobacco Retailers from Selling Flavored Tobacco Products: A “yes” vote on this measure seeks to ban the sale of flavored tobacco hit resistance from a group backed by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., which gathered enou
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Mar 14, 2018 22:09
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[District of Columbia] Lung Cancer Advocates Join American Lung Association on Capitol Hill to Support Everyone Facing Lung Cancer, the Leading Cancer Killer

The American Lung Association and LUNG FORCE Heroes – those personally impacted by lung cancer – from all 50 states have come together today at the U.S. Capitol to urge Congress to support policies that will help save lives during the American Lung Associ
PR Newswire
added Mar 14, 2018 21:21

MEDIA ADVISORY: Global Smoking Survey Findings To Be Presented Via Webcast on March 19th at 10:00 a.m. EDT

Findings presented from 2018 State of Smoking Survey of more than 17,000 people...By uncovering key drivers behind why people smoke and main barriers to quitting, the Foundation hopes to advance innovative approaches to help smokers quit or switch to red
Business Wire
added Mar 14, 2018 21:21

[Kentucky] BLAIR: Norquist group calls for defeat of Ky. House’s ‘regressive’ taxes on opioids, cigarettes

The second misguided tax hike under consideration is an 83 percent increase in the state cigarette tax. Cigarette tax hikes are often sold as a way to raise significant tax revenue from disfavored people — smokers. Like a tax on prescription medicines, h
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Mar 14, 2018 17:02

MACKAY: The critical role of China in global tobacco control

The central government must implement robust, comprehensive legislation as well as increasing cigarette price through taxation. Most challenging of all, China must work to tackle the power and influence of the state tobacco monopoly over tobacco control.
Oxford University Press Blog
added Mar 13, 2018 23:41

BRITSCHGI: Girl Scouts Write Anti-Smoking Legislation in Colorado

The girls also claimed that smoking even half a cigarette in a car can make the air quality inside the vehicle more than 10 times higher than the level the (EPA) deems hazardous. It may be unfair to ask 13- and 14-year-old kids in-depth questions about t
Reason Magazine
added Mar 13, 2018 23:30
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