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[West Virginia] Letter: Vaping stores support sensible regulation (Daily Mail)

I’m both a parent and a person who works in the vaping industry. I wish to let people know that we in the vaping industry do not want teens to pick up or use vaping products. Vaping is a harm reducing alternative to smoking that been a great help to my
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05
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[New Zealand] National MP Jonathan Coleman quits politics to run Acurity private hospital

criticism for accepting an invite to British American Tobacco's corporate box and smoking a cigar at a U2 concert. Coleman apologised and accepted it was wrong for an associate health spokesman to be seen smoking. "I didn't even get to finish the thing
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Mar 23, 2018 15:05
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Youth Across Connecticut Speak Up in Support of Raising the Tobacco Sales Age to 21

Mobilize Against Tobacco for Connecticut's Health (MATCH), is partnering with Connecticut youth leaders who are standing out and speaking up in support of raising the minimum tobacco sale age to 21 .Youth are hosting events across the state to give their
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2018 15:03
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[Asia, China] State Council reform to tackle role of big tobacco in policy-making

A proposed reform to China’s most important tobacco control group is expected to significantly reduce the influence of “big tobacco”...the mechanism in place to implement [FCTC] would be overhauled, taking power from the hands of the tobacco industry and
CGTN America (China Global Television Network)
added Mar 22, 2018 18:01
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[Michigan] Girl Scouts project drives officials to rethink smoking ordinance in parks, playgrounds

A Girl Scouts project aimed to end smoking in parks and a playground has appeared to pay off for Troop 30226. DeWitt's City Council is expected to approve next week an ordinance that will make all seven city parks and a playground smoke-free. The effor
Lansing (MI) State Journal
added Mar 20, 2018 15:40
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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
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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
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[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
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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
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[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 products...it 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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