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[Ireland] Call for smoking ban to be extended to outdoor areas that serve food

Health Minister Simon Harris is to ask approval for the private members' motion, tabled by Fine Gael senators, at the meeting today. It would see the current smoking ban extended to al fresco dining areas. Some campaigners have condemned the move. Joh
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Apr 24, 2018 16:42
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[Virginia] Richmond City Council snuffs cigarette tax, spurning schools advocates

On a 6-3 vote, the council rejected an 80-cent cigarette tax put forth by Councilman Parker Agelasto. The tax would have generated millions annually that Agelasto proposed dedicating for repairing and maintaining the city's 44 school buildings.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Apr 24, 2018 16:34
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[Virginia] Richmond City Council to weigh proposed cigarette tax, demolition to clear way for Stone Brewing bistro

Agelasto's proposal has faced pushback from cigarette-manufacturer Altria Group. Convenience store owners have also opposed it, saying a per-pack tax would hurt business by sending customers seeking cigarettes to the counties, where there is no tax.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Apr 24, 2018 16:33
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Studies look at dangers of e-cigarettes; AAP continues push for regulations

Adolescents who used e-cigarettes were more likely to go on to use marijuana, according to new research. The study was one of two on e-cigarettes released in Pediatrics today. The devices have been growing in popularity, but so has the evidence that th
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Apr 23, 2018 16:53
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Containing diffusion: the tobacco industry’s multipronged trade strategy to block tobacco standardised packaging

Governments seeking to implement SP [standardised packaging] need to be prepared to resist and counter the industry’s multipronged trade strategy by avoiding trade diversions, exposing false industry legal and reputational claims, and monitoring third-par
Tobacco Control
added Apr 23, 2018 00:20
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Kentucky Approves Tobacco Tax Increase

Bevin vetoed it. Four days later, the House voted 57 to 40 to override the veto, with the Senate subsequently approving the override by a vote of 20-18. With such a close vote, Lakeville, Minn.-based tobacco group NATO said the Senate would have defeated
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Apr 21, 2018 20:40
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[Europe, Malta] ECJ ruling set to end 10-year 'mouth tobacco' lobbying saga

Swedish Match appears increasingly unlikely to be permitted to sell its 'snus' mouth tobacco product across the EU any time soon. Almost ten years after it had sought out Malta's then European Commissioner for health to lift the ban, it suffered another
EUobserver.com
added Apr 21, 2018 01:56
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Physician: Tobacco company racketerring -- Oklahoma's story

Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center will release a series of reports summarizing internal tobacco industry documents that tell the story — in the words of tobacco company executives and their lobbyists — of a highly successful 50-year campaign to influence O
The Oklahoman
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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[Alaska] LETTER: Support Senate Bill 63

We have been walking the halls in Juneau this session in support of Senate Bill 63 ...As owners of local bars and restaurants in Fairbanks, we believe that our employees and our customers have the right to breathe smoke-free air. Smokers have been taking
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Apr 20, 2018 17:26
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AAFP Responds to FDA Nicotine Steering Committee

On April 10, the AAFP wrote a letter to the FDA in response to the agency's request for comments on the use of nicotine for tobacco product cessation. The letter stated the AAFP's support of over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapy, calling it a "sa
American Family Physician
added Apr 19, 2018 23:36
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