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[Australia] ROWELL: Big Tobacco is funding the anti-smoking lobby – but leaked documents reveal the real reason why

documents also outline PMI’s intention to use the PR strategy of divide and rule, splitting the public health community...both Big Tobacco & Oil/Gas co’s are still using the same law companies, advertisers, promoters and “spin doctors”, tactics and method
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 13, 2018 17:18

[UK] Tobacco licences and a 'polluter levy' could be introduced to stop smoking in Greater Manchester

PLANS to eradicate smoking in Greater Manchester by 2028 could see more smoke free places introduced, tobacco retailers licensed and a 'polluter levy' implemented. A couple from Bolton is helping the region towards this goal by becoming the face of a ne
This is Bolton / Bolton Evening News (BEN) (uk)
added Mar 13, 2018 15:27

[North Dakota] RUD: FDA's vaping regulations punish businesses

A little-known rule from the FDA has the potential to gravely harm dozens of North Dakota small businesses and limit access to smoke-free options for consumers. The FDA used its “deeming rule” in 2016 to extend the agency’s regulatory authority to e-cig
Bismarck (ND) Tribune
added Mar 13, 2018 04:10

Tobacco tax policy in Ontario: Market implications of the Ontario government’s increases in tobacco tax rates (PDF)

This report was prepared by Ernst & Young LLP for British American Tobacco / Executive summary: Ontario needs to consider alternative tobacco tax plans that take account of the contraband market.
added Mar 11, 2018 19:37
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[Montana] The cloudy debate around Missoula's vape laws

Missoula’s new smoking law is at once needed, inevitable, fair and likely to hurt businesses, depending on whom you ask...updates and expands the 2006 Montana Clean Indoor Air Act to ban vaping indoors, and all types of smoking in certain outdoor areas,
The Missoulian
added Mar 11, 2018 15:08

Tobacco product regulation: building laboratory testing capacity

launched during the 2018 World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Cape Town, provides practical, stepwise approaches to implementing tobacco testing. Such guidance is relevant to a wide range of countries in various settings, even those with inadequate re
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:42

Girl Scouts help pass anti-smoking law in Colorado

A city in Colorado has passed an antismoking law that was drafted by a group of Girl Scouts who wanted to combat secondhand smoke. Adults are no longer allowed to smoke in cars with minors in Aurora, Colo.
New York Daily News
added Mar 10, 2018 15:55

[Colorado] This city just passed an antismoking law. It’s the brainchild of a Girl Scout troop.

And thus begins the story of how the Aurora City Council outlawed adults smoking in cars with minors. The law took effect last week, with violators facing mandatory community service. “I’m not a sentimental guy, but it gave me a real renewed faith in th
Washington Post
added Mar 9, 2018 20:51

VIDEO: Meet the group of Girl Scouts behind a new Colorado Law

added Mar 9, 2018 16:08

[Australia] Cigar retailer reignites fight against new tobacco laws

Mr Stonehouse said he had concerns about a proposed change which would make it illegal for people under 18 to sell tobacco products. He said it would be an obstacle for small business which employed under-18s, while making it harder for teenagers to fin
PerthNow (au)
added Mar 8, 2018 03:32
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