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[Tennessee] Local teens spearhead historic tobacco policy for Hamilton County schools

A youth-led, anti-tobacco group mentored by local leaders inspired Hamilton County schools to scrap the system's outdated tobacco policy and go nicotine-free. Although the old policy prohibited smoking inside or near buildings, it allowed smoking on sch
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added May 4, 2018 17:10
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[Africa, South Africa] Foundation fired up by 'racist' proposed tobacco bill

Advocacy group the Free Market Foundation believes government’s new proposed tobacco bill is racist and anti-transformative. .. If the bill is passed in parliament it will bring a ban to all public smoking‚ including already designated areas found in res
Times LIVE (za)
added May 4, 2018 17:09
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[Africa, South Africa] PROVISIONS IN PROPOSED TOBACCO BILL WILL INCREASE ILLICIT TRADE, SAYS INSTITUTE

The proposal includes a full ban on smoking in public places and increasing the distance of no-smoking perimeters around buildings, among other things...The Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa says provisions in the proposed Tobacco Bill will increase t
Eyewitness News (za)
added May 4, 2018 16:57
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[Massachusetts] Local teens fight Big Tobacco's influence

The Gloucester Youth Council is a group of young leaders who have been putting advocacy into action. On Wednesday, some of the teen council members marked Kick Butts Day by traveling to the State House in Boston to protest Big Tobacco's use of cheap, sw
Gloucester (MA) Daily Times
added May 4, 2018 16:55
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[Canada] Anti-smoking groups call on Alberta premier for details on tobacco lobbyists

An anti-smoking coalition is accusing the Alberta government of holding private meetings with tobacco industry lobbyists. Campaign For A Smoke Free Alberta says the industry may be exerting undue influence on NDP lawmakers.
Canadian Press
added May 3, 2018 19:51
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Will New York raise the smoking age to 21?

Advocates and state lawmakers this year are again making a push to change the smoking age to 21 in New York. Efforts to raise the age from 18 to 21 failed in the state Legislature last year, but supporters rallied at the state Capitol again Monday pushin
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added May 3, 2018 18:05
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[Kentucky] Record $8.4 million spent by lobbyists in first 3 months of General Assembly

The top spender during the first quarter of 2018 was Altria, one of the world's largest producers and marketers of tobacco products, which spent heavily on its lobbying effort in opposition to an increased tax on tobacco. The parent company of Philip Mo
Kentucky Today
added May 1, 2018 19:33
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Kenya- Timeline: Industry Interference with the Tobacco Control Regulations 2014

This timeline provides a chronological overview of some of the main ways tobacco companies have tried to influence the development of Kenya's Tobacco Control Regulations 2014.
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added May 1, 2018 19:06
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[Africa, Kenya] Supreme Court asked to throw out smoking rules

Two cigarette manufacturing firms yesterday asked the Supreme Court to throw out the Tobacco Control Regulations of 2014, arguing that they were introduced arbitrarily. British American Tobacco (BAT) and Mastermind Tobacco Kenya told five Supreme Court
Daily Nation (ke)
added May 1, 2018 19:04
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DAUBE: Tobacco in Australia: time to get back to basics

But these massive global corporations do not sleep: they have been strategising and are resurgent. Their opposition to measures that work is harder-line; their lobbying and use of front groups has increased; their resistance has extended even to litigati
doctorportal (Medical Journal of Australia) (au)
added Apr 30, 2018 21:33
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