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[South Dakota] Record $26M spent on defeated tobacco tax measure in Montana

the most expensive ballot issue in Montana since at least 2002, and likely in state history, according to reports. The hefty price tag was driven by one tobacco company that spent heavily in Montana and in South Dakota to successfully defeat tobacco tax
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 28, 2018 02:32

[South Africa] New tobacco rules will choke healthier products, says Philip Morris

sees SA’s mooted tobacco regulations as an impediment to its plan to phase out its cigarette brands, such as Marlboro, in favour of healthier alternatives. The New York-listed cigarette and tobacco giant wants to ultimately replace all its cigarettes wit
BusinessLive (za)
added Nov 27, 2018 21:44
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[UK] You may be able to vape in your workplace if new Parliamentary group is given support

The group called The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Vaping (APPGV) is calling for companies and businesses to provide proper indoor vaping areas and policies. They believe 'reasonable vaping etiquette' should be created and all outside areas should
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Nov 27, 2018 21:42

[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Govt urged to lift ban on e-cigarettes

A NETWORK OF e-cigarette users and importers have suggested that lifting the ban on smoke-free products and issuing appropriate regulations would be a more-effective measure to discourage people from smoking rather than selling cigarettes in plain packag
The Nation (th)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:36

[UK-Scotland] Lies, damned lies and illicit tobacco statistics

The spectre of the illicit trade is used to oppose public health measures such as standardised packaging and duty increases. Advertisements are taken out by tobacco companies promoting the possibility of an increase in criminal activity. Neither HMRC nor
Tobacco Unpacked (ASH Scotland) (uk)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:19

[Oregon] U.S. advocacy group lobbies for cannabis consumption in public places

Sam Chapman with the New Revenue Coalition (NRC) urged Oregon lawmakers to allow smoking in public places, given how many rental agreements don't allow smoking on the property. "Oregon has a lot of cannabis and not a lot of places to smoke it. This grou
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 24, 2018 23:06

[UK] Sponsored Post: Gerry Stimson: A healthy critique and an unhealthy invitation

By contrast smoking is actually going up in countries which have banned vaping. There are 39 of them and they are listed in a report I commissioned this year – No Fire, No Smoke: The Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction. Which leads me to the invitati
ConservativeHome (blog) (uk)
added Nov 23, 2018 02:53

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] CAP scoffs at ‘excuses’ of trade groups for protesting smoking ban

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) today lauded the government’s move to ban cigarette smoking in eateries and told-off restaurant groups which are against the ban. CAP president SM Mohamed Idris scoffed at the excuse given by the Malaysian Musl (my)
added Nov 23, 2018 01:56

[Minnesota] Some Otter Tail County citizens lash out against T21

Citizens and business owners in Otter Tail County are critical of the newly passed ordinance to raise the purchasing age of tobacco from 18 to 21.... took to Facebook to vent these frustrations. Users lambasted the decision and county government, some ac
Wadena (MN) Pioneer Journal
added Nov 22, 2018 01:20

Is It Racist to Ban Menthol Cigarettes—or Not To? The FDA's new proposal stirs up an old, complicated debate.

Gottlieb’s other proposal has drawn less attention, but is more controversial: an outright ban on menthol cigarettes. “I believe these menthol-flavored products represent one of the most common and pernicious routes by which kids initiate on combustible
The New Republic
added Nov 21, 2018 16:38
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