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The Health 202: Montana is voting on whether the tobacco industry should pay for Medicaid expansion

The tobacco industry has spent more than $9 million to date to persuade Montana voters to vote "no" on a ballot initiative to make Medicaid expansion permanent in the state, according to state campaign finance filings. The reason that tobacco companies
Washington Post
added Sep 12, 2018 13:59
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[Pennsylvania] Allegheny County representatives call for statewide indoor smoking ban for workplaces

On Tuesday, Pennsylvania VFW commander Thomas Hanzes spoke at the Morningside VFW and called on state lawmakers to end the exemptions and ban smoking inside all workplaces. He says VFW members have already voted to support this step and many other posts
Pittsburgh (PA) City Paper
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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Tobacco companies opposing ballot initiative violated finance laws, Montana regulator says

wrote in a decision last week that Altria Client Services and RAI Services Company registered as incidental political committees two days late in June. They also failed to report the travel expenses of a representative who appeared before the Montana Cham
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Sep 11, 2018 22:21
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand] Asian Vapers unite to share voice with authorities

“vapers” from the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia, joined together to launch a united voice...launched #VapersBeHeard to provide Asian vapers with an opportunity to be heard by global, regional and national policy-makers as well as the gene
Manila Standard (ph)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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[Africa, South Africa] HUMAN: Tobacco kills, but nicotine is a lifesaver

the Bill folds these nicotine products into the tobacco category, and subjecting the category to an advertising ban, display ban, plain packaging, graphic warnings and smoke-free laws. This will amount to a de facto ban, block the fire exit and millions o
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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AUDIO: VOICES OF VAPERS: EDUCATING LAWMAKERS ON VAPING PRODUCTS (GUEST: STEFAN DIDAK)

Stefan Didak joins the show to discuss vaping products. Stefan switched from smoking to vaping in 2012 and has been a vocal and active supporter and advocate for vapor products. He is frequently seen testifying in front of state and local legislators and
Heartland Institute
added Sep 10, 2018 17:27
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[Ohio] Tobacco forum weighs changing age limit

Tobacco 21, being overseen by the health department’s tobacco prevention coordinator, Stephanie McPeek, held public forums Thursday in two locations, the health department offices on Muskingum Drive at 1 p.m. and the Washington County Library main branch
Marietta (OH) Times
added Sep 10, 2018 17:22
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GLANTZ: San Francisco actively implementing its comprehensive ban on sale of flavored tobacco products

Department of Public Health....updated its website with details on the implementation plan, including, sending a mailer (below) to every retailer in the City telling them that the law is in effect and that they should stop ordering flavored products.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 10, 2018 03:36
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[Africa, Asia-pacific, Europe, South Africa] WILCOX: The world must unite against Big Tobacco’s 21st century colonialism

Now, as participants to the FCTC prepare for their eighth biannual summit in Geneva...The wealthy Western states need to put Big Tobacco in its place, and prove to the developing world that they can tame the cigarette industry through concerted, unified a
Africa Times
added Sep 9, 2018 20:46
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Tobacco Lobbyist Shares Experiences Dealing With Lawmakers

On the subject of retailers struggling with how to publicly support the legal and responsible sale of tobacco products, attendees at a recent CSP forum heard insights from a tobacco lobbyist, who agreed that his job isn’t easy. “If you wanted to wear a
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Sep 5, 2018 22:00
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