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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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[Canada] Plain Packaging Regulation to have Devastating Impact, Small Business Retailers Seeking Exemption

Small Guys Cigar Group, are drawing attention to the dire impact that a pending regulation will have on their niche industry...Plain Packaging would require the standardization of all tobacco products sold in Canada. A move that could see more than 180 l
GlobeNewswire
added Sep 5, 2018 16:02
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[Australia] Fired-up vaping advocates argue health is at centre of legalisation campaign in Canberra

E-cigarette campaigners have headed to the big smoke to convince federal politicians to lift bans on nicotine vaping products. A recent CSIRO report found regular use of vapers was likely to harm a person's health, but it suggested there were likely ben
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Sep 5, 2018 02:05
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[Asia, India] Group questions Centre advisory on e-cigarette ban

The recent advisory issued by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to the State government seeking a ban on sale of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), including e-cigarettes and vape devices, is based on “poor advice, lack of scientif
The Hindu Online (in)
added Sep 5, 2018 02:03
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[Europe] JTI boss: EU Scientific Advisory Mechanism could adjust tobacco directive to reality

Ramunas Macius is the corporate development vice president for reduced-risk products at [JTI]. He spoke to EURACTIV’s Sarantis Michalopoulos on the sidelines of the “Quo vadis, EU evidence-based policy making? Addressing the “evidence – policy” gap” even
EurActiv
added Sep 5, 2018 01:37
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[Missouri] County voters could weigh a pair of smoking bans in November election

authorities last week certified that a petition drive backed by the American Heart Association’s Committee for a Healthy Community gathered more than 30,000 signatures...A second petition drive backed by the new River City Casino owner, Penn National Gami
Call Newspapers (St. Louis, MO)
added Sep 5, 2018 00:38
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Vape store seeks exemption to Ohio city’s under-21 tobacco-sales ban, just like hookah lounge

Groove, a store in Kent that specializes in “e-liquids” which he and his staff custom make for customers ages 18 to 80. But he and his employees recently expressed concern about Tobacco 21, a new ordinance in Kent that restricts the sale of tobacco and v
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Sep 3, 2018 14:52
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