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[California] GLANTZ: RJR isn’t bragging about its single-handed backing of effort to overturn SF tobacco flavor ban

has single-handedly financed the referendum – Proposition E on the June ballot -- to overturn San Francisco’s prohibition on flavored tobacco products (to the tune of $3.5 million so far). They certainly don’t brag about it on their internet ads like th
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Apr 14, 2018 21:13
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Maximizing the Impact of Tobacco 21 Laws Across the United States ($$)

American Journal of Public Health
added Apr 13, 2018 17:16
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Tobacco industry stalled New Zealand plain packs legislation

Threats of lawsuits by the tobacco industry helped delay the New Zealand legislation for plain tobacco packs by at least three years, new University of Otago research suggests. The tobacco companies threatened to sue the NZ Government for compensation,
Scoop (nz)
added Apr 13, 2018 17:13
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[Missouri] Petition drive underway to put tougher St. Louis County smoking ban on Nov. 6 ballot

A coalition of health groups is gathering signatures to force a public vote Nov. 6 on snuffing out exemptions for casinos and more than 90 bars allowed under St. Louis County’s seven-year-old indoor smoking ban. The proposed county charter amendment, co
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Apr 13, 2018 14:53
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American Lung Association Rallies Support for Lung Cancer Survivors at LUNG FORCE Walks Across the Country

This spring, thousands of Americans will come together to raise awareness, funds and hope for those affected by lung cancer – the leading cancer killer. The American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE initiative unites the nation to stand together against lung
PR Newswire
added Apr 10, 2018 17:52
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Gurkha Cigars Visits Washington As Cigar Industry Fight Against The FDA Heats Up

Gurkha Cigars will be visiting contacts in Washington to make a personal plea to exempt premium cigars from unjust FDA regulation. Premium cigars do not have the same pattern of use or health implication as cigarettes or e-cigarettes.
PR Newswire
added Apr 10, 2018 17:52
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[UK] VApril kick offs at Parliament

UKVIA met with MPs and members of the House of Lords, led by Mark Pawsey – chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for E-Cigarettes, to kick off the campaign. Pawsey said: “Vaping is now recognised as one of the best ways to quit smoking and t
Talking Retail (uk)
added Apr 9, 2018 16:09
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[California] San Franciscans Rally in Opposition to Tobacco Products Ban

No on Prop E – Stop the Prohibition Proposition – today kicked off a two-month push to inform voters about the troubling paternalistic approach...opponents of the ban on menthol cigarettes, hookah tobacco, virtually all vaping products, and many other tob
PR Newswire
added Apr 6, 2018 16:07
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Mississippi Tobacco Tax Hits Skids

With just a few days in the 2018 regular session, an effort by Mississippi lawmakers to raise tobacco taxes is almost dead. Senate Bill 3048, which could have been used to raise taxes, died when the House Ways and Means Committee didn’t take it up before
Convenience Store Decisions
added Apr 5, 2018 19:32
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Austrian Anti-Smoking Campaign Challenges Populists on Home Turf

Anti-tobacco activists turned the tables on a populist party in Austria’s ruling coalition by submitting more than half a million signatures against a reinstated law that allows smoking in bars and restaurants. The referendum bid puts the Freedom Party
Bloomberg News
added Apr 4, 2018 20:32
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