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[UK] ARCHIVE: An unhealthy interest in e-cigarettes?

An organisation that receives funding from three of the biggest tobacco companies in the world is providing support for the UK Parliament’s APPG (all-party parliamentary group) on e-cigarettes. The UKVIA (UK Vaping Industry Association) now provides the
British Medical Association (BMA) (uk)
added Jun 22, 2017 16:25
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[Montana] Proposed ban on indoor vaping, smoking near doorways goes too far, opponents say

"Thirty feet is impossible downtown," said Jim Grubbs, owner of Club 90 in Billings, at a public hearing Wednesday night during the health board's monthly meeting. Opponents spoke for about an hour Wednesday. He told the board his customers have grown a
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Jun 22, 2017 14:04
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[New York] New vaping legislation could hurt local businesses

would ban vaping in workplaces, restaurants, bars and on public transportation....for a state that wants people to shop small, there's a lot of red tape. Owner of vapor New York in Elmiria Heights, Helene Moreno tells WENY News, "right now it's hard eno
WENY-TV (Horseheads, NY)
added Jun 22, 2017 13:38
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[Minnesota] Mark Dayton: High tobacco taxes save lives

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday pressed the point: High tobacco taxes save lives. Surrounded by kids wearing bright yellow “Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation” T-shirts, the Democratic-Farmer-Labor governor disparaged the change in cigarette a
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Jun 16, 2017 21:42
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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] ITGA calls for dialogue

Tobacco growers are urging governments to open formal dialogues about the challenges the sector is facing due to a decrease in demand for tobacco products and the absence of viable alternative crops. The plea was made at a meeting today organized by the
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 16, 2017 00:14
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[Canada] 'Children are among the most vulnerable': Cancer Society pushing for smoke-free outdoor public places

'A strengthened provincial legislative approach is the next obvious step'... The Canadian Cancer Society is pushing the provincial government to expand current legislation to include a ban on smoking in outdoor spaces where people — particularly children
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 16, 2017 00:10
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[Africa, Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers fear livelihood is at stake

International Tobacco Growers Association... “We have come to a point where it is clear that the FCTC Secretariat has experienced a veto to tobacco growers by ignoring their pleas,” said the ITGA Chief Executive Officer, Antonio Abrunhosa.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jun 15, 2017 18:45
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Cancer survivors, supporters urge New York City to enact stricter tobacco laws

Those gathered at City Hall asked lawmakers to not approve any new licensed tobacco retail channels and to raise tobacco prices and prohibit tobacco purchases at pharmacies in the city. Over 5,000 petition signatures were also presented to lawmakers ask
Patient Daily
added Jun 14, 2017 21:07
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CALVIN: New York Retailers Under Siege

it’s a general-alarm blaze in New York City, where the city council is now considering a suite of legislation that is ostensibly aimed at “Big Tobacco,” but instead whacks the little guy—family-run bodegas and convenience stores—for having the audacity to
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 13, 2017 23:52
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Industry workers call higher taxes on bidi illogical

At a press conference held in Dhaka Monday, they demanded removal of such high taxes proposed in the budget for the next financial year (FY'18). They also criticised the government's proposal to abolish the existing tariff value of bidi.
Financial Express (bd)
added Jun 13, 2017 21:15
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