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[Alabama] Group pushing for city-wide smoking ban in Ocean Springs bars, restaurants

In Ocean Springs, a grassroots effort to ban smoking in bars, restaurants, and possibly other establishments is taking shape. Several members of the group organizing this effort are healthcare workers, who say they want this to happen for the public heal
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added Jan 6, 2017 20:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Vapers see regulation of e-cigarettes as good news

The Cabinet's decision to entrust three ministries to regulate the use of electronic cigarettes and vaping is the answer vape aficionados nationwide were looking forward to. Vape Operators Association of Penang President Muhammad Hafidz Adnan, however, sa
Daily Express (my)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:49
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[UK] Doctors urge Theresa May to publish anti-smoking strategy

More than 1,000 doctors, healthcare professionals and public health experts, including heads of royal colleges and public health institutions, are calling on the prime minister to publish the latest tobacco control plan without delay. In a letter to The
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 5, 2017 16:01
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Why unitary cigarette tax is strongly opposed

all cigarettes – regardless of price per pack – would pay a uniform P30 excise tax... Perhaps the most potent argument for proceeding with the scheduled shift to a unitary tax is the mighty opposition of Mighty Corp., the largest manufacturer of low-price
Manila Standard (ph)
added Jan 3, 2017 07:21
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What Not to Eat: ‘The Case Against Sugar’

Comparing the dangers of inhaling cigarettes with chowing down on candy bars may sound like false equivalence, but Gary Taubes’s “The Case Against Sugar” will persuade you... documents showing that Big Sugar paid three Harvard scientists in the 1960s to p
New York Times
added Jan 2, 2017 16:17
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Ireland tried to ban smoking in public in 1986 - and Big Tobacco was not impressed

were worth £400 million (about €1.4 billion today) to the Irish economy at the time, and attacking the tobacco companies was seen as a case of biting the hand... But the big stumbling block was the country’s three tobacco companies – Carrolls, Gallahers,
The Journal.ie (ie)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:41
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INDIANA IN-DEPTH: Proposed cigarette tax increase has backers, skeptics

A push to raise Indiana's cigarette tax has boosted hopes of a healthier state, but for some it also raises questions. Among them: Is a $1.50 per pack tax hike enough to make someone quit smoking? The Alliance for a Healthier Indiana is hoping to cut do
News-Tribune.net (The Online Edition of the New Albany Tribune and Jeffersonville (IN) Evening News)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:38
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Veterans Are Slamming The FDA’s Plan To Smother Vaping Industry

Will Cohen, founder of the Vape a Vet Project, wrote in a recent op-ed. “Veterans and service members deserve the right to a tobacco alternative.”...a non-profit charity group that helps active duty and former service members quit traditional tobacco prod
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:03
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Vaping Measure Fails to Pass Senate

The fight to ease looming FDA requirements over e-cigarette and vaping manufacturers were put on hold at least until spring, with the so-called Cole-Bishop Amendment failing to get into federal budget legislation passed last month. The bill from U.S. Re
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 30, 2016 06:03
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Hong Kong government urged to rethink anti-smoking policies

Advocates of e-cigarettes – or ‘vaping’ – have been recommending the use of e-cigarettes as a much less harmful alternative to smoking tobacco cigarettes. Recent developments across the globe are also moving in favour of regulating e-cigarettes, with the
Harbour Times (hk)
added Dec 30, 2016 05:49
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