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HHS announces nearly $212 million in grants to prevent chronic diseases / Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, grants focus on preventing tobacco use, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke

Funded in part by the Affordable Care Act, the awards will strengthen state and local programs aimed at fighting these chronic diseases, which are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States, and help lower our nation’s health care cos
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 26, 2014 20:52
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Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau John J. Manfreda, Administrator Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance (PDF)

given the increased financial incentives for unlawful diversion following tobacco tax rate increases, illicit schemes to evade federal excise taxes will continue to evolve and require an ongoing and dedicated enforcement presence to address them.
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
added Jul 29, 2014 12:08
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[Korea - South] Smoking will be prohibited at all restaurants from 2015

- Advance notice of the legislation of the amended enforcement regulation of the National Health Promotion Act - - Expansion of non-smoking areas and stronger warning signs on tobacco packages, etc. -
South Korea Ministry of Health and Welfare (kr)
added Jul 1, 2012 08:53
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[California] Riverside County PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION June 5, 2012: Proposition 29-Additional tax on cigarettes

NO 112,308 60.60% YES 73,021 39.40%
City of Riverside (CA) Registrar of Voters
added Jun 7, 2012 13:48
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Overview: Cigarette Health Warnings

Beginning September 2012*, FDA will require larger, more prominent cigarette health warnings on all cigarette packaging and advertisements in the United States.
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 20, 2013 00:00
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[Oregon] Governor Kitzhaber signs Executive Order for Tobacco-free State Properties

Executive order will create a single, statewide policy requiring state properties to be tobacco-free.
Office of the Governor Oregon
added Aug 4, 2012 16:03
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[Canada] Province proclaims legislation that would allow action to be taken against tobacco firms

Government of Prince Edward Island (ca)
added Jun 13, 2012 02:46
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[Canada] The Québec government sues tobacco product manufacturers for over $60 billion

Ministère de la Justice du Québec (ca)
added Jun 11, 2012 15:11
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[Connecticut] AN ACT CONCERNING VARIOUS STATUTES PERTAINING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE SERVICES.

Connecticut General Assembly
added Jun 4, 2012 10:36
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[Canada] Order Amending the Schedule to the Tobacco Act

The Order Amending the Schedule to the Tobacco Act will restrict the use of additives, including flavouring agents, in certain types of cigars. Specifically, the Order will place flavour restrictions on cigars weighing more than 1.4 g, but not more than 6
Canada Gazette (ca)
added Jun 22, 2015 12:48
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