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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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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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Statement by Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell on CVS ending tobacco sales

We applaud CVS Health for becoming tobacco-free and ending the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products at its 7,700 CVS/pharmacy locations. CVS accomplished their goal one month ahead of their deadline of October 1. We also commend CVS Health on the lau
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Sep 3, 2014 17:00
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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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[Massachusetts] SUMMARY OF AMENDED CIGARETTE, CIGAR, SMOKELESS TOBACCO, AND ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICE REGULATIONS (PDF)

Covered businesses must sell all covered products in the following manner: • Placement/display: all products must be placed out of the reach of all customers, and in a location only accessible by retail personnel. • Face-to-face sales: all products m
Massachusetts Attorney General's Office
added Sep 16, 2015 17:48
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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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Waxman, Durbin, Harkin, Rockefeller & Members of Congress Call on E-Cigarette Makers to Explain Marketing Tactics Targeting Kids

twelve members of Congress today called on nine e-cigarette makers to provide additional information regarding the sale, distribution, labeling, and marketing of their products to children and teens. Currently
Representative Henry Waxman (D-CA)
added Sep 27, 2013 01:04
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[Canada] Recouvrement du coût des soins de santé liés au tabac - Le gouvernement du Québec poursuit les fabricants de produits du tabac pour plus de 60 milliards de dollars

Recovery of cost of health care related to smoking - The Quebec government is pursuing the manufacturers of tobacco products to over 60 billion
Ministère de la Justice du Québec (ca)
added Jun 11, 2012 15:16
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[Canada] Harper Government Implements Further Restrictions on Flavoured Cigars That Appeal to Youth

The changes follow the 2009 Cracking Down on Tobacco Marketing Aimed at Youth Act, which banned the use of certain additives, including flavours like chocolate and bubble gum, in cigarettes, little cigars and blunt wraps, thereby making them less attract
Government of Canada (ca)
added Jun 22, 2015 12:50
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[New York] A.G. Schneiderman & NYPD Commissioner Kelly Announce Take Down Of Massive Eastern Seaboard Unstamped Cigarette Trafficking Enterprise

During a 12-month investigation, law enforcement seized more than 65,000 forged NYC/NYS cigarette tax stamps that were not yet affixed to packs of cigarettes, and nearly 20,000 cartons of untaxed cigarettes. The investigation, which has so far uncovered
New York State Attorney General
added May 17, 2013 14:26
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