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ARNOTT: Smokefree England: lessons learned over 10 years

We have to stop this epidemic. The evidence of the last decade is that measures to limit smoking are popular and effective, when they are part of a comprehensive strategy and are properly funded. Today is the 10th anniversary of the implementation of smo
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] SUPNAD: Gov’t continues to collect billions of taxes from tobacco industry but bans smoking

With the affordability of cigarette in the Philippines, everyone can really purchase it because its sale per stick is allowed or the so-called retail. In fact, even minors can readily purchase cigarettes in retail out of their baon. Even those who belong
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jul 24, 2017 17:19
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[Nebraska] HAWS: Everyone can breathe easier at Sandy Acres

Congratulations to Sutherland Housing Authority (Sandy Acres) for its comprehensive indoor smoke-free policies. As a result, everyone can breathe easier! Secondhand smoke is harmful to everyone, especially children, the elderly and those with respirator
North Platte (NE) Telegraph
added Jul 25, 2017 14:01
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Court Ruling on E-Cigarettes Could Set Dangerous Precedent

By a 2-to-1 majority, the appeals court said that DOT could ban e-cigarette use on planes under Congress’s 1987 no-smoking law for airlines. In a lengthy dissent, Judge Douglas H. Ginsburg stated that this was an unjustified distortion of the statute’s m
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jul 21, 2017 18:13
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[Europe, UK] MULCAHY: Brexit is Britain’s chance to cut red tape on vaping and go cigarette-free by 2022

The Tobacco Control Plan is so important to smokers, vapers...contained within it a commitment to reviewing how our exit from the EU can provide an opportunity to “re-appraise” current legislation with a view towards future deregulation. There are many
City A.M. (uk)
added Jul 21, 2017 15:14
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[Canada] LANE: Feds should revamp First Nations tax exemptions

The ongoing exemption of tobacco taxes has perverse outcomes. Aboriginals smoke more than other Canadians, perhaps because it costs them about half as much. And, Aboriginals are buying tobacco products for non-aboriginals — a thriving black market in tob
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added Jul 21, 2017 23:26
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[Australia] TED TALK: Eliminating Tobacco Companies From Investment Portfolios | Bronwyn King

Bronwyn King, a Melbourne radiation oncologist, was horrified that she and her colleagues at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre were unknowingly supporting tobacco through their superannuation (pension) investments - an action which came at the expense of thei
You Tube
added Feb 2, 2018 17:38
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PORTER: A dirty little secret: Cig companies pay to place their products in movies

She’d read a script and look for moments when, say, a character would...to see how much they’d pay... It works that way with Mountain Dew, Apple laptops, Corvettes, and Marlboros or Pall Malls. The Times’ story notes “the increase was especially large am
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner
added Jul 21, 2017 16:00
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[California] Is it illegal to smoke in a car if a minor is present?

Under a California law that took effect in January 2008, it unlawful for a person to smoke a pipe, cigar or cigarette in a motor vehicle, whether moving or parked, in which any one of the occupants is a minor. The law is spelled out in California Health &
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Jul 20, 2017 03:54
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[Europe, UK] Tobacco Control Plan - NNA response

a world leader in its pragmatic approach to vaping, a pragmatism which has led to very significant numbers of smokers in the U.K. switching to the much safer alternative. Perhaps the omission is because the U.K. Government doesn't deserve to make that cl
New Nicotine Alliance UK (uk)
added Jul 19, 2017 17:20
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