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[Australia] Govt should release Philip Morris plain packaging case costs

Australian Fair Trade and Investment Network Convener Dr Patricia Ranald said today. Dr Ranald said that the Australian public had a right to know the full costs of the failed case, which dragged on for over four years. “The failure to publish the costs
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 10, 2017 15:25
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[Australia] SCOTT: No worries with the durries at city stadium

The knuckle-dragging decision that Venues NSW snuck through last week will no doubt be defended through arguments about the term ‘spectator areas’. Section 6A of the Smoke-free Environment Act 2000 states that smoking is banned in spectator areas at publ
Newcastle Herald (au)
added Jul 10, 2017 00:54
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] SINGH: NEA’s enforcement of smoking laws leaves much to be desired

I give the National Environment Agency two out of 10 for its enforcement actions... Would the NEA please enlighten the public with answers to some questions? How many of its employees are anti-littering/smoking enforcement officers? Do they visit HDB prec
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jul 10, 2017 00:48
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] FERNANDEZ: Lure of a smoke-free Orchard Road

The coming Orchard Road curbs on smoking will appeal to shoppers and leisure-seekers who have long yearned for a smoke-free sanctuary downtown. The health-conscious, young families and seniors will no longer have to be on the alert to dodge puffers. Such
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 9, 2017 15:27
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[California] LEVINE: Marin Voice: Keeping our state beaches clean and healthful

The California Legislature has the opportunity to build upon its legacy of taking on Big Tobacco by approving my bill, AB 725, which will prohibit smoking on state beaches and in state parks. Californians are no strangers to the dangers of cigarettes and
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Jul 8, 2017 20:05
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[New Zealand] E-Liquid Manufacturer Exceeds Minimum Production Standards

With the Government announcing its intention to legalise the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes and nicotine e-liquids, NZVAPOR has jumped ahead of the market by developing an ISO approved clean-room laboratory for manufacturing nicotine e-liquids in New Zeal
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:14
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[California] Stephen Kessler: Sympathy for smokers, but your butts are abominable

here’s where my sympathy stops: with the butts you leave on the ground everywhere — in the gutters of my neighborhood, by park benches off West Cliff Drive, in parking lots, on sidewalks, on the beach...please consider the rest of us, human and otherwise.
Santa Cruz County (CA) Sentinel
added Jul 8, 2017 00:18
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[Canada] PETERS: Why do smokers get to litter?

Cigarette butts do not magically disappear. There is no Marlboro fairy flying around eating discarded cigarettes... As a non-smoker, I don't get to litter without eliciting some form of social stigma, if not a punishment from the local authorities. T
CFJC Today (ca)
added Jul 8, 2017 00:14
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[California] KELLY/ALEXANDER: To vape or not to vape? No - Risky products lure teens

E-cigarettes are harmful to public health and they are a threat to our children and our community. We ask Hunter to do what’s best for his constituents, not the tobacco industry and its never-ending quest to get our community’s youth hooked on a lifetime
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jul 7, 2017 18:58
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[California] HUNTER: To vape or not to vape? Yes - It's a safer alternative

My legislation will not only help save lives, that I am sure, but it will also provide a lifeline to the thousands of small businesses and employees that rely on the opportunity to continue selling vapor products to Americans who are either wanting to re
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jul 7, 2017 18:56
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