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[Illinois] Should City Government Set a Minimum Tobacco Price?

“Government pricing of products is a big no-no,” says Illinois Retail Merchants Association Vice President Tanya Triche. “It’s a slippery slope. So if City Hall decides it can set the price on something that is bad for your health, does that mean governm
WTTW (Chicago, IL)
added Feb 10, 2016 22:56
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Poll: Iowans Support Smoke-Free Law, Want Smoke-Free Casinos

A new poll shows the 82 percent of Iowa registered voters support a state law banning workplace smoking and made Iowa a better place to live. The poll also shows most say they would favor extending the law to making casinos smoke-free.
KCRG-TV9 ABC (Cedar Rapids, IA)
added Feb 10, 2016 03:47
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[Australia] VICTORIANS WANT OUTDOOR DINING SMOKE BAN: CANCER COUNCIL

Victorians expect to be able to eat and drink outside without being exposed to secondhand smoke and nearly three-quarters of a million of them will visit cafes and restaurants more often every year if smokefree outdoor areas are created, according to new
Australian Journal of Pharmacy (AJP) (au)
added Feb 8, 2016 15:14
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Prop master reveals what actors smoke and snort in movies

When a Reddit user posted on the Explain Like I’m Five board asking if people actually smoked or used drugs in films, nuggets of trivia about movie drug use came in thick and fast. One commenter pointed out that Kevin Smith was a non-smoker prior to fil
Metro Café (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 21:46
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Hawaii Hikes Minimum Smoking Age to 21

Keli’i Akina, president of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii...“This is an abuse of government power and an inappropriate means to an end,”... Christopher Snowdon, director of lifestyle economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs, says the new law may
Heartland Institute
added Feb 6, 2016 22:06
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[UK-Scotland] Big fall in under age smoking and sales in local shops but MSP warns over e-cigs

John Mason, Shettleston SNP MSP, lodged a motion in the Scottish Parliament calling for tougher regulation on the sale of e-cigarettes. He said an academic study in a journal, Tobacco Control, found young people who tried e-cigarettes who had not smoked
Evening Times (uk)
added Feb 5, 2016 20:48
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[UK] Ex-smokers are happier than smokers, according to a new survey

More than 60% of ex-smokers in the South West say they are happier since quitting and a third say giving up smoking has led to a dramatic change in lifestyle, according to new research commissioned by Smokefree South West. A research survey carried out
North Devon Journal (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:25
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[UK-Scotland] Number of 15-year-old Scottish smokers falls by two thirds

From a peak of 29 per cent in 1996, the proportion dropped to just 9 per cent in 2013...show the impact of health policies including a rise in the age of sale for tobacco from 16 to 18 in 2007 and the introduction of the Tobacco Retailer Register in 2010
The Scotsman (uk)
added Feb 3, 2016 01:11
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More politicians come out in favor of raising smoking age in Washington

"It doesn't matter what political party you belong to, what part of the state you live in, about 65 percent of Washingtonians want this to pass" said Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, whose office has fought big tobacco companies for decades.
KOMO TV Ch. 4 ABC/KOMO Radio 1000 (Seattle, WA)
added Feb 2, 2016 17:51
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STUDY SAYS ALASKANS STRONGLY DESIRE SMOKE-FREE WORKPLACES

69% favor passage of a law prohibiting smoking in workplaces, public buildings, offices, restaurants and bars. The Alaska Legislature is currently considering Senate Bill 1, the "Take it Outside Act", which would protect all Alaskan workers from secondh
KTVF 11 NBC (Fairbanks, AK)
added Feb 2, 2016 14:32
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