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[Virginia] Delayed opening of King School of Medicine illustrates tension within tobacco commission

In May, nearly five years after it secured one of the Virginia tobacco commission’s largest financial commitments, and two years after it claimed it would start classes, the amorphous King School of Medicine project bore no resemblance to the plan that ea
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Sep 21, 2014 23:45
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[Pennsylvania] AUDIO: Pa. House's 'clean' cigarette-tax bill retains controversial charter element

stripped contentious provisions from the Philadelphia cigarette-tax authorization bill in a rules committee meeting Tuesday, paving the way for a full chamber vote.
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Sep 20, 2014 12:56
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[Pennsylvania] Phila. cigarette tax clears House committee

Pennsylvania House could vote as early as Wednesday to authorize Philadelphia to impose a $2-per-pack tax on cigarettes to raise money for its cash-starved schools.
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 17, 2014 06:41
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[Pennsylvania] PARKER: Pa. lawmakers, start session by passing cigarette tax

The cigarette tax was never intended to be the ultimate solution to the School District's fiscal crisis. However, the current administration's decision to abandon the public school funding formula, among other poor choices, created a dependency on local
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 16, 2014 04:14
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[Tennessee] EDITORIAL: FDA raises concerns in use of e-cigarettes

Although e-cigarettes offer a nicer package and the promise of a technological advance, parents, in particular, should be wary of efforts to market them as new, improved nicotine-delivery systems. They're still cigarettes and represent all the dangers o
Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Sep 15, 2014 22:14
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[Massachusetts] GROSOWSKY: Use of e-cigarettes dangerous, but on rise

I want to remind parents in our area that the tobacco industry continues to produce new and varied nicotine delivery products, like e-cigarettes and vape pens that are sweet, cheap and easy for young people to get. These products are not regulated by the
Nashoba Publishing (Devens, MA)
added Sep 5, 2014 17:34
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Norway Introduces New Bans on Smoking

The ban will also apply to electronic cigarettes. Rail Administration warns that they will apply the ban on also all drives and remove ashtrays from trains and stations. On 1st of July, smoking ban had been first introduced at school- and kindergar
The Nordic Page (no)
added Sep 3, 2014 16:38
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[Massachusetts] Letter: A new front opens in tobacco wars

parents in our area should be reminded that the tobacco industry continues to produce new and varied nicotine delivery products, like e-cigarettes and vape pens that are sweet, cheap and easy for young people to get. These products are not regulated by th
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Sep 3, 2014 13:12
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[Taiwan] YUE-DIAN: Tobacco tests violate human rights

New Taipei City’s Education Bureau has announced the purchase of 125 carbon monoxide test instruments...testing policy has been adopted with complete disregard for the human rights that students ought to enjoy in a nation where the rule of law prevails.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 2, 2014 10:12
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Taipei student tobacco tests opposed

The Taiwan Smokers’ Rights Association yesterday accused the New Taipei City government of breaking the law and violating students’ rights with its request that junior- and senior-high schools conduct tobacco tests on suspected smokers, according to a st
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 30, 2014 11:50
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