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[Illinois] Chicago's Flavored Tobacco Law Challenge Faces Steep Odds ($$)

A lawsuit challenging Chicago's new restrictions on the sale of flavored tobacco products will likely be snuffed out in court because it relies on a federal preemption argument that failed to convince the Second Circuit to strike a similar statute in New
Law360
added Oct 24, 2014 09:50
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[Canada] E-cigarettes part of smoking ban on Sudbury school properties

A Sudbury school board is now including e-cigarettes in its ban of tobacco on school properties.
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 23, 2014 13:56
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[Illinois] Retailers Challenge Chicago Flavor Ordinance

A group of tobacco retailers has challenged a Chicago ordinance that generally bans the sale of flavored tobacco products within 500 feet of a school. The ordinance does not apply to tobacco stores that derive more than 80% of their revenue from tobacco
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Oct 23, 2014 10:02
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National school boards group ends tobacco partnership | EdSource

The National School Boards Association ended its health curriculum partnership with R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. last week, highlighting the longstanding efforts of tobacco companies to influence what students are taught about cigarette smoking.
EdSource
added Oct 20, 2014 11:56
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WALSH: Germany: Pre-schools and Cigarette Vending Machines

Germany must rank as one of the nations with the most laissez-faire approach to cigarette vending machine control. In a suburban street outside my Stuttgart hotel, one vending machine was located right next to a small park where children of all ages were
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 16, 2014 19:13
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[Connecticut] BLUMENTHAL CALLS ON NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION TO END PLANNED PARTNERSHIP WITH BIG TOBACCO YOUTH TOBACCO PREVENTION PROGRAM

US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Oct 15, 2014 13:23
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[UK] School forced to evacuate after e-cigarette explodes

Firefighters were called to Wyvil Primary School in Lambeth, south London, at 9.45am after the small room was engulfed by flames. Investigators believe the device was being charged through a computer using the wrong type of adapter. Damage: scorch m
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 07:06
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[North Carolina] School group cuts ties with Reynolds

National School Boards Association is cutting ties...Gentzel, said..."the debate about Reynolds involvement was a distraction from our larger efforts to promote student health and well-being. ... To be in the middle of that controversy didn't seem to serv
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 14, 2014 22:00
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Blumenthal to schools: Drop 'deadly deal' with big tobacco

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) urged the National School Boards Association to end its partnership with “big tobacco”... Blumenthal’s said a proposed “Right Decision Right Now” campaign from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company was purely a “PR” move to recru
The Hill
added Oct 14, 2014 11:59
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Scottish Borders pupils hit by school e-cigarette ban

Pupils have been disciplined and had e-cigarettes confiscated since a ban was introduced in Borders schools earlier this year, it has emerged. A total of seven students have had the devices taken off them.
BBC Online
added Oct 14, 2014 11:58
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