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[New York] Rockland extends smoking ban to e-cigarettes

Rockland County lawmakers have approved extending the county's strict smoking ban to include e-cigarettes. The Legislature voted 15-0 on Tuesday to lump electronic cigarettes — small, battery-powered vaporizers that heat liquid nicotine — into existing
New York Journal News
added Sep 4, 2015 12:09
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[UK] Police investigating man who 'started two fires and abused crew and passengers' on Monarch Airlines flight from Birmingham to Sharm el-Sheikh

A passenger on board said the man lit small blazes in the plane's toilet cubicle 'while also smoking and abusing the cabin crew, terrifying crew and passengers'. The fire was extinguished by cabin crew and police in Egypt were waiting for the A321 aircra
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2015 12:02
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[Kentucky] U.S. smoking rate drops to fifteen percent

Carr pointed out that adult smoking rates could decline in Kentucky in the future if youth rates remain low. In 2014, a survey found that 17.9 percent of Kentucky high school students smoked cigarettes, which was down from 24.1 percent in 2011. "If the
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Sep 4, 2015 10:18
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[Asia] OMAN MAY IMPOSE PERMANENT BAN ON E-CIGARETTES IN COMING WEEKS

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) is considering a ban on e-cigarettes in view of several international recommendations based on case reports and medical studies illustrating their addictive nature, Dr Lawati said. “They have not been approve
Muscat Daily (om)
added Sep 4, 2015 09:37
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[Canada] GODBOUT: Smoking, bike lanes need clarity

Enforcement is needed of smoking directly outside buildings, starting with the folks smoking right outside the entrances to shopping malls, arenas and the hospital, to give just three examples. There's no escaping secondhand smoke when coming and going fr
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Sep 4, 2015 09:28
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[Kansas] Regulating e-cigs

Nine teenage members of Reno County Communities That Care brought an interesting request to the Hutchinson City Council on Tuesday. They asked that the council put restrictions on the use of electronic cigarettes in the city. Current state law forbids s
Hutchinson (KS) News
added Sep 4, 2015 09:26
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SMOKING OUT E-CIGARETTE AD CLAIMS

It’s been more than a year since the FDA signaled it was going to regulate e-cigarettes. But while the agency works on specific regulations — including banning sales to underage youth — many online e-cigarette companies are taking advantage of the regula
Truth in Advertising / TINA.org
added Sep 3, 2015 22:05
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[Colorado] Supporters withdraw push for marijuana ballot measure

Supporters of a proposed ballot initiative to allow marijuana use in some Denver clubs, bars and hotels withdrew the measure Thursday while they negotiate with city officials amid concerns the measure could hurt Denver's reputation.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 3, 2015 21:02
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[Colorado] Supporters withdraw push for marijuana ballot measure | Daily Mail Online

Supporters of a proposed ballot initiative to allow marijuana use in some Denver clubs, bars and hotels withdrew the measure Thursday while they negotiate with city officials amid concerns the measure could hurt Denver's reputation.
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 3, 2015 21:02
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New CDC Study Finds Growing Use of Smokeless Tobacco by High School Athletes, Shows Need to Make Baseball Tobacco-Free

These trends are no accident. The harmful example set by Major League baseball players who use smokeless tobacco contributes directly to this problem, as does tobacco marketing that tells teenage boys they can’t be real men unless they chew or dip.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 3, 2015 19:18
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