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Missouri Passes in Zero Categories of Cancer Prevention Study

“Tobacco tax, for instance, we’re the lowest in the country,” spokesperson Stacy Reliford says. “Not having a statewide smoke-free law, and then also our tobacco prevention cessation funding. And so we are doing a little bit better, but we are still next
KMOX NewsRadio 1120 CBS (St. Louis, MO)
added Aug 7, 2015 12:57
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[Louisiana] Letters: New Orleans ban on smoking in bars, casinos already is paying dividends

Here in Louisiana, it costs businesses $2.49 billion in smoking-caused productivity losses each year, and the state pays close to $1.9 billion in annual health care costs directly caused by smoking. The fact that this law is reducing the harmful effects
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Aug 7, 2015 05:10
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Survey: California slipping on anti-tobacco policies to fight cancer

Once a national leader in anti-tobacco efforts, California is slipping in some key measures, including its low cigarette tax...The study comes as California lawmakers are debating several contentious tobacco-related bills in special session. In Californi
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 6, 2015 11:50
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[Canada] Thunder Bay Blues Festival goes smoke-free

Organizers of the popular summer concert festival say this year's event will be smoke-free. Marketing director Trevor Hurtig said recently enacted provincial regulations concerning smoking near food-service areas led to the decision. Hurtig said its a
CBC News (ca)
added May 6, 2015 20:58
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[Russia] How Isis is recruiting migrant workers in Moscow to join the fighting in Syria

During their last conversation in April, Gulru told her that Isis had given the family $30,000 for their journey to Aleppo...Her husband barely takes any part in military activities. Rather he inspects cars for alcohol and cigarettes, which Isis has banne
The Guardian (uk)
added May 5, 2015 09:57
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GLANTZ: ACS. Harvard, and NCI researchers conclude that smoking causes breast cancer: This is important to all women

It is time to actively integrate breast cancer into tobacco control efforts, particularly for the CDC and US Surgeon General to add breast cancer to the official list of disease smoking and secondhand smoke “causes.” This recognition will be particularl
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 3, 2015 04:13
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Number of Russian Smokers Down 17% Since 2013

"The level of compliance with the [smoking] bans remains high, exceeding 90 percent," Health Ministry spokesman Oleg Salagai said in comments carried by Interfax. He added that smoking scenes in the country's most popular television series have become a
Moscow Times (ru)
added Feb 23, 2015 13:30
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[Canada] Nelson cracks down on e-cigarettes

Nelson will treat electronic cigarettes the same as tobacco cigarettes, following a motion adopted by city council this week. The upshot is that e-cigarettes will not be allowed in city workplaces or buildings, although council decided to remove the wor
Nelson (BC) Star (ca)
added Oct 11, 2014 23:03
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[Canada] GRECO: The Smoker Next Door: Responding To Smoke Complaints

the recent treatment of this issue by the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and the courts means that condominium corporations must now act with far greater sensitivity and responsiveness to smoking complaints... Failure to do so could result in tribunal/cour
Mondaq
added Jul 4, 2014 13:01
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[Canada] Breakenridge: Where there's e-smoke, there's a fire on city council

What is abundantly clear is that e-cigarettes are far safer than tobacco cigarettes. Council’s approach seems more like a solution in search of a problem — or busybodies in search of a panic.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Apr 23, 2014 08:48
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