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[Virgin Islands] Rules OKs Cigarette Tax Increase and Cigar Factory Smoking Exemption

V.I. cigarette tax may see an increase from its current 35 percent to 45 percent, raising about half a million dollars in new revenue...The Rules and Judiciary Committee also sent on measures to allow smoking in "cigar factories" that make and sell cigars
St. Thomas (V.I.) Source
added Feb 11, 2016 19:26
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[Canada] BONOKOSKI: The sleeping dog of contraband cigarettes

So why has the much-ballyhooed enforcement legislation failed so dismally? And why has there been no full-bore in-your-face spot-check program for “contraband enforcement” set up by the Ontario Provincial Police on the few roads in-and-out of most Ontari
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Jan 17, 2016 20:29
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[California] A Smoking Gun: Cancer-causing chemicals in e-cigarettes (PDF)

Twenty-one of the 24 companies whose products were tested had at least one product that produced high levels of one or both of these chemicals, in violation of California’s consumer protection law, Proposition 65. CEH is taking legal action against th
CEH - Center for Environmental Health
added Sep 2, 2015 21:19
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[Illinois] State colleges kick the habit, go smoke-free

Starting last week, public colleges and universities — such as Lincoln Land Community College in Jacksonville — had to come into compliance with the Illinois Smoke-Free Campus Act, which means enforcing strict anti-smoking rules.
Jacksonville (IL) Journal-Courier
added Jul 11, 2015 09:18
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[Czech Republic] Poll: More Czechs in favour of smoking restrictions

An increasing number of Czechs are against smoking in restaurants, cafes and nightclubs, according to a poll conducted by the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University and the Ipsos agency and released Tuesday. As against 2012, the number rose by
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added May 20, 2015 06:07
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Miami International Airport Opens Smoking Lounge

Miami International Airport has joined the waning lot of U.S. airports that still provide designated smoking areas for its patrons. In March, the airport's TGI Fridays expanded its restaurant to include a glass-encased smoking area in the atrium across t
Cigar Aficionado
added May 14, 2015 00:14
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Portugal amends laws on alcohol sale and indoor smoking

The new law on smoking bans electronic cigarettes containing nicotine and smoking in areas with service in all types of restaurants, cafes and bars, including in concert venues and cinemas, casinos, bingo halls, games rooms and other places that host non-
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Apr 25, 2015 13:05
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Cigarette makers ask for impact study on Romania’s planned smoking ban

The chain effect of banning smoking can lead to the loss of 20,000 jobs and can halve the turnover for about 50% of the units that sell cigarettes, cigarette producers said. They also claim that the decrease in cigarette sales can lead to a drop in sal
Romania Insider (ro)
added Apr 20, 2015 14:26
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[Europe] Austria and Romania among those with laxest smoking rules

Smokers craving for an after meal cigarette at a restaurant may want to head to Austria, Czech Republic, Greece, Romania or Slovakia where bans either do not exist or are not enforced. The findings, published on Tuesday (14 April) by the Brussels-based
EUobserver.com
added Apr 14, 2015 15:05
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Russian smokers down 17% since 2013

On the 2-year anniversary of Russia's historic tobacco control law, the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation reported encouraging prevalence numbers. The number of smokers in Russia has fallen by about 17% since the adoption of tobacco control le
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 9, 2015 10:31
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