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[Illinois] Emanuel's plan to raise smoking age, tobacco taxes snuffed out

was snuffed out Monday — for the time being at least — after running into a buzz-saw of aldermanic opposition. A vote by the City Council’s Finance Committee that should have been routine instead brought aldermen out of the woodwork to dump on the mayor’
Chicago Sun-Times
added Feb 10, 2016 22:58
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[South America/Caribbean, USA] Tobacco, rum and other interests lobby on Cuba as restrictions ease

Swedish Match told OpenSecrets Blog in an email that the company is not looking for an export license to Cuba. Still, in 2015, the company lobbied on four different bills that sought to end the trade embargo with Cuba. None of those measures made it out o
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:44
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Altria's Operating Companies Report a Productive 2015

"Our core tobacco companies delivered on their objectives by growing income and strengthening their market leadership position," Barrington stated. Addressing specific products, the chief executive noted that it is too early to talk about the results of
Convenience Store News
added Feb 9, 2016 17:08
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New York Next City To Consider Making Baseball Tobacco-Free

“Our national pastime should be about promoting a healthy and active lifestyle, not a deadly and addictive product,” said Matthew L. Myers, President of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. “Today’s announcement keeps the momentum firmly on our side to fi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 5, 2016 20:42
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[New York] Citi Field and Yankee Stadium Could Become Off Limits to Smokeless Tobacco

a member of the New York City Council, Corey Johnson, is set to introduce a bill Friday that will include language that would ban smokeless tobacco from Yankee Stadium and Citi Field, along with other public arenas in the five boroughs. “If New York pas
New York Times
added Feb 5, 2016 06:58
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[Asia, India] TOBACCO-INDUCED CANCER ON THE RISE

Between 2011 and 2014, the twin states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana recorded a whopping 3,05,172 new cases of cancer...Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)...indicates that 50% of all cancers among men is caused to due to smoking or chewing tobac
Times of India
added Feb 5, 2016 06:41
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[California] Josh Waybright dismissed as South Torrance football coach over smokeless tobacco use

Josh Waybright was dismissed this week as head football coach at South Torrance High in what he claimed Friday was an unfair reaction to his smokeless tobacco habit. Waybright, who served as head coach for 13 years and led the Spartans to the CIF Souther
Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added Jan 30, 2016 22:32
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[Florida] UT will ban tobacco, including vaping, starting Aug. 1

The University of Tampa will ban all smoking and tobacco use on its 105-acre downtown campus starting Aug. 1. The ban encompasses all forms of tobacco — including electronic cigarettes, chewing tobacco and hookahs — and extends to all athletic centers a
Tampa Bay (FL) Online (TBO.com)
added Jan 26, 2016 23:54
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[California] LA City Council approves ban on using chewing tobacco at city parks and sports venues

There are exceptions to the ban at designated areas of some parks where smoking is also allowed, such as at some golf courses, the Autry National Center, the Greek Theater and the Los Angeles Zoo, and when its use is allowed under a filming permit. “I l
MyNewsLA.com
added Jan 26, 2016 21:51
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[California] Smokeless tobacco at Dodger Stadium? You're out of here!

The L.A. council vote, in sports vernacular, was a blowout: The motion won 14-0. In a statement, the council said the ordinance was passed “both to set the right example for America’s youth and for the health of the players.” The Dodgers have previously
Los Angeles Times
added Jan 26, 2016 21:45
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