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[Ohio] City gets smoking ban repeal petition

“Citizens for Responsive Government will close out its smoking ban repeal initiative petition drive Thursday morning by turning in 900 signatures to place the issue on the November ballot,” according to a group statement. In April, city commissioners en
Sandusky (OH) Register
added Jul 29, 2018 14:51
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[New York] Tribes And Taxes: 4 Cases To Watch

... the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. State of New York v. Mountain Tobacco Co...
Law360
added Jul 28, 2018 22:41
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[Florida] Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

... jury on Tuesday found that firm client R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. bore the majority of the blame for...
Law360
added Jul 28, 2018 20:11
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[USA] Stop 'super-cool' e-cigarette from taking off among kids, UK told

Anti-tobacco campaigners are calling for the UK government to act to prevent a new kind of e-cigarette with a super-cool image from taking off among children, as it has done already in America. In the United States, where Juul has been accused of luring
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 28, 2018 16:49
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[Massachusetts] Governor Baker Signs Bill Raising Age to Purchase Tobacco Products

Today Governor Charlie Baker signed H4486, An Act protecting youth from the health risks of tobacco and nicotine addiction, which will raise the legal age to buy tobacco products statewide from 18 to 21. The bill also broadens existing prohibitions on pu
CapeCodToday.com
added Jul 28, 2018 03:45
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As if being poor was not enough…

When a family breadwinner gets sick or dies prematurely due to tobacco use, the entire family is devastated and further impoverished. This cycle of tobacco use and poverty is vicious and will perpetuate through generations without intensified tobacco cont
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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Study Suggests HUD’s New Smoke-Free Policy Will Help More Low-Income Smokers Quit

It found that, while low-income smokers were significantly less likely to live in smoke-free homes, those who did live in such homes were much more likely to be successful quitters. Implementing smoke-free policies in low-income housing is one way to inc
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Jul 27, 2018 20:22
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[Denmark, Europe, Sweden] Danish festival to allow smoking despite dry conditions

Smukfest festival, which is located in a beech forest near Danish town Skanderborg, is to allow smoking...“We are extremely focused on the drought but we have chosen a different option to a (smoking) ban... a very high number of ashtrays and we will be co
The Local (dk)
added Jul 27, 2018 19:30
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Altria Reports 2018 Second-Quarter and First-Half Results; Tightens 2018 Full-Year Earnings Guidance

Our core tobacco businesses performed well as they continued to make strategic investments in support of their long-term objectives. Of course, our results benefited from a lower corporate tax rate,” said Howard Willard, Altria’s Chairman and Chief Execut
Business Wire
added Jul 27, 2018 18:55
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[North Carolina] Reynolds' latest heat-not-burn cigarette could get test market by year's end after FDA move

The latest version of Eclipse, the heat-not-burn cigarette technology once considered ahead of its time, has cleared a major U.S. regulatory hurdle [BAT] said Thursday. BAT said in its fiscal 2018 first-half earnings report that Food and Drug Administrat
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 27, 2018 18:15
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