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New Poll: Americans Strongly Support FDA Regulation of Tobacco Products, Want Limits on E-Cigarettes

Voters strongly oppose efforts by the cigar industry to get Congress to exempt some cigars from FDA regulation and support FDA regulation of electronic cigarettes. ...Fully 81 percent favor the law that gave the FDA regulatory authority over tobacco produ
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 14, 2015 15:40
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[Louisiana] Harrah's Casino asks New Orleans for delay in smoking ban, gets denied

City Council has refused a request from Harrah's Casino to delay the April 22 implementation of a smoking ban in bars and gambling halls. ... the casino wanted the delay so it could have more time to prepare the building and customers for the change.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 10, 2015 16:18
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Without enforcement, UB’s no smoking policy accomplishes little

Although it is impossible to contain tobacco smoke, if it was contained to a handful of areas that are easily accessible for smokers but also easy for non-smokers to avoid, then their experience on campus would be essentially smoke-free and certainly mor
UB Spectrum (University at Buffalo)
added Mar 30, 2015 12:31
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PORT: North Dakota shouldn’t treat vaping like smoking

Vaping isn’t smoking....that distinction makes all the difference in the world. Not for the anti-tobacco crusaders, though. These zealots...both bills, which passed the House and were heard before a Senate committee this last week, do something very posi
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Mar 27, 2015 14:53
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Editorial: Loophole for e-cigarettes, vaping needs to be closed ($$)

Proposed regulations for the liquids used in electronic cigarettes have advanced in the General Assembly, but significantly, “vaping” would not be added to the state’s smoking ban. The state Senate and House have approved by wide margins similar bills o
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Mar 27, 2015 14:51
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Premium cigar bill: Another tax break for Big Tobacco / Maintaining high tobacco prices keeps Minnesotans from smoking, according to Raise it for Health

Members of Raise it for Health, a coalition of Minnesota's leading health and nonprofit organizations, responded today to discussion of House File (HF) 1544 in the House Taxes Committee. HF 1544, sponsored by Representative Jim Nash (R-Waconia), would red
PR Newswire
added Mar 27, 2015 12:22
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[Canada] Anti-menthol group challenging province on tobacco legislation

Banding Against Menthol, a newly formed group comprised of medical professionals and former smokers, is questioning why menthol flavouring was exempted from the tobacco reduction bill.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Mar 24, 2015 13:53
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[Louisiana] Harrah's Casino in New Orleans renews push to dodge city smoking ban

Harrah's Casino has launched a last-ditch effort to dodge New Orleans' smoking ban, once again crying foul that the pending law threatens millions of dollars that the company sends to the state and city to cover public safety and education costs.
New Orleans (LA) Times Picayune
added Mar 24, 2015 13:49
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[Louisiana] ONE MONTH OUT, CITY SCRAMBLES TO IMPLEMENT SMOKING BAN

The smoking ban will kick in on April 22, one month from today. Harrah’s is still lobbying for an exemption, Councilmember Nadine Ramsey is still lobbying for an exemption, and there is still talk of changing the restrictions on smoking near a business e
Nola Defender
added Mar 22, 2015 17:38
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[UK] Blackburn smokers enjoy cigarette at Ewood Park for first time since smoking ban

Five minutes before half-time in the Championship clash, supporters were allowed to exit via doors at the back of the Bryan Douglas Darwen End. A section of open-air concourse remained enclosed and supporters were not allowed to leave or enter it from o
This is Lancashire (uk)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:46
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