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French court bans smoking area in high school

A French court ruled Thursday that a high school outside Paris must stop allowing pupils to smoke on its premises, banning a security measure adopted by many schools since jihadist attacks on the capital in November. The original move to allow smoking in
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added Apr 22, 2016 12:45

[France] Terror or tobacco? French school smoking lights up debate

An administrative court outside Paris is set to rule by the end of this week in a separate complaint against a school in Courbevoie, a northwestern suburb of the capital. Depagne, a pneumologist, told AFP she was "stupefied" that teens at her son's schoo
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added Apr 21, 2016 10:20

[Australia] VIDEO: Johnny Depp smoked 'in good faith'

Depp asked where he could have a cigarette. A spokesman for the Department of Justice said in "this instance, Mr Depp was authorised to smoke by a member of the courthouse staff", directing him to a courthouse balcony.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Apr 20, 2016 16:02

[France] Terror or tobacco? French school smoking lights up debate

Depagne, a pneumologist, told AFP she was "stupefied" that teens at her son's school were being allowed to smoke... The move outraged anti-tobacco activists such as the group Non-Smokers' Rights (DNF) which argues it is a massive step backwards a decade
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 20, 2016 15:10

House Committee Votes To Save E-cigarettes

Speaking in favor of his amendment, Representative Cole noted that without changes contained in his amendment, FDA is making it “substantially more difficult to bring a vapor product to the market”—even though vapor products are less harmful than cigaret
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Apr 20, 2016 14:54

[North Carolina] E-cigs, vaporizers, smokeless tobacco products may gain grandfather exemption from FDA rules

Supporters of the amendment — including co-sponsors Reps. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Sanford Bishop Jr., D-Ga. — say having a later predicate date makes “common sense” since there are studies that show e-cigs and vaporizers offer a reduced-risk alternative t
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 20, 2016 14:05

Every dog has its day! Amber Heard and Johnny Depp fly out of Australia on a private jet after apologising for falsifying documents to smuggle pets into the country

During his wife's hearing Depp was spotted smoking a cigarette on one of the courthouse's balcony - a breach of the rules...court clerks made an exception for the star to stop him from leaving the building where hordes of fans awaited their departure.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 19, 2016 22:18

U.S. House Appropriations Committee Adopts Amendment To Move FDA Predicate Date for Vapor Products / SFATA Says Congressional Action is 'Good for Public Health'

"Today is a good day for the vapor industry in the effort to help reduce the public harm caused by smoking, specifically because it helps protect the consumer-driven innovations made in the vapor industry over the past several years," said Cynthia Cabrer
PR Newswire
added Apr 19, 2016 21:54

[Illinois] After Two Years, Senators Call For Finalization Of Long Overdue Tobacco Regulations

The proposed rule has languished at OMB – the last phase of approval for federal rulemaking – for more than twice the standard review period. Today, the Senators warned: “Such a long review period may inadvertently serve the interests of big tobacco comp
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Apr 19, 2016 21:39

House Appropriations Committee Helps Tobacco Companies Target Kids by Voting to Weaken FDA Oversight of E-Cigarettes, Cigars

While this provision claims to exempt “large and premium cigars,” it defines these products so broadly that it could also exempt some cheap, flavored cigars that are widely used by kids. It invites tobacco companies to modify their products to qualify for
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 19, 2016 21:31
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