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Pelosi Dear Colleague on Omnibus Legislation

The GOP policy rider exempting e-cigarettes and other tobacco products – including flavored products designed specifically to attract young smokers – from FDA’s pre-market review requirement, was not included in the Omnibus.
US Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
added Feb 12, 2016 13:08

[Asia-pacific] Only half of smoking lounge applications approved in Macau, health bureau says

Quoting a release from the Health Bureau, GGRAsia reported that only 86 out of the 155 applications, or about 55.5 percent of the total number of requests it received since 2014, were OK’d in the city state as of February 5. There are 36 registered casin
added Feb 11, 2016 20:37

[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

[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] Cancer society salutes new smoking law

saluting Guam lawmakers for the recently passed Bill 143, which seeks to strengthen the anti-smoking Natasha Protection Act... The bill lapsed into law without the signature of Gov. Eddie Calvo, according to the governor’s spokeswoman. While the governor (gu)
added Feb 9, 2016 07:13

[UK-Wales] E-cigarette ban won't apply in some pubs and bars under new Welsh Government plans

amendments passed at the Assembly’s health and social care committee show ministers have now produced a list of places where the ban would apply. So-called vaping would only be allowed in pubs that serve drink but do not serve food as well, and where una
WalesOnline (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 16:16

[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
added Jan 26, 2016 21:51

[New York] Hookah bar workers at risk from secondhand smoke

In New York City, there are now around 140 hookah or shisha bars or lounges, even though tobacco-based shisha is officially banned. These have traditionally been used by people of Middle Eastern and Indian descent, but young people of all backgrounds ar
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jan 25, 2016 21:22

[New York] Secondhand smoke at hookah bars dangerous for workers

employees at hookah bars are exposed to dangerous levels of secondhand smoke as the businesses fly under the radar based on allowances for non-tobacco-based smoking material...for fine particulate matter, fine black carbon, carbon monoxide and nicotine.
added Jan 25, 2016 20:45
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[Pennsylvania] Restaurant can have hookah smoking

A Hazleton restaurant owner withdrew her request for a hearing before the city zoning board after the zoning officer said hookah smoking complies with a smoking exemption that the business secured from the state.
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jan 25, 2016 17:36

[Colorado] Pot activists plan Denver initiative to allow smoking in public places

(NORML) is working on a new ballot initiative to allow "limited social use" of marijuana. "We are willing to work with them on this issue -- we just really want something to happen, we want action to take place," said Jordan Person, the executive direct
KMGH ABC Denver's 7
added Jan 23, 2016 15:21
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