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[Illinois] EP City Council bans electronic cigarettes, may consider vape shop

EAST PEORIA — City officials will review whether to specifically exempt electronic cigarette shops and stores from an ordinance banning the use of the cigarettes in public places. The ordinance that was approved by the City Council on July 19 is unclear o
Chillicothe (IL) Times-Bulletin
added Jul 26, 2016 16:57

[New Jersey] EDITORIAL: Our view: Where there's smoking to ban, there's heat, not much light

The end result of the bill and Christie's approach seem very similar. We slightly prefer Christie's approach for its modest nod to home rule and less unneeded regulation.
The Press of Atlantic City
added Jul 25, 2016 16:17

[Colorado] Ordinance will allow outdoor smoking after 10 p.m.

It will be OK to light up and smoke a cigarette on downtown Glenwood Springs sidewalks after 10 p.m., under a new ordinance adopted by City Council Thursday. The ordinance prohibiting smoking in several public places around town passed on a 5-1 vote afte
Glenwood Springs (CO) Post Independent
added Jul 22, 2016 23:43

[Florida] New rules could leave cigar industry in ashes

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor of Tampa, as liberal a Democrat as they come, has been a champion for Newman in Congress. Her efforts to exempt cigars from these FDA rules hasn't gone anywhere, though, and nothing is likely to happen on that front until after th
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jul 22, 2016 18:24

[Maine] EDITORIAL: Don’t waver on public health: Bangor should ban smoking in all city-owned public spaces

The city solicitor has drafted a proposal to ban smoking at city parks but to exempt the golf course and West Market Square in downtown Bangor. This is counterproductive. West Market Square has become a downtown hub, filled with restaurants with outdoor
Bangor (ME) Daily News
added Jul 22, 2016 01:54

[UK] Bosses told to give staff on e-cigs EXTRA BREAKS and create special vaping rooms at work to encourage the end of regular cigarettes

Workers should not be forced to vape outdoors - in places set aside for regular smokers - because this will ‘undermine their ability to quit smoking’, the advice says. Public Health England has abandoned the ‘precautionary principle’ towards e-cigarett
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 19, 2016 17:51

[UK] Give vapers their own rooms and more breaks, bosses told ($$)

E-cigarette users should be allowed extra breaks and the use of “vaping” rooms at work so they do not have to mingle with tobacco smokers, Public Health England has said. The government body issued new official advice for employers to make vaping the “m
Times Of London (uk)
added Jul 19, 2016 15:31

Which Tobacco Product Is Exempt from Pennsylvania’s New Tax?

The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue confirmed to NATO that information about the new cigarette and OTP tax rates will be posted on the agency’s website early next week, including the necessary forms needed to report and file the floor-stocks tax. Reta
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 16, 2016 01:52

[UK-Scotland] E-cigarettes to be allowed on NHS grounds

NHS Tayside has updated its smoking policy, and is now permitting the use of e-cigarettes within the Board’s grounds. The decision was taken following the emerging evidence that e-cigarettes can help people to reduce their use of tobacco and that e-ciga
Guide and Gazette (uk)
added Jul 12, 2016 14:20

[Asia-pacific] LEVITZ: If Hillary Clinton Picks Elizabeth Warren, the TPP Is Dead

As Warren notes, the authors of the TPP implicitly acknowledged the threat that ISDS poses to public-health regulations by barring tobacco companies from accessing the process. (If ISDS posed no risk to reasonable public-health regulations, there would b
New York Magazine
added Jul 8, 2016 18:53
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