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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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[West Virginia] Anti-Smoking Group Against Bill That Includes Tobacco Increase

A bill that would raise the state cigarette tax by $1 over two years plus allow for smoking in casinos and VFWs remains alive heading into the final day of the legislature's 60-day session.
WCHS-TV8/58 (Charleston, WV)
added Mar 14, 2015 14:20
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LETTER TO CONGRESS RE: H.R. 662

We are writing to express our strong opposition to H.R. 662, legislation that would exempt many cigars from regulation under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA). The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should retain oversight autho
American Family Physician
added Mar 8, 2015 16:57
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Don't Exempt Cigars From FDA Regulation, AAFP Tells House

AAFP recently signed on to a letter to U.S. representatives expressing strong opposition to a bill (H.R. 662) that would exempt "traditional large and premium cigars" from FDA regulation under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (TCA).
American Family Physician
added Mar 8, 2015 16:43
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