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[Asia-pacific, North Carolina] Growers alarmed by planned TPP tobacco carve-out

The Tobacco Growers’ Association of North Carolina (TGANC) has said that it is alarming and un-American that for the first time in history the White House is actively working to discriminate against its own farmers in trade agreement negotiations.
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 14, 2015 15:13
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[Asia-pacific] GLANTZ/MYERS: Obama takes baby step toward protecting public health in the Trans Pacific Partnership; leaves big loophole

Obama’s proposal also leaves the current system of international trade lawyers making the decision in these cases (often in secret). / exception relates only to trade in tobacco leaf not in tobacco products or in the possession of a manufacturer. It was a
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 4, 2015 17:23
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Republicans in the Missouri Legislature this past week voted to allow their members to smoke in their offices, even though the Capitol is a public building where smoking is not permitted. Do you care if they smoke in their offices?

Yes. 73.5% No. 26.5%
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Jan 27, 2015 19:37
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[China] The tobacco industry: Government cougherrs

Smoking is on course to kill 100m Chinese people this century. Will the latest anti-smoking policies curb it?
The Economist
added Feb 28, 2014 04:47
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[Illinois] E-Cigarettes Allowed in White County Jail

He hopes electronic cigarettes will stop inmates from sneaking in contraband and also bring in some money for the sheriff's department. The prisoners will be charged $13.50 for each e-cigarette. All the revenue will go toward improvements at the jail.
WSIL-TV Channel 3 (Carterville, IL)
added Sep 4, 2013 11:07
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[Europe, Sweden] When is an exemption not an exemption? When the EU Commission says so

The health and consumer affairs commissioner, Tonio Borg, recently told the European Parliament that the Swedish exemption as set out in its accession treaty related only to the placing on the market of oral tobacco. ‘It did not in any way provide a dero
Tobacco Reporter
added Apr 3, 2013 09:18
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Senator Durbin's Bill to Close Tobacco Tax Loopholes Will Save Lives By Stopping Tax Avoidance

Statement of Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, American Heart Association, American Lung Association and American Public Health Association
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 10, 2012 21:08
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BLOOM: Don't exempt e-cigarette products from FDA or tobacco standards

Federal legislation recently introduced by Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) proposes to eliminate oversight of e-cigarettes ... I encourage parents, health professionals, and the public to urge your legislators to continue FDA regulation of e-cigaret
The Hill
added Jun 8, 2017 03:53
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[Asia, Thailand] Tobacco law loophole under review

First step towards legal import of e-cigarettes, baraku
Bangkok Post (th)
added Oct 31, 2016 01:34
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[Oregon, Washington] Vancouver Pushes for Pot Lounges to Get Around Smoking Ban

Vancouver weed businesses are pushing for pot lounges where tourists from out of state and abroad can smoke, a move that requires getting around the state's smoking ban. Washington's struggle for pot lounges could be a prelude to problems in Oregon if v
GoLocalPDX
added Oct 5, 2014 02:51
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