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Tobacco Foes Push Oversight of Luxury Cigars by FDA

“We know that premium cigars have health risks, they cause cancers they have cardiovascular implications and so on,” Gregg Haifley...“Why should a product that has known disease health consequences be exempt from a factual scientific warning label?”
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 10, 2014 17:36
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Research letter / Consequences of clean indoor air exemptions in Oregon: the hookah story

this letter, we describe the exemptions in Oregon's Indoor Clean Air Act (ICAA), subsequent proliferation of hookah lounges and associated monetary costs, as well as patterns in youth hookah use. To our knowledge, this is the first such published study i
Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2014 14:53
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Tobacco Industry Works to Block Rules on E-Cigarettes

The e-cigarette and cigar industries have enlisted high-profile lobbyists and influential congressional allies...documents obtained by The New York Times show that Altria last year distributed draft legislation on Capitol Hill that would eliminate the new
New York Times
added Sep 2, 2016 15:18
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[Kentucky] Statewide smoking ban passes Ky House

passed a statewide smoking ban bill on Friday morning for the first time in its history. House Bill 145, which would ban smoking in workplaces and indoor public places, passed 51-46. But it faces a tough road in the Senate. The measure passed after it w
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Feb 13, 2015 14:27
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[Indiana] Smoke-free effort burns out ($$)

A proposal for a tobacco-free city went up in smoke on a split vote during Tuesday’s Bedford City Council meeting. In August, the council heard from 32 people during an hour-long public hearing on banning tobacco use within the city limits. State law al
Bedford (IN) Times-Mail
added Oct 9, 2013 12:41
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[Florida] Holy e-smokes! Some businesses allow vaping cigarettes in workplace

With the growing trend of electronic cigarettes, a few Southwest Florida businesses are allowing vaping in the workplace. Safety Harbour Insurance Inc., which serves Lee and Collier counties, allows its employees to e-puff away at work. “We absolutely l
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Apr 14, 2013 13:24
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Consequences of clean indoor air exemptions in Oregon: the hookah story -- Maher et al.

In this letter, we describe the exemptions in Oregon's Indoor Clean Air Act (ICAA), subsequent proliferation of hookah lounges and associated monetary costs, as well as patterns in youth hookah use. To our knowledge, this is the first such published study
Tobacco Control
added Dec 13, 2012 01:54
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[Spain] Bars and restaurants call for permission to set up smoking rooms on their premises

And were it not for Eurovegas, adds Gallego, the fact that numerous bars and cafés have gone out of business or lost thousands due to a sudden shortage in customers and in drinks ordered would continue to be ignored.
ThinkSpain.com (es)
added Jul 9, 2012 03:04
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco bill pro business, lacks health considerations:

Noted economist and environmentalist Emil Salim has criticized the tobacco bill... “The bill seems to only focus on the industry side of cigarettes, such as their production, distribution and packaging, while cigarette consumption itself has various impac
Jakarta Post (id)
added Dec 22, 2015 05:32
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[Wyoming] Council moves to repeal smoking ban

The Casper City Council is fast tracking repeal of the city’s 2012 smoking ban ordinance, potentially setting up a special election on the long-controversial issue. The council is advancing the timeline to end the ban primarily out of concern for bar ow
Casper (WY) Journal
added Sep 21, 2015 19:56
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