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Budget Agreement Protects Kids and Health by Rejecting Tobacco Industry Giveaways

delivers critical victories for America’s kids and health over the tobacco industry by rejecting proposals to greatly weaken FDA oversight of electronic cigarettes and cigars and slash funding for the CDC’s programs to reduce tobacco use. By rejecting the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 16, 2015 19:12
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[UK] Isle of Man Today Isle of Man prisoner's e-cigarette plea is refused

The introduction of e-cigarettes at the prison has been opposed because of concerns over health and security. A prisoner wrote to Home Affairs Minister Juan Watterson asking him to consider sanctioning their use.
Isle of Man Newspapers (uk)
added Nov 5, 2013 16:47
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[Canada] Gap in smoking laws allows Manitoba hookah lounges to stay in business

Manitoba’s current legislation only bans the smoking and vaping of cannabis and tobacco in public places — it doesn’t ban smoking a hookah. Which means some businesses, like the Ramallah Cafe on Pembina Highway, are able to allow customers the chance to
Global News (ca)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:57
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[Canada] Decade after workplace smoking ban, advocates concerned over loopholes, pot legalization

“The hazards associated with second-hand cannabis are similar to those with second-hand smoke,” said public health physician Dr. Brent Friesen, who served as Calgary’s chief medical officer of health from 1999 to 2008. “Burning cannabis, smoking cannabis
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jan 4, 2018 12:33
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[Florida] Rubio Visits Regulation-Burdened Historic Cigar Manufacturer

Rubio, with fellow Florida Sen. Bill Nelson, is the original cosponsor of the Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act (S. 441)... Congressman Patrick Murphy, who is challenging for Rubio's Senate seat in November, has sig
Sunshine State News (Tallahassee, FL)
added Oct 22, 2016 19:11
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[South Carolina] Bluffton officials may allow 'cigar bars' under smoking ban change

Town Council tentatively approved a provision for "cigar bars," tobacco shops that would be allowed to sell beer and wine while patrons smoked. The amendment would allow only cigars -- not cigarettes. The proposal was made at the request of Councilman Te
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Jun 16, 2013 12:16
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There is kitty litter in your cigarette / And it's helping tobacco companies avoid up to $1.1 billion in taxes

A dozen tobacco companies have avoided as much as $1.1 billion in taxes by using fillers (like the clay found in cat litter) to make their cigarettes heavier, exempting them from a 2,653 percent increase in a federal excise tax on non-”large cigar” tobac
Salon Magazine
added Mar 1, 2013 13:34
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[Asia-pacific] Taiwan plans to expand smoking ban to bars, nightclubs

The law currently bans smoking at most public places, but permits it at cigar houses as well as bars and nightclubs that are open after 9 p.m. and exclusively to people above the age of 18. Smoking is also allowed in certain indoor areas of hotels, rest
Focus Taiwan
added Jan 5, 2017 21:08
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[Florida] cigars donations are bad for the military’s health

members of the military smoke at higher rates, and recruits are highly susceptible to tobacco initiation. The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network put it well. It would be a disservice if those protections weren’t extended to the servicemen and
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 31, 2016 16:05
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[Canada] Minister clarifies province's smoking policy in seniors homes

In 2009, the province designated some seniors’ buildings smoke-free or sections of them smoke-free. Docherty said the intention was to move slowly in the direction of eliminating smoking from provincial seniors’ homes. “We realize that we can’t have it
Summerside (PEI) Journal-Pioneer (ca)
added Apr 9, 2014 14:50
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