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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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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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CIGAR EXEMPTION NOT INCLUDED IN CONGRESSIONAL FUNDING BILL (UPDATE)

The text of a proposed bill that would fund the U.S. government through next spring has been released, signaling the end of any hope that the 114th Congress would exempt premium cigars from regulation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
HalfWheel
added Dec 10, 2016 18:08
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[New York] Fourteen Smoke-Friendly Joints Still Blow Smoke In Bloomberg's Face: Gothamist

Manhattan has the highest number of smoke-friendly hangouts (8) but most of them are obnoxious cigar bars or that place in SoHo that sells $40 packs of cigarettes.
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Jul 14, 2013 22:50
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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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[Georgia] Ban for smoking postponed

Smoking in public places in Georgia will be banned on May 1 2018, a year later than was originally planned. The author of the draft bill, Guguli Maghradze, says that the decision was made after active consultations between Parliament and the government.
The Messenger (ge)
added May 11, 2017 03:09
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FDA claims authority to regulate nicotine-free e-cig products

The question at hand is whether e-cigs and vaporizers, when used with nicotine-free liquids, are tobacco products, as claimed by the FDA. Nicopure began operations in 2009, nearly two years after the FDA set a predicate date of Feb. 15, 2007, for smokele
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 23, 2016 22:09
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