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[Missouri] St. Louis bar asks judge to block city’s smoking ban

A south St. Louis bar is asking a circuit court judge to block the city’s smoking ban. Herbert Krischke’s The Trophy Room, 5099 Arsenal St., and other bars were granted a five-year exemption from the city’s smoking ban, which went into effect in 2011.
St. Louis (MO) Business Journal
added Dec 29, 2015 22:45
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[Asia, India] CCI IN TROUBLE OVER ALLOWING SMOKERS THE RUN OF THE PLACE

A member of Cricket Club of India has objected to the club allowing smoking on its premises in public areas, forcing its managing committee to flag the matter for its next meeting and consider severe restrictions on smokers. While smoking is banned in
Mumbai Mirror (in)
added Dec 29, 2015 16:23
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[Canada] Region of Peel surprised by Ontario’s move to allow marijuana use in public places

Councillors expressed shock and disapproval of the provincial government regulation change that could expose bystanders in restaurants, playgrounds and other public settings to harmful second-hand smoke from pot smokers.
Brampton (ONTARIO) Guardian
added Nov 27, 2015 23:36
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[Canada] Medical cannabis patients gain exemption from Ontario e-cigarette regulations

amend the Electronic Cigarette Act and the Smoke Free Ontario Act to confirm "that the ban on using an e-cigarette in smoke-free places does not apply to a medical marihuana user who uses an e-cigarette for medical [purposes]".
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 09:49
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[Canada] E-cigarette exemption for medical marijuana not a done deal

government is taking a second look at the proposed exemption to new e-cigarette rules that would allow anyone with a prescription for medical cannabis to use the product in restaurants, parks and movie theatres — just about anywhere — unless the property
Toronto (Ont) Sun (ca)
added Nov 27, 2015 09:45
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] RIMMER: The TPP deal protects old companies at the expense of the new

The TPP should have gone further, and called for Pacific Rim countries to fully implement the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 6, 2015 10:30
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[Asia-pacific, Georgia] VIDEO: White House’s TPP Hurdles: Tobacco, Hillary, Time (Video)

But the carve-out allowing countries to regulate tobacco will be trouble too, already costing the administration votes in the Senate from tobacco country. “Signing a bad deal just so it could pass through Congress was never going to be part of our equati
Roll Call
added Oct 5, 2015 22:06
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[Asia-pacific, Georgia] Tobacco companies lose as last pieces of a massive trade deal fall into place

For its part, the U.S. Trade Representative emphasized the narrow nature of the exclusion. “TPP will not discriminate against any agricultural commodity nor will it exclude tobacco," the office said in a statement. "On the contrary, TPP will provide prot
Washington Post
added Oct 2, 2015 14:03
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[Asia-pacific, Georgia] U.S. submits compromise on anti-tobacco laws under Pacific trade deal

The exemption proposed in Atlanta, Georgia, where ministers are trying to close the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, would allow any of the 12 member countries to opt out of rules aimed at protecting foreign investors from harmful government policie
Reuters
added Oct 2, 2015 13:59
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After Comic-Con: The Evil Empire’s Minions (ALEC) Come to Town

The right-wing bill mill known as the American Legislative Council will be bringing together (July 22-24) corporate lobbyists and state legislators from around the country to plan for the coming year.
San Diego Free Press
added Jul 10, 2015 10:30
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