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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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[Australia] SHELL: Tougher smoking bans are here, but it's also time to lift bans on e-cigarettes

I don't smoke. I converted to electric cigarettes...electronic cigarettes have been a godsend. No smell. No litter. No carcinogens. No ugly stains on face and fingers. No shortness of breath. All materials fully recyclable. No complaints from non-smokin
The Age (au)
added Jul 8, 2015 16:22
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[Indiana] Court strikes down smoking in Hoosier Park's Winner's Circle

A recent Indiana Court of Appeals ruling has removed the smoking exemption at Hoosier Park Winner's Circle Pub and Grille in downtown Indianapolis. When the smoking ban was originally put in place, betting sites like Winner's Circle were exempted, meaning
Anderson (IN) Herald Bulletin
added Jun 26, 2015 21:54
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: Smoke-free Waco is terrific goal, but consider local businesses’ investments as well

City Council should be resourceful in how it does so, offering a decent grace period that allows businesses time to adjust or grandfathering those businesses that adapted earlier till they sell, renovate, move or, best of all, get with the program, if onl
Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
added Jun 16, 2015 06:24
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[Asia, Malaysia] Smokers want non-smoking sections at restaurants maintained

smokers have urged the Health Ministry to allow restaurants to maintain smoking and non-smoking sections following its planned move to ban the habit in all eateries and parks nationwide. Company executive Benedict Ng said while the move would promote a h
The Star (my)
added May 10, 2015 08:58
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