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[Connecticut] Town leaders discuss expanding 'smoke free' areas

On Monday evening, the Hamden Town Council will consider expanding its public smoking ban. "We covered the parks last year, which went well, but there are a couple of loophole areas that weren't covered,” said Hamden Mayor Curt Leng. Enjoying a day at
WFSB (Hartford, CT)
added Aug 8, 2017 00:45
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[Canada] Huron County Board Of Health Completes Smoking By-Law Review

the one change the board made was to exclude e-cigarettes because it was felt there wasn’t enough scientific evidence to conclude they constituted a health risk. Hessel says the proposed bylaw would prohibit smoking on any county-owned property, with a fe
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:24
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[Australia] LAKE: New smoking bans are riddled with loopholes

To appease the powerful Australian Hotels Association, the government compromised in its drafting of the new laws to allow smoking to continue in outdoor drinking areas. This has created a loophole for traders to exploit in popular dining strips througho
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:50
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[Indiana] Goshen may consider comprehensive smoking ban

A city council member is considering a comprehensive smoking ban that could cover all bars and include e-cigarettes as well as tobacco. Councilwoman Julia Gautsche introduced the idea Tuesday, saying she thought enough time had passed since the city's l
Elkhart (IN) Truth
added Aug 5, 2017 14:36
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[Canada] LANE: Feds should revamp First Nations tax exemptions

The ongoing exemption of tobacco taxes has perverse outcomes. Aboriginals smoke more than other Canadians, perhaps because it costs them about half as much. And, Aboriginals are buying tobacco products for non-aboriginals — a thriving black market in tob
Winnipeg (Manitoba) Sun (ca)
added Jul 21, 2017 23:26
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House Appropriations Committee Cuts Funding for CDC’s Life-Saving Tobacco Control Programs

the committee approved a bill that cuts funding for the CDC’s tobacco control programs by nearly a quarter, threatening the continued success of the CDC’s highly effective initiatives to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit. Last week, the Appr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:37
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[UK] Bosses 'should let staff vape at desk to cut smoking rates': Plan comes as health chief pledge to cut the number who light up to 12% in five years

Bosses should consider allowing workers to use e-cigarettes at their desks to cut smoking rates, according to Government plans. Health chiefs yesterday pledged to slash smoking rates from 15.5 per cent to 12 per cent in five years. They said vaping was
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 02:24
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SIEGEL: IN MY VIEW: Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is Deliberately Lying to the Public

The truth is that the Bishop-Cole bill would not exempt e-cigarettes from FDA review of their public health impact. All it does is to prevent the FDA from requiring expensive and burdensome pre-market applications in order for e-cigarettes to remain on t
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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House Committee Looks to Dilute Tobacco Control Act

The U.S. House Appropriations Committee ...approved a rider to the agriculture funding bill that would exempt certain cigars from FDA's authority and weaken its regulatory oversight over e-cigarettes, little cigars, and hookah tobacco.
MedPage Today
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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House panel seeks to block FDA 'vaping' rules

A House panel is again trying to exempt increasingly popular e-cigarettes from new Food and Drug Administration rules. The legislation approved Wednesday by the Republican-controlled Appropriations Committee would prevent the FDA from requiring retroacti
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 13, 2017 14:06
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