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what 2017’s first congressional appropriations deal means for tobacco control

provides money for critical Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state programs and ensures that the Tips From Former Smokers™ campaign will continue. The bill also excludes policy riders intended to erode the Food and Drug Administration’s authorit
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 8, 2017 14:18
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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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[Kentucky] Louisville smoking ban creates exemptions for e-cigs, changes for hookah

The Louisville Metro Community Affairs, Housing, Health and Education Committee passed the ordinance by a vote of 4-1 on Wednesday amending the ban. Louisville will remain smoke-free, but the amendment does create potential changes for two different ind
Fox 41 WDRB-TV (Louisville, KY)
added May 4, 2017 01:08
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[West Virginia] Wheeling City Council: County-Wide Smoking Ban Would Burn Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack

Wheeling Mayor Glenn Elliott said imposing a full ban on indoor public smoking in the city would hurt business at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack. The city uses revenue from the track to help pay off police and fire pension debt. Photo by Casey Ju
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added May 3, 2017 22:34
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[Georgia (Country)] UN supports comprehensive tobacco-control legislation in Georgia

Representatives of the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) called a press conference today to support the adoption of the Tobacco-Control Law in Georgia. UN representatives stressed that the draft legislation
Agenda.ge (ge)
added May 5, 2017 18:14
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FDA IS NOT “SUSPENDING ENFORCEMENT” OF CIGAR, E-CIGARETTE REGULATION

Earlier today The Washington Post published an article titled, FDA suspends enforcement of stricter standards for e-cigarette, cigar industry.... Attorneys for the government and groups negotiated out a second extension last week and it was agreed that th
HalfWheel
added May 3, 2017 12:07
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[California] Vaping-friendly legislation killed by Congress

Congress has killed the vaping industry’s big hope for curbing the FDA’s “deeming” regulations, which e-cigarette vendors consider onerous, the American Vaping Association said Monday. However, another lobbying group, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids,
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added May 4, 2017 00:22
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Summary of FY2017 Omnibus Appropriations Act (PDF)

. The Omnibus does not include a House provision allowing thousands of unregulated tobacco products to escape full FDA review. The House provision would have exempted e-cigarettes, little cigars, cigarillos, hookah, cigars and other products from the T
Committee on Appropriations, Democrats
added May 1, 2017 17:42
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[Asia-pacific] Japan wrestles over smoking ban as Olympics loom

The ruling Liberal Democratic Party's (LDP) health committee, whose support is essential to introducing the bill in parliament, won't meet ministry officials, saying the revised bill is too strict. The committee chair, Naomi Tokashiki, acknowledges ther
Reuters
added May 2, 2017 15:40
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[Colorado] Hickenlooper vetoes bill to extend tax credit on some cigar sales

Gov. John Hickenlooper uncapped his veto pen for the first time this session to reject a bill that would extend a tax credit on cigars sold to out-of-state consumers, saying the credit hasn’t generated enough economic activity to pay for even one job.
Colorado Statesman
added Apr 29, 2017 02:41
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