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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Imports of e-cigarettes rose sharply since conventional tobacco tax hike in 2015: data

Industry sources attribute the sharp rise to smokers switching to e-cigarettes which are exempted from higher taxes. The government increased taxes on cigarettes by 2,000 won ($1.70) per pack from Jan. 1, 2015, raising the price to 4,500 won per pack, a
Korea Herald (kr)
added Oct 10, 2017 15:27
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[Pennsylvania] PA Voters Favor Closing Clean Indoor Air Loopholes

More than two-thirds of Pennsylvania voters favor passing a law that would prohibit smoking inside all workplaces in the state, according to a new poll from Breathe Free Pennsylvania. In the survey, 69 percent of voters said they support legislation to c
Public News Service (PNS)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:32
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MAINE LICENSES CANNABIS SOCIAL CLUBS, BUT YOU CAN’T SMOKE IN THEM

the first state in the country to license cannabis social clubs (yay!)—where weed cannot be smoked (boo!). MAINE’S CANNABIS SOCIAL CLUBS So what can people do in these social cannabis clubs apart from socializing? Edibles and tinctures, which frankly do
High Times
added Sep 26, 2017 15:11
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[Canada] McMaster University campus is going 100 per cent smoke-free. Here are five things to know

The university said those who need marijuana for therapeutic purposes will still be included in the ban, but suggested that they try using edible products
National Post (ca)
added Sep 20, 2017 17:09
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LYSTER: SMOKERS ARE THE LAST NICE PEOPLE ONLINE

The online people-who-love-to-smoke community is one of the most supportive and kindly corners of the internet I have ever encountered... There is a website I love called airportsmokers.com. It advertises itself as “the original airport smoking website,”
The Outline
added Sep 21, 2017 01:00
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Smoke City! Nevada could become the first state in the US to create marijuana clubs and lounges meaning revelers could legally get high in Sin City

The state Legislative Counsel Bureau said on Monday that state law does not currently bar individuals from using cannabis at a private facility in Nevada, according to The Hill. The Legislative Counsel Bureau said that cities and counties are also free
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:07
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[Arizona] ASU is tobacco free, but what about vaping?

Joe Sanchez, manager of the ASU Tobacco-Free Initiative (ASUTFI), said that while all tobacco-containing products are prohibited on campus, e-cigarettes, which do not contain tobacco (but may contain nicotine), are approved for outdoor use on all ASU pro
State Press (Arizona State University)
added Sep 14, 2017 01:48
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[UK] Tobacco: In a new place?

For a long time the most crucial category for c-stores, tobacco is now the most confused. Successive waves of legislation have this year transformed both the size and the physical appearance of packs, leaving smokers puzzled, and stressed-out sales assis
Convenience Store (uk)
added Sep 1, 2017 12:45
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Safety Tip: Some considerations for tobacco in the workplace

there are additional risks and considerations that should be taken into account when crafting a “smoke break” policy. First, consider the nonsmoker. Involuntary second-hand smoke not only poses a health risk, but it can lower the morale of those who cho
Rental Pulse (American Rental Association (ARA))
added Aug 27, 2017 07:26
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[Colorado] This Week in History

25 Years Ago • The Loveland City Council began considering a smoking ban in restaurants in the city because of the dangers of second-hand smoke. Smoking was already prohibited, by a 1985 ordinance, in city-owned buildings and public areas with exception
Loveland (CO) Daily Reporter-Herald
added Aug 27, 2017 07:20
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