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Austrian no-smoking petition against government reaches 500,000 mark

Half a million Austrians have signed a petition calling for a smoking ban in bars and restaurants, embarrassing the ruling coalition of conservatives and far right that has championed both direct democracy and the right to smoke. No smoking signs are see
Reuters
added Mar 8, 2018 17:49
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VIDEO: FDA releases new webinar as part of the Tobacco Compliance Webinar series: Standalone Grandfathered Submissions

This webinar provides an overview of grandfathered tobacco products, how to submit a Standalone Grandfathered Submission, and what to expect while the submission is under review. The webinar also provides key resources to further inform the standalone gra
You Tube
added Mar 7, 2018 15:12
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[Australia] New trade agreement could 'expose taxpayers' to financial risk

Dr Ranald said the only clear exclusion of public interest regulation in the trade agreement is tobacco regulation, which was prompted by the Philip Morris plain packaging case against Australia. Tobacco companies lost their claim under Australian law fo
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Mar 5, 2018 14:42
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Austrian far right comes distant second as former bastion votes

The national coalition government has been in place for less than three months, during which it has faced growing opposition to its plans to keep allowing smoking in bars and restaurants. A petition for a ban has been signed by more than 460,000 people,
Reuters
added Mar 5, 2018 15:59
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[Australia] Power erodes far right's appeal as old stronghold votes

more than 460,000 people have now signed a petition against the FPO's flagship policy of allowing smoking in bars and restaurants -- an embarrassment for a party committed to direct democracy.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 3, 2018 18:46
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RUSSIAN STADIUMS TO ALLOW COCAINE, CANNABIS AND HEROIN AT 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP

A bureaucratic loophole will allow soccer fans attending the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia this summer to bring cannabis, cocaine and even heroin into events as long as attendees have the proper medical paperwork. The Moscow-based Eurasian Economic Unio
Newsweek
added Mar 1, 2018 17:13
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[Colorado] DIA officially becomes a smoke-free airport as it bids farewell to last smoking lounge

The Smokin’ Bear Lodge Smoking Lounge, located on Concourse C, will close its doors for the last time at 9 p.m., a move that’s being celebrated by the Colorado Tobacco Free Alliance. “The closure of this last DIA smoking lounge marks the successful concl
KMGH ABC Denver's 7
added Mar 5, 2018 15:03
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Austria mulls pro-smoking bill despite protests

Austrian government MPs presented a bill on Wednesday which would continue to allow smoking in bars and restaurants, despite a huge groundswell of opposition. The bill, which would overturn a ban due to come into force on May 1, was branded a "huge step
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 1, 2018 13:51
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[UK-Scotland] Health chiefs could lift vaping ban at North-east hospitals

North-east health chiefs are considering lifting a ban on e-cigarettes and vaping on hospital grounds. Ahead of a policy review, NHS Grampian is asking the public if the use of the devices should be permitted across its facilities. The current NHS Gram
Aberdeen Evening Express (This is Aberdeen) (uk)
added Feb 23, 2018 16:52
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[Japan] LDP approves antismoking plan with many loopholes

Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party on Thursday approved in principle the government's antismoking plan after the health ministry expanded the scope of exceptions from its initial plan to basically allow continued smoking at eateries. While the mini
Japan Today
added Feb 23, 2018 16:47
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