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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Efforts to stop passive smoking

opponents should realize that passive smoking is a real health hazard — and that Japan’s efforts to address the problem are long overdue...more than 100 LDP lawmakers receive political donations from the tobacco industry. It’s not known whether the lawmak
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 24, 2017 14:35
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Cigars Won't be Taxed in New Hampshire

A bill in New Hampshire to remove the exemption for premium cigars from the state’s tobacco tax law has effectively been defeated today, as the legislature deemed it “inexpedient to legislate” by a vote of 252-73.
HalfWheel
added Feb 22, 2017 03:42
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MedPage Today Physicians, Others Urge Lawmakers to Reject Cigar Bill

A letter backed by 42 of the nation's leading medical organizations was sent to all members of Congress this week, urging them to reject legislation that would exempt so-called "premium cigars," including some flavored cigars, from regulation by the FDA
MedPage Today
added Feb 20, 2017 15:21
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[New Hampshire] Republican-Controlled House Rejects Right-to-Work Bill\

Tax on premium cigars, removing the exemption for premium cigars from the tobacco tax were both rejected.
Patch.org
added Feb 17, 2017 23:51
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[Washington] Letter: Smoking bill would be costly

Washington voters already spoke loudly and clearly by passing the smoke-free law. Ask your representatives to vote “no” on Bill 1919 to prevent cancer, save lives and save money.
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Feb 17, 2017 21:17
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Already 18? Oregon county says don’t worry about tobacco law

Commissioners in an Oregon county say a proposed ordinance to increase the legal age for using and buying tobacco products from 18 to 21 should include a clause to exempt users who have already turned 18. “Eighteen-year-olds who are already addicted shou
Vancouver (WA) Columbian
added Feb 16, 2017 00:26
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[Indiana] Batesville Bans Smoking In Most Parks

Batesville City Council voted Monday to enact the ordinance banning smoking in nearly all the city’s public parks. The ban also applies to e-cigarettes and vaping. The lone exception is Liberty Park. Batesville Parks and Recreation Director Mike Baumer
Eagle Radio 99.3 FM WSCH (Lawrenceburg, IN)
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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[Washington] Plan would allow cigar lounges, but workers would have to be smokers — and take a test to prove it

But this year, to get around concerns that the lounges would expose workers to secondhand smoke, they’re proposing something new: Cigar lounges could only hire smokers as employees. And those employees would have to take a blood test to prove that they
The Olympian (WA)
added Feb 10, 2017 18:01
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[Maryland] ZIMMERMAN: Smoke-free hotels: A breath of fresh air

Montgomery County Del. Andrew Platt has introduced legislation to change that. His bill would simply remove the 25 percent exception, and thus ensure that every guest room in every hotel and motel across our state is smoke-free. The General Assembly shoul
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added Feb 10, 2017 02:22
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[West Virginia] Hancock County Commission Still Considering Smoking Ban

officials heard from several others in favor of keeping the existing rule in place. Commissioners also acted on a motion during a recent meeting to seek outside counsel in regard to the order presented Jan. 5 by former MTR Gaming Group CEO Ted Arneault t
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added Jan 31, 2017 17:42
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