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[California] Golf courses get pass from no-smoking rules

Under a proposed outdoor ban going to a county board this week, residents can't smoke at county-controlled beaches, parks an...But players at county-owned public golf courses would be exempted, partly because the attractions have a lot of open space but a
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Dec 12, 2016 06:29
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Trump Taps Cigar Friendly Congressman for Health and Human Services Head

Rep. Tom Price, R-Georgia, has been selected by President-elect Donald Trump to be the next secretary of the Department Health and Human Services (HHS)... Price, who is an orthopedic surgeon, is a cigar smoker who supported previous efforts to exempt pre
HalfWheel
added Dec 10, 2016 18:25
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CIGAR EXEMPTION NOT INCLUDED IN CONGRESSIONAL FUNDING BILL (UPDATE)

The text of a proposed bill that would fund the U.S. government through next spring has been released, signaling the end of any hope that the 114th Congress would exempt premium cigars from regulation by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA).
HalfWheel
added Dec 10, 2016 18:08
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[New Jersey] Senior housing smoking ban may not happen here

many buildings owned by the Housing Authority of Bergen County will be exempt because the units are being converted to Section 8, project-based voucher rentals in January. As a result, the smoking ban will not affect residents of the 503 units the authori
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Dec 10, 2016 13:54
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[UK] 'Give staff time off work to help them stop smoking' says health specialist

John Wilcox, insight specialist at Nottingham City Council, said there is a difference between the two and it is "important that organisations take time to consider those differences and how they relate to the health of their employees". Mr Wilcox, spea
Nottingham Post (uk)
added Dec 2, 2016 04:16
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[Colorado] Rule bans bars, many restaurants from creating pot-use areas

- Denver bars and many restaurants won't be able to offer on-site marijuana consumption because a new rule prohibits liquor-license holders from applying for the permit. State licensing officials have announced the rule, striking a blow to Denver's voter
KRDO TV 13 (Colorado Springs, CO)
added Nov 19, 2016 20:54
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[Montana] ANDERSON: Congress must act soon to save vaping industry

as the owner of a vape shop in Billings, I am asking Congress to intervene when they return to Washington after November’s elections. Sens. Jon Tester, Steve Daines, and Rep. Ryan Zinke have already demonstrated a helpful understanding of this governmen
Billings (MT) Gazette
added Nov 15, 2016 20:43
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[Texas] EDITORIAL: That lovely scent you're smelling is smoke-free parks coming to Dallas

City Hall has struggled for two years to crush out smoking in Dallas public parks. At long last, Wednesday the City Council approved an imperfect but decent way forward. While we take exception with the number of exemptions the Dallas City Council clutte
Dallas Morning News
added Nov 11, 2016 20:33
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Singapore] LESTER: Excluding Tobacco From Trade Agreements: The Wrong Way To Promote Policy Space

The most frequently cited example is Philip Morris bringing claims against Uruguay and Australia for their respective tobacco laws. Both claims failed. This argument is overstated and unconvincing. Even after the Philip Morris claims, over thirty countri
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 2, 2016 19:39
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[Asia, Thailand] Tobacco law loophole under review

First step towards legal import of e-cigarettes, baraku
Bangkok Post (th)
added Oct 31, 2016 01:34
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