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Smoking ban aims to make Troy 'healthier' - Troy Messenger

Smoking ban aims to make Troy 'healthier' - Troy Messenger | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
Smoking ban aims to make Troy 'healthier'
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Plans to extend the smoking ban in the City of Troy appear headed for council approval.
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Heartland Daily Podcast: Drew Johnson – Proposed Global Tobacco Tax

Washington Times columnist and editor Drew Johnson joins The Heartland Institute’s Budget and Tax News managing editor Jesse Hathaway to talk about the World Health Organization’s (WHO) “Article 6,” a proposed global tax aimed at making tobacco products prohibitively expensive.
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Westminster Ends Bid To Ban Tobacco Sales After Outcry

Westminster Ends Bid To Ban Tobacco Sales After Outcry | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
Health officials in a Massachusetts town have withdrawn a first-in-the-nation proposal to ban all tobacco sales.
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Proposed town-wide tobacco ban gets snuffed out - WCVB Boston

Proposed town-wide tobacco ban gets snuffed out - WCVB Boston | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
A proposal that would have made the town the first in the nation to ban all tobacco sales has gone up in smoke in Westminster.
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BAT fined for oversupplying tobacco in low-tax European jurisdictions - HITC

BAT fined for oversupplying tobacco in low-tax European jurisdictions - HITC | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
Big tobacco, long accused of complicity in smuggling, is under close scrutiny as it emerges that one of the world’s largest cigarette firms has been fined for oversupplying foreign markets.
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California health and child-welfare agency may seek increase in tobacco tax - Los Angeles Times

California health and child-welfare agency may seek increase in tobacco tax - Los Angeles Times | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
With smoking on the decline and cigarette sales continuing to fall in California, a state health and child-welfare agency that relies on tobacco taxes for funding is exploring new ways to get money.
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Reynolds's New Cigarette Merely Heats Tobacco - Wall Street Journal

Reynolds's New Cigarette Merely Heats Tobacco - Wall Street Journal | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
Reynolds American told investors it plans to launch a new cigarette that will heat but not burn tobacco, eliminating combustion, which is the most harmful part of smoking.
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The International Tobacco Tax | RealClearPolicy

The International Tobacco Tax | RealClearPolicy | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
Earlier this month in Moscow, the World Health Organization (WHO) Conference of the Parties 6 (COP6) was held, with officials from around the world discussing a wide range of issues. One of those...
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San Mateo County bans smoking inside apartments, condos and townhomes - San Jose Mercury News

San Mateo County bans smoking inside apartments, condos and townhomes - San Jose Mercury News | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
Smoking either tobacco or electronic cigarettes will be prohibited inside apartments, condominiums and townhomes in unincorporated areas of San Mateo County under a ban approved 4-1 Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors.
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Holy smoke! Reynolds American adopts no-smoking policy - myfox8.com

Holy smoke! Reynolds American adopts no-smoking policy - myfox8.com | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- The evolution of smokefree corporate workplaces may have its “hell freezes over” moment at the start of 2015, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. That’s when Reynolds Ame...
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The Mecklenburg County Commission on Oct. 21, 2014, approved two pieces of ... - DavidsonNews.net

The Mecklenburg County Commission on Oct. 21, 2014, approved two pieces of ... - DavidsonNews.net | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
MECKLENBURG COUNTY TOBACCO LIMITS The Mecklenburg County Commission on Oct. 21, 2014, approved two pieces of legislation that will limit tobacco use on government property: Smoke-Free Government Gr...
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Eyes On The Senate Over Regulation Of Tobacco - Leadership Newspapers

Eyes On The Senate Over Regulation Of Tobacco - Leadership Newspapers | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
The Senate Committee on Heath last week held a public hearing on the National Tobacco Control Bill all in a bid to regulate the use of tobacco. JONATHAN NDA – ISAIAH writes on the divergent views on the proposed regulation.
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Maker of Camel Cigarettes to End Smoking in Its Offices - New York Times

Maker of Camel Cigarettes to End Smoking in Its Offices - New York Times | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
A spokesman for Reynolds American said the company would still allow the use of smokeless tobacco products.
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Police: Bay County teen tries buying Sprite, cigarettes with counterfeit $100 bill - Bay City Times

Police: Bay County teen tries buying Sprite, cigarettes with counterfeit $100 bill - Bay City Times | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
A local teen is charged with a felony due to police alleging he tried using a bogus $100 bill to buy some cigarettes and a soda pop.
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Turner denies smoking tobacco in his shop - Owen Sound Sun Times

Turner denies smoking tobacco in his shop - Owen Sound Sun Times | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
Wiarton businessman Jim Turner, who faces nine charges related to smoking in his TV repair business in Wiarton last summer, testified he smokes ginseng cigarettes containing no tobacco and so he is not governed by the Smoke-Free Ontario Act under...
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Grass-Roots Tobacco Bans? Not Quite

Grass-Roots Tobacco Bans? Not Quite | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
Grant programs manipulate small towns into passing "public health"-based product bans -- which means townspeople wind up paying for the privilege of lobbying themselves.
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NDP wants to ban all flavoured tobacco products in Ontario, including menthol - Canadian Business

NDP wants to ban all flavoured tobacco products in Ontario, including menthol - Canadian Business | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
TORONTO - New Democrat France Gelinas is making another attempt to pass legislation outlawing all flavoured tobacco products in Ontario, including menthol
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Store owners cry foul over tobacco sting - Stuff.co.nz

Store owners cry foul over tobacco sting - Stuff.co.nz | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
Health inspectors say they will continue to target tobacco retailers illegally selling to minors, despite cries of entrapment.
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Obesity 'costing same as smoking'

Obesity 'costing same as smoking' | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
The worldwide cost of obesity is about the same as smoking or armed conflict and greater than both alcoholism and climate change, research suggests.
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Edmonton councillors pass Churchill Square smoking ban, look to expand to other sites

Edmonton councillors pass Churchill Square smoking ban, look to expand to other sites | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
Smokers in Churchill Square will be butting out after councillors pushed ahead with a ban Wednesday. And one city councillor wants to go further and extinguish cigarette smoke in various public places across the city.
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California City Becomes First In State To Ban Tobacco Sales To Anyone Under 21 - Huffington Post

California City Becomes First In State To Ban Tobacco Sales To Anyone Under 21 - Huffington Post | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
A Northern California city has become the first in the state to approve raising the minimum age for tobacco purchases.

Healdsburg, California's city council voted 4-1 Monday to raise the age threshold required for tobacco purchases from 18 to 21.
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Clark County may consider smoking ban on new hires - Dayton Daily News

Clark County may consider smoking ban on new hires - Dayton Daily News | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
A Clark County commissioner suggested the county — one of the biggest local employers — consider stop hiring smokers or increase health premiums.
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$30000 in Cigarettes, Cigars and Chew Stolen in Missoula, Investigators ... - Newstalkkgvo

$30000 in Cigarettes, Cigars and Chew Stolen in Missoula, Investigators ... - Newstalkkgvo | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
Missoula County authorities are searching for tens of thousands of dollars in tobacco products after a reported theft of two pallets from North Park Transportation near the Wye on Monday, October 20.
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Pulaski County officials move forward with tobacco tax initiative - WSLS

Pulaski County officials move forward with tobacco tax initiative - WSLS | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
Members on the Pulaski School board recently approved a resolution to adopt a county wide tobacco tax initiative to fund three schools in the county. The tax would generate up to 1 million dollars for the schools.
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Health Authorities Push Through Taxation Guidelines Behind Closed Doors at Moscow WHO Summit

Health Authorities Push Through Taxation Guidelines Behind Closed Doors at Moscow WHO Summit | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
GENEVA, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
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Pot Leaves? Cigarettes? Some Complain Halloween Costumes For Kids Go Too ... - CBS Local

Pot Leaves? Cigarettes? Some Complain Halloween Costumes For Kids Go Too ... - CBS Local | Nicotine Tobacco | Scoop.it
The pot leaf costume is a favorite, so is a cigarette baby costume.
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