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To-go cocktails could be legalized in Oklahoma during COVID-19 pandemic

The Oklahoman 18 Feb 2021
"This is to help restaurants because they've been hurt by the pandemic, and this allows them to regain a revenue stream," said Rep ... HB 2122, which would create the "Oklahoma Cocktails To Go Act of 2021," easily cleared the House Alcohol, Tobacco and Controlled Substances Committee ... At most, the act will be in effect for one year after it becomes law.
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‘No. of smokers dropped in Dakshina Kannada dist, thanks to COTPA’

The Times of India 11 Feb 2021
The Dakshina Kannada Control Cell ... He was speaking a workshop on National Tobacco Control Programme and The COTPA Act jointly organised by the and District Working Journalists Association (DKDWJA) on Tuesday, Dr Jagannath said tobacco consumption leads to other habits among youth.
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American Lung Association Report: Ending Tobacco Use Critical to Saving Lives, Especially during Pandemic

The Philadelphia Tribune 27 Jan 2021
... to pass proven tobacco control policies ... "The new administration should take important actions that remain unfinished from the past two administrations, including ensuring the FDA uses its full authority to fulfill the requirements of the Tobacco Control Act passed 12 years ago.".
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FDA Marks Historic Public Health Milestone with Finalization of Two Key Rules for Companies Seeking ...

The Philadelphia Tribune 20 Jan 2021
The finalization of these rules helps ensure that all PMTAs and SE Reports that begin scientific review contain the basic information the agency needs to determine whether the new tobacco products meet the relevant premarket requirements to efficiently and effectively implement the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.
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CBP, FDA Seize Counterfeit, Unauthorized E-Cigarettes

Herald Mail 13 Jan 2021
that did not meet the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act�(FD&C Act) requirements, as amended by the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act�(Tobacco Control Act) ... Tobacco products including e-cigarettes imported or offered for import into the U.S ... Tobacco Products.
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Covid-19: Lessons from the ban on cigarettes in public places

Independent online (SA) 11 Jan 2021
The recipient was Minister of Health Dr Manto Tshabalala-Msimang, who had navigated the law on Tobacco Products Control Amendment Act from her predecessor Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma who promulgated the labelling, advertising and sale of tobacco products passed in 1995.
photo: WN / RTayco
Tourists taking photos at the Merlion Park where the Merlion and Marina Bay Sands can be used as backdrops. Taken on September 2018 in Singapore.
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Smoking controls in Singapore over the years

Straits Times 03 Jan 2021
This is the third and last change to the minimum age requirement under the amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act, which were passed in Parliament in November 2017 ... Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale of Tobacco) Act is introduced - now known as Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act.
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How Trump warped HHS long before Covid-19

Democratic Underground 31 Dec 2020
... wrote in a subsequent resignation letter, obtained by POLITICO, in which he pleaded with the office's acting leader to preserve his colleagues' efforts to protect LGBTQ health, improve tobacco control and gather data on racial disparities, among other public health priorities.
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Government official confirms stunning report about Trump administration 'violations'

Raw Story 31 Dec 2020
... wrote in a subsequent resignation letter, obtained by POLITICO, in which he pleaded with the office's acting leader to preserve his colleagues' efforts to protect LGBTQ health, improve tobacco control and gather data on racial disparities, among other public health priorities.
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Minimum legal age for smoking raised to 21 from Jan 1

Straits Times 30 Dec 2020
This is the third and last change to the minimum age requirement under the amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act, which were passed in Parliament in Nov 2017 ... "Tobacco use is one of the highest contributors to ill health and premature death in Singapore.
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Minimum legal age for smoking raised to 21 from tomorrow

Straits Times 30 Dec 2020
The minimum legal age for the purchase, use, possession, sale and supply of tobacco products will be raised from the current 20 years old to 21 from tomorrow. This is the third and last change to the minimum age requirement under the amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act, which were passed in Parliament in November 2017.
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Holy smokes! New law may bar public servants from tobacco investments

The Gleaner 23 Dec 2020
Far-reaching provisions have been crafted in the Tobacco Control Act, 2020, that will bar public servants from investing in the tobacco industry and also prohibit them from operating a tobacco manufacturing, wholesale, retail or import business.... .
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Tobacco manufacturers gain additional time to implement graphic warning labels

Winston-Salem Journal 04 Dec 2020
"These expenditures of resources for the purpose of meeting the rule's requirements constitute irreparable harm because plaintiffs cannot recover money damages should the rule and/or the graphic-warning requirement in the Tobacco Control Act be invalidated," the companies said in a legal filing.
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