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Legislation Week In Review Volume XVII

Each week we share some of the news that comes across our desk about upcoming legislation.. This week we have stories from California, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, Texas¬†and the countries Canada, New Zealand and Norway. California – A proposal by Senator Marty Block (D-San Diego) labeled as SB 1333 passed the senate and would make smoking or disposing of tobacco waste at parks and beaches illegal in the state, and those who violate […]

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Law: New Zealand Could Be Next to Adopt Plain Packaging

In a growing trend, New Zealand might become one of the next countries to adopt a plain-packaging law. The law would require that tobacco products be sold without any branding or trademarks. The New Zealand Parliament Health Committee passed a bill last week that gives approval to legislation to introduce these measures. The law will be on hold until a legal challenge to Australia’s plain-packaging law has been resolved between the country¬†and the World Trade […]

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