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Santa Clara County’s anti-smoking ordinance called among nation’s toughest

Tweet Santa Clara County supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved the final piece in a package of tobacco laws aimed at snuffing out teenage smoking. The board approved an ordinance requiring tobacco retailers in unincorporated areas of the county to pay $425 for a year for a permit. They also must abide by restrictions on advertising tobacco products and not allow underaged employees to sell them. The law also requires a one-time $340 permit app ... Jump to full article >>

Philip Morris sues Irish government on tobacco ban

Tweet Tobacco giant Philip Morris International is to launch a legal action against the Irish government over its ban on the display of cigarettes in shops. The owner of leading brands including Marlboro and Chesterfield believes the rule is anti-competitive. The group may also sue the UK if the government goes ahead with a plan to introduce a similar clampdown. The restriction on displaying tobacco products on shelves came into force in Ireland ... Jump to full article >>