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[California] The Quad: UCLA’s tobacco-free policy enforcement, broken down

I have seen people vaping near Young Hall and Bruin Walk. The policy is not being enforced as people are seen smoking all around campus despite the signs that read “UCLA is a tobacco-free campus.”...UCPD needs to take action to put a stop to this.
Daily Bruin (UCLA)
added Feb 21, 2017 03:22
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[New Jersey] DEMINSKI: Trenton’s new cigarette purchase age is another useless law — Deminski

Codey has made the point over and over that his idea of enacting this statewide will keep young people from picking up the smoking habit to begin with. How ridiculous. Almost all teenagers who start smoking don’t have their first one by walking into a st
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Feb 21, 2017 03:09
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[Wisconsin] Stiffer Penalties for Illegal Tobacco Sales

e Northwoods Tobacco Free Coalition (NWTFC) will be completing compliance checks to local tobacco vendors to try and stop the sale of tobacco to those under the age of 18. This year they've also stiffened the penalties if you're found selling tobacco prod
WSAU (550 AM) / WSAU-FM 99.9 (Wausau, WI)
added Feb 21, 2017 03:05
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[Montana] Groups propose $1.50 a pack hike in state cigarette tax

Some health advocacy groups on Monday said they are supporting a draft bill to raise the state tax on cigarettes by $1.50 a pack to boost it to $3.20 a pack. Montana’s current cigarette tax of $1.70 a pack ranks 22nd highest nationally and hasn’t been ra
Bozeman (MT) Chronicle
added Feb 21, 2017 03:05
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[North Carolina] Back-breaking beginning: Seeds planted to start Wilson County tobacco season

“Their’s is a very good example of a Wilson County farming operation where they are going to grow corn, soybeans and wheat in addition to tobacco,” Harrell said. Tobacco seeds are so small that they cannot be planted out in the fields with good results
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Feb 21, 2017 03:01
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Bill would ban tobacco discounts, coupons in New York

Coupons and other discounts for tobacco products would be banned under a proposal from a pair of state lawmakers from the Lower Hudson Valley. The bill, which was re-introduced in the state Senate last week, would prohibit retailers from accepting any co
Ithaca (NY) Journal
added Feb 21, 2017 03:00
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[Oregon] EDITORIAL: Lane out front on tobacco / And it’s a good place for the county to be

Lane County would become the first county in Oregon to raise the legal age for tobacco purchases. It would set an example for other counties to follow — and, eventually, Oregon would join California and Hawaii in making a legal purchase age of 21 a state
Eugene (OR) Register-Guard
added Feb 21, 2017 02:58
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[California] Solano fails American Lung Association’s tobacco report

failed six of seven Solano cities (Vallejo received a D) and rural Solano for a “lack of tobacco control policies,” though many local leaders dismissed the study as meaningless. “You can never do enough. No matter how good of a job we do, they’re always
Vacaville (CA) Reporter
added Feb 21, 2017 02:45
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[North Dakota] Breathe ND in danger of closing after committee votes to defund it

The voters of North Dakota helped form the Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy, also known as Breathe ND, when they voted to dedicate tobacco lawsuit settlement money to preventing future use. Now, some think the group is no longer needed.
KFYR-TV-Ch.5 (Bismark, ND)
added Feb 21, 2017 02:36
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VIDEO: Bill would ban tobacco discounts, coupons in New York

The bill, which was re-introduced in the state Senate last week, would prohibit retailers from accepting any coupons or offering discounts on cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes or most other types of tobacco. The proposal — sponsored by Sen. David Carlucc
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Feb 21, 2017 02:35
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