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[North Dakota] EDITORIAL: Restrict kid-friendly tobacco products to specialty stores

Kids can be taken in by bright lights, fancy packaging and product placement. That's why sugary cereals are usually kept nearer the floor in grocery stores, and it's why candy and gum are at cart height in checkout aisles in retail stores.
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Jul 2, 2015 14:11
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[Illinois] Smoking banned at Lewis and Clark

GODFREY — Those who choose to smoke at the campus of Lewis and Clark Community College (LCCC) after today may find themselves slapped with a $100 fine. With the passing of the Smoke Free Campus Act (Public Act 098-0985) by former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn,
Illinois River Bend Telegraph
added Jul 2, 2015 14:07
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[Ohio] BIG TOBACCO'S NEW ASSAULT ON OUR CHILDREN

E-cigarettes are the new frontier in tobacco companies’ quest to get kids addicted while they are young. After just a few years on the market, minors’ use of e-cigarettes has now surpassed their use of traditional cigarettes. According to a report from
Ashland (OH) Times Gazette
added Jul 2, 2015 11:11
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[Massachusetts] Flavored tobacco could see massive tax hike in Mass.

Massachusetts Senate is pressing to increase the tax on flavored cigars, flavored smoking tobacco, and flavored “blunt wraps” — sometimes used to smoke marijuana — from 40 percent to 210 percent in an attempt to reduce youth use of products that come in s
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jul 2, 2015 10:35
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[North Carolina] Pension suit could be nearing end

Supreme Court declined Tuesday to hear a petition filed by a unit of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., meaning there could be a resolution this year to a 13-year-old lawsuit led by Richard Tatum of Winston-Salem against the RJR Pension Investment committee. Tatu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 2, 2015 08:19
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[Virginia] Local cities work to reduce cigarette litter

Seven local communities are participating in Keep America Beautiful's campaign, "Cigarette butts = litter." The eight-week program started July 1 and is funded by a $12,500 grant. Participating municipalities include Norfolk, Suffolk, Hampton, James City
WVEC-TV 13 (Norfolk, VA)
added Jul 2, 2015 08:17
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[District of Columbia] TPP leak shows restrictive patent protections — Ministers spoil for final TPP fight — U.S., Cuba, Brazil improve ties - POLITICO Morning Trade

Head over the Chamber of Commerce today...Action on Smoking & Health and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids have, and the groups will be outside the Chamber with him today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to call on the business group to stop fighting anti-smoki
Politico
added Jul 2, 2015 08:06
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[New Jersey] Smoking ban going into effect for Millville's public housing, officials say

At the 498 public housing units — split across seven properties — operated by the Millville Housing Authority (MHA), smoking will be banned from not only inside the residences but outside on balconies and porches as well.
NJ.com
added Jul 1, 2015 16:57
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[New York] Syracuse University is banning smoking on campus starting this week

banning all tobacco products from its campus and other properties starting Wednesday. But SU sports fans won't immediately be forced to put out their cigarettes. The policy will be phased in at the Carrier Dome in 2017. Until then, people will continue t
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added Jul 1, 2015 16:10
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[Florida] VIDEO: LARKIN V. R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO LIVETrial

Larkin (personal representative of the estate of Carole Larkin) claims R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co concealed the dangers of smoking cigarettes, which fueled his wife Carole Larkin's addiction to nicotine and caused her fatal cancer.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 1, 2015 15:37
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