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[West Virginia] Community Voiced Opinions About Proposed Smoking Ban

Berkeley County residents and business owners voiced their opinions on the county's proposed clean air ordnance Wednesday evening. "We're against smoking in the workplace and public areas because it harms people and affects the heath of everyone around t
WHAG-TV NBC25 - Your4State.com (Hagerstown, MD)
added Apr 17, 2014 10:14
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[California] Smoke-free the way to be

California Health Collaborative’s Smoke Free North State program launched the Smoke Free Entryway MVP Competition in Chico at the beginning of April. Local businesses can take pictures of their storefronts to show that they’re making an effort to stay sm
Chico (CA) News & Review
added Apr 17, 2014 10:11
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[Vermont] Smoking ban creates opposition

The University is going tobacco-free in an attempt to create a “healthier” environment for students, according to their website. The goal is also to “protect” both smokers and non-smokers from the various health risks that both first and second hand smok
Vermont Cynic (University of Vermont)
added Apr 17, 2014 04:34
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[Illinois] Chicago Sets Example for the Nation by Reducing High School Smoking to Record Low

Chicago has succeeded by aggressively implementing proven strategies to reduce tobacco use, including the highest combined state-local cigarette tax in the nation at $6.16 per pack, a comprehensive smoke-free air law that recently was extended to electro
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 16, 2014 22:34
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[Florida] Clay County woman wins $5M verdict in tobacco suit

In 2013, Gloria Bowden of Clay County filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of her late husband against tobacco companies Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds. On March 26, a jury in the 4th Judicial Circuit ruled in her favor, reaching a $5 million v
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Apr 16, 2014 21:34
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[New Jersey] Smoking ban in parks ordinance introduced by Maywood Council

The Maywood Council on April 8 introduced an ordinance that bans smoking in public parks and recreation areas. The council voted unanimously in favor of it, although two council members, Tom Lindenau and Derek Eisenberg, were absent for the vote. At a
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Apr 16, 2014 12:00
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[California] Is this tiny gadget the future of smoking?

The sleek, modern, minimalist design of both modelTwo and Pax make them as much a high-tech gadget as a smoking implement, a quality that sets Ploom apart from both traditional tobacco accessory makers and e-cigarette retailers. "We're a tech company at
CNN
added Apr 16, 2014 11:31
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[Mississippi] Concerns voiced over Southaven smoking ban

Southaven's proposed smoking ban is still being drafted, but that didn't stop people from voicing their opinions about it during a Board of Aldermen meeting. The Commercial Appeal reports (http://bit.ly/1hIGXV5 ) a resident and business owner voiced thei
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 16, 2014 11:11
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[Oregon] Enforcement questions remain, as citizens back ban on smoking and tobacco use in Forest Grove parks

At a meeting Thursday, Forest Grove Parks and Recreation commissioners discussed the proposed policy's scope. The city code change would ban smoking and tobacco use in city-owned buildings, parking lots, parks and recreation areas, and city-sponsored eve
The Oregonian
added Apr 16, 2014 11:08
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[California] Corte Madera votes to ban smoking, e-cigarette use in multifamily housing units

Corte Madera has become the first Marin community to explicitly ban the use of e-cigarettes in multifamily housing units and public spaces. Town Council members Tuesday voted 3-1, with Councilman Michael Lappert dissenting and Councilwoman Diane Furst ab
Marin (CA) Independent Journal
added Apr 16, 2014 11:02
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