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[Hawaii] New No Smoking Law

A new county law went into effect July 1st, making it illegal to smoke in a vehicle with a passenger under the age of 18 on board. Police will be stationed at school zones during pick-up and drop-off times over the next two weeks, making sure people
KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:32
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[New York] Philipstown Picks Side in ‘Tobacco War’ ($$)

In June, Philipstown placed a moratorium, a six-month hold, on any and all applications the town receives concerning vape shops. [
Putnam Co. (NY) News
added Aug 8, 2018 19:49
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[Ohio] University of Findlay becomes tobacco-free campus

University of Findlay went from being tobacco free in buildings to being a completely tobacco free campus on Aug. 1. The policy not only outlaws the use of cigarettes but all products that contain nicotine, including vaping devices. The policy was change
limaohio.com
added Aug 8, 2018 13:21
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Department of Public Health awards $6 million to Massachusetts communities for tobacco control and prevention

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is awarding more than $6 million over the next four years to prevent nicotine use and improve public health. The funding will strengthen capacity in 182 cities and towns to enact and enforce policies, s
Somerville (MA) Times
added Aug 8, 2018 13:19
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[Massachusetts] Grant to aid anti-smoking efforts in Malden, surrounding communities

Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is awarding a $60,000 grant to support tobacco control and prevention initiatives in Malden, Medford, Melrose, Wakefield and Winchester. This award is administered by the Melrose Board of Health and Regional
Wicked Local (MA)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:18
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[New York] Raise the Age? By 2019, you may need to be 21 to buy tobacco in Essex County

The Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Monday in regard to raising the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21. The board will choose whether to adopt the resolution at its regular meeting Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 10 a.m. The hearing falls in
Adirondack Daily Enterprise (Saranac Lake, NY)
added Aug 8, 2018 13:13
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[Nebraska] Judge denies request to stay Winnebago cigarette lawsuit

OMAHA -- A federal judge has denied a U.S. government request to freeze proceedings in a lawsuit in which tribal tobacco companies in Winnebago claim Nebraska state officials' attempts to regulate their cigarette sales are unconstitutional.
Sioux City (IA) Journal
added Aug 7, 2018 22:44
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[North Carolina] 4th Circuit Orders Court To Substitute U.S. As Defendant Following Tobacco Stings ($$)

A North Carolina federal judge abused his discretion in agreeing to reconsider a predecessor’s order that granted a petition to substitute the United States as a party defendant under the Westfall Act in a dispute stemming from undercover tobacco traffic
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 7, 2018 21:36
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[New York] *ACTION ALERT* PUBLIC HOUSING SMOKING BAN

C.L.A.S.H. has filed a lawsuit challenging this rule. C.L.A.S.H. receives no funding from any industry. It survives on the kindness of private citizens who donate their nickels and dimes. It's barely enough to cover the cost of maintaining this web si
NYC C.L.A.S.H.
added Aug 7, 2018 18:28
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[Virginia] Public housing officials enforce federal ban on smoking

Public housing authority executives say their local agencies met or exceeded the nationwide Aug. 1 federal deadline for turning their properties into no-smoking zones. Not everyone is happy about it, they report, but reactions have been mixed. People w
Coalfield.com (The Coalfield Progress, The Dickenson (VA) Star and The Post)
added Aug 7, 2018 18:17
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