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New York: Tell Assembly committee to advance Tobacco 21 bill

A bill to raise the tobacco age to 21 has been moving through the New York Legislature. But now it's stuck in the General Assembly's Codes Committee. Use the tool below email to all committee members asking them to advance the bill: We just need few pi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 16, 2018 11:32
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[Vermont] Group pushes for smoke-free Montpelier

The Central Vermont New Directions Coalition says the numbers in teen smoking have gone down in Vermont. Now, they want to see a similar trend in adults. This group doesn’t want to see or smell cigarettes in their downtown area. "We are trying to build
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Jun 19, 2018 11:51
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[Florida] Tobacco Plaintiff’s $18.7 Million Award Upheld By Appeals Court ($$)

Court of Appeal let stand a jury’s award of $18.7 million on behalf of the widow of a smoker in an Engle progeny wrongful death case (Philip Morris USA Inc. v. Mary Faricy Pardue on behalf of the estate of John H. Faricy, No. 1D17-959, Fla. App., 1st Dist
Lexis Nexis
added Jun 17, 2018 08:39
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[Pennsylvania] American Lung Association: PA Can Do Better, 10 Years After Smoking Ban

more work should be done to improve air quality. Over 2,300 venues in the state remain exempt from the Clean Indoor Air Act, leaving many hospitality workers exposed to harmful carcinogens.
WESA 90.5 (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Jun 16, 2018 11:35
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[Michigan] Township enacts smoke-free policy encompassing all public, recreational areas

BYRON TOWNSHIP - Residents will be prohibited from using tobacco and marijuana products, including e-cigarettes and vaping devices, in all recreational areas and public places owned by the township once an ordinance passed by the Township Board this week
Michigan Live
added Jun 16, 2018 11:34
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[Indiana] Study: State should spend more on smoking-prevention efforts

For more than two years, a coalition of public health, business and insurance interests, called the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana, has been pushing without success for Indiana to raise the tax on cigarettes, increase the legal age of smoking from 18 t
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jun 16, 2018 11:33
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[California] South Pasadena Smoking Regulations Now in Effect

New smoking regulations in the City of South Pasadena, designed to further protect public health and reduce the harmful effects of secondhand smoke, take effect TODAY, June 15, 2018. The updated ordinance adds City sidewalks and other public spaces to t
South Pasadena Review
added Jun 16, 2018 11:31
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[California] City staff will work on smoke-free park ordinance

The ordinance would make it illegal to smoke in the city's public parks -- an idea proposed by local students who are members of the Smokebuster club and supported by the American Lung Association (ALA).
Fontana (CA) Herald News
added Jun 15, 2018 07:58
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Our View: Stop smoking on the beach

Rockport town officials ushered in the beginning of summer by making the wise decision to ban smoking on its public beaches. Here's hoping other communities across the region follow suit. It should be an easy decision. In most communities, smoking is al
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Jun 15, 2018 07:56
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[Illinois, New York] Two Major Cities Mull Flavored E-Liquid Bans

CHICAGO and NEW YORK -- Lawmakers in two of the nation’s largest cities have mounted separate initiatives to ban most flavored e-liquids used in vaping devices, according to several reports.
CSP (Convenience Store Products)
added Jun 21, 2018 13:20
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