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[Hawaii] City Council introduces bill to ban smoking in cars if minors are present

Bill 70 calls to outlaw smoking traditional and electronic cigarettes in a motor vehicle if a person under the age of 18 is a passenger. Council Chair Ron Menor and Councilman Brandon Elefante co-introduced the bill Wednesday.
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:26
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[Hawaii] City council considers banning smoking in vehicles in presence of minors

For years, Hawaii island and Kauai have had laws on the books that make it illegal to smoke in your car in the presence of a minor.* If Bill 70 becomes law, the same would apply on Oahu. You would not be able to smoke in a motor vehicle when a person un
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Jul 28, 2017 17:39
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[Minnesota] BRIANT: Fighting Menthol Bans / NATO’s Briant on why Minneapolis ordinance needs to be defeated

This means that the potential sales loss at an average convenience store is so large that there is a real risk that these retail stores will not be able to remain profitable. It is just not economically feasible from a business-model perspective to remai
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 27, 2017 20:35
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Philip Morris Cleared at Trial Over Florida Railroad Worker's Fatal Cancer

deliberated for about 90 minutes before concluding nicotine addiction was not the legal cause of Don Pearson's death. The finding excludes Pearson's family from a class of plaintiffs potentially entitled to damages for a tobacco industry scheme to hide th
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jul 26, 2017 23:29
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[California] More E-Cigarettes, Fewer Tobacco Smokers?

After stalling for 15 years, the U.S. quit-smoking rate rose to nearly 6 percent in 2014-2015, up from less than 5 percent in prior years, according to national survey data. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine beli
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 26, 2017 23:28
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[North Carolina] Reynolds American now entirely owned by British American Tobacco

With the $54.5 billion sale of Reynolds American, the city will lose one of its three Fortune 500 companies.... “This is a transformational deal,” BAT Chief Executive Nicandro Durante said in a statement. “We will take the best of the best from both busin
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 26, 2017 19:13
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[New York] VIDEO: NY bans e-cigs on school grounds

The bill Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed Tuesday banning the use of electronic cigarettes on all school grounds in the state was good news, but could have come sooner, a local youth outreach official said. Jon Chaffee, Reality Check assistant coordinator fo
Wellsville (NY) Reporter
added Jul 26, 2017 18:02
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[Massachusetts] State lawmakers consider driving and smoking ban

A bill at the Statehouse aims to crack down on second hand smoke in cars. It’s called “an act to protect little lungs,” and would ban drivers from smoking cigarettes, if they’re driving with a child who’s young enough for a car seat. According to the Ce
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Jul 26, 2017 18:01
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[North Carolina] Reynolds cigarette sales continue to outperform rivals; California tax increase having impact

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. again outperformed its manufacturing rivals in traditional and electronic cigarette performance during the latest four-week measuring period by Nielsen that ended July 15. However, it is becoming clearer that the $2-per-pack in
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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New study shows cigarette sales in California dropped dramatically since new cigarette tax went into effect

The study conducted by the State Legislative Analyst Office shows people are buying fewer packs of cigarettes and as a result revenues from the cigarette tax decreased more than 60-percent in May of 2017 compared to May of 2016. "Sales declined, I'd say
KFSN ABC-30 (Fresno, CA)
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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