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[New York] Reality Check, HealthNet partner for Smokeout event

A recent survey of Herkimer County adults on behalf of BRiDGES Tobacco Prevention shows support for policies that would restrict tobacco sales, marketing and secondhand smoke exposure. According to the survey, 82 percent feel smoking should be prohibited
Herkimer (NY) Times Telegram
added Nov 18, 2017 21:56
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[North Dakota] Shaw: We must ban adults from smoking in cars with children present

Rep. Pam Anderson, D-Fargo, wants to make that a crime in North Dakota. If re-elected, she plans to introduce a bill that would ban adults from smoking in a car if children are present. "The kids are defenseless," Anderson said. "We have to protect them
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Nov 18, 2017 21:50
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[Florida] Legal Matters: Can my association send notices electronically?

I personally feel that a rule banning smoking at the condominium swimming pools will be found to be reasonable. .. Perhaps you could ask your board to establish an outdoor smoking area on part of the property where other residents would not typically go.
Naples (FL) Daily News
added Nov 18, 2017 21:48
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[North Carolina] Juul surpasses Vuse in electronic-cigarette sales

There is a new top-selling U.S. electronic cigarette with Juul surpassing Vuse during the latest 12-week measuring period that ended Nov. 4. Wells Fargo Securities analyst Bonnie Herzog said Vuse, made by R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co., dropped from 28.9 perce
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 18, 2017 19:09
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[New York] Albany tobacco retailing under spotlight on Great American Smokeout

Anti-smoking organizations used the occasion of the Great American Smokeout on Thursday to highlight the prevalence of tobacco retailers in low-income neighborhoods and near schools. An outdoor display at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany showed a high co
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Nov 20, 2017 15:12
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[Texas] Town Hall On Tobacco 21 Plan

a town hall meeting Thursday night is meant to listen to resident concerns and answer any questions they may have. “We had about 75 percent of respondents saying yes, they would agree with increasing the sale age,” Schliesinger said of a previous online
KTSA (San Antonio, TX)
added Nov 18, 2017 03:04
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[Illinois] Barrington police: Numerous teens face charges for underage e-cigarette, tobacco possession

The following items were taken from Barrington, South Barrington and Barrington Hills police reports and press releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt.
Chicago Tribune
added Nov 17, 2017 21:38
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[California] Study: Rated T video games glamorize smoking

In one study, 42 percent of video games reviewed contained tobacco images but only eight percent of those had tobacco-related content descriptors. "People should know that the smoking depictions have the potential to drive behavior," said Dave Dobbins.
KFSN ABC-30 (Fresno, CA)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:32
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[Wisconsin] Underage tobacco sales growing, Chippewa County health department says

Underage tobacco sales are a growing problem, an official at the Chippewa County Department of Public Health said Tuesday, after a survey was released that indicated underage tobacco sales in Wisconsin had jumped from 7.2 percent in 2016 to 7.7 percent i
Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, WI)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:29
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[Louisiana] Smoking officially snuffed out: Mayor Broome signs Baton Rouge indoor smoking ban into law

Broome ceremoniously signed an ordinance banning smoking in East Baton Rouge bars and casinos Thursday afternoon. "It took years of hard work ... to pass this ordinance," Broome said at an official signing event where she stood with fellow politicians an
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Nov 17, 2017 19:41
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