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[Washington] 9th Circuit: Tribal Tobacco Company Must Pay $58 Million In Unpaid Excise Taxes

affirmed a Washington federal judge’s determination that a tribal manufacturer of tobacco products located on land held in trust by the United States is not entitled to an exemption from the federal tobacco excise tax (United States v. King Mountain Tobac
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 15, 2018 17:11

[Illinois] Palatine considering banning vaping in indoor places

Citing health concerns, Palatine officials are exploring whether to have a local ban on vaping in indoor places along with boosting the legal age to buy such products in the village. In April, this unidentified 15-year-old high school student uses a vapi
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Aug 15, 2018 16:16

[Illinois] Ban On Vaping Indoors In Public Eyed By Palatine

Vaping could face some new restrictions in Palatine as village officials consider possible ways to limit the habit because of health concerns. While no measures have been officially proposed, a ban on vaping indoors in public, as well as an increase in th
added Aug 15, 2018 16:15

Cancer report ranks Georgia low, cites state’s tobacco tax, funding

Georgia earned high marks in just two of nine categories related to fighting cancer, according to a recent report. The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) says in its report that only six states had fewer top ratings, labeled as “Gr
Gwinnett (GA) Daily Post
added Aug 15, 2018 16:15
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[Nevada] Smoking in city of Reno parks (including vaping) could get you a misdemeanor charge

Tobacco use of any kind is banned as of Aug. 10, including electronic or vaporized smoking devices. The city council introduced the ordinance in July and passed it earlier this month. “Violation of this provision may result in misdemeanor charges,” acco
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added Aug 15, 2018 16:13
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[Arizona] Tucson City Council to draft ordinance to raise smoking age to 21 inside city limits

The Tucson City Council voted unanimously on Wednesday, Aug. 8, to direct staff to draft an ordinance which will raise the smoking age inside the city limits to 21 from 18.
KOLD TV Channel 13 (Tucson, AZ)
added Aug 15, 2018 15:16

Physician: Let's work to make Oklahoma's indoor air smoke free

As a pediatrician, one of the first questions I ask families and caregivers of my young patients is, “Is there smoking in your home?” Their answer is foundational to the guidance I provide to the families of my pediatric patients, especially if the child
added Aug 15, 2018 15:16

[Illinois] Smoking Ban 10 Years Later: More Acceptance, But Businesses Still Object

's been 10 years since Illinois went smoke-free in all public buildings, including bars and restaurants. GLT looks back at the arguments that were made for and against the indoor smoking ban to see if new data and the passage of time have changed anyone'
WGLT (Normal, IL)
added Aug 15, 2018 15:13

[Alaska] LETTER: Tanana Valley State Fair takes a healthy stance

This year, thanks to the leadership of the Tanana Valley State Fair board of directors, the smell of secondhand smoke will no longer be part of the fair. Thank you to the Tanana Valley State Fair board of directors for adopting a smoke-free policy that p
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Aug 15, 2018 15:07
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