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[Ohio] Lung cancer awareness the focus of upcoming Springfield dinner program

Tying in with Lung Cancer Awareness Month, the Mercy Health Springfield Regional Cancer Center will “Shine a Light on Lung Cancer” with a free dinner and discussion event, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Cancer Center, 148 W. North St.
Springfield (OH) News-Sun
added Nov 12, 2017 20:48
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[New York] Hamptons Protestors Rage Against Ban on Smoking in Convertible Cars

A recent meeting of the Hamptons Health and Safety Board (HHSB) was disrupted when a large group of angry motorists arrived to protest recently enhanced restrictions on smoking. The Hamptons Police Department was called in...rule banning smoking in toples
Dan’s Papers (Southampton, NY)
added Nov 12, 2017 20:48
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[Arkansas] Group aims to make all Little Rock bars and eateries smoke-free

Smoke Free Little Rock -- a collection of health professionals and community activists -- is petitioning the city's Board of Directors to pass a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance. It would eliminate exemptions allowed under the state's Clean Indoor Air
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
added Nov 12, 2017 20:42
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[Minnesota] St. Cloud mayor vetoes 'tobacco 21' ordinance after a split City Council approves it

In front of a packed City Hall audience, a split St. Cloud City Council narrowly passed a new ordinance last week raising the tobacco sales age to 21. By a 4-3 vote, council members moved to make this central Minnesota city the first outside the metro a
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Nov 12, 2017 01:57
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[North Carolina] Back in the Day: Tobacco festival opens

It was an evening of remembering the past honoring the present and affirming the future as agricultural and community leaders met on Nov. 16, 1987, to salute the tobacco industry. The Southern Flue-cured Tobacco Festival, celebrating its 10th anniversary
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Nov 12, 2017 01:57
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[Montana] Tobacco companies use American Indian themes to sell their deadly products

Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program (MTUPP)... is joining forces with the American Cancer Society and the National American Indian Heritage Month for this year’s Great American Smokeout. This annual event challenges smokers to quit cigarettes for at le
Char-Koosta News
added Nov 12, 2017 01:55
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[North Carolina] Additional expenses lead to larger quarterly loss for 22nd Century Group

primarily caused by increased production expenses. The loss was $3.32 million, compared with a loss of $2.68 million a year ago. Contributing to the increased loss was $259,000 in equity-based compensation expenses in the quarter. The plant biotechnolog
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 12, 2017 01:41
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[Colorado] Avon’s Riverview Apartments mark first year of tobacco-free rules

Last March, a baseline survey of Riverview residents showed that 79 percent of the respondents lived in tobacco-free homes. However, that same survey showed that 46 percent of the respondents were bothered by second-hand smoke coming into their homes.
Vail (CO) Daily News
added Nov 11, 2017 23:39
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[North Carolina] Wake Students Will Skip a Tobacco Survey for First Time Since 1999, Prompting a Pushback from County Commissioners

county commissioners, irate over of the loss of data about an important health risk, are calling school board members to a special meeting on the matter. Wake County Board of Commissioners chairman Sig Hutchinson said Thursday that he intended to take th
Independent Weekly (Durham, NC)
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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[Illinois] Several Rockford businesses in violation of tobacco laws

49 out of 164 businesses inspected were found to be in violation including... 29 businesses selling tobacco without a license. The city says these inspections help strengthen their ordinances and make our streets safer.
23 WIFR CBS (Rockford, IL)
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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