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Is Tobacco 21 The Solution To Colorado’s Wave Of Teen Vaping?

Colorado tops 37 other states for e-cigarette use among high school students... a push in several Colorado mountain towns to raise the minimum age for tobacco and nicotine purchases. The resort town of Aspen passed the state’s first such law in 2017. Neig
CPR - Colorado Public Radio
added Jul 2, 2018 20:42
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[Wisconsin] More Schools Go Completely Smoke Free — Indoors And Out

In Wisconsin, 23 colleges with a total of 90 campuses are on the foundation’s list. Some schools have had bans for years, others only recently. Marquette University went tobacco-free last year. In addition to banning cigarettes and chewing tobacco, Marq
Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR)
added Jul 2, 2018 15:28
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[Illinois] As public housing buildings go smoke-free, health advocates mobilize to help residents quit

The rule prohibits tobacco products — cigarettes, cigars, pipes and hookahs — in living units, indoor common areas, administrative offices and outdoors within 25 feet of housing and administrative office buildings. The policy does not explicitly ban elect
Chicago Tribune
added Jul 2, 2018 15:22
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STREIT: Marking a decade of smoke-free air in Iowa

It was significant for me, as a longtime volunteer for the American Cancer Society and its advocacy affiliate, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. We worked hard... But I’d be remiss if I left you with the idea that our work is done. It’s
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jul 1, 2018 18:32
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[Kentucky] Cigarette tax increase begins Sunday

Kentucky smokers will see an increase in the cost of their cigarettes. As a part of a larger tax bill, the Kentucky General Assembly voted to increase the state's cigarette tax from 60 cents to $1.10 per pack earlier this year. That tax increase will be
Wayne County (KY) Outlook
added Jul 1, 2018 15:21
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Iowa celebrates 10 years smoke-free

Iowa is one of 25 states that have enacted smoke-free laws addressing secondhand smoke exposure in workplaces, restaurants and bars. Ten years ago, on July 1, 2008, the act was signed by then-Governor Chet Culver. On the act’s five-year anniversary, the
Council Bluffs (IA) Daily Nonpareil
added Jul 1, 2018 13:05
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[Montana] Missoula judge to decide if cigar club can continue to allow smoking

Both sides in the lawsuit filed last year between the Missoula City-County Board of Health and Calumet — the company that runs the Fools' End Club — had asked District Court Judge Leslie Halligan to rule in their favor in the case. Attorneys for the cou
The Missoulian
added Jun 30, 2018 22:10
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[Iowa] DORMAN: Proceed with caution on banning beer, tobacco from parks in Cedar Rapids

But puffing on a cigar, on a fairway, 100 yards from the nearest human seems like much less of a public health emergency. Heck, if we’re truly concerned about the health habits of golfers, maybe the city should ban the use of carts. Spoil your good walk
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jun 30, 2018 22:06
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[North Carolina] Juul continues to widen market-share gap with Reynolds' Vuse

The gap between the two top U.S. electronic cigarettes — Juul and R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co.’s Vuse — continued to widen in the latest Nielsen data report. Juul’s market share increased from 64 percent to 68 percent in the four-week period that ended June
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 29, 2018 21:27
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[North Carolina] EDITORIAL: Our view: Smoking declines

Finally, quitting successfully may take between 8 and 11 attempts, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The important thing to realize is that this may take time, so never give up.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 29, 2018 21:26
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