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[Michigan] Township enacts smoke-free policy encompassing all public, recreational areas

BYRON TOWNSHIP - Residents will be prohibited from using tobacco and marijuana products, including e-cigarettes and vaping devices, in all recreational areas and public places owned by the township once an ordinance passed by the Township Board this week
Michigan Live
added Jun 16, 2018 11:34
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[Indiana] Study: State should spend more on smoking-prevention efforts

For more than two years, a coalition of public health, business and insurance interests, called the Alliance for a Healthier Indiana, has been pushing without success for Indiana to raise the tax on cigarettes, increase the legal age of smoking from 18 t
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jun 16, 2018 11:33
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New York: Tell Assembly committee to advance Tobacco 21 bill

A bill to raise the tobacco age to 21 has been moving through the New York Legislature. But now it's stuck in the General Assembly's Codes Committee. Use the tool below email to all committee members asking them to advance the bill: We just need few pi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 16, 2018 11:32
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[California] South Pasadena Smoking Regulations Now in Effect

New smoking regulations in the City of South Pasadena, designed to further protect public health and reduce the harmful effects of secondhand smoke, take effect TODAY, June 15, 2018. The updated ordinance adds City sidewalks and other public spaces to t
South Pasadena Review
added Jun 16, 2018 11:31
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[California] City staff will work on smoke-free park ordinance

The ordinance would make it illegal to smoke in the city's public parks -- an idea proposed by local students who are members of the Smokebuster club and supported by the American Lung Association (ALA).
Fontana (CA) Herald News
added Jun 15, 2018 07:58
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Our View: Stop smoking on the beach

Rockport town officials ushered in the beginning of summer by making the wise decision to ban smoking on its public beaches. Here's hoping other communities across the region follow suit. It should be an easy decision. In most communities, smoking is al
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Jun 15, 2018 07:56
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[Kentucky] Murray smoking ordinance passes in 8-2 vote

A right to health or a right to smoke: That’s what city council members in Murray decided on Thursday evening. The council heard comments from the public and passed an ordinance banning smoking in public areas city-wide. Some believe it’s for the better
WPSDTV News Channel 6 (Paducah, KY)
added Jun 15, 2018 07:55
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[North Carolina] ECU kicking butts: New policy places strict controls on tobacco use

East Carolina University is kicking butts and earning praise for doing so. An ECU policy that goes into effect July 1 prohibits all forms of tobacco use within 100 feet of buildings on main campus and bans tobacco completely on the health sciences campu
Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector
added Jun 15, 2018 07:55
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[Utah] Jobs vs. health; heated Mesquite City Council meeting tackles risks of smoking ban

City Council members were persuaded Wednesday that a proposed ban on smoking in public places would have a negative financial impact on the city... If the Mesquite residents championing the Mesquite Clean Air Initiative gain enough signatures on a petiti
St George (UT) News
added Jun 15, 2018 07:53
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[California] Beverly Hills Among Cities to Receive Grant to Combat Illegal Sales of Cigarettes to Minors

Prop. 56 — the California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016 — was approved by voters in November 2016. Effective April 2017, it raised the cigarette tax by $2 per pack, with an equivalent increase on other tobacco products. The
Beverly Hills (CA) Courier
added Jun 15, 2018 07:46
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