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[Indiana] Lafayette City Council may ban e-smoking

will consider an ordinance Monday that would ban e-cigarettes in indoor public places. Lafayette City Council President Ron Campbell said several citizens approached him about concerns with e-cigarettes and vaping. Electronic smoking devices use a batte
Lafayette (IN) Journal & Courier
added Feb 3, 2018 00:03
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[Illinois] Editorial: Raise the tobacco-buying age to 21

The legal age for buying alcohol is still 21 in the U.S. for the same reason that the tobacco age should be: protecting the health of young people and helping them avoid terrible decisions that they and their families will regret for decades to come.
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 3, 2018 00:02
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[Nebraska] Federal case over cigarette bootlegging law looms over Ho-Chunk raid

A dispute over a law designed to remedy interstate cigarette bootlegging was one of the flash points surrounding a federal raid on the Winnebago Indian Reservation this week. The tribe says the operation by several dozen agents of the federal Bureau of A
Omaha (NE) World Herald
added Feb 2, 2018 18:33
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[Nebraska] Winnebago tribal chairman calls ATF raid attack on tribe's sovereignty

Tuesday's raid by federal agents at four sites owned by Ho-Chunk Inc. is being considered as an assault on the Winnebago Tribe's sovereignty, the tribal chairman said late Wednesday. Frank White said in an email statement that the Bureau of Alcohol, Toba
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Feb 2, 2018 18:32
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[New York] Perceived interrelations of pain and cigarette smoking in a sample of adult smokers living with HIV/AIDS

The PSI total score was significantly higher for PLWH who smoke and had current pain versus no current pain. Among smokers with HIV and pain, higher PSI scores were associated with higher pain interference, pain severity, and certain neuropathic pain symp
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 2, 2018 18:27
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[South Dakota] SD lawmaker pushing to raise state's minimum age to buy tobacco

A bill to raise the minimum age of legal access to tobacco in South Dakota will soon face the Legislature. A bill sponsored by state Rep. Leslie Heinemann, R-Flandreau, is on the horizon, one which would raise the age to purchase tobacco products in Sout
Dickinson (ND) Press
added Feb 2, 2018 18:24
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Alabama moves closer to banning smoking in cars around children: Here's why

The bill would make it illegal to smoke a tobacco product in a car if anyone age 19 or younger is in the car. The prohibition would apply whether the vehicle is moving or parked...children exposed to second-hand smoke also experience greater incidents of
AL.com
added Feb 2, 2018 18:02
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[Kansas] Attorneys argue validity of Topeka law that bans sale of tobacco to those under 21

An injunction blocking a Topeka city ordinance that bans the sale of tobacco to those under 21 will continue as a Shawnee County District Court Judge who heard arguments Thursday weighs the merits of a case against the law. Topeka businesses Vape Bar an
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Feb 2, 2018 18:00
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Proposed bill would raise age for tobacco, vaping sales to 21 in Washington

A bill heard by the Washington Senate Labor and Commerce committee would raise the purchasing age for tobacco and vaping products to 21 in the state.
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 2, 2018 17:59
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Bill would raise legal age of tobacco use in Idaho

The Senate State Affairs Committee introduced legislation Wednesday that would raise the legal age of tobacco use in Idaho from 18 to 21. ...The age restriction also would apply to the sale and use of e-cigarettes... Tobacco 21 Idaho, a coalition of vari
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 2, 2018 17:59
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