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[Missouri] Editorial: Time to clear the air on casino smoking

this whole bi-county, multi-front battle presses a bigger issue: It’s time for Missouri to quit piddling around, join the 21st century and 30-plus other states and pass a statewide indoor smoking ban without exceptions. And it should include casinos.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 20, 2018 15:50
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South Carolina could be doing more to reduce cancer, study finds

In this year’s report, South Carolina also scored red for smoke-free laws, tobacco prevention funding... “Our cigarette tax is the sixth-lowest in the country and the tax on other tobacco products also ranks at the bottom,” she said. “While 64 cities and
Greenville (SC) News
added Aug 20, 2018 15:48
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[Georgia, New York] A New Smoking Ban in Public Housing Roils Some Residents

Many housing advocates support the ban. But they worry about how it will be enforced. Elderly, disabled and mentally ill tenants, they say, will have a harder time complying because the ban forces them to stand 25 feet away from their front door to smoke
Pew Center on the States & stateline.org
added Aug 20, 2018 15:46
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[New York] Letter: Smoking ban been good for residents

a resident of Schenectady Municipal Housing Authority contacted me desperate for relief from the second-hand smoke that was aggravating her lungs. She had developed a pulmonary illness from being on the Critical Incident Team at Ground Zero after 9/11. S
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Aug 20, 2018 15:43
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[California] Fontana bans smoking in city parks

Fontana this week joined more than 300 California cities and counties in prohibiting smoking in public parks. City leaders on Tuesday, Aug. 14, unanimously approved the ban, which includes e-cigarettes and will take effect by the end of October. Fontana
Riverside (CA) Press-Enterprise
added Aug 20, 2018 02:09
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[Virginia] Cigarette tax moves forward on South Boston council vote

South Boston Town Council moved decisively to impose a 10 cent-per-pack tax on cigarette purchases in town by voting 4-1 in favor of the levy Monday night. Council members passed the new tax on the first reading but it will not become official until the
SoVaNow (South Boston, VA News & Record)
added Aug 20, 2018 02:09
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[Washington] Dori: Politicians would rather buy votes than prevent cancer

American Cancer Society has just graded every state on preventing tobacco-related cancer deaths. They gave our state an F — F as in failure. Washington state gets $600 million every year from the lawsuit settlement and tobacco taxes. Do you know how much
MyNorthwest.com (KIRO, KTTH, Seattle, WA)
added Aug 20, 2018 01:40
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[Massachusetts] Springfield City Council considers adding fines to new ban on electronic smoking devices

The City Council will consider passing an ordinance on Monday that would allow the city to issue fines against those caught using electronic smoking devices inside public places.
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Aug 19, 2018 21:10
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[Maine] LETTER: Marijuana causing condo anxiety

The case doesn’t address the medications available to those with anxiety issues. When I look it up, marijuana isn’t listed. The Public Health Law Center (and the American Society of Heating and Air Conditioning Engineers) contends marijuana’s secondhand
Kennebec Journal
added Aug 19, 2018 20:47
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[Ohio] Westerville places 'No Smoking' signs in city parks

The city passed an ordinance back in July that went into effect earlier this month. Thursday, the city started installing signed at park entrances and trails. Electronic cigarettes are also banned from parks.
nbc4i (Dublin, OH)
added Aug 19, 2018 12:27
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