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[Colorado] This Week in History

25 Years Ago • The Loveland City Council began considering a smoking ban in restaurants in the city because of the dangers of second-hand smoke. Smoking was already prohibited, by a 1985 ordinance, in city-owned buildings and public areas with exception
Loveland (CO) Daily Reporter-Herald
added Aug 27, 2017 07:20
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[Maryland] Health Department has $4,000 in tobacco prevention grants available

The Carroll County Health Department has grant funding available for organizations and businesses interested in smoking cessation and prevention projects. Proposed projects can take many forms, but the goals of the project should fit into one of three g
Carroll County (MD) Times
added Aug 27, 2017 07:19
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[Rhode Island] Narragansett bans tobacco use on town property

Town Council banned the use of tobacco products on all town-owned property in a 3-2 split vote...“I’m hoping I don’t have to go through statistics of second-hand smoke and outdoor second-hand smoke,” said Moretti at the meeting. “There’s lots of statistic
Narragansett (RI) Times
added Aug 27, 2017 07:14
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[Minnesota, North Dakota] Shaw: It's a good call to raise the smoking age to 21

City councils in Detroit Lakes, Frazee and Perham, Minn., are being urged to raise the smoking age to 21. I say--Go for it. For that matter, raise the smoking age in all of Minnesota and North Dakota to 21, to match the drinking age. It's about time. The
Fargo (ND) InForum
added Aug 27, 2017 07:12
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[New Mexico] UNM's tobacco-free policy in effect

University of New Mexico students and faculty are starting the fall semester with a new rule. Tobacco is now banned all over campus with the exception of some designated spots. KOB went to UNM to gauge students' reaction
KOB-TV Channel 4 (Albuquerque, NM)
added Aug 27, 2017 07:02
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[Pennsylvania] No butts about it: This Lehigh Valley college going totally smoke free

On Monday, the Allentown school become a completely smoke-free and tobacco-free campus. Other Lehigh Valley schools limit smoking to specific areas, but none have taken such a hard stance, according to a review of their policies.
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Aug 26, 2017 17:26
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[California] FRANK: Waste of the Day: Feds Spend $199,665 Analyzing Tweets About E-Cigarettes

Why do we have a $20 trillion national debt? We spend outrageous sums for special interests and crony capitalist... Researchers say they will study “#retweets” and “#replies” of tweets about e-cigarettes. They will analyze all tweets sent about e-cigaret
California Political Review
added Aug 26, 2017 17:21
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[California] Hoping for a smoke free downtown policy

“Tobacco continues to be the leading cause of preventable death and disease, and in Kings County our smoking rate is 17.8 percent compared to the state rate of 11.3 percent,” said Vallejo. Although California was the second state to raise the minimum sm
Hanford (CA) Sentinel
added Aug 26, 2017 17:18
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[Florida] R.J. Reynolds Wins at Trial Over Former Golf Pro's Fatal Lung Cancer

lung cancer death of a former golf pro who smoked the company’s cigarettes for decades. Jones v. R.J. Reynolds...needed less than three hours to decide that nicotine addiction wasn’t the legal cause of the lung cancer that killed Demos Jones.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 26, 2017 15:38
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[California] Reynolds gains legal victory in lawsuit addressing e-cig vapor

lawsuit claiming public harm from the content of electronic cigarette vapor....Harris sued Reynolds Vapor in September 2015, claiming the company violated California law by failing to include a potential carcinogen risk, particularly exposure to formaldeh
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 26, 2017 14:48
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