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[West Virginia] ALA asks WV to add e-cigarettes to nonsmoking laws

The American Lung Association in West Virginia is asking for the state to add e-cigarettes to laws that prohibit smoking in all public places and workplaces. A recent article by the Centers for Disease Control reports that eight states and the District o
WDTV CBS Channel 5 (Bridgeport, WV)
added Dec 15, 2017 21:30
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Massachusetts May Leap Ahead on Cannabis Cafes

Once you buy recreational cannabis, where will you use it if you don’t want to take it back home? Like all other states, marijuana use is not permitted in public areas in Massachusetts. Outside of a private home, there’s no place a cannabis consumer can g
Entrepreneur Magazine
added Dec 15, 2017 21:29

Report suggests Ohio could do better with smoking education

“Ohio received $1.3 billion in tobacco revenue this year but only spent $12.5 million, that’s less than one percent on tobacco prevention and cessation programs,” said John Schachter, with Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. That lack of spending puts Ohio
WKBN 27/FOX 17/62 (Youngstown, OH)
added Dec 15, 2017 20:31

[Arkansas] State Capitol Week in Review From Senator Eddie Cheatham

At the December meeting of the Arkansas Tobacco Settlement Commission the governor made a surprise appearance. He wanted to thank commissioners for their help in providing home care and services to about 500 people with developmental disabilities.
added Dec 15, 2017 20:31

[Pennsylvania] A mango-scented flash-drive-looking device lets kids smoke in class

It looks like a flash drive, but it’s really full of nicotine. And now, it’s taking the vape industry by storm — or up in smoke. The JUUL vaporizer has exploded in popularity this year, and as a result, has garnered the attention of school administrato
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Dec 15, 2017 03:17
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[Wisconsin] Franklin may ban smoking and vaping in public parks at the request of a local youth group

"Parks are a place that everyone can enjoy, however, secondhand smoke and littered cigarette butts may deter families from using them," the request suggests. The city’s parks commission took up the request Dec. 11. Julianna Manske, a public health nurse
Milwaukee (WI) Journal-Sentinel
added Dec 15, 2017 03:15

[Kentucky] WITHROW: City needs smoke-free ordinance ($$)

I can still hear the shock and fear in her voice when I told her the diagnosis.
Paducah (KY) Sun
added Dec 15, 2017 03:15

[Indiana] New smoking rules get initial OK

City council voted 4-3 on first read Monday night to ban smoking from gatherings of 50 or more people on public property such as streets, parking lots and parks. Another amendment bans the use of electronic smoking devices such as e-cigarettes and vape p
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Dec 15, 2017 03:15

[Missouri] Prison smoking ban starts next year

After a victory in a court case brought about by an inmate in the Missouri Department of Corrections who suffered health effects from secondhand smoke, the department will ban smoking in designated smoking areas around prisons next year.
Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14
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Santee is the last city in San Diego County to still allow smoking in public parks. But that could soon change. On Thursday, December 14th at 6:30 p.m., the Santee Parks and Recreation Committee will consider a smoke-free ordinance and recommendation to
East County (CA) Magazine (Heartland Foundation)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:14
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