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[Illinois] Statement From Mayor Emanuel On Passage Of Statewide Tobacco 21

“Congratulations to Senator Morrison, Representative Lilly and the Illinois General Assembly for passing a bill to raise the age for purchasing tobacco to 21 statewide. Since Chicago took this step two years ago, teen smoking in our great city has fallen
City of Chicago
added Jun 1, 2018 23:56
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[Illinois] House sends Tobacco 21 measure to governor's desk

Legislation to raise the purchasing age of tobacco products including cigarettes to 21 in Illinois passed the Illinois House Wednesday and now goes to Gov. Bruce Rauner for his signature or a veto. The House approved the Tobacco 21 initiative on a large
Kankakee (IL) Journal
added Jun 1, 2018 21:28
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[District of Columbia] DC Smokefree Housing

Live healthier. Create healthier communities. And save money! DC Smokefree Housing is a project of Breathe DC. Breathe DC empowers the District of Columbia to make healthy air a priority for all who live, work, visit and travel in our area.
Breathe DC
added Jun 1, 2018 21:25
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[District of Columbia] Breathe DC Launches Washington DC’s First Smoke-Free Housing Web Portal

The new website promotes smoke-free and tobacco-free living, offering visitors quick and easy access to search more than 20,000 smoke-free Washington, DC apartment units located in over 100 residential communities in Washington.
IS-Stories (au)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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New ordinance prohibits smoking in Louisiana bars and casinos

As of June 1, 2018, it is illegal to smoke in Louisiana bars, sports arenas and casinos. The new ordinance extended the 2007 statewide-smoke free law to now include previously exempt businesses, such as bars and casinos the right to breathe clean air.
WVLA Local 33 | WGMB Fox44 | brproud.com (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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[Louisiana] Ban on smoking in Baton Rouge bars, casinos take effect June 1

Come June 1, you'll no longer be allowed to light up inside Baton Rouge area bars and casinos. Metro council members approved the ban on smoking last summer, but it's only now taking effect. Advocates who pushed for the ban say about 3,000 workers in th
WAFB Channel 9 (Baton Rouge, LA)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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[Ohio] With new signs, Reynoldsburg reminds park patrons to stay tobacco-free

The city teamed up with Franklin County Public Health to put up 60 signs around Reynoldsburg-owned parks. They want to prevent risks from secondhand smoke and minimize littering that comes with tobacco products. Smoking and vaping in the parks could re
nbc4i (Dublin, OH)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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[Utah] Casinos without the smoke? Mesquite citizen group aims to ban smoking in public places

Citing reasons like the danger of secondhand smoke, the group of citizens with the Mesquite Clean Indoor Air Initiative Petition Committee is seeking to get an ordinance passed through the City of Mesquite to ban smoking in public places. The City of Mes
St George (UT) News
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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[Pennsylvania] St. Luke's sues Lancaster hospital, claiming it cheated other hospitals out of tobacco money

St. Luke’s University Health Network is leading an effort to claw back millions... The proposed class action lawsuit alleges Lancaster General Hospital collected nearly $9 million in overpayments from Pennsylvania’s tobacco settlement fund by submitting
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Jun 1, 2018 21:22
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[Illinois] Compliance with the City of Chicago’s partial ban on menthol cigarette sales

The poor compliance observed with Chicago’s partial menthol cigarette ban highlights the need for comprehensive efforts. Optimising local resources to target enforcement efforts in gas stations could improve compliance. Ordinances that also restrict adver
Tobacco Control
added Jun 1, 2018 15:08
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