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[Massachusetts] Worcester Board of Health votes to restrict sale of flavored tobacco products to adults-only retailers

Convenience stores here will no longer be able to sell flavored tobacco products as of Jan. 1, 2019. The Board of Health Monday night unanimously voted to restrict the sale of the products to adults-only establishments, such as retail tobacco stores, vap
Worcester (MA) Telegram & Gazette
added Apr 25, 2018 17:40
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[New York] No decision yet on Tobacco 21

The Essex County Board of Supervisors has not decided if they will support the statewide push to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. Lawmakers moved the resolution forward in committee before tabling the motion in Ways and Means. T
Sun Community News - Denton Publications
added Apr 25, 2018 17:34
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[Nevada] Commissioners endorse local students to push age raise on tobacco purchases

Four Churchill County High School students are preparing to push for a new law to the Nevada State Legislature—and Churchill County Commissioners agreed to back them. During the County Commissioners meeting last week, the students requested an endorseme
Nevada Appeal
added Apr 25, 2018 17:33
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[Arizona] Smoking ban in city parks gets Prescott Council OK

The Prescott City Council voted 6-1 on Tuesday, April 24, to impose a smoking ban in city parks, “except in signed designated smoking areas.” After the meeting, Prescott City Attorney Jon Paladini pointed out that the Stage 1 fire restrictions that were
Prescott (AZ) Daily Courier
added Apr 25, 2018 17:32
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STROUD: How much does the FDA really do to promote public health?

Despite the overwhelming evidence, FDA has yet to approve any modified risk tobacco products, effectively blocking any innovation in this growing and important market, which helps Americans improve their health.
The Hill
added Apr 25, 2018 17:32
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NATO Gives National Perspective on Tobacco Lawmaking

Here’s an overview of legislative activity involving tobacco-related issues: Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products (OTP) Tax Increases Numerous state legislatures have introduced or are considering some kind of tobacco-product tax legislation during 201
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Apr 25, 2018 17:30
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[Illinois] Bolingbrook tobacco ordinance first in county

Following Bolingbrook’s lead, the Will County Board of Health is calling for more municipalities to pass a Tobacco 21 ordinance. In what is becoming a nationwide movement, Bolingbrook took steps to raise the age from 18 to 21 to buy smoking materials, e
Bugle Newspapers
added Apr 25, 2018 17:28
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[Illinois] Peoria raises age to buy tobacco to 21

The legal age to buy tobacco products in Peoria is 21 following action taken by the Peoria City Council on Tuesday night... joined a number of other Illinois communities that require those purchasing tobacco to be 21, such as Evanston, Chicago, Napervill
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Apr 25, 2018 17:25
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[Connecticut] Parents, students, and concerned citizens across our state are speaking up in support of raising the minimum tobacco sale age to 21.

SHARE YOUR REASON TO MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD
21+ Reasons Why (Tobacco 21 CT)
added Apr 25, 2018 15:41
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[Connecticut] "21+ Reasons Why" Showcases Support for Tobacco 21

Today, a new online exhibition, "21+ Reasons Why," launched showcasing the many reasons why Connecticut parents, students, and concerned citizens support increasing Connecticut's tobacco sale age to 21.
PR Newswire
added Apr 25, 2018 15:37
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