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[Ohio] Erie MetroParks has no plans to prohibit smoking

While Sandusky officials consider a citywide smoking ban within all green spaces they maintain, the area’s predominant public parks provider won’t consider reversing its stance anytime soon. Erie MetroParks officials follow state smoking guidelines. In a
Sandusky (OH) Register
added Apr 7, 2018 16:51
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RODU: UC San Francisco Authors Inadvertently Validate Our Call for Retraction

In the previous post I described fatal flaws in a study by University of California San Francisco’s Benjamin W. Chaffee, Shannon Lea Watkins and Stanton A. Glantz in the journal Pediatrics (here). Their published response (here) validates my criticism.
Heartland Institute
added Apr 7, 2018 20:47
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[Florida] City officials support raising age for tobacco

Gainesville leaders on Thursday said they want the Alachua County Commission raise the age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, following a county meeting that discussed the idea. The Gainesville City Commission voted 6-1 to draft a letter in support
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Apr 6, 2018 19:13
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[Ohio] No more butts at Barberton’s Lake Anna? Proposal would fine smokers in city parks

On Monday, the City Council will consider legislation that would impose fines of up to $500 for folks caught lighting up at Lake Anna, the Barberton Community Sports Complex and any of the other 14 parks around town. Barberton’s parks commission has lon
Akron (OH) Beacon Journal
added Apr 6, 2018 18:54
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[China, North Carolina] Potential tobacco tariffs terrify NC farmers

John Weaver said 70 percent of the tobacco he grows in Johnston County gets exported out of the country. He also grows soybeans and corn, but tobacco is his key cash crop and has 70 percent of his investment. "It would devastate us," Weaver said of loom
WECT 6 WILMINGTON (NC)
added Apr 6, 2018 18:51
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[Asia, India] Govt to study ill-effects of e-cigarettes: Minister

Health department will conduct study on e-cigarettes to find out their ill effects on Thursday. Health minister Kalicharan Saraf said that if it is found harmful in the study, directions will be issued to ban it in the state. He said that in the investiga
Times of India
added Apr 6, 2018 15:47
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Secondhand Smoking, Children’s Health and Ghana’s Tobacco Control Law

“The availability of single sticks of cigarette allows individuals with few resources, such as the youth and the poor to buy tobacco products. In addition, the fact that single sticks are widely available and promoted, underscores the fact that they are
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Apr 6, 2018 14:11
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[Texas] Garland bans smoking in all public restaurants, but updated ordinance exempts private clubs

In a split decision, the Garland City Council updated its smoking ordinance Tuesday night by banning smoking in all public restaurants. However, instead of approving a comprehensive, citywide smoke-free plan as proposed a month ago, council members exemp
Dallas Morning News
added Apr 8, 2018 18:07
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[Illinois] Elmhurst City Council adds e-cigarettes to tobacco ordinance

The Elmhurst City Council passes its April 2 consent agenda, including an amendment to its tobacco product ordinance to include alternative nicotine products such as e-cigarettes.
Chicago Suburban Newspapers
added Apr 7, 2018 20:44
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[Idaho] Rexburg City Council rescinds Tobacco 21 ordinance

The city met Wednesday night where, despite concerns over the health of young adults, it agreed to overturn its previous ordinance banning anyone under the age of 21 from purchasing cigarettes. It was approved by the city council in February. “Given tha
Rexburg (ID) Standard Journal
added Apr 7, 2018 20:40
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