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ALABAMA MAY MOVE TO BAN SMOKING IN CARS CARRYING MINORS

The Alabama House of Representatives has voted to make it illegal to smoke in a car carrying a child.
WTVA (Tupelo, MS)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:56
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[Canada] Smoke-free apartment buildings recommended for all P.E.I.

According to the committee's report, the province is one of the largest landlords, with multi-unit dwellings that are home to thousands of seniors and low-income families. In a statement to the CBC related to smoking in social housing, the Department of
CBC News (ca)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:54
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[Montana] Missoula looks at smoking rules to include e-cigs

City Council plans to update the city's smoking ordinance, adding e-cigarettes to the list of products that can't be used in public places. The popularity of electronic cigarettes used for "vaping", or as a replacement for regular cigarettes, has been g
KPAX CBS 8 (Missoula, MT)
added Feb 9, 2018 01:36
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Senate Budget Deal Shortchanges America's Investment in Disease Prevention

The U.S. Senate today will vote on a budget agreement that increases spending levels for the next two years and includes funding for important health programs such as community health centers. Regrettably, for the second time in less than two months, the
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 8, 2018 20:58
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[Oklahoma] Edmondson ready to fight for tobacco money -- again

Oklahoma Democratic gubernatorial candidate Drew Edmondson is ready to fight to keep money from the state’s Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust from going up in smoke. That’s what Edmondson is convinced will happen if some state legislators succeed in an
McAlester (OK) News Capital & Democrat
added Feb 8, 2018 19:07
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LETTER: Child Farm Workers

An effort by the Obama administration to update them was snuffed out by House conservatives, who never saw a regulation they liked. The proposal would have restricted the operation of heavy equipment, protected migrant teenagers from picking tobacco unpr
New York Times
added Feb 8, 2018 05:38
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New Mexico cigarette tax hike stalls on tie vote in committee

Legislation to increase the tax on cigarettes by $1.50 a pack stalled Wednesday in the Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee, with Sen. Mary Kay Papen, D-Las Cruces, joining with three Republicans in voting “no.”
Las Cruces (NM) Sun-News
added Feb 8, 2018 05:28
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[New York] New smoking ban policy in works

Human resources representatives are busy trying to navigate the rough waters of crafting a policy for West Seneca employees regarding the new ban of tobacco use on town property. Laura Devine, of the Human Resources Department, said she has been working
Bee Group Newspapers (Buffalo NY)
added Feb 8, 2018 05:25
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@SenatorDurbin

Philip Morris is again trying to hook a new generation of children on its deadly & addictive tobacco products. That's why I sent a letter with Senate colleagues urging FDA to reject all tobacco products that target youth or fail to improve public health.
Twitter
added Feb 8, 2018 06:09
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[Vermont] Youth campaign targets flavored tobacco products

Students from 17 high schools across the state of Vermont gathered at Montpelier High School on Tuesday to participate in a march on the State House in protest of flavored and other non-cigarette tobacco products. The advocacy group Our Voices Exposed (O
(Barre, VT) Times Argus
added Feb 8, 2018 04:53
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