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[Florida] Lawmaker Looks To Give Locals Control Over Smoking

Right now, decisions about where smoking is allowed are left up to the state. But Senator Debbie Mayfield wants local governments to decide whether people should be allowed to smoke in public parks. “This bill gives authority to the municipalities and t
WFSU (Tallahassee FL)
added Mar 1, 2018 03:40

LUNG FORCE: State of Lung Cancer: Key Findings

The report also serves as both a guidepost and rallying call, providing policymakers, researchers, healthcare practitioners, as well as patients, caregivers and others committed to ending lung cancer with a one-stop resource for identifying where their s
American Lung Association
added Feb 28, 2018 17:09

BAT plans to put tax-rate cut benefit toward accelerating innovative products

The financial benefit from the U.S. corporate tax-rate cut will assist British American Tobacco Plc in accelerating the pace of making and distributing innovative products, primarily heat-not-burn traditional cigarettes and electronic cigarettes. BAT is
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 1, 2018 13:16

[Montana] VIDEO: Changes to Missoula's smoking ordinance are on hold

City Council sent the plans back to committee. ... If approved, the proposal would ban the use of electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, indoors. The discussion comes down to this: vape shop owners say vaping and smoking cigarettes are two very differe
KTMF ABC 23.1/FOX 23.2 (Missoula, MT) / KWYB ABC 18.1/FOX 18.2 (Butte, MT)
added Feb 28, 2018 17:43
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[Maine] VIDEO: Diagnosis: Lung Cancer Part One

Deb decided to start her own foundation and in 2012, with some help from a few friends, Free ME From Lung Cancer was born. "I had to step up and do the fundraising and program development, but everything came along and we were successful over the last f
WABI-TV CBS 5 (Bangor, ME)
added Feb 28, 2018 17:20

[Montana] Vaping ordinance sent back to Missoula City Council committee

The Missoula City Council on Monday night referred back to committee a proposal to revise Missoula's smoking ordinance, after a lengthy discussion. The council is reviewing changes to the ordinance in accordance with the state's Clean Indoor Air Act. N
KTMF ABC 23.1/FOX 23.2 (Missoula, MT) / KWYB ABC 18.1/FOX 18.2 (Butte, MT)
added Feb 27, 2018 21:34

[Canada] Imperial Tobacco wants chance to discuss proposed plain packaging laws in person

Canada’s largest tobacco manufacturer says it is being treated unfairly after a government health committee refused to hear its input in person on proposed changes to smoking laws. “How a committee can pass a tobacco bill without hearing from a tobacco c
Global News (ca)
added Feb 27, 2018 15:01


should not limit adults’ choices by increasing the age to purchase and possess tobacco products. Rather, policymakers should implore the use of THR products such as smokeless tobacco and electronic cigarettes, as these have proven to be effective tools fo
Heartland Institute
added Feb 27, 2018 03:49

[New Jersey] Cranford Police Department Reinforces Tobacco & Electronic Smoking Laws with Local Businesses

Last November, the legal age to purchase tobacco products and electronic smoking devices in New Jersey was raised from 19 to 21.The Cranford Police Department's Community Policing Unit recently met with local retailers to reinforce the legal age raise and
added Feb 26, 2018 22:48

[New York] Bill being reintroduced would raise tobacco age in Westchester

A new bill being reintroduced by Westchester County legislators would ban people under 21 from buying tobacco products or e-cigarettes. Ten other counties in the state, including Orange and New York City, have implemented the ban. Democrat Catherine Bo
News 12
added Feb 26, 2018 22:46
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