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[Indiana] Lafayette officials look to add vaping to city's smoking ban

City Council has given initial approval to an ordinance that would prohibit vaping into any restaurant or store which admits those younger than 21. It wouldn't include tobacco shops or bars that permit smoking.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 7, 2018 19:38
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[Africa, Nigeria] Enforce Ban On Tobacco Advertising, Senate Urges Health Ministry

The Senate has urged the Ministry of Health and other relevant enforcement agencies to ensure the comprehensive prohibition of Tobacco Advertising Promotion and Sponsorship such as cigarette advertisement. It also urged the Ministries of Health, Educati
PM News (ng)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:59
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] More areas could have designated smoking points

Khor told Parliament yesterday that her ministry is exploring the feasibility of doing this by studying the effectiveness of designated smoking areas. Five such smoking points had been set up in Orchard Road in January last year in a trial project for sm
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:57
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[Hawaii] New Law Bans Smoking in Cars with Minors Present

Bill 6, which will make it illegal for adults to smoke in a vehicle when a minor is present, has passed Maui County Council. The new law brings Maui County in line with similar legislation already in place on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi, Kaua‘i, and O‘ahu.
Maui (HI) Now
added Feb 7, 2018 00:57
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[Illinois] Senate advances ban on those under 21 buying tobacco

An Illinois Senate panel on Tuesday endorsed raising the age to buy tobacco in an effort the sponsor said is aimed at snuffing out teenage smoking. The Senate Public Health Committee voted 6-2 to prohibit the sale of tobacco or related products to anyone
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 7, 2018 00:46
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[Minnesota] North Mankato passes Tobacco 21

The council approved the so-called Tobacco 21 policy 3-1 during a public meeting Monday night. Only Councilman Billy Steiner opposed the ordinance. Council member Jim Whitlock was absent, but sent a letter of support as he was undergoing cancer treatment
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Feb 7, 2018 00:44
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[Minnesota] North Mankato first outside metro to ban under-21 tobacco sales

The city of North Mankato has banned the sale of tobacco to people under age 21. The community is the 5th in Minnesota to do so, and the first outside the Twin Cities.
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:43
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South Dakota Lawmakers Advance Under-21 Tobacco Sales Ban

A South Dakota House panel has approved a bill that would raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21.
U.S. News & World Report
added Feb 7, 2018 00:41
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Statewide Effort Launched To Support Raising Tobacco Sale Age in Connecticut

has recently launched Tobacco 21, an educational campaign to generate awareness and support for raising Connecticut's minimum tobacco sale age to 21. "About 95% of smokers begin smoking before the age of 21," explains Bryte Johnson, Government Relations
PR Newswire
added Feb 7, 2018 00:31
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Congress Shouldn’t Cut Disease Prevention Fund to Pay for Other Health Programs

House of Representatives today is considering a continuing resolution to fund the federal government until March 23 and to extend funding for important health programs...it is irresponsible for this legislation to pay for these programs by once again cutt
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 6, 2018 22:21
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