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[Illinois] Smoking Ban 10 Years Later: More Acceptance, But Businesses Still Object

's been 10 years since Illinois went smoke-free in all public buildings, including bars and restaurants. GLT looks back at the arguments that were made for and against the indoor smoking ban to see if new data and the passage of time have changed anyone'
WGLT (Normal, IL)
added Aug 15, 2018 15:13
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[UK] Revealed: tobacco giant's secret plans to see off plain cigarette packets

Documents circulated within [PMI]...marked "for internal discussion and illustration purposes only", show how the owner of the Marlboro brand drew up an astonishingly detailed attack plan to "ensure that PP [plain packaging] is not adopted in the UK".
The Observer (uk)
added Aug 7, 2018 17:52
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[Massachusetts] PHOTO RELEASE: Governor Baker Signs Bill Raising Age to Purchase Tobacco Products

Mass.gov
added Jul 30, 2018 21:03
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Massachusetts Becomes Sixth State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

Massachusetts’s action provides valuable momentum for the growing, nationwide movement to increase the tobacco age to 21. Tobacco 21 laws have been enacted by California, Hawaii, New Jersey, Maine, Oregon, Washington D.C. and at least 340 cities and coun
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 28, 2018 20:13
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[Canada] Unhappy tenants hope Sask Housing will reconsider looming smoking ban

Lindsay says while some tobacco and marijuana smokers can afford to buy their own home, people like him rely on Sask Housing and have nowhere else to go. "We're all scared that if we don't follow it [the ban], then they'll give us a letter in the mail s
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 28, 2018 00:46
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EDITORIAL: Anti-tobacco effort a long slog in Oklahoma

Yet recent public approval of smoking marijuana runs counter to the trend of reducing tobacco smoking. And some who tout cannabis as a medical treatment also tout “natural” tobacco. ...Oklahoma's pattern may continue of never taking two anti-tobacco step
NewsOK
added Jul 27, 2018 23:27
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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: Tran's point well-taken on new tobacco law

Given all the facts, someone who's reached 18 -- the legal age for most of life's duties and responsibilities -- should be allowed to make an informed decision about tobacco use.... Like Tran, we're not advocating tobacco use, just the exercise of free wi
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added Jul 27, 2018 21:43
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[Massachusetts] Editorial: Raising age to buy tobacco products is common-sense legislation

Banning tobacco sales in pharmacies should have been done long ago...We hope that Baker signs the package into law and puts Massachusetts in the forefront of the nationwide effort to discourage smoking and vaping by teenagers.
Greenfield (MA) Recorder
added Jul 27, 2018 21:43
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[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Community input important in Tobacco 21 hearing

Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners will be hosting a public hearing ...on an ordinance that would prohibit the provision of tobacco, tobacco products, tobacco-related devices, electronic-delivery devices, and nicotine or lobelia-delivery devices to
Fergus Falls (MN) Journal
added Jul 27, 2018 21:42
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VIDEO: Initiatives qualify for Montana’s November ballot

I-185 would increase the state tax on cigarettes by $2 a pack, to $3.70 a pack. It would also raise taxes on other tobacco products, including moist snuff, as well as e-cigarettes and vaping products.
KPAX CBS 8 (Missoula, MT)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:42
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