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Oregon Will Be Third State to Raise Tobacco Age to 21

The Oregon vote provides a big boost for the growing, nationwide movement to increase the tobacco age to 21 to prevent kids from using tobacco, save lives and make the next generation tobacco-free. Tobacco 21 laws have also been enacted by at least 250 ci
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:08
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[California] KELLY/ALEXANDER: To vape or not to vape? No - Risky products lure teens

E-cigarettes are harmful to public health and they are a threat to our children and our community. We ask Hunter to do what’s best for his constituents, not the tobacco industry and its never-ending quest to get our community’s youth hooked on a lifetime
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jul 7, 2017 18:58
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[California] HUNTER: To vape or not to vape? Yes - It's a safer alternative

My legislation will not only help save lives, that I am sure, but it will also provide a lifeline to the thousands of small businesses and employees that rely on the opportunity to continue selling vapor products to Americans who are either wanting to re
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Jul 7, 2017 18:56
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[New York] State may restrict e-cigarette use in all public venues

The bill, which was already passed by the State Senate, is currently awaiting the approval by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. If Cuomo signs it, it will be added to the state Clean Indoor Air Act, which prohibits smoking in public venues. “Adding e-cigarettes to our
Herald Community Newspapers (Long Island, NY)
added Jul 11, 2017 08:36
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France to raise price of cigarettes in bid to stub out national nicotine habit

Health minister Agnes Buzyn hopes prohibitively high tobacco costs will stop smokers indulging and boost public health
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 10, 2017 01:26
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Oregon Legislature Raises Tobacco Sales Age to 21, Bill Awaits Governor's Signature

Brodell, Western Regional Director of the Preventing Tobacco Addiction Foundation. "In Oregon, alcohol and recreational marijuana sales are already set at age 21. Tobacco, which kills almost 500,000 Americans each year, is clearly more dangerous to kids.
PR Newswire
added Jul 8, 2017 17:09
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[Florida] John Morgan sues state for blocking the smoking of medical marijuana

The lawsuit argues that the amendment does not prohibit smoking but instead contemplates that smoking would be authorized because it allows the state to prohibit smoking of marijuana for medical purposes in public places.
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jul 7, 2017 19:03
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[UK] WILSON: Put that in your pipe… Reflecting on ten years of the smoking ban

Reluctantly but conclusively, my mind was changed. The Government had no choice but to ban smoking. Do I regret that I cannot relax with a cigar and a martini in my favourite bars? Yes, absolutely. But I also recognise that such regret is essentially self
TheLondonEconomic (uk)
added Jul 6, 2017 17:48
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[Massachusetts] New tobacco rules in Easthampton headed for public hearing

If the Board of Health agrees, those under the age of 21 will soon be prohibited from buying tobacco products at retail stores within the city. The Board of Health plans a June 10 public hearing on its proposed new rules concerning the sale of tobacco an
Springfield (MA) Union-News and Sunday Republican
added Jul 12, 2017 03:16
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[New Zealand] E-Liquid Manufacturer Exceeds Minimum Production Standards

With the Government announcing its intention to legalise the sale of nicotine e-cigarettes and nicotine e-liquids, NZVAPOR has jumped ahead of the market by developing an ISO approved clean-room laboratory for manufacturing nicotine e-liquids in New Zeal
Scoop (nz)
added Jul 8, 2017 02:14
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