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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
Feb 6, 2018 Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:57
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.
Feb 6, 2018 Maui (HI) Now
added Feb 7, 2018 00:57
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
Feb 6, 2018 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 7, 2018 00:46
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
Feb 6, 2018 Mankato (MN) Free Press
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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.
Feb 6, 2018 Minnesota Public Radio (MPR)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:43
A South Dakota House panel has approved a bill that would raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21.
Feb 6, 2018 U.S. News & World Report
added Feb 7, 2018 00:41
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
Feb 6, 2018 PR Newswire
added Feb 7, 2018 00:31
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
Feb 6, 2018 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 6, 2018 22:21
[Asia-pacific] Olympic embarrassment: Japan falls way short in banning public smoking ahead of 2020 Games
The government’s recently unveiled anti-smoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists because it leaves a gaping loophole that basically allows customers in restaurants and bars to continue lighting up.
Feb 6, 2018 Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:24
[Colorado] VIDEO: Hard Work Pays Off For Girl Scouts, Council Approves Ban On Smoking With Kids In Car
After a year of pushing to get the Aurora City Council to ban smoking when children are in a car, a group of Girl Scouts is seeing their hard work pay off.
Feb 6, 2018 CBS4 (Denver, CO)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:14