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Illinois Senate votes to raise minimum age to buy cigarettes, vaping devices to 21

Chicago Tribune
added Apr 25, 2018 22:44
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Illinois Senate votes to raise age to buy tobacco to 21

The Senate voted 35-20 on Senate Bill 2332 which now goes to the House. The legislation would raise the age to legally buy tobacco to 21 across the state. Several cities around the state have voted to raise the age to buy tobacco locally. The Peoria Cit
(IL) State Journal-Register
added Apr 25, 2018 22:40
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[New York] No decision yet on Tobacco 21

The Essex County Board of Supervisors has not decided if they will support the statewide push to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. Lawmakers moved the resolution forward in committee before tabling the motion in Ways and Means. T
Sun Community News - Denton Publications
added Apr 25, 2018 17:34
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[Arizona] Smoking ban in city parks gets Prescott Council OK

The Prescott City Council voted 6-1 on Tuesday, April 24, to impose a smoking ban in city parks, “except in signed designated smoking areas.” After the meeting, Prescott City Attorney Jon Paladini pointed out that the Stage 1 fire restrictions that were
Prescott (AZ) Daily Courier
added Apr 25, 2018 17:32
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[Illinois] Bolingbrook tobacco ordinance first in county

Following Bolingbrook’s lead, the Will County Board of Health is calling for more municipalities to pass a Tobacco 21 ordinance. In what is becoming a nationwide movement, Bolingbrook took steps to raise the age from 18 to 21 to buy smoking materials, e
Bugle Newspapers
added Apr 25, 2018 17:28
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[Illinois] Peoria raises age to buy tobacco to 21

The legal age to buy tobacco products in Peoria is 21 following action taken by the Peoria City Council on Tuesday night... joined a number of other Illinois communities that require those purchasing tobacco to be 21, such as Evanston, Chicago, Napervill
Peoria (IL) Journal-Star
added Apr 25, 2018 17:25
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[Connecticut] Parents, students, and concerned citizens across our state are speaking up in support of raising the minimum tobacco sale age to 21.

SHARE YOUR REASON TO MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD
21+ Reasons Why (Tobacco 21 CT)
added Apr 25, 2018 15:41
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[Connecticut] "21+ Reasons Why" Showcases Support for Tobacco 21

Today, a new online exhibition, "21+ Reasons Why," launched showcasing the many reasons why Connecticut parents, students, and concerned citizens support increasing Connecticut's tobacco sale age to 21.
PR Newswire
added Apr 25, 2018 15:37
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[Ireland] New proposal to ban smoking in outdoor food areas will 'denormalise' cigarette use

Yesterday, the Health Minister, Simon Harris, brought the proposal to cabinet. It was first tabled as a private members’ motion by Fine Gael senators, including Dr Reilly. “No conversation can begin about tobacco without remembering 6,000 men and women
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 25, 2018 10:25
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Scott Pruitt unveils controversial 'transparency' rule, limiting what research EPA can use

Conservatives, such as Trump EPA transition team member Steve Milloy, have long tried to discredit independent research the agency used to justify limiting air pollution from burning coal and other fossil fuels. A series of studies has shown that fine pa
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 26, 2018 15:30
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