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[Hawaii] City Council introduces bill to ban smoking in cars if minors are present

Bill 70 calls to outlaw smoking traditional and electronic cigarettes in a motor vehicle if a person under the age of 18 is a passenger. Council Chair Ron Menor and Councilman Brandon Elefante co-introduced the bill Wednesday.
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:26
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Imee Marcos: Tobacco funds probe all about 2019 plans

MANILA, Philippines — Ilocos Norte Gov. Imee Marcos on Wednesday admitted that she thinks that the House of Representatives inquiry into her alleged misuse of P66.5 million in tobacco funds is all about politics.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Aug 9, 2017 14:09
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[Hawaii] City council considers banning smoking in vehicles in presence of minors

For years, Hawaii island and Kauai have had laws on the books that make it illegal to smoke in your car in the presence of a minor.* If Bill 70 becomes law, the same would apply on Oahu. You would not be able to smoke in a motor vehicle when a person un
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Jul 28, 2017 17:39
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[New York] VIDEO: NY bans e-cigs on school grounds

The bill Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed Tuesday banning the use of electronic cigarettes on all school grounds in the state was good news, but could have come sooner, a local youth outreach official said. Jon Chaffee, Reality Check assistant coordinator fo
Wellsville (NY) Reporter
added Jul 26, 2017 18:02
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[Massachusetts] State lawmakers consider driving and smoking ban

A bill at the Statehouse aims to crack down on second hand smoke in cars. It’s called “an act to protect little lungs,” and would ban drivers from smoking cigarettes, if they’re driving with a child who’s young enough for a car seat. According to the Ce
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Jul 26, 2017 18:01
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[Asia-pacific, China] Vaping and e-cigarettes in Hong Kong: a dangerous gateway or a safe tool for quitting smoking?

As the Hong Kong government considers banning e-cigarettes and legislating against vaping, we talk to experts, detractors and fans of the 13-year-old phenomenon
South China Morning Post
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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[New York] 'No Smoking' signs expected in Buffalo parks

Tuesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation barring the use of the electronic cigarettes on the grounds of public and private schools. The same day, Buffalo's Common Council approved legislation and swiftly sent it to Mayor Byron Brown to limit smoking
WBFO (Buffalo, NY)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:42
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[New York] City's smoking ban will kick butts out of its parks

On Tuesday, Galley and other tobacco-free advocates received some good news: The Common Council unanimously voted to ban smoking in the city's public parks, except where designated.
Buffalo (NY) News
added Jul 26, 2017 03:14
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[Massachusetts] Child protection bill targets smoking in cars

The Committee on Public Health heard testimony on a Rep. Paul Heroux bill that aims to tighten restrictions on smoking and driving. Heroux filed “an act to protect little lungs” to stop drivers and passengers from smoking in cars where children young eno
New Bedford (MA) Standard-Times
added Jul 26, 2017 03:13
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Minneapolis Menthol Vote Imminent

After two hours of public testimony, the Minneapolis City Council announced it would delay voting on an ordinance restricting the sale of menthol, mint and wintergreen tobacco products to Wednesday, Aug. 2. The delay came after a council member left the c
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 27, 2017 20:36
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