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[New York] Albany Co. lawmakers ban sale of tobacco, nicotine at pharmacies

If you’re looking to buy cigarettes in Albany County, don’t head to your local pharmacy or stores that have pharmacies. Albany County legislators in a 26-11 vote Monday approved a ban on selling tobacco and nicotine-based products in pharmacies or stores
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added May 15, 2018 05:24
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[Minnesota] Plan to raise tobacco-buying age moves forward in Minneapolis

An ordinance that would would ban tobacco sales, including nicotine vaporizer or e-cigarette devices, to those under 21 received a unanimous vote in a Minneapolis City Council committee Monday, after a 2½-hour public hearing in which some defended vaping
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 15, 2018 05:21
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[California] San Francisco Prop. E — Flavored tobacco ban

The Board of Supervisors already voted for this ban last year. But tobacco companies didn’t like that decision. So they gathered enough signatures to put the decision in the hands of the voters instead. If it passes, Proposition E will put into effect t
KALW (San Francisco, CA)
added May 16, 2018 21:39
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[Massachusetts] Should the age to buy tobacco be raised to 21?

Paul McMurtry (D-Dedham), the sponsor of one of the original bills that was rolled into this new version that was approved last week. "To me, there is nothing more meaningful in our role as policy makers than that. By raising the age to purchase to 21
Fitchburg (MA) Sentinel & Enterprise
added May 15, 2018 05:29
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[Massachusetts] City Council preview: A hold on the partial flavored tobacco ban?

Bergman, who spoke against the ban publicly at the April 23 Board of Health meeting where it was approved, said in his order the ban will do little to stop children and young adults from acquiring flavored tobacco products. The partial ban has the suppo
Worcester (MA) Magazine
added May 15, 2018 05:28
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[California] San Francisco Prop. E — Flavored tobacco ban

If it passes, Proposition E will put into effect the original supervisors’ decision — to ban the sale of flavored tobacco — including flavored hookah products, flavored liquids used in vaping, and even menthol cigarettes... So if you support a ban on the
KALW (San Francisco, CA)
added May 15, 2018 05:26
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[New York] Albany Co. Legislature voting on pharmacy tobacco sale ban

Albany County lawmakers will consider a measure Monday evening that would ban the sale of tobacco and nicotine products in pharmacies in the county. A similar ban was passed in 2014, but was vetoed by County Executive Dan McCoy. At the time he said he was
WRGB TV-6 / cbs6 Albany (NY)
added May 15, 2018 05:23
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South Africans could be jailed for up to 3 months for smoking in public, a new draft law proposes

The draft Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill (Cotped), gazetted on Wednesday, bans smoking in all enclosed public spaces and enclosed workplaces. This means the removal of dedicated smoking areas in restaurants. Smoking wi
Business Insider
added May 14, 2018 13:34
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[Massachusetts] State may fix minimum age for tobacco at 21

Smokers must be at least 21 years old to buy cigarettes in 170 Massachusetts cities and towns. But in many cases, underage smokers can feed their habit by traveling only a few miles to a neighboring community where the minimum age is still 18. Anti-smok
Salem (MA) Evening News
added May 14, 2018 02:07
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[New Jersey] Should smoking be banned from Jersey shore beaches?

A panel of state lawmakers wants to snuff out smoking on beaches along the Jersey shore. Beachgoers, using the sand as their ashtrays, left behind an estimated 29,000 cigarette butts last year, and that's just the ones beach cleaners picked up! "New Je
NJ.com
added May 14, 2018 01:57
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