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[New York] Tobacco 21 tabled, for now

BELMONT — Following some healthy debate, the Allegany County Board of Legislators has tabled the Tobacco 21 law. In a tight vote, a motion to table the law was approved by an 8-7 count. Voting to table the proposed law were legislators Dwight “Mike” Hea
Wellsville (NY) Reporter
added Apr 10, 2018 20:44
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[Indiana] Zionsville bans tobacco, e-cigarettes, vaping in public parks

Town Council voted Monday to ban tobacco, e-cigarettes, and vaping in parks and places of employment. The town's smoking ordinance had already included cigarettes, pipes, and cigars. The ban includes all places of employment (such as restaurants), publi
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Apr 10, 2018 20:42
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American Lung Association Rallies Support for Lung Cancer Survivors at LUNG FORCE Walks Across the Country

This spring, thousands of Americans will come together to raise awareness, funds and hope for those affected by lung cancer – the leading cancer killer. The American Lung Association's LUNG FORCE initiative unites the nation to stand together against lung
PR Newswire
added Apr 10, 2018 17:52
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Gurkha Cigars Visits Washington As Cigar Industry Fight Against The FDA Heats Up

Gurkha Cigars will be visiting contacts in Washington to make a personal plea to exempt premium cigars from unjust FDA regulation. Premium cigars do not have the same pattern of use or health implication as cigarettes or e-cigarettes.
PR Newswire
added Apr 10, 2018 17:52
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[Kansas] Topeka Council to consider appeal of tobacco sales ordinance ruling

At Tuesday's meeting, Topeka City Manager Brent Trout will ask the city council to approve appealing a recent court ruling that struck down the ordinance on tobacco sales. The measure, approved last December, prohibited selling cigarettes, e-cigarettes a
WIBW Channel 13 (Topeka, KS)
added Apr 10, 2018 20:45
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[Canada] Two leading Canadian anti-tobacco groups to shut down after Ottawa fails to provide funding

The Non-Smokers’ Rights Association (NSRA) and Physicians for a Smoke-Free Canada (PSC) have been limping along on a combination of savings, provincial help, and the work of volunteers since their federal funding was cut by the former Conservative govern
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Apr 10, 2018 17:42
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[Illinois] Raising tobacco-buying age in area towns not an issue, as nearby municipalities increase it or look to

As some municipalities, and even the state, look to increase the age for buying and possessing tobacco and related products, places like Morton Grove and Lincolnwood aren't currently considering doing so
Chicago Tribune
added Apr 9, 2018 22:17
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[New York] Allegany County considering raising legal age to buy tobacco

The public will get a chance to weigh in on a proposal to raise the age to buy tobacco in Allegany County. The county is considering raising the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.
WIVB.com (WIVB-TV, WNLO-TV) (Buffalo, NY)
added Apr 9, 2018 22:15
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[Illinois] Skokie could raise minimum age for tobacco to 21, while Niles isn't considering changes — for now: Village leaders

"Right now, Skokie's law is the state law so people have to be 18," said Bruce Jones, the village's environmental health supervisor. "Skokie is looking to increase the age of purchasing tobacco to 21."
Skokie (IL) Review
added Apr 9, 2018 22:14
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Saying no to ‘kiddie packs’

THE Government has been urged not to reintroduce the 10-stick cigarette pack, as it could encourage more people, especially schoolchildren to pick up the habit. Those interviewed by MetroPerak felt that the Government should prioritise the people’s heal
The Star (my)
added Apr 9, 2018 16:24
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