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[Missouri] Ast urges council to reconsider tobacco policy

Show Me Tobacco Free Vernon County represented by Kelly Ast... Ast presented the results of a survey taken from more than 600 Vernon County residents, 88 percent said they’d like to see restaurants and bars smoke-free indoors and 66 percent said they woul
Nevada (MO) Herald & Mail
added Jun 21, 2017 18:00
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[California] Council eyes new smoking restrictions for apartment complexes next year

Chief among the proposed new city regulations, which would take effect at apartment complexes early next year, is banning smoking inside individual units, on balconies and patios, in all indoor and outdoor common areas and within 25 feet of those locatio
Pleasanton (CA) Weekly
added Jun 21, 2017 18:00
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[California] VIDEO: San Francisco Advances Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

Supervisors on Tuesday advanced a proposed ordinance that would eliminate the sale of vapor products, menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. Supervisor Malia Cohen authored the ordinance and said Tuesday she knows it’s going to hurt corner stores, smoke
NBC San Diego 7/39
added Jun 21, 2017 17:43
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[California] SF Supervisors OK ban on sale of flavored tobacco

unanimously passed a citywide ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products Tuesday, saying the candy tinctures and bright-colored wrapping help lure children into a life of addiction. But the law met resistance from small grocers and smoke shop owners — m
San Francisco Chronicle
added Jun 21, 2017 15:17
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[New York] State lawmakers weigh bill to raise tobacco age to 21

the same as buying booze. A bill to raise the age limit to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 could hit the Legislature floor in Albany as soon as this week, lawmakers said. “We want to prevent disease by stopping people from beginning a smoking habit i
New York Post
added Jun 20, 2017 19:55
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[South Dakota] Tobacco tax for tech schools?

South Dakota should hike taxes on cigarettes to help bring down tuition at the state's technical institutes, Rep. Mark Mickelson said Monday. The Sioux Falls Republican submitted two proposals this month to the Secretary of State's Office that w
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Jun 20, 2017 19:53
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[New Jersey] Lavallette Council Turns Down Beach Smoking Ban

Mayor Walter LaCicero said the “perennial” request to ban smoking was not something the governing body hadn’t dealt with before, and – like this year – could not garner enough council support.
Shorebeat
added Jun 20, 2017 19:48
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[New York] Legislature passes bill to ban use of e-cigarettes indoors

Should Gov. Andrew Cuomo sign the bill, vaping would be banned in, among other areas, the workplace, on buses and subways, and in outdoor areas where smoking is otherwise banned, such as within 100 feet of a school.
Albany (NY) Times Union blogs
added Jun 20, 2017 19:23
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[Canada] New Brunswick doctors ask government to set legal marijuana age at 21

The New Brunswick Medical Society says the legal age to buy marijuana should be 21 — and the age for tobacco should be raised to 21, too. The society has issued 14 recommendations to the provincial government, saying it wants to "to minimize the harm to
Canadian Press
added Jun 20, 2017 18:58
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[Michigan] Raising the smoking age to 21, and 7 other legislative ideas that affect smokers

Michigan lawmakers have introduced a number of bills that would affect smokers in Michigan. None have gained significant traction, so far, but here's a compilation of what's being considered. Smoking Age In this photo taken Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016, Davi
Michigan Live
added Jun 20, 2017 16:39
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