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[Texas] San Antonio’s ‘Tobacco 21’ ordinance goes into effect amid e-cigarette crackdown

The 19-year-old, who works at the smoke shop chain Hazel Sky Smoke and Vape, will still be able to sell electronic cigarettes and vaping products to the customers who come through the door. But she will not be allowed to buy them herself — at least not w
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Oct 2, 2018 03:26

[California] CA Gov. vetoes bills banning smoking on state beaches, parks

Brown (D-California) vetoed Senate Bills 835 and 836 on Thursday, saying in his veto message “the third time isn’t always the charm.” Brown isn’t the only one to call the bills an example of government overreach. “There’s so many nanny state bills on th
KSBY-TV (San Luis Obispo, CA)
added Oct 1, 2018 03:28

[New York] NELSON: Reject Legalization Of Marijuana

marijuana smoke contains ammonia levels 20 times higher than in tobacco smoke. Other toxins include hydrogen cyanide, nitric oxide, and certain aromatic amines at levels 3-5 times higher in marijuana smoke than in tobacco smoke. Einach’s proposal for lega
Jamestown (NY) Post-Journal
added Sep 30, 2018 20:34

ILJAZI: Montana voters should reject new tobacco taxes

Montana doesn’t need another tax increase to solve their budget woes, they’ve increased healthcare spending year after year. Tax increases will likely beget more tax increases, which will drive businesses away and harm consumers. Montana should be lookin
Helena (MT) Independent Record
added Sep 30, 2018 09:51

A closer look at Florida Constitutional Amendment 9

AMENDMENT 9: PROHIBITS OFFSHORE OIL AND GAS DRILLING; PROHIBITS VAPING IN ENCLOSED INDOOR WORKPLACES...Adds use of vapor-generating electronic devices to current prohibition of tobacco smoking in enclosed indoor workplaces with exceptions; permits more r
Florida Phoenix
added Sep 29, 2018 13:16

[North Carolina] Federal Court Victory for Migrant Farmworkers Protects Their Right to Organize

Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC) — has worked tirelessly to advocate for the rights of these workers. The union has successfully negotiated on their behalf with major employers, such as the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. But in 2017, North Carolina
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
added Sep 28, 2018 21:01

In These Red States, the Health of More Than 450,000 People Is on the Ballot / The Koch brothers and Big Tobacco are fighting initiatives to expand Medicaid in Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, and Utah.

Americans for Prosperity, the conservative group funded by the Koch brothers and which poured millions into persuading Republican legislatures to reject Medicaid expansion, are fighting the measures, but so far the group’s opposition has amounted mostly t
The Nation
added Sep 28, 2018 20:12
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[California] Gov. Brown Signs Bill Letting Cities Approve Marijuana Special Events

Additionally, such events must respect any local and state ordinances regarding secondhand smoke.
KPIX CBS 5 (San Francisco, CA)
added Sep 28, 2018 14:03

[Asia, India] E-cigarette sale continues unabated in Rajasthan

Despite the Centre’s advisory issued last month asking the States to stop the sale of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS)..., the Rajasthan government is yet to take action to protect the adolescents and youths against nicotine addiction. The sal
The Hindu Online (in)
added Sep 28, 2018 03:14

[Canada] Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 Regulation

On September 27, 2018, the government introduced Bill 36, Cannabis Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018. The Bill proposes to amend several Ontario statutes, including the SFOA, 2017 and Cannabis Act, 2017. The proposed amendments, if passed, would: • Make
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Sep 28, 2018 02:10
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