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[California] L.A. is set to be a hot market for marijuana sales. But there might not be many places to smoke it

The city is drafting rules to allow greenhouses that grow cannabis, industrial facilities that process it, and new shops that sell it for recreational use, not just medical need. But anyone expecting L.A. to become the next Amsterdam may be disappointe
Los Angeles Times
added Sep 26, 2017 15:17
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[West Virginia] Smoking ban vote delayed

BUCKHANNON — Efforts to snuff out smoking in Upshur County were put on ice Thursday, when the Upshur County Board of Health meeting could not vote on the issue due to lack of a quorum.
Buckhannon (WV) Record Delta
added Sep 26, 2017 15:15
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[Texas] San Antonio May Increase Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21

San Antonians may have to wait until they are 21 years old to buy tobacco products, if a proposal from the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (Metro Health) makes its way to City Council in the next couple of weeks. Nothing is set in stone yet — M
San Antonio (TX) Current
added Sep 26, 2017 15:09
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[Iowa] Clear lake smoking ban moving forward, Garner considering similar ban

Clear Lake officials feel a smoking ordinance banning cigarettes, e-cigarettes and similar smoking devices will pass with public support. What may change, however, is whether smokeless tobacco will remain a part of the ban, which would be enforced in cit
Mason City (IA) Globe-Gazette
added Sep 26, 2017 15:03
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[California] No Smoking Ordinance Passed By Beverly Hills City Council

On a first reading, the Beverly Hills City Council has passed an ordinance that would prohibit smoking in multi-unit properties including apartments, duplexes and condominiums. The ordinance is scheduled for a final vote and adoption at the Oct. 3 City Co
Patch.org
added Sep 23, 2017 00:16
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[Michigan] Lawmakers want to raise age to buy tobacco

 House Bill 4736, introduced by Rep. Tommy Brann (R-Dist. 77) in June, would prohibit the selling, giving, or furnishing of tobacco and tobacco paraphernalia to minors, people under the age of 21.  “I thought it would make sense to make smoking legal at
Tri-County Times (Fenton, MI)
added Sep 23, 2017 00:06
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[Asia] Report: Where There’s Smoke, Israel Isn’t Doing Enough to Discourage It

Knesset Research and Information Center... took aim at Israel’s relatively low tobacco tax and poorly designed system for taxing tobacco. In particular, it pointed to the much lower rate for loose tobacco for rolling and cigarettes. The sales tax on a pa
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Sep 21, 2017 00:53
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[Canada] Minimum age to buy pot should be 21, Alberta Health Services suggests

Alberta Health Services is suggesting a minimum age of 21 for recreational marijuana purchases — and proposes the province use future legislation as an ''opportunity" to consider raising the ages to buy tobacco and liquor.
CBC News (ca)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:58
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[Canada] Drinking and tobacco age not on the table in marijuana talks: province

The NDP government says raising Alberta's legal age of 18 for drinking alcohol and smoking tobacco isn't being looked at as it develops its policies around legal marijuana. Alberta Health Services, in its written submission to the government's consultat
Calgary (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Sep 20, 2017 23:57
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[California] Oakland bans flavored tobacco products

Flavored tobacco products such as menthol cigarettes, blunt wraps and e-cigarette, or vape materials, will be banned in Oakland as of next year. The Oakland City Council approved the ban Tuesday night. The ordinance, dubbed the “Oakland Children Smokin
East Bay (CA) Times
added Sep 20, 2017 23:50
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