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[New York] Supervisors get public feel on Tobacco 21

The Essex County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing for a proposed local law which would raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco products to 21 years old within county lines. Essex County Department of Public Health Director Linda Beers opened
Sun Community News - Denton Publications
added Jun 8, 2018 13:30
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[California] San Francisco approves ban on menthol cigarettes and flavored e-cigarette liquids

San Francisco residents overwhelmingly voted to uphold a ban on all flavored tobacco, including menthol cigarettes and flavored e-cigarette liquids. The city's supervisors approved the measure last summer, but tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds and a coalition
CNBC
added Jun 8, 2018 13:30
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[Massachusetts] Rockport bans smoking on beaches

The town of Rockport became the 72d community in Massachusetts to adopt a smoking ban on its public beaches, in addition to state-owned beaches and 15 towns in the National Seashore on Cape Cod. At a May 22 meeting, the Board of Health adopted regulation
Boston (MA) Globe
added Jun 8, 2018 13:30
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[California] San Francisco voters approve ban on flavored tobacco

The vote Tuesday puts to rest what has become a long and expensive battle, with tobacco company R.J. Reynolds contributing nearly $12 million against the measure. On the other side, supporters of the measure were funded almost entirely by former New York
The Hill
added Jun 8, 2018 13:29
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[California] San Francisco voters uphold sweeping ban on flavored tobacco

With all precincts reporting, about 68 percent of the city’s voters backed the ban on flavored nicotine. The ban was passed unanimously by the board of supervisors last June but didn't take effect after the tobacco industry gathered enough signatures to
Politico
added Jun 8, 2018 13:29
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[Asia, China] Association calls for tougher smoking control in Hangzhou

The Chinese Association on Tobacco Control called on Wednesday for the city legislature in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, to ban smoking in all indoor public places. The association made the appeal following a revised amendment to the tobacco control regu
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:29
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[New York] Hein Signs Tobacco 21 Law

The law, known as Tobacco 21 will take effect on January 1, 2019. Tobacco 21 builds on Ulster County’s strong commitment to public health and reducing smoking-related illnesses. Previously, the County Executive worked with the County Legislature to rest
Hudson Valley (NY) News Network
added Jun 8, 2018 13:29
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[New Jersey] BLUMENFELD: NJ Senate and Assembly Pass Smokefree and Vape-free Park and Beaches Bill

“NJ will be the first State in the USA to make all local, county and state public parks and beaches 100% smokefree and vape-free, meaning no use of electronic smoking devices as well. Once again, NJ is a leader when it comes to protecting people from sec
TAPinto.net
added Jun 8, 2018 07:30
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[California] GLANTZ: San Francisco strongly supports end to selling flavored tobacco products

RJR’s last-ditch effort to roll back this law illustrates just how important flavors are to the tobacco industry’s efforts to hook kids and keep adults smoking, a lesson that public health advocates should take seriously and prioritize passing the same l
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 8, 2018 03:16
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[California] Supervisors vote to ban flavored tobacco in San Mateo County

San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to ban the sale of menthol and flavored tobacco products in unincorporated parts of the county. The ordinance, which was sponsored by supervisors David Canepa and Carole Groom, passed unanimously.
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jun 8, 2018 03:14
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