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[Ohio] Council split on tobacco ban

TIPP CITY — With a tied vote due to an absent city council member, Tipp City council failed to pass legislation designating tobacco-free zones...The changes would have prohibited smoking, chewing or vaping tobacco in city-governed areas that are used for
Troy (OH) Daily News
added Nov 9, 2017 04:10

Public Health and Medical Groups Support U.S. Senate and House Bills to Raise Tobacco Age to 21 Nationwide

Our public health organizations support the legislation introduced this week by U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz (D-HI), U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and their cosponsors that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 nationwide. T
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 9, 2017 03:52

[Indiana] Proposed smoking ban brings out foes and proponents in Gary

A large number of people turned out for Tuesday's Gary City Council meeting where a smoking ban that could impact the two casinos in the city were discussed.
The Times of Northwest Indiana
added Nov 9, 2017 03:41

[Indiana] Majestic Star attempts to snuff out Gary bid for smoking ban expansion

Critics wasted no time in letting the Gary Common Council know that the state's smoking ban should not be expanded to include the Majestic Star Casino. Pete Liguori, the CEO and president of the Majestic Star casino, appeared Tuesday before the Common Co
Gary (IN) Post-Tribune
added Nov 9, 2017 03:41

Indianapolis could raise the smoking age to 21

The Alliance for a Healthier Indiana is hosting a town hall meeting titled “Should Indianapolis Raise the Age of Tobacco Purchase to 21” on Wednesday from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at The Hatch at 6161 N. Hillside Avenue.
WRTV-Ch. 6 (Indianapolis, IN)
added Nov 9, 2017 03:40

[Colorado] Aspen voters overwhelmingly approve $3 tax on pack of cigarettes

The cost of a pack of cigarettes and other tobacco products will increase in the new year after Aspen voters overwhelmingly passed a new tax in Tuesday's election. In the unofficial results, 74.59 percent (1,280 votes) were in favor of the tax and 25.41
Aspen (CO) Times
added Nov 8, 2017 17:39

Smoking Set to Be Banned in Israeli Playgrounds, at Outdoor Events, So Why Are Doctors Unhappy?

Health Ministry move will add to list of public places where it’s forbidden to smoke, but Cancer Association says it’s not enough and will not support move
Ha'aretz Daily
added Nov 8, 2017 17:38

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Parliament: Minimum age to buy, use and sell tobacco products to be raised

Starting Jan 1, 2019, smokers need to be at least 19 years old before they are allowed to buy cigarettes, under a new law passed by Parliament on Tuesday (Nov 7). This new legal age - which is one year older than the current 18 - will subsequently be rai
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 8, 2017 17:21

[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Tax on tobacco products can cut consumption’

Islamabad - In order to control tobacco consumption , the government has to increase the tobacco Tax while the introduction of the Tier-III taxation on premium brands resulted in the increase of the tobacco consumption , a survey revealed on Tuesday.
The Nation (pk)
added Nov 8, 2017 17:11

[New York] Editorial: Schenectady taking tobacco sales regulation too far

Schenectady’s well-meaning proposal to prohibit or limit the sale of tobacco products in certain types of stores — specifically convenience stores and stores near schools — goes too far. There are plenty of laws on the books to prevent minors from obtai
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Nov 8, 2017 16:52
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