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[New Hampshire] Keene debates merits of raising tobacco age to 21

A City Council committee has taken the first step in a process to consider raising the legal age to buy and possess tobacco and nicotine products in Keene. At its meeting Wednesday night, the council’s municipal services, facilities and infrastructure c
Keene (NH) Sentinel
added Oct 3, 2018 07:32
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[Illinois] LETTER FROM Sen. DICK DURBIN to FDA re ENDS (FDA)

it is abundantly clear that tobacco companies are developing and marketing e-cigarette flavors that appeal to, and addict, children. A recent search of the FDA's own database reveals more than 1,000 results for scores of different flavored e-cigarette pro
US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)
added Oct 2, 2018 19:11
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[California] FDA conducts surprise inspection of e-cigarette maker Juul as part of crackdown

“As part of FDA’s ongoing efforts to prevent youth use of tobacco products, particularly e-cigarettes, last week the agency conducted an unannounced on-site inspection of e-cigarette manufacturer JUUL Labs’ corporate headquarters,” the FDA said in a stat
The Hill
added Oct 2, 2018 18:52
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California governor vetoes ban on smoking at parks and beaches for third year in a row

Three bills passed by state legislators would have imposed $25 fines on the use of tobacco, marijuana and e-cigarettes at parks and beaches...“My opinion on the matter has not changed,” he continued. “We have many rules telling us what we can’t do and the
The Hill
added Oct 2, 2018 18:41
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[Asia, India] CHOWDHERY: Smoke and mirrors: Why TN must reverse ban on e-cigarettes

Times of India
added Oct 2, 2018 18:33
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BURGESS: The conservative case for Amendment 9: workplace vaping ban will save Florida millions

Medicaid and Medicare expenses are already high, and will be even higher if taxpayers are forced to pay for the thousands of people who would suffer from secondhand smoke exposure – through cigarettes, vaping, or e-cigarettes – while trying to earn a pay
The Capitolist
added Oct 2, 2018 03:41
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[Maryland] Week Ahead: County Council To Consider Outdoor Smoking Ban

The Montgomery County Council will introduce a bill Tuesday that would ban smoking in outdoor or partially enclosed dining areas... According to the bill, an “outdoor serving area” means any patio, deck, porch or other outdoor seating or serving area. Th
Bethesda (MD) Magazine
added Oct 2, 2018 03:37
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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
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[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
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[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
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