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[Massachusetts] EDITORIAL: MALDEN’S SENATOR TAKES A STAND

The key word in the bill’s title is “addiction.” By pushing for an increase in the legal age to purchase tobacco and attacking vaping, Lewis is exposing the continued push by the tobacco industry to target young people.
Lynn (MA) Daily Item
added Jun 20, 2017 10:01
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[Massachusetts] MALDEN SENATOR WANTS TO SNUFF OUT VAPING

Lewis is the sponsor of the Senate version of legislation that would take a dramatic step statewide in raising the legal age to purchase all tobacco products from 18 to 21. His legislation, titled, An Act to Protect Youth from the Health Risks of Tobac
Lynn (MA) Daily Item
added Jun 19, 2017 21:41
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[California] City Council to consider new smoking restrictions for apartment complexes

The Pleasanton City Council on Tuesday will weigh in on a proposed ordinance to ban smoking inside apartment units as well as on balconies and in common areas at apartment complexes. The Pleasanton City Council is set to talk Tuesday night about a pro
Pleasanton (CA) Weekly
added Jun 19, 2017 21:29
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[Minnesota] Minneapolis City Council looks to restrict menthol tobacco

Bender introduced a proposal on Friday to add menthol or mint flavored tobacco to the existing blacklist that keeps other child-enticing flavors, like bubblegum and cherry, off convenience store shelves. Twin Cities activists have been working to take do
Minnesota Daily (UMN)
added Jun 19, 2017 21:26
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Arkansas looks to potentially cut state smoking cessation program

The Arkansas Department of Health said it costs about a million and a half dollars a year to run the line. But they said it's much cheaper to pay to help people quit smoking than treat them after they get cancer.
KTHV-DT CBS (Little Rock, AR)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:30
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Raise the Smoking Age to 21? Most Kids Fine With That

The study included more than 17,000 teens and preteens from 185 U.S. schools. The researchers found that younger adolescents were more likely to support the initiative. Girls were more likely to support raising the minimum age than boys. According to B
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 19, 2017 19:15
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Going up in smoke

That money will dissipate as the agreement ends over the next decade. Pennsylvania should rededicate the fund to anti-smoking efforts, and focus it on poor rural areas.
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jun 19, 2017 18:19
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[Europe] Pollution austerity-fed

And in answer to question three the Commission said the Council recommendation on smoke-free environments called on member states to develop measures to reduce children’s and adolescents’ exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke. ‘A report from 2013 indicat
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 19, 2017 14:50
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[New Jersey] NJ LAWMAKERS, ADVOCATES PUSH TO SPEND MORE TO CURB SMOKING

The state Senate is scheduled to cast a final vote Monday on a bipartisan-backed proposal to devote one percent of the tax revenue from all tobacco products sales to support evidenced-based programs to prevent kids from starting, to reduce smoking rates
NJ Spotlight
added Jun 19, 2017 14:31
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Protesters Outside ‘Julius Caesar’ in Central Park, and Laughs Inside

More laughter swelled when Caesar appeared sitting in a footed tub, smoking a cigar and typing on his phone
New York Times
added Jun 18, 2017 15:38
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