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San Antonio becomes first city in Texas to raise legal age to buy tobacco to 21

The new ordinance, which city officials had been discussing since August, passed by a 9 to 2 vote. Council members Greg Brockhouse and Clayton Perry voted against the measure, questioning if the city should regulate such activity and expressing concerns
San Antonio (TX) Express-News
added Jan 11, 2018 19:59
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[West Virginia] Bill Tracking / Senate Bill 13

LAST ACTION: S To Judiciary 01/10/18 SUMMARY: Raising age to purchase tobacco and related products to 21 LEAD SPONSOR: Stollings SPONSORS: Prezioso, Woelfel, Baldwin, Beach
West Virginia Legislature
added Jan 11, 2018 19:59
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West Virginia state senators introduce bill to raise tobacco age to 21

If both houses agree this session, 2018 could be the year when West Virginia raises the age for purchasing and using tobacco products. Senators Ron Stollings, Roman Prezioso, Mike Woelfel, Stephen Baldwin, and Robert Beach introduced Senate Bill 13 Wedne
WSAZ NewsChannel 3 (Huntington, WV)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:59
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New Year = New Regulations

As of Jan. 1, smokers in Aspen, Colo., are paying $3 more per pack of cigarettes than they did last month. Also, Oregonians must now be 21 in order to purchase any type of tobacco products in the state. That’s two different communities and two different
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jan 11, 2018 19:45
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Website Addresses Local Tobacco Ordinances / Video, materials available to help retailers fight back

A new website, Tobacco Ordinances – Take Another Look (TOTAL), is proving to be a valuable resource for retailers in the ongoing effort to respond to restrictive and prohibitory local tobacco ordinances.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:43
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[Asia] Will Israel ban tobacco advertisements?

the Knesset agreed to approve a bill banning the advertisement of cigarettes and other addictive tobacco products. On Tuesday, the Knesset gave the bill preliminary approval, paving the way for the legislative votes. The bill will place a general ban on
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:14
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Ban shisha in Ghana, CSOs petition FDA

The Vision for Alternative Development, (VALD), the Ghana NCD Alliance and other civil society organisations (CSOs) have called on the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) to immediately ban the smoking of “shisha” in the country. The call was made in a petitio
Ghana News Agency (gh)
added Jan 11, 2018 18:50
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[California] RP aims to curb exposure to secondhand smoke

Rohnert Park is considering joining many other jurisdictions in the county who have already amended their municipal codes to make using tobacco and other smoke, as well as electronic cigarettes, more stringent in relation to how the secondhand smoke impac
The Community Voice (Rohnert Park, CA)
added Jan 11, 2018 16:26
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[UK] Many smokers overestimate e-cigarette risks, MPs hear

Aveyard, coordinating editor of the Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group, told the House of Commons science and technology committee that he was concerned because half of smokers believed e-cigarettes to be as harmful as conventional cigarettes. “That’s real
British Medical Journal
added Jan 11, 2018 16:09
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[New York] Editorial: Ban smoking in cars with children passengers

It’s appalling that we even need a law prohibiting smoking in vehicles where children are present. What would be even more appalling would be if state lawmakers can’t figure out how to pass one.
Schenectady (NY) Daily Gazette
added Jan 11, 2018 15:58
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