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[South Dakota] SD lawmaker pushing to raise state's minimum age to buy tobacco

A bill to raise the minimum age of legal access to tobacco in South Dakota will soon face the Legislature. A bill sponsored by state Rep. Leslie Heinemann, R-Flandreau, is on the horizon, one which would raise the age to purchase tobacco products in Sout
Dickinson (ND) Press
added Feb 2, 2018 18:24
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Alabama moves closer to banning smoking in cars around children: Here's why

The bill would make it illegal to smoke a tobacco product in a car if anyone age 19 or younger is in the car. The prohibition would apply whether the vehicle is moving or parked...children exposed to second-hand smoke also experience greater incidents of
AL.com
added Feb 2, 2018 18:02
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[Kansas] Attorneys argue validity of Topeka law that bans sale of tobacco to those under 21

An injunction blocking a Topeka city ordinance that bans the sale of tobacco to those under 21 will continue as a Shawnee County District Court Judge who heard arguments Thursday weighs the merits of a case against the law. Topeka businesses Vape Bar an
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Feb 2, 2018 18:00
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[Asia] TOBACCO BANNED FOR UNDER 21-YEAR-OLDS IN ISRAEL

Deputy Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman said on Thursday he agrees to raise the minimum age required to buy tobacco products to 20. ...Although tobacco lobbyists are sure to put on pressure, Litzman said the bill will be approved for government support in
Jerusalem Post
added Feb 2, 2018 17:59
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Proposed bill would raise age for tobacco, vaping sales to 21 in Washington

A bill heard by the Washington Senate Labor and Commerce committee would raise the purchasing age for tobacco and vaping products to 21 in the state.
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 2, 2018 17:59
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Bill would raise legal age of tobacco use in Idaho

The Senate State Affairs Committee introduced legislation Wednesday that would raise the legal age of tobacco use in Idaho from 18 to 21. ...The age restriction also would apply to the sale and use of e-cigarettes... Tobacco 21 Idaho, a coalition of vari
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 2, 2018 17:59
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[Washington] 'Tobacco 21' will try again to raise age to buy tobacco products

The “Tobacco 21” Idaho Coalition announced it'll try again to pass legislation that would raise the legal age to buy tobacco products, including e-cigs, from 18 to 21. The group believes it would reduce tobacco use and protect kids from a lifetime of ad
KXLY News 4 (Spokane, WA)
added Feb 2, 2018 17:57
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HUMMEL: Tell your lawmaker: no smoking in Florida parks | Opinion

Senate Bill 562 has already passed two committees unanimously....Republican Rep. Scott Plakon, who chairs that committee, has yet to give HB 627 a fair hearing.... A single legislator should not be able to hold up legislation supported by such a large per
Florida Today
added Feb 2, 2018 16:48
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[Hong Kong] Ombudsman calls out govt over poor smoking-ban enforcement

The agencies that were called out for their lapses included the Tobacco Control Office (TCO) of the Department of Health, the Food and Health Bureau (FHB) and the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD), the Hong Kong Economic Journal reports. I
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:46
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[Alabama] VIDEO: Proposed ban on smoking in cars with children sparks heated debate

is sparking conversation on social media. Hundreds of you weighed in on our WKRG Facebook page. Under the proposed bill a driver would be fined $100 if they are smoking with a minor in the car. Authors of the bill say it aims to protect children from the
WKRG CBS 5 (Mobile, AL)
added Feb 2, 2018 15:41
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