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[Russia] Lawmaker proposes fines for selling tobacco and alcohol to pregnant women

A Russian regional lawmaker has proposed the introduction of fines for selling drugs, alcohol and tobacco to pregnant women. The law could also force all women who want to purchase these items to prove they’re not pregnant. Vladimir Petrov of the Leningr
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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Physician: Tobacco company racketerring -- Oklahoma's story

Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center will release a series of reports summarizing internal tobacco industry documents that tell the story — in the words of tobacco company executives and their lobbyists — of a highly successful 50-year campaign to influence O
The Oklahoman
added Apr 20, 2018 18:13
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[Alaska] LETTER: Support Senate Bill 63

We have been walking the halls in Juneau this session in support of Senate Bill 63 ...As owners of local bars and restaurants in Fairbanks, we believe that our employees and our customers have the right to breathe smoke-free air. Smokers have been taking
Fairbanks (AK) Daily News-Miner
added Apr 20, 2018 17:26
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[Tennessee] Cooper: Smokers, not state, should decide

A bill in the Tennessee Senate to do just that narrowly missed passing Wednesday and is likely dead for the year. However, given its one-vote failure, it's likely to come back in the next General Assembly.
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Apr 20, 2018 17:20
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Youth e-cigarette ban nears Alaska House vote

The Alaska House of Representatives is preparing for a final vote to prohibit Alaskans 18 and under from buying electronic cigarettes and the liquid used within them. State law already prohibits stores from selling e-cigarettes with nicotine liquids t
Juneau (AK) Empire
added Apr 19, 2018 23:36
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[Ohio] Columbus considering hookah lounge regulations, including earlier closings and no tobacco sales to teens

At a public hearing Wednesday, hookah lounge owners said the proposed regulations that the Columbus City Council will vote on Monday would be unfair, pointing to gas stations and grocery stores that sell tobacco but are open into the early morning. The
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Apr 19, 2018 23:36
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[Washington] Safeco, Century Link fields could soon be tobacco-free

The King County Board of Health will act on a new county-wide regulation prohibiting smokeless tobacco at all professional sporting events Thursday afternoon. If approved, players and fans won’t be able to use any tobacco products, including chewing tob
King5 TV (Seattle, WA)
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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[Pennsylvania] Penn State to adopt tobacco-free policy across all campuses

will move to become tobacco and smoke‐free across all campuses beginning with a launch in fall 2018. The use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco, all nicotine delivery devices and other tobacco products will be prohibited across
Penn State University
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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[Massachusetts] Updated: City holds firm on proposed flavored tobacco ban despite Chamber pushback

City Manager Ed Augustus Jr. is holding to a commitment to a partial ban on flavored tobacco products after the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce blasted the proposal in a recent letter. “A sales restriction is not going to properly address the pro
Worcester (MA) Magazine
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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[Arkansas] Committee: Can't advance tobacco-age increase

A proposed ordinance that would have required customers be at least 21 years old to purchase tobacco products in Mountain Home failed to advance out of the City Council’s Public Safety Committee meeting Tuesday evening. Following a 45-minute discussion
Baxter (AR) Bulletin
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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