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[Kansas] Shaw wants to push forward with tobacco-21

A city commissioner still wants to pursue an ordinance that would make it illegal for anyone under 21 to buy tobacco products, despite a recent ruling against a Topeka law. Shawnee County District Judge Franklin Theis issued a permanent injunction Thursd
Parsons (KS) Sun
added Mar 30, 2018 15:41

[California] Students urge city to ban smoking at parks in Fontana

dozens of local students and residents packed the Fontana City Council meeting on March 27, urging leaders to support and approve an ordinance that would ban smoking at local parks. According to Mary Ambriz, a Summit High School student and member of Smo
Fontana (CA) Herald News
added Mar 30, 2018 01:12

[New York] Grocers balk as Albany County revisits pharmacy tobacco ban

Albany County legislators have revived a proposal that would ban tobacco and nicotine-based products in pharmacies or stores containing pharmacies, but it's unclear whether it will have the support of the county executive nearly four years after he first
Albany (NY) Times-Union
added Mar 30, 2018 00:50

[Illinois] Aurora increases age to buy tobacco to 21

Aurora has joined 18 other municipalities in Illinois by increasing the age to buy tobacco to 21. In so doing, the city also added materials involved in vaping among regulated materials in its tobacco ordinance. The vote this week was unanimous among t
Aurora (IL) Beacon-News
added Mar 30, 2018 00:40
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: Kids join fight to raise minimum age for buying tobacco

Kids and adults were at the State Capitol on Wednesday, urging lawmakers to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco products. The Public Health Committee approved a bill raising the legal age from 18 to 21. Among the groups at the capitol on Wednesday w
WTNH-DT Channel 8 (New Haven, CT)
added Mar 30, 2018 00:25

[Texas] After ‘Tobacco 21,’ Metro Health Director Seeks ‘Culture of Health’ for SA

Bridger moved fast and aimed high during her first big push for change, successfully spearheading San Antonio’s effort to become the first city in Texas to raise the age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 to 21. She introduced the idea to City Counc
Rivard Report (San Antonio, TX)
added Mar 30, 2018 00:14

[Asia, India] 85% pictorial warnings on tobacco products to continue till 31 August

Large pictorial warnings, taking up 85% of packets of tobacco products will continue till 31 August after the health ministry Tuesday extended the duration of existing health warnings, the tenure of which was to end on 31 March. The Union health ministry (in)
added Mar 30, 2018 00:13

[Georgia] Is This a New Route to Cigarette Prohibition?

“City of Winterville Tobacco-Free Generation Ordinance.” .. The ordinance in Winterville was recently rejected by the city council on a 3-1 vote. Prior to the vote, NATO submitted a letter to the council informing them that their proposed ordinance confli
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Mar 29, 2018 23:47

ABCEDE: New Ways to Stay on Top of Tobacco Regulation

CSP has developed two new online resources—one is a website, a landing page really, dedicated to following regulatory movements from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The second is a monthly newsletter tracking legislative activities at the st
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Mar 29, 2018 18:41

Report on the Inquiry into the Use and Marketing of Electronic Cigarettes and Personal Vaporisers in Australia (PDF) (168pp)

in a dissenting report I argue that, in order to assist the millions of smokers struggling to quit tobacco smoking and improve their quality of life, nicotine E-cigarettes should be made available as consumer products. At the same time, regulatory restri
Parliament of Australia (au)
added Mar 29, 2018 18:05
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