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Tobacco 21 Bill Voted Through New Jersey Legislature

The New Jersey Senate has already voted through companion bill #S359, so the future of this addiction preventing and lifesaving effort is now in Governor Christie's hands. If signed, this policy will give millions of young people who live in New Jersey m
PR Newswire
added Jun 24, 2017 15:24
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[New Jersey] Gov. Christie Should Sign Tobacco Prevention Measures That Will Protect Kids and Save Lives

The Legislature has passed two bills that will help New Jersey combat tobacco use. One bill would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21; the second measure provides $7 million to the state’s tobacco prevention and cessation p
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 24, 2017 15:17
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[Massachusetts] House proposed marijuana bill could allow pot smoking in public

The state’s House of Representatives marijuana bill contains a provision that could theoretically allow people to smoke joints in public if a city or town allows it. The intention is to give municipalities power to allow cannabis cafes, smoking weed at s
WWLP-22News (Springfield, MA)
added Jun 23, 2017 22:13
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ORDOÑEZ: Get Cancer Now, Before Congress Cuts Your Insurance

because of my pre-existing condition, I couldn’t let my insurance lapse. I found a job with benefits at a smoking cessation company, working nights and weekends. Funded mostly by the ’90s tobacco settlements, the stop-smoking hotlines helped everyone, no
New York Times
added Jun 23, 2017 08:31
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Maine Senate backs bill to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco to 21

The legislation wins broad support even though it would cut into state revenues, but additional votes and action by the governor remain.
Kennebec Journal
added Jun 23, 2017 01:26
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[Illinois] Vernon Hills plans to raise age for tobacco sales to 21

After a long discussion Tuesday night, Vernon Hills village trustees say they're committed to becoming the fourth Lake County community to raise the age limit on tobacco sales to 21. Officials from the Lake County Health Department, Stevenson High Schoo
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 23, 2017 01:26
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[Vermont] Plattsburgh City Council supports resolution to raise legal age to buy tobacco

passed a resolution that supports an effort to raise the legal age to buy tobacco in Clinton County from 18 to 21. Councilors voted unanimously in favor of the resolution. Earlier Thursday, Plattsburgh Xpress Mart owner Moeem Sheikh said nearly half of h
WCAX-TV Ch. 3 (Burlington, VT)
added Jun 23, 2017 01:25
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After Edina ups smoking age to 21, is the rest of Minnesota next?

It’s only been a few days since Edina voted to increase the age you can buy cigarettes in the city to 21, and some lawmakers now want to see the same thing happen statewide. A bill proposed in the Minnesota Senate by four lawmakers and introduced by Sen.
GoMN: KZGO-FM 95.3 FM / KTWN-FM 96.3 FM
added Jun 23, 2017 01:24
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[Texas] Vaping now banned in public in Austin

Austin City Council adds electronic cigarettes or vaping to it's anti-smoking ban. Travis County Central Health Director Doctor Phil Huang (Wong) applauds the measure. "I think this is something good for public health..
KLBJ News Radio 590 (Austin, TX)
added Jun 23, 2017 01:15
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[UK] ARCHIVE: Tory MP heaps praise on e-cigarettes after vaping firm treats him to £1,600 trip to Rugby World Cup

Pawsey enjoyed more than £1,600 worth of hospitality at a Rugby World Cup match in September, with Japan Tobacco International (JTI) picking up the tab. JTI is the sole owner of E-Lites, one of the leading brands of e-cigarette in the UK.
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 22, 2017 21:42
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