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[New Hampshire] Support for bill to keep tobacco away from youth

Dover Youth to Youth has once again chosen a cause worth fighting for — raising the age for sales and possession of tobacco products from 18 to 21 years old in New Hampshire. It’s a battle we should all support because the health and well-being of New H
Foster's Democrat
added Jan 18, 2018 01:59
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[Minnesota] Outpouring of support dominates Tobacco 21 hearing

More than 40 people went to a North Mankato City Council meeting Tuesday to support a North Mankato ordinance to raise the tobacco-selling age to 21. They had doctors. They had medical experts. They had retired nurses, college students and even middle-sc
Mankato (MN) Free Press
added Jan 18, 2018 01:58


A bill seeking a significant overhaul of taxes in the Commonwealth of Virginia is calling for an increase in the state’s tobacco tax on cigars and other tobacco products from 10 to 23 percent of the wholesale price. S.B. 390 addresses numerous facets of
added Jan 18, 2018 01:58

[Indiana] Fishers Bans Vaping, Chewing Tobacco In City Parks, Public Buildings

The ordinance passed Tuesday by the Fishers City Council prohibits the use of e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco in public places like schools, parks and libraries.
WIBC 91.3 FM (Indianapolis, IN)
added Jan 18, 2018 01:58

UK vaping industry launches awareness month

VApril, which is being organised by the UK Vaping Industry Association, has been designed to raise awareness on the different types of vape products, vaping responsibly and the public health benefits compared to smoking. The awareness month will engage
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jan 17, 2018 20:18


city council approved the second reading of an ordinance Tuesday night. It passed by a 3-2 vote. The ban applies to all public places and places of employment, with the only two exemptions being private residences and vehicles. It is designed to eliminat
added Jan 17, 2018 19:59
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DEBATE: Should vaping be banned in pubs?

Some research on the issue revealed that no laws were being broken as vaping is not covered by the Irish smoking ban. A number of TDs have been campaigning for a vaping ban in all public indoor areas in order to bring it into line with the smoking ban.
Connaught Telegraph (ie)
added Jan 17, 2018 19:58
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[Colorado] VIDEO: Aurora Girl Scouts propose new smoking law for the city

An Aurora Girl Scout troop is proposing a law for the city -- prohibiting smoking in cars with minors ages 18 and under inside. Girl Scout Troop No. 60789 proposes that it comes with a $150 fine that would be raised by $50 for each offense, and a minimu
KXRM Fox 21 / KXTU CW 57
added Jan 17, 2018 09:09

[Idaho] BIRR: Tobacco 21 Advocates Are Pushing The Debunked ‘Gateway’ Vaping Narrative

Officials are using alarmist tactics, pushing misinformation on the effects of vaping, in order to secure a tobacco purchasing age hike in Idaho, that will also apply to all vapor products. Proponents of the Tobacco 21 agenda in Idaho make the unsubstant
Libertarian Republic
added Jan 16, 2018 15:47
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[Nigeria] ERA/FoEN charges FG to emulate other African nations on shisha ban

has urged the Federal government to emulate countries that have banned the smoking of water-pipe tobacco otherwise known as shisha, due to its addictiveness and deadly effect on the health of users. ERA/FoEN made the demand following the ban of shisha by
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jan 16, 2018 15:19
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