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BRIANT: The Importance of Developing Relationships With Lawmakers

Establishing a relationship before a tobacco ordinance or tobacco legislation is introduced can be helpful in educating officials so they can make a reasonable and fair decision on how to vote on a particular piece of legislation.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:26
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STROUD: CITIES AND STATES CONSIDER INCREASING TOBACCO AGE LIMIT TO 21, REGULATING ENDS LIKE TOBACCO PRODUCTS

Stroud considers local and state initiatives to increase the tobacco purchasing age from 18 to 21, and how policies are including electronic nicotine delivery systems, or e-cigarettes in these measures.
Heartland Institute
added Dec 8, 2017 19:10
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Minnesotans for a Smoke-Free Generation Corrects Big Tobacco's Omissions in New Ad Campaign

The new coalition website, BigTobaccoLied.com... "Judge Kessler was very clear in her ruling against the tobacco industry, and with this ad campaign we want Minnesotans to understand the full scope of Big Tobacco's negative impact on our state,"
PR Newswire
added Dec 6, 2017 17:51
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[Rhode Island] LETTER: Truth, yet deceit from Big Tobacco

Every parent should walk into a place where tobacco products are sold to see how they are packaged. You will find that they are being marketed to entice children to smoke....The inadequate funding levels for tobacco prevention programs across the country
Johnston (RI) Sunrise
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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Smokers 10 Times More Likely to Use Pot Daily

A strong link exists between smoking and daily marijuana use, with U.S. smokers 10 times more likely to use pot every day, a new study says. And teen smokers are 50 times more likely than their nonsmoking peers to use pot daily, said researchers from Col
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 8, 2017 19:06
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Correlates of compliance with national comprehensive smoke-free laws

The results point out to the need to invest minimal but essential enforcement resources given that national comprehensive smoke-free laws are self-enforcing in many but not all countries and sectors.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 6, 2017 00:24
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5 Studies On Smoking Marijuana Around Kids That Every Parent Should Read

even in states where recreational use isn't legal, plenty of people continue to smoke marijuana in private — and many users are also parents. This begs the question: Is it safe to do with children in the house? These five studies on smoking marijuana arou
Romper
added Dec 5, 2017 23:49
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Editorial: Big Tobacco finally comes clean — under court order

A delicious irony is that tobacco companies must place these ads in the very media outlets that they once threatened with expensive lawsuits ... For all who criticize government overreach, only strong federal court and government intervention could have
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Dec 5, 2017 23:47
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[North Carolina] Wilson Housing Authority to ban tobacco products

Quitting smoking may be the top New Year’s resolution for residents of Wilson’s public housing communities this year. Beginning Jan. 1, all Wilson Housing Authority properties will be tobacco-free.
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Dec 5, 2017 13:24
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[North Carolina] EITORIAL: Our Opinion: Housing authority should snuff out ban on smokeless tobacco

Treating adults like children may inspire them to act accordingly. Going smoke-free was a HUD mandate, but where e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco are concerned, the Wilson Housing Authority ought to butt out.
Wilson (NC) Daily Times
added Dec 5, 2017 04:08
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