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Tobacco-Free Policies on the Rise Across US Colleges and Universities

More than twice as many U.S. college and university campuses were smoke free or tobacco free in 2017 as in 2012, according to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation (ANRF), published
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jul 19, 2018 14:37
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[Connecticut] VIDEO/TRANSCRIPT: Educators worry students don’t know vaping health risks

Across the country, the use of these e-cigarettes are spiking among youth, but parents often aren't even sure what they are and many teens mistakenly believe there are no serious health risks.
PBS
added Jul 18, 2018 23:06
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[Tennessee] Local public housing residents respond to U.S. government's ban on smoking indoors

Smokers are upset about the policy because not only can you not smoke inside, but they also can't smoke on their porches. They have to be several feet away from the home and for some, that means being on the street. Signs are popping up in public housi
WTVC NewsChannel 9 (Chattanooga, TN)
added Jul 18, 2018 15:21
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[UK] What's on in Parliament: Thursday 19 July 2018 / House of Commons

General debate / The Tobacco Control Plan
UK Parliament (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:51
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[Ohio] 6th Circuit delivers a lovely gift to class action plaintiffs. Will it stand?

In a footnote in 1996’s Castano v. American Tobacco, the 5th Circuit said the limited issue clause doesn’t allow class plaintiffs to sidestep the predominance requirement. “A district court cannot manufacture predominance through the nimble use of subdiv
Reuters
added Jul 18, 2018 14:22
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Reynolds Vapor prepares national launch of new e-cig rival to Juul

is preparing a nationwide launch in August of its version of a “pod mod” similar to the Juul vaping delivery mechanism. The goal is to have Vuse Alto in national distribution by November, Ricardo Oberlander said Tuesday. Oberlander is a longtime BAT exec
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jul 18, 2018 02:01
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[Connecticut] VIDEO: Educators worry students don’t know vaping health risks

PBS
added Jul 18, 2018 00:27
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[North Carolina] It is legal for kids to work on tobacco farms, but it can make them sick

“It’s kind of a legacy in eastern North Carolina,” Castillo tells Here & Now’s Robin Young. “Either your neighbor owns a farm, or a relative owns a farm. Tobacco obviously is part of that heritage, and kids have been working in it, farmers will tell you,
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jul 16, 2018 23:21
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[Louisiana] HUD bans smoking in public housing for Baton Rouge residents

As of July 1st, people living in Baton Rouge public housing are not allowed to smoke inside their home. Smokers will have to be at least 25 feet away from the property. "It stinks, it's an awful smell, said Marjorie Mackson. Mackson lives at Capitol Squ
KLFY.com (Lafayette, LA)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:25
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[Louisiana] Residents upset with smoking ban in public housing

At the public housing unit on Kattie Drive in Lafayette, residents are free to smoke on their front porches but in just a few weeks that is something that will change. "If that's the rules I guess you can't smoke in public housing. You've got to got go
KATC TV-3 (Lafayette, LA)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:22
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