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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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[Illinois] John Roska: No right to smoke-free environment when renting

A: The news is not good for nonsmokers. In general, there's no right to a smoke-free environment in rental housing. That's changing in public housing, where Uncle Sam is the landlord. HUD has been encouraging smoke-free housing for years, and will requi
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Dec 4, 2017 14:52
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[Minnesota] Public housing complexes to go smoke-free

Implementing smoke-free policies across the country in subsidized housing will save approximately $521 million per year, including $341 million in secondhand smoke-related health care expenditures, $108 million in renovation expenses and $72 million in s
Bemidji (MN) Pioneer
added Dec 3, 2017 19:15
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[Virginia] ARCHIVE: Philip Morris Money

Though the company has used its tobacco profits to support charitable and educational works for decades, what's new now is that its $60-million corporate giving program is suddenly being dwarfed by a $100-million-a-year image-rebuilding campaign launched
The American Prospect
added Dec 1, 2017 17:49
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[Minnesota] Dakota County public housing complexes will go smoke-free next year

the Dakota County Community Development Agency, which manages the 80-unit Colleen Loney Manor and 243 other federally funded public housing units across the county, is taking the smoking ban another step. Last month, the CDA notified its residents that sm
Saint Paul (MN) Pioneer Press
added Dec 1, 2017 15:39
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[Michigan] EDITORIAL: Anti-tobacco ads are a long time in coming

“In Michigan, tobacco companies spend $295 million yearly to market cigarettes and other tobacco products to young adults,” Hanson said. “Not surprisingly, nine out of 10 tobacco users start before the age of 18.” On Aug. 17, 2006, U.S. District Judge
Houghton (MI) Daily Mining Gazette
added Dec 1, 2017 02:30
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BLUMENTHAL: Big Tobacco Is Still In The Business Of Deceiving Americans

began nearly 25 years ago when a handful of state Attorneys General sued cigarette manufacturers in state court. I was one of them...States must commit to using a significant amount of the millions of dollars they receive each year from the state tobacc
Huffington Post (blog)
added Dec 1, 2017 02:20
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Approach to Evaluating Nicotine Replacement Therapies: Public Hearing; Request for Comments

is announcing a public hearing on FDA's approach to evaluating the safety and efficacy of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products, including how they should be used and labeled. DATES: The public hearing will be held on Friday, January 26, 2018, from
Federal Register
added Nov 29, 2017 17:16
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[New Zealand] Tobacco industry admits that smoking kills

Cancer Society's National Health Promotion and Campaigns Manager, Shayne Nahu (Ngati Pikiao) says, "Tobacco is still our biggest killer and there's up to 5000 people every year dying from smoking-related causes. In respects of cancer, it's the single big
Māori Television (nz)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:41
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