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[Iowa] 10 years later: Ames led way on smoking restrictions

Last Sunday, Iowa marked the 10-year anniversary of the state’s Smokefree Air Act, the major public health legislation that went into effect on July 1, 2008, outlawing smoking in public places, at work and restaurants. Over the past week, some leaders i
Ames (IA) Tribune
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53
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[California] 100 Years Ago: Human toe found in chewing tobacco containers, man fined for sassing firefighters

Tobacco chewers in Greeley received a warning from a law court in California. It seems as though pieces of a decomposed human toe have been found in some containers of chewing tobacco. If you find a toe in your tobacco, the California attorneys warned th
Greeley (CO) Tribune
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53
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[Minnesota] Wisconsin man wants to turn tobacco warehouse into museum

The building is not just a time capsule for his family, but for Edgerton's entire tobacco industry, Dickinson told The Janesville Gazette . That's why he wants to transform the first floor of his family's warehouse into a museum, a space that would pay
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53
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STROUD: Public health groups should be applauding Big Tobacco's harm reduction efforts

Despite their history, tobacco companies’ recent efforts to further reduce combustible cigarette consumption should be encouraged, not criticized. THR products have emerged as some of the most effective smoking cessation devices available today, and many
The Hill
added Jul 9, 2018 15:21
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10 years after Illinois went smoke-free, complaints have fallen off

"I checked around, and we haven't written any citations in recent memory," said Melissa Haynes, a crime analyst for the Urbana police. "Anecdotally, we have taken complaints in the past and sent them to public health." In general, local police issue tic
Champaign (IL) News-Gazette
added Jul 9, 2018 15:14
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8 ways resigning EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt suppressed science

Eleven new members of the EPA’s board have a history of downplaying the health risks of secondhand smoke, air pollution and other hazards, including two who have spun science for tobacco companies
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)
added Jul 8, 2018 14:44
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[New Jersey] SHAPIRO: Trump's Taj Mahal tobacco proposal shows his willingness to put profit over people

I searched for Trump's name in the Truth Tobacco Industry Documents...willing to sell out the health of his employees and casino guests for $150,000...three big signs emblazoned with the Marlboro logo at the casino, heralding a new Marlboro Poker Room. Th
NBC News
added Jul 8, 2018 02:12
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SULLIVAN: Iowa's smoking ban was never about protecting workers

All this, even though there is no reliable evidence showing smoking outside is hazardous to other people’s health. The same goes for e-cigarettes and chewing tobacco, which Iowa City’s ordinance also outlawed....The smoker’s lobby has lost this fight, but
Cedar Rapids (IA) Gazette
added Jul 5, 2018 22:47
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: On-line abuse and trolling by pro-tobacco and vaping activists

This document provides a cross-section of examples of florid, vile, bizarre and sometimes wonderfully funny abuse I have received in the past eight or so years from activists opposed to tobacco control and/or aggressively promoting e-cigarettes and att
University of Sydney eScholarship Repository (au)
added Jul 5, 2018 21:55
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Smoke-Free Casino Issues Revisited After Iowa 10-Year Study Shows No Adverse Affects on Businesses

Ten years after the Iowa Smoke-Free Air Act was put into law, state officials say there is no evidence to suggest the ban has adversely affected any businesses — including bars and restaurants — where smoking is prohibited. In fact, the number of licens
Casino.org
added Jul 5, 2018 15:26
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