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[Idaho] Cheers and jeers: Feb. 20, 2018

Jeers to the “vaping fad” and the filthy cigarette smokers! It’s bad enough being subject to ignorant people’s second-hand smoke, now we also have to be subject to second-hand vapors from disrespectful, silly-looking people who think they are “cool” suck
Idaho Press-Tribune
added Feb 20, 2018 00:13
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[Idaho] Bill to raise smoking age to 21 dies in committee with just 3 senators supporting it

“If it was as simple as passing a law to fix these problems, we’d probably have a lot more laws and a lot fewer problems,” Vick said. “Unfortunately my experience has shown that it just doesn’t work that way. ... It does interfere with the ability of what
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 16, 2018 21:58
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Politicians want to tap Idaho’s tobacco money again — this time for Medicaid changes

A proposal to use $11.4 million in tobacco settlement dollars to pay for the governor’s “dual-waiver” health care plan caused a partisan rift Tuesday among the Joint Millennium Fund Committee. The money comes from a 1998 settlement with the major tobacc
The Idaho Statesman
added Feb 8, 2018 04:53
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Bill would raise legal age of tobacco use in Idaho

The Senate State Affairs Committee introduced legislation Wednesday that would raise the legal age of tobacco use in Idaho from 18 to 21. ...The age restriction also would apply to the sale and use of e-cigarettes... Tobacco 21 Idaho, a coalition of vari
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 2, 2018 17:59
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[Idaho] Rexburg City Council passes second reading of Tobacco 21 ordinance

Personal freedom versus “public virtue” — they were both part of the conversation during the Rexburg City Council’s discussion on increasing the legal age to purchase cigarettes from 18 to 21. During the meeting the council passed its second reading to r
Idaho State Journal
added Jan 24, 2018 16:29
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[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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[Idaho] Burley considers tobacco ban at 2 more parks

City Attorney David Shirley will draft a new ordinance banning tobacco at the East Park skate park and at Salmon Park, which includes the city’s swimming pool. A city ordinance is already in effect banning tobacco use at Burley’s Storybook Park on 13th S
Twin Falls (ID) Times-News
added Dec 21, 2017 20:32
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[Idaho] Letter: The number one killer drug ($$)

An international drug cartel with a retail outlet in Moscow is pushing - to children - the number one killer drug, in an open display at child level, hidden behind the last cash register, in that Moscow store. We all know that getting drugs into the hands
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
added Dec 13, 2017 14:09
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Idaho's tobacco-use age could rise

An Ada County lawmaker says he plans to introduce legislation during the 2018 session that would raise the legal age for tobacco use in Idaho from 18 to 21. Sen. Fred Martin, R-Boise, said the age restriction would apply to the purchase and use of all t
Lewiston (ID) Tribune
added Dec 7, 2017 04:36
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EDITORIAL: Our View: Washington, Idaho should follow Oregon on tobacco age ($$)

A week ago, Oregon joined California, Hawaii, Maine and New Jersey to raise the tobacco possession age to 21, affecting both traditional tobacco products and vaporizers. The law, which takes effect Jan. 1, targets tobacco vendors with fines ranging betw
Moscow-Pullman Daily News
added Aug 16, 2017 15:25
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