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[New York] No decision yet on Tobacco 21

The Essex County Board of Supervisors has not decided if they will support the statewide push to raise the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21. Lawmakers moved the resolution forward in committee before tabling the motion in Ways and Means. T
Sun Community News - Denton Publications
added Apr 25, 2018 17:34
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JUUL Labs Announces Comprehensive Strategy to Combat Underage Use

JUUL Labs today announced it will take additional decisive action by actively supporting state and federal initiatives to raise the minimum age to 21+ to purchase tobacco products as part of an initial investment of $30 million over the next three years d
PR Newswire
added Apr 25, 2018 15:44
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[Connecticut] Parents, students, and concerned citizens across our state are speaking up in support of raising the minimum tobacco sale age to 21.

SHARE YOUR REASON TO MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD
21+ Reasons Why (Tobacco 21 CT)
added Apr 25, 2018 15:41
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[Connecticut] "21+ Reasons Why" Showcases Support for Tobacco 21

Today, a new online exhibition, "21+ Reasons Why," launched showcasing the many reasons why Connecticut parents, students, and concerned citizens support increasing Connecticut's tobacco sale age to 21.
PR Newswire
added Apr 25, 2018 15:37
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Pruitt's 'Transparency' Rule Would Use Big Tobacco Plan to Gut EPA Science

comes straight from a 1996 memo from lobbyist/lawyer Chris Horner to tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds... another major advocate of this push to identify “extra-judicial” approaches is Steve Milloy. Like Horner, Milloy has worked on behalf of both coal and toba
DeSmogBlog
added Apr 25, 2018 17:44
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[Nevada] Commissioners endorse local students to push age raise on tobacco purchases

Four Churchill County High School students are preparing to push for a new law to the Nevada State Legislature—and Churchill County Commissioners agreed to back them. During the County Commissioners meeting last week, the students requested an endorseme
Nevada Appeal
added Apr 25, 2018 17:33
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[Ireland] Call for smoking ban to be extended to outdoor areas that serve food

Health Minister Simon Harris is to ask approval for the private members' motion, tabled by Fine Gael senators, at the meeting today. It would see the current smoking ban extended to al fresco dining areas. Some campaigners have condemned the move. Joh
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Apr 24, 2018 16:42
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[Virginia] Richmond City Council snuffs cigarette tax, spurning schools advocates

On a 6-3 vote, the council rejected an 80-cent cigarette tax put forth by Councilman Parker Agelasto. The tax would have generated millions annually that Agelasto proposed dedicating for repairing and maintaining the city's 44 school buildings.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Apr 24, 2018 16:34
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[Virginia] Richmond City Council to weigh proposed cigarette tax, demolition to clear way for Stone Brewing bistro

Agelasto's proposal has faced pushback from cigarette-manufacturer Altria Group. Convenience store owners have also opposed it, saying a per-pack tax would hurt business by sending customers seeking cigarettes to the counties, where there is no tax.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Apr 24, 2018 16:33
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Studies look at dangers of e-cigarettes; AAP continues push for regulations

Adolescents who used e-cigarettes were more likely to go on to use marijuana, according to new research. The study was one of two on e-cigarettes released in Pediatrics today. The devices have been growing in popularity, but so has the evidence that th
American Academy of Pediatrics
added Apr 23, 2018 16:53
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