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[Colorado] VIDEO: Girl Scouts fight to change a smoking law in Aurora

"We are working on our Silver Award project and, tonight, we would like to propose some future ordinance for not smoking in a car with a minor present," said Amelia Malchow, from Girl Scout Troop #60789 during a Sept. 25 Aurora City Council meeting.
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Jan 9, 2018 22:02

[Indiana] Health, business coalition seeks to repeal 'smoker's bill of rights'

The Alliance for a Healthier Indiana—a coalition of hospitals, insurers, businesses and others—says it’s time to roll back a 27-year-old state law that prohibits employers from screening job candidates for tobacco use. They are pushing new legislation,
Indianapolis (IN) Business Journal
added Jan 7, 2018 21:41

[Colorado] Don’t let your rights go up in smoke

Efforts are underway in Colorado to allow people to smoke or vape marijuana in places open to the public that could force thousands of service workers and others to breathe the hazardous chemicals in secondhand marijuana smoke. In fact, our state law doe
Breathe Free Colorado
added Jan 4, 2018 12:05
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[New York] Group Wants Smoking Ban In Every Bayside Apartment

Around 16 locals recently formed the Bayside Smoke-Free Housing Alliance hoping to combat indoor smoking by pushing Bayside and Bay Terrace apartments to adopt smoke-free policies for their buildings. The group, armed with doctors and asthma/allergy spe
added Jan 4, 2018 11:47

[UK] Philip Morris places anti-smoking advertisement in papers

has also written to Prime Minister Theresa May asking to be allowed to print information about quitting and switching on its cigarette packs. However, anti-smoking campaigners described the campaign as a "PR stunt". The text of the advertisement runs: "
BBC Online
added Jan 3, 2018 14:51

[Oklahoma] GLANTZ: The passing of Richard Barnes

He went to war against big tobacco and was instrumental in getting the clean indoor air policy passed in Oklahoma that eliminated smoking in restaurants and public buildings in 2003
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:53

[UK] Tory and DUP MPs criticised for ‘wining and dining’ tobacco firms

Conservative and DUP MPs have been criticised for hosting a string of receptions, lunches and dinners in parliament for tobacco companies over the last 18 months. Labour said the events were inappropriate given the public health risk posed by tobacco co
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 30, 2017 20:39
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The Bayside Smoke-free Housing Alliance wants to increase the number of smoke-free apartment buildings in the Bayside and Bay Terrace communities. Organizers say there are more than 30 apartment buildings in these two areas. The alliance plans to infor
NY1 (Time Warner Cable)
added Dec 30, 2017 19:46

'WSJ' Analysis Shows Fake Comments Submitted To Government Agencies

It may be weaponizing of Astroturf lobbying. It's creating bots to do it. I mean, it does go back to the tobacco industry where they were opposing the rule back in the '90s to regulate cigarettes. And they went to racecar events and got people to sign pos
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59

[Illinois] Why the legal age to buy tobacco isn't going up to 21 everywhere

Six Cook County communities have adopted so-called "Tobacco 21" ordinances as well. But in DuPage County, only one community has approved such an ordinance. None have done so in Kane or McHenry counties or anywhere else in the state. Some officials cre
Chicago (IL) Daily Herald
added Dec 27, 2017 15:26
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