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Aurora Girl Scouts spur adoption of Colorado’s first vehicle smoking ban to protect minors

What started off last spring as an effort by an Aurora Girl Scout troop to take on a social service project turned into passage Monday of Colorado’s first ban on smoking in a vehicle while children ...
Denver (CO) Post
added Feb 6, 2018 16:38
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[New York] CNY group talks tobacco epidemic in Albany

The Tobacco Free Network of CNY visited Albany Feb. 6 to stress the need to reduce the burden of tobacco addiction on New Yorkers. “We’ve made great strides in combating the tobacco epidemic, but more work needs to be done to reduce the significantly hi
Auburn (NY) Citizen
added Feb 8, 2018 04:52
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‘The industry must be inconspicuous’: Japan Tobacco’s corruption of science and health policy via the Smoking Research Foundation

(JT) in 1986 established the Smoking Research Foundation (SRF)...launched with the covert goal of influencing tobacco policy both inside and outside Japan...represents the expansion into Asia of the denialist campaign that began in the USA in 1953.
Tobacco Control
added Feb 5, 2018 23:36
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[Missouri] Joplin asked to adopt stricter smoking regulations

Eight years after a resident-driven effort failed to persuade Joplin officials to ban smoking in businesses and other public places, another organization has rekindled the cause. Vision Joplin 2022 is aiming to implement two measures: One would raise th
Joplin (MO) Globe
added Feb 4, 2018 17:02
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New Jersey Considers Menthol Ban

On the heels of San Francisco, Minneapolis and almost a dozen other municipalities banning or restricting the sale of menthol-flavored tobacco products, New Jersey lawmakers recently proposed a bill that would make it the first state to do so.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 3, 2018 00:47
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[Asia] TOBACCO BANNED FOR UNDER 21-YEAR-OLDS IN ISRAEL

Deputy Health Minister Ya’acov Litzman said on Thursday he agrees to raise the minimum age required to buy tobacco products to 20. ...Although tobacco lobbyists are sure to put on pressure, Litzman said the bill will be approved for government support in
Jerusalem Post
added Feb 2, 2018 17:59
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Proposed bill would raise age for tobacco, vaping sales to 21 in Washington

A bill heard by the Washington Senate Labor and Commerce committee would raise the purchasing age for tobacco and vaping products to 21 in the state.
The Spokesman-Review
added Feb 2, 2018 17:59
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HUMMEL: Tell your lawmaker: no smoking in Florida parks | Opinion

Senate Bill 562 has already passed two committees unanimously....Republican Rep. Scott Plakon, who chairs that committee, has yet to give HB 627 a fair hearing.... A single legislator should not be able to hold up legislation supported by such a large per
Florida Today
added Feb 2, 2018 16:48
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[District of Columbia] Should D.C. Have the Highest State Cigarette Tax in the Country? Testimony before the D.C. Council Committee on Finance and Revenue on B22-460

a bill to increase the tax on cigarettes by $2.00 per pack, to a total excise tax rate of $4.50 for each pack sold. While the Tax Foundation takes no position on legislation, I’d like to offer some of our findings from research we have published on this i
Tax Foundation
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[Washington] 'Tobacco 21' will try again to raise age to buy tobacco products

The “Tobacco 21” Idaho Coalition announced it'll try again to pass legislation that would raise the legal age to buy tobacco products, including e-cigs, from 18 to 21. The group believes it would reduce tobacco use and protect kids from a lifetime of ad
KXLY News 4 (Spokane, WA)
added Feb 2, 2018 17:57
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