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[Nevada] University Announces Plan to Go Tobacco-Free in 2015

This action has been endorsed through resolutions of support by the Faculty Senate, Staff Employees Council, Graduate Student Association and Associated Students of the University of Nevada. The University will join nearly 1,200 other U.S. colleges and un
KTVN (Reno, NV)
added Apr 1, 2014 15:43

[Nevada] UNR Announces Plan to Go Tobacco-Free in 2015

An implementation team has been established and will adopt a three-step approach throughout the next year: • Tell – Educate students, prospective students, faculty, staff, visitors and community members about the policy through a variety of communication
KOLO Newschannel 8 (Reno, NV)
added Apr 1, 2014 15:39

[Nevada] Las Vegas man convicted for selling tobacco to minors

Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto announced that on March 19, Henry Igwe, 55, of Las Vegas, was found guilty of sale of tobacco to a minor. “The health and safety of Nevada’s minors is something this Office takes very seriously,” stated General Ma
Mesquite (NV) Citizen Journal
added Mar 26, 2014 14:32

[Asia, Nevada] Cigarettes From India Toxic?

Regulators admit that it is unlikely they will ever be able to stop young people from illegally experimenting with tobacco. However they say FDA can and will continue to do something in the way of regulations when companies wish to hide ingredients in pr
The Guardian Express Newspaper (Las Vegas, NV)
added Feb 23, 2014 16:19

[Nevada] RADKE: CVS without cigarettes: A little less smoke on the Strip?

In Las Vegas, the antismoking movement is an uphill battle. Walking into any store on the Strip and not being able to buy cigarettes is practically unfathomable, and the recent proliferation of big drugstores on the Strip—there are now two CVS locations—
Las Vegas (NV) Weekly
added Feb 13, 2014 12:08

[Nevada] Letter: More pharmacies should stop selling tobacco

In Nevada lung cancer is the leading cancer killer year over year, and 90 percent of those cases are the result of tobacco use. CVS Caremark’s historic decision to stop selling tobacco is a giant step in the right direction to creating a healthier, smok
Elko (NV) Daily Free Press
added Feb 12, 2014 12:43

[Nevada] John Packham: New smoking report details unfinished business

A large part of the explanation of stalled progress on cigarette smoking and smoking-attributable disease in Nevada lies in the failure of lawmakers to raise cigarette taxes in more than a decade -- the current excise tax has remained at 80 cents per pac
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added Feb 3, 2014 20:11

[Nevada] Deeming Regulations: ‘The 800-Pound Gorilla’

Calling deeming regulations the "800-pound gorilla in the room," Bryan Haynes, partner in the tobacco practice at Troutman Sanders, said people ask him every day when the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is going to publish its deeming regulations for
Convenience Store News
added Feb 1, 2014 22:57

[Nevada] Vapor Corp. Launches New Store-in-Store VaporX® Retail Concept at Tobacco Plus Convenience Expo in Las Vegas

new authorized dealer store-in-store kiosk concept that brings the "vaping" experience to retail stores, pharmacies and convenience stores nationwide. The store-in-store concept is designed to support the retail sales of VaporX vaporizers and accessories.
PR Newswire
added Jan 30, 2014 12:50

Nevada leads nation in secondhand smoke exposure

More than two-thirds of adult Nevadans are exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke, the highest rate in the nation, according to a federal study. In fact, the No. 2 state for secondhand smoke was almost 10 percentage points behind Nevada.
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added Jan 26, 2014 07:04
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