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CANDISKY: We smoke too much in Ohio, so our health-ranking stinks

If Ohio cut its smoking rate, it would save lives and potentially millions in health-care costs... Even worse, more than 1 in 10 children live in homes with tobacco users and are regularly exposed to second-hand smoke, 49th highest in the nation.
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Apr 21, 2017 12:46
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[Ohio] Newell VFD feels unfairly targeted by smoking ban police

The president of the Newell Volunteer Fire Department board has filed a complaint against the Hancock County Board of Health and the Hancock County Health Department, claiming the health board had not implemented the Clear Air Act fairly.
Lisbon (OH) Morning Journal
added Apr 18, 2017 13:21
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[Ohio] Endowment dollars traced to tobacco, oil and private prison companies

In 2015, Ohio University banned the use of tobacco products on its Athens campus. Despite that, money invested in one of the world’s largest tobacco companies can be traced to the university’s endowment fund.
The Post Online (Ohio University)
added Apr 17, 2017 21:56
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[Ohio] A new worry for smokers' families: 'thirdhand smoke'

Reynolds American Inc., the second-largest tobacco company in the United States, declined to comment on the study. The Altria Group, the leading U.S. cigarette manufacturer, did not respond to requests for comment. Miller is skeptical of the threat thir
USA Today
added Apr 17, 2017 18:32
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[Ohio] Hookah smoking can kill lung cells: UC research

Reminder to anyone walking the flossy groves of the University of Cincinnati: Its facilities will be tobacco-free starting May 1. And if you’re thinking of indulging instead in a smoke from a hookah, a UC graduate student’s research will give pause.
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Apr 17, 2017 18:30
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[Ohio] GILL: Another Viewpoint: E-cigarettes important to many people

As an owner of a business specializing in e-cigarettes and e-liquids, I do not feel that our industry gets the respect it deserves....Finally, there is a revolutionary solution to an age-old addiction. Vaping matters.
Willoughby (OH) News-Herald
added Apr 6, 2017 02:22
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[Ohio] Proposed bill to ban smoking in car with kids sparks heated debate

Health professionals say it could save children from chronic health problems but critics argue the government shouldn't be involved
WKBN 27/FOX 17/62 (Youngstown, OH)
added Mar 24, 2017 02:49
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Smoking in a car with kids could bring $500 fine in Ohio

People who smoke in cars with kids under age 6 could face a $500 fine if a bill proposed by a state lawmaker becomes law. “They have no say in getting into an enclosed vehicle with someone who is smoking,” said sponsor Sen. Charletta Tavares, D-Columbus
Springfield (OH) News-Sun
added Mar 23, 2017 21:43
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[Ohio] Effort underway to ban smoking on Veterans Affairs sites across U.S.

An Ohio congressman has targeted smoking at Department of Veterans Affairs medical clinics and campuses nationwide. U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup, an Iraq war veteran and a doctor, has introduced House legislation that would immediately ban smoking inside VA
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added Mar 23, 2017 18:36
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Ohio Senator wants to ban smoking around children in cars

A state senator from the Columbus area is proposing a new law that would make it illegal for people to smoke tobacco in vehicles carrying children under six-years-old. Charleta B. Tavares, a Democrat from the 15th State Senate District, has introduced S
21 WFMJ (Youngstown, OH)
added Mar 23, 2017 01:36
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