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[Ohio] Cincinnati City Council raises minimum age of tobacco purchases from 18 to 21

City Council voted Wednesday afternoon to raise the minimum age of tobacco purchase from 18 to 21, joining Cleveland, Columbus and Akron in their efforts to reduce habitual smoking among young people.The ordinance, which was originally proposed by Counci
WCPO (Cincinnati, OH)
added Dec 13, 2018 15:40

[Ohio] What the tobacco free initiative is all about

Students and staff at the University are working to pass a Tobacco Free Initiative on campus. The goal of the initiative is to establish a completely smoke- and tobacco-free campus, which includes smokeless tobacco, e-cigarettes and vaporizers.
BG Falcon Media (Bowling Green (OH) State University)
added Nov 28, 2018 18:44
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[Ohio] GCPH encourages smokers to quit

Greene County Public Health is encouraging residents to commit or recommit to healthy, smoke-free lives by participating in the American Cancer Society’s 43rd Great American Smokeout Thursday, Nov. 15.
Fairborn (OH) Daily Herald
added Nov 15, 2018 13:57

[Ohio] Smoking Affecting Health At YSU

Emily Dawes, a sophomore history major, said the people who smoke in nonsmoking areas are selfish because secondhand smoke is detrimental to people’s health and has a negative effect on those with asthma. “If we can avoid any health risks for YSU studen
The Jambar (Youngstown (OH) State University
added Nov 1, 2018 14:33
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[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Snuff out smoking in parks

Green spaces and outdoor recreational opportunities are key for healthy, livable communities. And these should be smoke-free environments. Bowling Green City Council should approve the smoking ban proposal and other communities that still allow smoking
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Oct 16, 2018 20:47
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[Ohio] Not hiring smokers is discriminatory, groups say

Smokers’ rights groups and civil liberties advocates contend that the growing trend of not hiring smokers in Ohio is discriminatory and could lead to bans against hiring others at risk of missing work. “What about women of childbearing age? Will they b
KOKI Fox23 (Tulsa, OK)
added Oct 16, 2018 20:40

[Ohio] Springfield, Lakemore public facilities have gone smoke-free

SPRINGFIELD TWP. In an effort to help protect children living or visiting the village of Lakemore and Springfield Township, both communities passed legislation, making parks and sporting facilities smoke-free zones.
The Suburbanite
added Oct 14, 2018 15:24

[Ohio] Cleveland Heights "Tobacco 21" legislation up for final approval

City Council could approve legislation Monday (Oct. 15) raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco, "e-cigs" and other nicotine "vape" products from 18 to 21. If passed, it would not take effect until January 2019. The proposed "Tobacco 21" ordinance re
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Oct 12, 2018 21:17

Ohio Top Court Says Defendant Initiates Asbestos Plaintiff Smoker Status Challenge ($$)

A defendant may challenge whether an asbestos lung cancer plaintiff qualifies as a smoker, after which a judge must determine if the term applies, and if it does,...
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 1, 2018 03:44
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[Ohio] UC researchers define the danger of tobacco smoke exposure and lingering toxicants

A study from UC researchers published this August found that tobacco smoke exposure increases respiratory symptoms, such as shortness of breath and dry cough, at night. These findings back those from another UC study last year, which found that children
The News Record (University of Cincinnati)
added Sep 28, 2018 01:50
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