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[Ohio] Tobacco industry: Tax smokeless products based on weight

Monte Williams, representing the Altria Group and affiliates Philip Morris and U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co., testified Wednesday before the Ohio 2020 Tax Policy Study Commission, a panel tasked with developing long-term state tax changes. Williams said th
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 3, 2016 17:57

[Ohio] Cleveland bans tobacco, e-cigarette sales to people under 21

Soon, smokers under the age of 21 will not be able to buy cigarettes, tobacco or other smoking products, including electronic cigarettes, in the city of Cleveland. City Council on Monday passed legislation banning the sale or distribution of the product
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Dec 8, 2015 06:50

[Ohio] Goldberg: A tobacco-free campus would be an embarrassment / Not the other way around

Tobacco-Free will decrease attendance in cessation programs, as students might feel less comfortable disclosing their addiction to those who could point them in the direction of help...Snyder has wasted too much time and resources, including the time of m
The Observer (Case Western Reserve University)
added Nov 6, 2015 08:43

[Ohio] Kasich: Raise cigarette taxes to pay for tax cut

Kasich would pay for a 8.5 percent income tax cut over three years in part by increasing taxes on cigarettes, businesses' revenue and oil and gas obtained by fracking.
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Mar 12, 2014 01:25

Anti-smoking efforts in Ohio back in focus

Gov. John Kasich said he wants to spend $35 million in tobacco-settlement money in the next five years on tobacco control. Some public-health advocates say that's not enough in a state with particularly bad smoking statistics and little to boast about ot
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Feb 28, 2014 19:46

[Ohio] Sen. Brown Applauds CVS Decision To Stop Selling Tobacco Products At Stores And Pharmacies Across The Country

Brown said. "Tobacco use is still the leading cause of preventable death in the world. But today, we took a step in the right direction towards stopping the insidious creep of addiction, lung cancer, coronary disease, and respiratory harm caused by tobacc
US Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
added Feb 6, 2014 16:42

[Ohio] Electronic Cigarette Controversy

Superstars vaping e-cigarettes has some lawmakers steaming. Two actors were caught on tape puffing away during last Sunday's Golden Globes broadcast. And many are now worried that kids may be next to pick up an e-cig. Jordan Llacera bought his first elec
WKEF ABC22 / FOX45 (Miamisburg, OH)
added Jan 18, 2014 21:49

[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Butt out

Despite incontrovertible evidence about smoking's health risks, however, tobacco companies have fought these changes tooth and nail. Government action remains necessary, as companies that sell the addictive weed continue to find new ways to hook people o
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Jan 15, 2014 17:14

[Ohio] Faculty calls for no tobacco on campus

Faculty Senate passed a resolution Tuesday calling for a university-wide ban on tobacco, including smokless varieties. Tobacco use of all types should be banned on University of Toledo campuses, Faculty Senate said Tuesday.
Independent Collegian (University of Toledo)
added Dec 4, 2013 13:39

[Ohio] Early CT scans for smokers are discovering lung cancers

In the past 18 months, central Ohio’s hospitals have debuted screening programs for smokers meant to nip the most deadly of cancers in the bud. The unveiling of the programs comes after a broad national study that found that low-dose CT scans cut the rat
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Oct 28, 2013 01:25
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