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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
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[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
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[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
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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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[Ohio] POLITICS Toledo-based union relieved after judge blocks North Carolina's Farm Act

President Baldemar Velasquez discusses the working condition differences between documented and undocumented migrants while leading a tour of a tobacco worker's field near Dudley, North Carolina in 2014
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Sep 21, 2018 21:11
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[Ohio] Survey: Smoking issues more likely in lower income households

A recent child well-being survey revealed that children in lower income families are more likely to live in a home where smoking is allowed, which the survey said presents a health hazard. The survey, underwritten by Interact for Health, Cincinnati Chil
Hillsboro (OH) Times-Gazette
added Sep 19, 2018 20:07
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[Ohio] Tobacco forum weighs changing age limit

Tobacco 21, being overseen by the health department’s tobacco prevention coordinator, Stephanie McPeek, held public forums Thursday in two locations, the health department offices on Muskingum Drive at 1 p.m. and the Washington County Library main branch
Marietta (OH) Times
added Sep 10, 2018 17:22
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Vape store seeks exemption to Ohio city’s under-21 tobacco-sales ban, just like hookah lounge

Groove, a store in Kent that specializes in “e-liquids” which he and his staff custom make for customers ages 18 to 80. But he and his employees recently expressed concern about Tobacco 21, a new ordinance in Kent that restricts the sale of tobacco and v
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Sep 3, 2018 14:52
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