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Debate 2/27: Just a number? Should Ohio raise the legal tobacco purchasing age to 21?

How much difference can three years make? According to local proponents of the “Tobacco 21” initiative, enough to make noise about. The push to raise the minimum tobacco purchasing age from 18 to 21 has been a long one. Some states, like Oregon, Hawaii
Dayton (OH) City Paper (“DCP”)
added Feb 27, 2018 21:29
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[Ohio] Cortland to prohibit smoking in parks

City Council on Tuesday gave second reading to an ordinance that would prohibit smoking at any location in the city parks. Mayor Jim Woofter said the goal is to protect the health of the public and noted secondhand smoke can be harmful to people’s health
Warren (OH) Tribune Chronicle
added Feb 21, 2018 23:30
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[Ohio] Tobacco-free campus policy fails in USG vote

The Ohio Revised Code may allow tobacco use under certain stipulations, but the University’s Undergraduate Student Government is attempting to ban campus-wide tobacco use. However, legislation toward that goal did not pass.
BG Falcon Media (Bowling Green (OH) State University)
added Feb 21, 2018 00:37
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[Ohio] Smoke free campus begins at the County Library System

The Tuscarawas County Public Library System joins other smoke free campuses in Tuscarawas County including Union Hospital... “We want to make sure that a family or an individual can visit the library or attend a program without having to pass through seco
New Philadelphia (OH) Times-Reporter
added Feb 16, 2018 22:00
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Ohio State University Wins Visit from Steve Aoki as a part of #CheggMusic101 series

Chegg, the Smarter Way to Student™, in partnership with truth, one of the largest and most successful national youth tobacco prevention campaigns, today announced Ohio State University, Main Campus, as the winner of a once-in-a-lifetime visit from Steve A
PR Newswire
added Feb 15, 2018 01:59
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[Ohio] Let’s clear the air: An update on KSU’s Smoking Ban

The Ohio Board of Regents unanimously voted to recommend the University System of Ohio to adopt a smoke-free policy in 2012. Since then, a growing number of schools have agreed to go tobacco free, and Kent State University joined the list as of July 1, 2
KentWired (Kent State University)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
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Ohio’s tobacco prevention efforts get mostly Fs

Although the state earned an A for the strength of its smoke-free workplace laws, it got low marks in other areas, including three Fs....The F grades were for the level of funding for tobacco prevention programs, the level of state tobacco taxes and for a
Dayton (OH) Daily News
added Jan 25, 2018 01:50
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Ohio gets mixed grades in new State of Tobacco Control report

giving Ohio an A, D and three Fs....“Tobacco use is a serious addiction, and the fact that 22.5 percent of Ohio residents are current smokers highlights how much work remains to be done in our communities to prevent and reduce tobacco use.”
Akron (OH) Beacon Journal
added Jan 25, 2018 01:49
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[Ohio] Grant to help with park upgrades, healthy living

”We had one year from September 2016 to September 2017 for people to be allowed to smoke inside their apartments, giving residents one year to quit smoking,” Amerine said, noting educational presentations and resources working with Mercy Health were prov
Warren (OH) Tribune Chronicle
added Jan 16, 2018 15:24
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OBITUARIES Thomas Luken, Veteran Ohio Democrat, Is Dead at 92

Luken found a major issue in the late 1980s: the power of tobacco companies. “He had lost three siblings to lung cancer,” Charlie Luken said, “and he took on Big Tobacco full throttle.” Mr. Luken introduced legislation that would have prohibited the sal
New York Times
added Jan 14, 2018 15:57
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