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[Ohio] Smoke-Free Workplace Law takes effect in NR Jan. 1: Short Takes on Avon, Avon Lake and North Ridgeville

Keeping its healthy initiative for the New Year, the city of North Ridgeville's Smoke-Free Workplace Law (Ohio Revised Code Chapter 3794) goes into effect Jan. 1. Now might be a good time to make that New Year's resolution to quit smoking.
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Dec 24, 2016 14:12
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PERRYSBURG, OHIO REJECTS PARKS SMOKING BAN THAT COULD HAVE SENT SMOKERS TO JAIL

The Perrysburg City Council voted 4-3 against the proposal, which sought to amend existing laws and make smoking in public gathering areas a fourth-degree misdemeanor, which comes with as much as a $250 fine and 30 days in jail according to ToledoBlade.c
HalfWheel
added Dec 22, 2016 15:46
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Editorial: Ohio's indoor smoking ban turns 10

the decision by voters in November 2006 to enact the ban was wise, even if it has shown little effect on the number of adults who smoke...the state still has much work to do to improve its unacceptable track record in curtailing smoking. Investing in cess
Canton (OH) Repository
added Dec 19, 2016 19:54
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[Ohio] Fire started when man with oxygen device lit cigarette

the man was using nasal tubes at the time and caught his shirt on fire, Lt. Matthew Hertzfeld said.... He was transported to the University of Toledo Medical Center, the former Medical College of Ohio Hospital. The man suffered burns to his face. Lieute
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Dec 18, 2016 19:24
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MATRACIA: Time for Kentucky to Catch Up with Ohio's Smoke-Free Law

I live in Kentucky, but am grateful to work in a smoke-free environment in Cincinnati. ...when it comes to smoke-free policy, our neighbors in the Buckeye state have got it right. It is time to catch up with Ohio. It’s time for a smoke-free Kentucky.
River City News (Covington, KY)
added Dec 13, 2016 15:24
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EDITORIAL: Intensify efforts to reduce stagnant Ohio smoking rate

It’s time that the campaign against tobacco addiction rises to the same level of intensity as the offensive against heroin abuse. With adequate commitment and an overarching will to do so, both public-health menaces can be conquered.
Youngstown (OH) Vindicator
added Dec 13, 2016 15:21
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[Ohio] BERMAN: The continuing investigation into the world of e-cigarettes

The Surgeon General's report must be heeded as a call to action...My colleagues at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and numerous colleges across the broader university are working diligently to study e-cigarette use and its effects, s
The Hill
added Dec 13, 2016 19:38
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[Ohio] Columbus Acts to Protect Kids, Save Lives by Raising Tobacco Age to 21

In Ohio, the annual toll is more than 20,000 deaths and over $5.6 billion in health care costs. Without additional action to reduce tobacco use, 259,000 of the youth alive today in Ohio will die early from a tobacco-related disease. Increasing the tobacco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 13, 2016 15:14
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[Ohio] Many smokers tattled on, despite law's success

complaints about smoking continue to pour in and are on track to exceed 2,100 in 2016, according to state records. Some complaints describe alleged smoking law violators such as a probate court judge accused of smoking in his office or a lodge with a $1
Newark (OH) Advocate
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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Millions in Ohio smoking fines uncollected

Attorney General's Office reports it currently has more than $2.6 million in unpaid smoking fines on its books out of $4.2 million in fines assessed since the law went into effect. Some of those fines are in payment plans, while others may never be colle
WKYC-TV NBC 3 (Cleveland, OH)
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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