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[Ohio] Clearing the air: Smoking ban has little effect on businesses, officials say

Ohio’s Smoke-Free Workplace Act celebrated its 10th anniversary this past week. Officials say the smoking ban has had no economic impact on local businesses, but many have been fined for not complying with the law.
added Dec 11, 2016 07:58

[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...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 ashtray fee to help offset s
Marion (OH) Star
added Dec 10, 2016 13:56

Editorial: Ohio must remain committed to lowering its smoking rate

It's been 10 years since Ohio instituted a statewide indoor smoking ban, and it hasn't moved the needle very far in terms of reducing the percentage of smokers in the Buckeye State. But that doesn't mean the decision was for naught; it has had other ben
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Dec 8, 2016 20:34
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[Ohio] HUD butts into smoking debate: Plan to ban smoking in public housing in 18 months

The ban would cover all nine developments and 555 public housing units operated by the Ashtabula Metropolitan Housing Authority, including Gulfview Towers in Ashtabula where Nieminen makes his home. Right now, residents are allowed to smoke in their apar
Ashtabula (OH) Star-Beacon
added Dec 8, 2016 20:29
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[Ohio] HUD smoking ban lights fire under CMHA smokers to quit

Some of Seals' smoking buddies already have started scheming ways to beat the ban, such as smoking in the bathroom with the shower running and towels stuffed under the door. But Seals doesn't plan to join them. He has committed to quitting. "I'm just s
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Dec 4, 2016 20:54

[Ohio] Smoking decrease among students

Of 799 respondents, 22 percent of UC students reported to having smoked cigarettes within the last 30 days, according to a spring 2013 report from the ACHA. However, the latest spring 2016 ACHA report, which garnered 950 respondents, shows that number i
The News Record (University of Cincinnati)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:20
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[Ohio] State: Smoking ban violations down as public approval rises

State officials are calling Ohio's smoke-free workplace program a success a decade after voters approved a ballot measure barring smoking at some indoor establishments. In 2006, the state banned smoking at indoor establishments that have at least one emp
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 18, 2016 18:58

Compliance snuffing out hefty fines / Violations fewer in Ohio smoking ban’s 10th year

few establishments in Lucas County or across the state are actively racking up new violations. Lisa Zumstein, sanitarian program specialist for the state’s Smoke-free Workplace Program, called its legacy “a success,” citing rising public approval and few
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Nov 14, 2016 15:05

Millennials Think E-Cigarettes Are Safer - Ohio State Does Not

The OSUCCC is recruiting healthy volunteers who currently use tobacco products for two clinical studies underway to evaluate the health effects of electronic cigarettes (known as "e-cigs" or "vaping") and other tobacco products.
Science 2.0
added Nov 5, 2016 14:42
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[Ohio] Hamilton considers smoking, tobacco ban on all city property

City government is in the early stages of considering an assault on tobacco use on several fronts, Human Resources Director Tim Werdmann recently told City Council. That includes banning all tobacco and e-cigarette use at all city properties and work si
Dayton (OH) Daily News
added Oct 9, 2016 14:41
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