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[Ohio] Columbus to begin enforcing fines on stores that sell tobacco to people under 21

The Tobacco 21 law in Columbus was enacted in early 2017. Now, Columbus Public Health is making sure shop owners aren’t selling any kind of tobacco product to people under the age of 21. In April, stores that aren’t following the rules could face a hefty
nbc4i (Dublin, OH)
added Mar 14, 2018 22:32

[Ohio] Smoking rates decline, but at slower pace for minorities and poor, CDC says

Cigarette smoking also is not declining as much among people who are less educated, biracial, poor, or are in other population segments, said Brian King, deputy director for research translation in the CDC's Office on Smoking and Health in Atlanta. "Ther
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Mar 8, 2018 18:51

[Ohio] Cortland prohibits smoking in parks

Saying they want to make sure people visiting the city’s parks are in a healthy environment, council Monday unanimously approved banning smoking in those recreation areas. “We are legislating common sense to protect our children,” said council President
Warren (OH) Tribune Chronicle
added Mar 8, 2018 01:09

[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Designated smoking areas better than ban

Unquestionably, members of Cortland City Council have their hearts in the right place for considering a ban on smoking in that city’s parks, but we think they should think twice before a final vote next week that would place even more restrictions on a s
Warren (OH) Tribune Chronicle
added Feb 28, 2018 14:50

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

[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

[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

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

[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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