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[Ohio] Snuffed out: Kent, Akron universities ban…

Kent State University, including its eight regional campuses, and the University of Akron no longer will allow smoking or tobacco use on any of their properties beginning Saturday. The change affects students, employees as well as visitors to on-campus e
Massillon (OH) Independent
added Jun 29, 2017 09:13

[Ohio] Grove City gets grant money for smoking crackdown

banned smoking in public parks more than a year ago, but city officials say informing people of the change has been slow going. Franklin County Public Health has plans to help. The health department secured a $110,000 grant and will use a portion of i
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Jun 28, 2017 13:35

Ohio Moves Closer to Lower Cigar Taxes

A 50-cent cap on the cigar tax could become a reality in Ohio, as state legislators head into the home stretch of finalizing a budget that is due on June 30. On Wednesday, the state Senate passed its version of the budget, which included the cap on the
added Jun 25, 2017 13:35

[Ohio] Powell bans tobacco sales to those under 21 and medical marijuana businesses

Both issues were decided by 7-0 votes Tuesday night by Powell City Council after several months of analysis and discussion. Columbus and Upper Arlington smoking bans for those under 21 were passed two years ago and have been followed by those in Bexley
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Jun 24, 2017 18:19

[Ohio] Battelle Expands Center for Public Health Research

the expansion of its public health research center beyond tobacco to include research on the physical and behavioral effects of other substances, notably marijuana and opioids.
Business Wire
added Jun 20, 2017 17:54

[Ohio] Are you familiar with the smoke-free workplace law?

Huron County Public Health (HCPH) is the enforcing agency for the Smoke-Free Workplace Law in Huron County and encourages the public to report violations and threats to their health by calling 1-866-559-OHIO.
Norwalk (OH) Reflector
added Jun 4, 2017 20:02

Ohio Opioid Suit Echoes Tobacco Cases ($$)

alleging a deadly coverup of the dangers of an addictive drug used by millions of Americans. In some ways, Ohio’s move Wednesday to sue several opioid makers harks back to the 1990s, when states took the tobacco industry to court and ultimately came away
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jun 1, 2017 18:10

[Ohio] Smoking banned at New Carlisle swimming pool

The ban is in part of a resolution city council members approved in 2016 prohibiting smoking around playground equipment, swimming pools, bleachers and more. Smokers who violate the rule will be asked to leave, but won’t receive fines or penalties.
Springfield (OH) News-Sun
added May 31, 2017 15:22
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[Ohio] Smoking not allowed at this local outdoor swimming pool

The city of New Carlisle has banned smoking at its local pool, continuing the jurisdiction's promotion of a healthy environment. This ban is in accordance with the passed resolution implemented in late May 2016, prohibiting smoking around playground eq
WHIO-TV Channel 7 (Dayton, OH)
added May 30, 2017 02:47

[Ohio] New teenage fad 'dripping' could be deadly

Studies show teens have embraced the e-cig trend. In fact, ‘vape competition' videos like this reach millions. "What's going on is, they're trying to make as much vapor as they can” explains Clifton. “The person with the thickest vape, wins.” However,
WKYC-TV NBC 3 (Cleveland, OH)
added May 10, 2017 18:09
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