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Ohio weighs switching tax on smokeless tobacco products

The tobacco industry on Wednesday urged lawmakers to switch how the state taxes moist smokeless tobacco products from a system based on price to one based on weight. Opponents, however, countered such a move might benefit manufacturers such as Philip Mor
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Mar 31, 2016 09:14

[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Blowing smoke

the evidence that second-hand smoke can cause serious health problems has gotten stronger, and clearly, far fewer people are being subjected to second-hand smoke. The ban has been found to be constitutional. It’s working. There’s no good reason to weaken
The (Findlay, OH) Courier
added Mar 29, 2016 23:27

[Ohio] Editorial: Don't roll back smoking ban

two lawmakers seem intent on chipping away at the state's signature anti-smoking law, the Smoke-Free Workplace Act of 2006, for the sake of economic development. Last week, a bipartisan duo of state Sen. Bill Seitz, a Cincinnati Republican, and Senate Mi
Canton (OH) Repository
added Mar 27, 2016 15:00

[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Don't weaken smoking ban

A bill that proposes to carve out exceptions in the state’s Smoke-Free Workplace Act contradicts the will of Ohioans who voted overwhelming to enact the indoor smoking ban through a 2006 ballot measure.
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Mar 25, 2016 13:45

[Ohio] Kent State Kicks Tobacco

While Youngstown State University currently permits smoking in some areas, Kent State University recently began the process of creating a tobacco-free campus. Kent State could be tobacco-free as of July 2017, banning the use of all tobacco products inc
The Jambar (Youngstown (OH) State University
added Mar 22, 2016 11:15

Ohio lawmakers want to allow smoking at some private clubs

Ohio lawmakers will consider adding a new exception to the state’s indoor smoking ban in a proposal that would allow smoking at more private clubs. The idea would allow smoking in cigar clubs and other private organizations even if the club is adjacent
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 20, 2016 20:35

Bipartisan pair of Ohio legislators propose exception to indoor-smoking ban

In a rare pairing, Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni, D-Boardman, is sponsoring a bill with Sen. Bill Seitz, R-Cincinnati, that would allow smoking in cigar clubs and other private organizations even if the club is among adjacent buildings, such as do
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Mar 19, 2016 01:55
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[Ohio] Local youth participate in anti-tobacco campaign in Painesville

Several youth activists will participate in an event at the Salvation Army of Lake County in Painesville for the national “Kick Butts Day.”...The Lake Geauga Ashtabula Tobacco Prevention Coalition, a partnership of organizations with the common goal of pr
Willoughby (OH) News-Herald
added Mar 14, 2016 10:03

[Ohio] Some Columbus public housing going smoke-free before federal ban begins

When the 104-unit Poindexter Place apartments for low-income seniors opened in January on the Near East Side, residents were told the facility was smoke-free. Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority officials said they did so to protect the health of re
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Mar 13, 2016 11:35

[Ohio] Kent State University will ban all tobacco use on campus in 2017

Kent State University will become tobacco-free on July 1, 2017, joining many colleges across the state. University officials told the board of trustees this week that they will hold meetings with faculty, staff and students on all campuses and increase s
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Mar 11, 2016 23:04
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