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[Ohio] Tobacco buying age to 21 takes effect Thursday in Cleveland

If you're under the age of 21, you won't be able to buy tobacco products. Cleveland's tobacco law takes effect Thursday. The law, which passed in December of 2015, requires businesses selling tobacco products to have highly visible signage informing cus
WKYC-TV NBC 3 (Cleveland, OH)
added Apr 12, 2016 22:19

[Ohio] Five years later, Kenton embraces smoking ban

Walking among bars and restaurants in Covington, it's hard to find anyone who hates Kenton County's ban on smoking indoors in most public places. "I'm a smoker but I'm glad we're non-smoking," said Justin Meade, a bartender at Molly Malone's in Covingto
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Apr 9, 2016 13:43
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[Ohio] Columbus Zoo, Wilds to go smoke-free

The Heart of Africa exhibit at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and The Wilds in Muskingum County will become smoke-free beginning Friday, encouraged by zoo patrons and advocacy groups who have sought the change for years. Th
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Apr 6, 2016 21:23

[Ohio] Tobacco industry: Tax smokeless products based on weight

Monte Williams, representing the Altria Group and affiliates Philip Morris and U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co., testified Wednesday before the Ohio 2020 Tax Policy Study Commission, a panel tasked with developing long-term state tax changes. Williams said th
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 3, 2016 17:57

[Ohio] Health committee considers policy to make campus tobacco-free as survey discovers concerns linger about smoke, odor

Efforts to make the University of Akron campus smoke-free in the near future may go up in a puff of smoke. The results of a recent campus survey on the school’s smoking policy don’t support a ban on all on-campus smoking. More than half of the 5,000 peopl
Akron (OH) Beacon Journal
added Apr 1, 2016 20:22

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
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