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[Ohio] Springfield trustees ban smoking at recreational areas

After hearing a presentation by Summit County Public Health Creating Healthy Communities, Springfield Township trustees approved a policy that bans smoking of any kind in recreational areas of the township.
The Suburbanite
added Dec 29, 2017 21:18
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Asbestos Company Says Ohio Law Requires Tobacco Users To Prove They Aren’t Smokers

Only by requiring those who use to tobacco products to submit medical reports indicating whether they qualify as “smokers” can Ohio courts give the General Assembly’s choice of words meaning, a company told the Ohio Supreme Court on Dec. 22 (Bobby Turner,
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 28, 2017 22:59
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[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Stop smoking before it starts

Toledo City Council is wisely considering raising the tobacco purchase age to 21. It should be a simple decision that would mirror action taken by nine other cities in Ohio, including Cleveland and Columbus.
Toledo (OH) Blade
added Dec 20, 2017 19:14
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Report suggests Ohio could do better with smoking education

“Ohio received $1.3 billion in tobacco revenue this year but only spent $12.5 million, that’s less than one percent on tobacco prevention and cessation programs,” said John Schachter, with Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. That lack of spending puts Ohio
WKBN 27/FOX 17/62 (Youngstown, OH)
added Dec 15, 2017 20:31
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[Ohio] Man Says Asbestos Law Doesn’t Require Medical Opinion On ‘Smoker’ Status ($$)

Requiring every asbestos lung cancer plaintiff who ever smoked tobacco to provide a medical expert opinion that the person doesn’t qualify as a “smoker” would produce absurd results, burden nonsmokers and is at odds with a decade of precedent and the law’
Lexis Nexis
added Dec 13, 2017 13:38
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[Ohio] Dublin is latest city to raise tobacco limit to 21

Nearly one year after Columbus City Council passed a proposal raising the age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21, another city is following suit. The city of Dublin raised the ago for tobacco sales, a move supported by Franklin County Health Commissioner
WBNS-10TV CBS (Columbus, OH)
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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[Ohio] Wrongful death lawsuit filed after fatal accident names Fostoria driver

The lawsuit accuses Bowling of turning his head away from the freeway and upcoming traffic and looking into a box on his passenger’s seat for a can of chewing tobacco.
Tiffin (OH) Advertiser-Tribune
added Dec 5, 2017 23:20
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Ohio Health Groups Celebrate Big Tobacco Coming Clean

Ohio's smoking rate of 21 percent is higher than the national average of 15 percent, and the tobacco industry spends about $460 million a year marketing its products in Ohio. Stephens says even though science supports the dangers of smoking, efforts to
WCSM Radio (Celina, OH)
added Nov 28, 2017 17:03
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[Ohio] Avon Lake to consider citywide smoking ban

At a Nov. 20 work session, Avon Lake City Council heard a presentation from Erin R. Murphy representing the Lorain County General Health District outlining the negative health effects of tobacco use and how Lorain County has responded. Murphy, a program
Lorain (OH) Morning Journal
added Nov 21, 2017 13:24
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[Ohio] Should Springfield ban smoking in cars with kids?

But the idea of stricter smoking laws isn’t entirely foreign in Springfield. In 2016, the Clark County Combined Health District released their Community Health Improvement Plan, which outlined a proposal to increase the minimum smoking age in Springfield
Springfield (OH) News-Sun
added Nov 18, 2017 22:04
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