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EDITORIAL: Intensify efforts to reduce stagnant Ohio smoking rate

It’s time that the campaign against tobacco addiction rises to the same level of intensity as the offensive against heroin abuse. With adequate commitment and an overarching will to do so, both public-health menaces can be conquered.
Youngstown (OH) Vindicator
added Dec 13, 2016 15:21
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[Ohio] Columbus Acts to Protect Kids, Save Lives by Raising Tobacco Age to 21

In Ohio, the annual toll is more than 20,000 deaths and over $5.6 billion in health care costs. Without additional action to reduce tobacco use, 259,000 of the youth alive today in Ohio will die early from a tobacco-related disease. Increasing the tobacco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 13, 2016 15:14
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Millions in Ohio smoking fines uncollected

Attorney General's Office reports it currently has more than $2.6 million in unpaid smoking fines on its books out of $4.2 million in fines assessed since the law went into effect. Some of those fines are in payment plans, while others may never be colle
WKYC-TV NBC 3 (Cleveland, OH)
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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[Ohio] Many smokers tattled on, despite law's success

complaints about smoking continue to pour in and are on track to exceed 2,100 in 2016, according to state records. Some complaints describe alleged smoking law violators such as a probate court judge accused of smoking in his office or a lodge with a $1
Newark (OH) Advocate
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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[Ohio] Clearing the air: Smoking ban has little effect on businesses, officials say

Ohio’s Smoke-Free Workplace Act celebrated its 10th anniversary this past week. Officials say the smoking ban has had no economic impact on local businesses, but many have been fined for not complying with the law.
limaohio.com
added Dec 11, 2016 07:58
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[Ohio] Many smokers tattled on, despite law’s success

complaints about smoking continue to pour in and are on track to exceed 2,100 in 2016...Some complaints describe alleged smoking law violators such as a probate court judge accused of smoking in his office or a lodge with a $1 ashtray fee to help offset s
Marion (OH) Star
added Dec 10, 2016 13:56
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Editorial: Ohio must remain committed to lowering its smoking rate

It's been 10 years since Ohio instituted a statewide indoor smoking ban, and it hasn't moved the needle very far in terms of reducing the percentage of smokers in the Buckeye State. But that doesn't mean the decision was for naught; it has had other ben
Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
added Dec 8, 2016 20:34
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[Ohio] HUD butts into smoking debate: Plan to ban smoking in public housing in 18 months

The ban would cover all nine developments and 555 public housing units operated by the Ashtabula Metropolitan Housing Authority, including Gulfview Towers in Ashtabula where Nieminen makes his home. Right now, residents are allowed to smoke in their apar
Ashtabula (OH) Star-Beacon
added Dec 8, 2016 20:29
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[Ohio] HUD smoking ban lights fire under CMHA smokers to quit

Some of Seals' smoking buddies already have started scheming ways to beat the ban, such as smoking in the bathroom with the shower running and towels stuffed under the door. But Seals doesn't plan to join them. He has committed to quitting. "I'm just s
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Dec 4, 2016 20:54
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[Ohio] Smoking decrease among students

Of 799 respondents, 22 percent of UC students reported to having smoked cigarettes within the last 30 days, according to a spring 2013 report from the ACHA. However, the latest spring 2016 ACHA report, which garnered 950 respondents, shows that number i
The News Record (University of Cincinnati)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:20
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