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Alaska State Fair going smoke-free

has adopted a smoke-free policy that will send tobacco and e-cigarette users outside the fences into a handful of temporary smoking areas. Under the new policy, smoking isn’t permitted during the fair anywhere within fenced common areas of the fairground
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added May 6, 2016 05:04

[Kentucky] Shepherdsville may ticket smoking drivers

The Shepherdsville City Council is preparing to vote on an ordinance next week that would make smoking in a car carrying minors a punishable offense.
WHAS-TV Channel 11 (Louisville, KY)
added May 6, 2016 04:59

Things to know about California's new tobacco, vaping laws

Here are some things to know about the new tobacco laws: WHO'S AFFECTED The 21-to-buy restriction and rules limiting where people can vape apply to everyone in the state of California except military personnel with an identification card. The bill stal
AP - Associated Press
added May 6, 2016 04:49

Mercury News editorial: California's historic anti-smoking week

The next logical step for Californians will come this fall, when an initiative for a $2 a pack tobacco tax increase should be on the ballot. The $1.5 billion in annual revenue would go for anti-smoking programs and provide desperately needed funding to i
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added May 6, 2016 04:35

[Nevada] BUONANNO: Living life with cancer

I participated in a community roundtable discussion ... With more than one-third of Mesquite’s workforce employed in bars and casinos, where indoor smoking is permitted... I worked as a Nevada bartender for 17 years. In 2011, I was diagnosed with stage 4
The Spectrum
added May 5, 2016 21:37
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SFATA-California Denounces Signing Of Bill Redefining Vapor Products As Tobacco

"California took a step backwards today by reclassifying vapor products as tobacco. Stigmatizing vapor products, which contain no tobacco and treating them the same as combustible tobacco while actively seeking to economically penalize smokers attempting
PR Newswire
added May 5, 2016 18:38
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[California] Landlords could prohibit tenants from smoking medical marijuana under bill OKd by Assembly

Landlords in California would be able to prohibit tenants from smoking medical marijuana in rented residences under legislation approved Thursday by the state Assembly. Assemblyman Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) introduced the measure, citing a UC San Francisc
Los Angeles Times
added May 5, 2016 18:35

[Indiana] St. Joe Board of Health endorses policy that sends smokers outside

The board voted unanimously on Wednesday night to adopt a position that supports mandated smoke-free environments. However, the policy is not a law, rather a suggestion. They say secondhand smoke is present virtually everywhere smoking is allowed and
WNDU NBC 16 (South Bend, IN)
added May 5, 2016 15:56

[California] Gov. Brown Signs Major Tobacco Bills, Raises Legal Age to 21

Brown signed three other bills: An expansion of smoke-free workspaces to include hotel lobbies, bars, banquet rooms and employee break rooms Expansion of eligibility for tobacco prevention funds to charter schools Increases tobacco retailer license fee
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added May 5, 2016 15:56

Jerry Brown raises California smoking age to 21, tightens vaping rules

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday enacted California’s most significant new tobacco regulations in decades, signing laws that will place tight restrictions on use of the increasingly popular e-cigarette and make California the second state to raise its smoki
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 5, 2016 11:41
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