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[Kentucky] Editorial | Free smoke-free bill

“Live long and prosper” ... Except Mr. Nimoy couldn’t live by that advice.... Really? The lives of Kentuckians aren’t a priority?... contact the legislature at 1-800-372-7181. Better yet, tell lawmakers in person. Mr. Robinson’s committee meets Thursday
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Mar 3, 2015 13:40
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Celebrating 10 years of a healthier Rhode Island

Now, in 2015, Tobacco Free Rhode Island is hosting a 10th anniversary celebration, to recognize and honor the legislators, business owners and advocates who were essential in securing the Public Health And Workplace Safety Act.
Warwick (RI) Beacon
added Mar 3, 2015 13:30
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[California] Locals Are Responding To Alameda-Contra Costa Transit Ads For Smokefree Housing | Walnut Creek, CA Patch

"Bay Area residents want their city councils and boards of supervisors to adopt similar laws,"...Ads on public transit have the American Lung Association answering daily calls for stronger smokefree housing laws, lung association officials said. The ad
Patch.org
added Mar 3, 2015 13:29
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[Connecticut] Parks, Schoolyards Could Become Smoke-Free

Board of Alders is considering whether to prohibit the use of any form of tobacco in parks, on public school grounds or on any other designated city-owned property. The way things stand now, you can light up on school grounds, said Downtown Alder Abby Ro
New Haven (CT) Independent
added Mar 3, 2015 13:17
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[Canada] Bans don’t help smokers quit

in Nicotine & Tobacco Research, in which a team that included Sylvia Kairouz of Concordia found no significant change in home habits in the aftermath of a ban. But the measures could have an impact in more complex ways.
Concordia University (ca)
added Mar 3, 2015 13:15
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[Kentucky] STEWART: Top Ky. senators weasel out of anti-smoking vote

Northern Kentucky senators are taking the lead in holding up this legislation. Sen. Chris McDaniel of Taylor Mill is a key vote on the Veterans, Military Affairs and Public Protection Committee. Sen. Damon Thayer of Georgetown is a member of Senate leader
Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer
added Mar 3, 2015 13:13
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[Florida] QuitDoc releases statewide survey revealing broad support to reduce youth exposure to tobacco

Floridians seem to realize that increasing the legal age and limiting the sale of certain items to stores that restrict youth access will have a profound impact on youth tobacco use.
PR Web
added Mar 3, 2015 08:41
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GLANTZ: ACS. Harvard, and NCI researchers conclude that smoking causes breast cancer: This is important to all women

It is time to actively integrate breast cancer into tobacco control efforts, particularly for the CDC and US Surgeon General to add breast cancer to the official list of disease smoking and secondhand smoke “causes.” This recognition will be particularl
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 3, 2015 04:13
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[New York] Memo: BILL NUMBER:A2595

This bill bans the use of electronic cigarettes under the Clean Indoor Air Act and certain outdoor areas. Electronic cigarettes, commonly known as e-cigarettes, are electronic devices that deliver nicotine to the user. These devices do not contain tobacco
New York State Assembly
added Mar 3, 2015 04:00
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[New York] A. 2595: AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to including electronic cigarettes within provisions regulating smoking in certain public areas

New York State Assembly
added Mar 3, 2015 03:58
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