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[North Carolina] Bill would give money to prevention programs for teens

Senate Bill 662 The bill contains six key tobacco-use-prevention funding elements: • $6.31 million to create 10 regional programs to cover all 100 counties. • $200,000 toward youth leadership and involvement training. • $190,000 for prenatal and neonatal
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 28, 2015 08:14
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[Washington] LETTER: Smoking sullies Fox concert

I attended the March 14 Widespread Panic concert at the Fox Theater. Imagine my alarm when those around me, and throughout the entire theater, began to light up both marijuana and tobacco cigarettes...Isn’t the theater worth protecting just as much as th
The Spokesman-Review
added Mar 28, 2015 07:54
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[Canada] 25% of High School Seniors Now Try Smoking Hookah

Researchers at the University of Waterloo found that almost one in four high school seniors try smoking hookah. Their study estimates that more than 78,200 youth are current water pipe users. "While we can celebrate a continued slow decline in cigarette
University Herald
added Mar 28, 2015 07:08
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[Asia, Pakistan] 'Govt facing national, international pressures over anti-tobacco laws'

The minister said it was deplorable that these diplomats have strict laws against tobacco use in their own countries but here in Pakistan they have adopted different point of view over anti-tobacco laws. Several diplomats have sent letter to the Governme
Daily Times (pk)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:07
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[Pennsylvania] Prof who went on plane rant no longer teaching

The Penn State Abington professor who lit a cigarette on a plane and went on an hours-long rant about U.S.-Venezuela relations is no longer teaching, but remains employed by the university, a university spokeswoman said Thursday.
Philly blogs
added Mar 28, 2015 07:06
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[New Jersey] Fort Lee bans smoking in outdoor restaurants and cafes

FORT LEE — Officials have passed an ordinance prohibiting smoking in outdoor restaurants and cafes, making Fort Lee the first municipality in Bergen County to do so. New Jersey law already prohibits outdoor secondhand smoke from wafting into indoor publ
Hackensack (NJ) Record/Herald News
added Mar 27, 2015 22:20
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[New York] Survey Shows Changing View Toward Smoking

A survey of Chemung, Steuben, and Schuyler County residents shows a growing number of residents are against smoking in public. Reporter Matt Jarchow explains what the survey revealed and what it means for the community.
Time Warner Cable News
added Mar 27, 2015 22:19
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[Nevada] Bill would ban smoking in cars with children present

A coalition of heath organizations offered its support today to a bill that would make it illegal for adults to smoke tobacco in a car with children present. Assemblyman Michael Sprinkle, D-Sparks, said his bill, AB322, is aimed at preventing those und
Las Vegas Sun
added Mar 27, 2015 15:53
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[Asia, India] Delhi Bans Sale, Purchase Of Chewable Tobacco From Monday

The Delhi government will put a ban on sale, purchase and even storage of all forms of chewable tobacco including "guktha, khaini and zarda" in the national capital from Monday (30 March).
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Mar 27, 2015 15:49
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Health officials favor Nevada bill to ban smoking in cars with children

Assembly Bill 322 by Mike Sprinkle, D-Sparks, was supported in the Judiciary Committee hearing by health advocates who argued that children should not be exposed to an adult who is smoking in a confined space such as a vehicle. Drivers violating the law
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Mar 27, 2015 15:43
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