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[Minnesota] FLOHRS: Statewide View: Proposal would devastate convenience stores, city's bottom line

The Duluth City Council is considering a proposal to ban convenience stores from selling flavored tobacco products to adults (such products are already off-limits to minors, of course). Quizzically, city officials say the ban is not meant to deny adults
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added Feb 16, 2018 17:17
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Middle, high school students using ‘easy to conceal’ flash drive like vaping device

In videos all over social media, more teenagers are using a new vaping device at school. “The kids doing it in my classes are not discreet about it at all,”...JUUL is a new e-cigarette, small enough to fit into a marker, resembling a USB flash drive.
WITI-TV Channel 6 / myFox Milwaukee
added Feb 16, 2018 00:20
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[North Carolina] VIDEO: VERIFY: Is Smoking With Kids In The Car Illegal As Of January 30th?

A viral article liked and shared millions of times on Facebook says it is illegal to smoke with kids in the car... no federal law or even proposed federal legislation on that topic on Congress.gov. So we are verifying that the viral article is false.
WFMY NEWS 2 (NC)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:51
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Experts remind drivers vaping not immune to California smoking

Smoking marijuana is not included in this law, a separate law that went into effect on Jan. 1... e-cigarettes are considered tobacco products under California law, meaning it is also against the law for someone to smoke electronic devices in the car with
KSBY-TV (San Luis Obispo, CA)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:49
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[Mississippi] MS bill banning smoking in cars with children fails

The bill that was recently killed would have made it a misdemeanor for an adult to smoke in a vehicle with a child under the age of six. Advocates said these laws are needed, but they have an idea why it's so hard for lawmakers to get it passed. "The t
WMC-TV Channel 5 (Memphis, TN)
added Feb 12, 2018 19:36
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[UK] Greater Manchester Mayor plans huge cuts to smoking rates

Mr Burnham is launching a public consultation with NHS leaders which he hopes will be the largest ever public engagement about tobacco harm. People are being asked for their views about plans to cut the number of smokers in Greater Manchester by 115,000 o
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 12, 2018 19:14
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[New Jersey] EDELSTEIN: A NJ bill would ban menthol cigarettes. It doesn’t go far enough (JEFF EDELSTEIN COLUMN)

My plan is simple. No more cigarette sales. You want cigarettes, you get them at a pharmacy with a doctor’s prescription. No doctor would be allowed to not give the prescription, but the prescription is a must. This way, people who already smoke can cont
The Trentonian
added Feb 12, 2018 13:03
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[Burma/Myanmar] Anti-smoking groups want government to control sale of electronic cigarettes

The People’s Health Foundation (PHF) and its partner organisations held a meeting last December and are planning to submit their findings to the relevant ministries to take action on the sale of the product. “We are trying to inform about the health ris
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:42
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[Minnesota] Sour taste: Duluth could tighten down on sales of flavored tobacco products

Duluth City Council on Monday, Feb. 12, will decide whether to place new restrictions on where menthol cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products can be sold. An ordinance proposed by At Large councilors Barb Russ and Zack Filipovich would confine th
Brainerd (MN) Daily Dispatch
added Feb 12, 2018 06:40
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[Kentucky] Poll: Most favor raising age to buy tobacco

When it comes to raising Kentucky's legal age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21 years, widespread support exists, according to the latest Kentucky Health Issues Poll. In metropolitan areas such as Lexington and Louisville, more than 60 percent o
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added Feb 16, 2018 22:01
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