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[Michigan] Lawsuit filed against Genesee County over tobacco ordinance

This ordinance passed Feb. 14 and technically is supposed to begin Monday. The lawsuit was filed May 12 by RPF oil company, which owns many gas stations and convenient stores that sell tobacco products in Genesee County. According to the lawsuit, the o
WJRT abc12 (Flint, MI)
added May 15, 2017 20:10

Massachusetts Eyes Higher Tobacco Buying Age

A diverse group of supporters—from doctors and public health experts to teenagers—will visit the Statehouse this week to argue for a bill that would make 21 the legal age for buying cigarettes, cigars, and other tobacco products. A public hearing is repo
Boston Magazine
added May 15, 2017 17:49

[Minnesota] Taking cue from Edina, others in state want tobacco age raised to 21

A community health manager in northwestern Minnesota wrote last week in a letter to the editor that what Edina and more than 200 other communities around the country have done "will help prevent more kids from being addicted to tobacco products." Karen
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added May 14, 2017 19:57

Nicotine poses serious health threat to Minnesota’s youth and pregnant women

The Minnesota Department of Health reissued its nicotine heath advisory to inform parents and health care providers about the health dangers of nicotine for children, teens, and pregnant women. While combustible tobacco use declines, the use of nicotine
Janesville (MN) Argus
added May 14, 2017 19:54

[Missouri] Board of Health recommends licensing of tobacco retailers

As of right now, Columbia has no system in place to identify retailers that sell tobacco or to monitor the retailers to see if they are in compliance with the Tobacco 21 ordinance. According to the board, the city of Columbia has only been able to conduc
KMIZ TV Channel 17 (Columbia, MO)
added May 13, 2017 01:46

BRIANT: Tobacco Battleground: Going Local

In 2011, 248 local tobacco ordinances were introduced and considered by city and county governments. In 2016, that number increased greatly, as more than 700 local tobacco ordinances were introduced across the country....retailers and adults need to becom
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 13, 2017 01:44

[New Hampshire] Dover teen gets national tobacco-free award

Martuscello, a sophomore at Dover High School, has testified before the Dover City Council in favor of including e-cigarettes in the city’s smoke-free policy. She and other members of Dover Youth to Youth advocated successfully for the removal of tobacco
Foster's Democrat
added May 13, 2017 01:44

[Minnesota] EDITORIAL: Our view: Duluth, state can follow Edina's lead on tobacco

After being a state leader in helping smokers quit, or never start, Duluth found itself standing by and watching this week as Edina, a suburb southwest of Minneapolis, became the first city in Minnesota to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21
Duluth (MN) News-Tribune
added May 13, 2017 01:43

[Connecticut] Undercover minors used to help reduce underage tobacco sales

has a strict policy: he IDs everyone. It’s how he passed the test when a 17-year-old was working undercover for the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) tried to buy a tobacco product from him on Thursday.
WTIC Fox 61 (Hartford, CT)
added May 13, 2017 01:43

[Asia-pacific] Smoke alarm: Indonesians take tiny steps against Big Tobacco

A few groups are now pushing back against Big Tobacco in the country of 250 million people where nearly two-thirds of men smoke and a cigarette pack can cost less than $2. In eastern Jakarta, a row of at least a dozen houses at the Penas Tanggul neigh
added May 13, 2017 00:04
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