Princeton is 7th NJ City to Increase Tobacco Buying Age

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Young people in Princeton, New Jersey, will no loner be able to buy cigarettes as the city increased to 21 the age for buying tobacco. On Monday, the city’s Health Board adopted new ordinance prohibiting tobacco sales to those under 21. Thus Princeton becomes the seventh city in New Jersey having such a legislation. According to Global Advisors on Smokefree … Continue reading

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Stamford Considers to Ban Smoking in Parks

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Smokers in Stamford, the city located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, today in those beautiful spring days may enjoy smoking in city parks. However, in the nearest future  the city plans to adopt smoking ban in public spaces including parks. In March, the Parks and Recreation Commission passed a new smoke-free policy. It is likely that the health director of Stamford … Continue reading

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Raising to 21 Smoking Age Reduces Youth Tobacco Use

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In 2005 Needham, the suburb of Boston, in its attempt to reduce tobacco use among youth decided to increase the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21. The measure resulted in significant tobacco use drop among high school students. It was a two times decline and this was a greatest result compared to surrounding suburbs. Needham with its … Continue reading

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No More Smoking in Cafes in Fort Lee City

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Fort Lee in New Jersey became the first city in Bergen County to pass an ordinance which bans smoking in outdoor cafes and restaurants. The law acting today in the state of New Jersey already bans wafting of tobacco smoke in indoor work settings and public places. Anti-smoking activists claim that  local municipalities can pass their own anti-smoking ordinances, which … Continue reading

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New Smoke-Free Initiative in Oceanside

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The city of Oceanside in California wants to prohibit use of tobacco in outdoor patios retaurants after all. That is the first approval of City Council. In case the law passes on the second meeting, it would come into action in 30 days. Initially the idea was proposed in 2013, but the Council did not manage to come to a … Continue reading

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Manoa Campus Goes Smoke-Free from July 1

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Starting from July 1, 2015, Manoa campus of the University of Hawaii becomes smoke-free. With the change it would become second smoke-free campus in the state after Kapiolani Community College. Smoking will not be allowed within all university operated or owned property such as outdoor grounds, indoor facilities and inside of vehicles on university territory. Statewide law acting in Hawaii … Continue reading

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Gov. Bentley Proposed to Increase Tobacco Tax in Alabama

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Current Governor of Alabama Robert J. Bentley presented last week his plan of taxes increase in the state. He is looking for a way to fill the budget deficit which needs $700 million dollar and his plan allows to fill the budget on a long term. Bentley presented several variants of proposed changes. Experts were analyzing the new tax proposals … Continue reading

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Camel Color Limited Edition Released in South Korea

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Japan Tobacco International Korea told about its plans to release new Camels under the name of Camel Color Limited Edition made up of several styles packed in bright packages. According to the representatives of the company, new Camels edition would help smokers discover new taste and look of the brand. The Camel Color Limited Edition consists of five amazing varieties … Continue reading

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David Taylor, New Head of Imperial Tobacco Subsidiary

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Before official formation of American subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group Plc, it changed its top executive. Last week, the representatives of the tobacco company told that there was named David Taylor, chief financial officer of Lorillard Inc., as chief executive of ITG Brands LLC on the final Imperial’s acquisition of the volume of Lorillard’s assets. The company also told that … Continue reading

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Tobacco Tax Hike Proposed in West Virginia

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At the end of last week Senate Democrats in West Virginia presented Senate Bill 531 that raises taxes on the sale of cigarettes. The leader of Democrats is Jeff Kessler. According to Kessler, data shows that across the USA the highest smoking rate is reported in West Virginia, where there are 44% smokers. It is much higher than the national … Continue reading

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