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Crackdown proposed on vape use in school | News, Sports, Jobs

By JOHN WHITTAKER jwhittaker@post-journal.com Children caught vaping in school may be required to attend a state-created smoking cessation program under legislation introduced recently in the state Assembly. Assemblyman Keith Brown, D-Northport, has introduced A.10547 to amend the state Public Health Law to require those caught using electronic cigarettes or vapor products in schools to attend an Electronic Cigarette or Vapor Product Prevention, Control or Awareness Program. Attendance in the program would be part of a bigger state effort to create an educational program used in […]

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Battling Tobacco In Ohio | News, Sports, Jobs

State lawmakers say the health of Buckeye State residents is important to them, and in many instances the state is making progress when it comes to fighting poisons such as those found in tobacco products. But on three fronts the American Lung Association says Ohio is failing. The state received F grades on the ALA’s annual assessment in the categories of tobacco prevention and cessation funding, tobacco taxes, and flavored tobacco products. Ohio did receive an A for smoke-free air and a B for access […]

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