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Law | Smoking In Public In Nigeria Results In Jail Time

The global push to ban smoking continues with the┬áSenate in Nigeria passing the Tobacco Control Bill of 2015. While cigar smoking is virtually nonexistent in the African nation, it is worth noting that smoking in pubic will result in six months imprisonment. The Senate did acknowledge however that if tobacco regulation became excessive it would result in the closing of shops. The Senate went on to add that it wouldn’t stop people from smoking and […]

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Massachusetts

Law | Winchester, MA Proposes New Tobacco Bans

The town of Winchester, Massachusetts is about to take things to the next level if the Winchester Board of Health has their way. The board is holding a hearing tonight, March 9th that will ban the sale of flavored tobacco products. The board is also seeking to set minimum pricing on all cigars as well as prohibit smoke in workplaces, public places, and surrounding spaces of public buildings. If the law passes, Winchester will become […]

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Law | Golden, CO Bans Public Smokng

In a state that legalized marijuana, one would least expect Colorado to not join the anti-smoking push that is under way across the country. In Golden, CO the city council has just approved an ordinance to limit tobacco use in public spaces. Ordinance 1985 prohibits smoking in outdoor city-owned property, which includes city parks, trails, Fossil Trace Golf Course, Clear Creek RV Park, and public events on any city street or right of way. The […]

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