Vaping Ban Tag
A year after St. Louis and St. Louis County passed legislation to raise the age of purchasing tobacco products to 21, teenagers are still possessing these products at a high rate. By Chad Davis | January 2nd, 2018 A 2016 report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration shows that while the number of teenage tobacco users has declined, the number of teenagers who use electronic cigarettes is greater than those who use conventional cigarettes. In 2016, among current tobacco product users, 47.2%Read More
Olympia will adopt a smoking and vaping ban at all public parks, starting in 2018. By Andy Hobbs | December 8th, 2016 The Olympia City Council approved the proposal Tuesday. The ban will take effect in January 2018 and will be treated like an education campaign, said Jonathan Turlove, associate parks director. “We do not have any plans for issuing civil infractions or trespassing people from the parks,” said Turlove, noting a regional and national trend to adopt smoke-free parks. The idea is to install signs that encourage park usersRead More