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Study shows tobacco retail proximity to schools

Tweet BUFFALO, N.Y. — For years the tobacco industry has argued that efforts to ban tobacco advertising near schools would constitute a total ban on tobacco advertising in urban areas. But public health researchers at the University at Buffalo and Roswell Park Cancer Institute have presented research that shows this is not the case in Buffalo and Niagara Falls, N.Y. The UB and RPCI researchers presented their study results in a poster sessi ... Jump to full article >>

Omaha pool hall sues state over smoking ban

Tweet An Omaha pool hall filed a lawsuit against the state of Nebraska this week over the statewide smoking ban that is soon to go into effect. Big John’s Billiards asked a Lancaster County judge to declare the Nebraska Clean Indoor Air Act unconstitutional and to grant an order to keep the state from enforcing the act, pending the resolution of the lawsuit. The pool hall’s attorney, Theodore Boecker Jr., asked: If the the act is mean ... Jump to full article >>