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Youth ‘epidemic’ use of flavored tobacco products

From Tom Boo, MD, Mono County Health Department: Adolescent and child use of addictive flavored tobacco products has reached epidemic levels in our communities and across the United States. Use of e-cigarettes (vaping) by high school students nearly doubled over the past year to over one in five kids, with about one in ten middle school students also […]

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Mono County enacts new tobacco ordinances

Press release On Tuesday, April 17th, Mono County became the 19th community in California to prohibit the sale of flavored and menthol tobacco products in unincorporated area stores. In recent years, tobacco companies have significantly stepped up the offerings of flavored tobacco products, especially electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), chew, vaping products and little cigars. These flavored […]

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Bishop Planning Commission to discuss marijuana cultivation, vaping ordinances

By Deb Murphy The Bishop Planning Commission will have its plate full at its Tuesday meeting as it takes on marijuana cultivation and vaping ordinances with both public hearings and recommended ordinances on the agenda for the 7 p.m. meeting at City Hall. While the city has ordinances against medical marijuana dispensaries, there are no […]

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Council to include e-cigarettes in tobacco restrictions

What sounded like a good thing at first, has turned into a warning from health officials. Electronic or e-cigarettes are now thought to actually encourage smoking instead of help to stop the habit. The Town of Mammoth joined with many other cities in a vote to include e-cigarettes in the Town’s tobacco restriction ordinance. Where […]

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