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Tennessee provides resources to help residents quit smoking

Nov. 8, 2018 4:06 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is providing resources to help residents who want quit smoking during the Great American Smokeout . The annual event takes place Nov. 15, but Tennessee's resources are available year-round. They include the Tennessee Tobacco QuitLine that offers free counseling and...

California Editorial Rdp

Oct. 25, 2018 9:30 AM EDT

Oct. 24 Los Angeles Times on California's cruel rule barring 2,400 vets from accessing aid in dying: Not long after California enacted a law allowing terminally ill people to obtain life-ending prescriptions, the state Department of Veterans Affairs (known as CalVet) adopted an emergency regulation making it...

Smoke lingers at bars, casinos 10 years after no-smoking law

Sep. 29, 2018 3:06 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — On a hot, hazy August afternoon, the lunch crowd at the Rosecliff Tavern in Monroeville is winding down. A sign on the door warns in bold white letters: "No one under 18 years old" is allowed to enter. Inside — where a cigarette machine and the smell of stale smoke greet patrons...