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By JOHN SHIPLEY | jshipley@pioneerpress.com May 16, 2016  Legislation has been introduced that, if passed, would ban the use of tobacco at the Twins’ Target Field and the St. Paul Saints’ CHS Field. State Rep. Mike Freiberg, DFL-Golden Valley, introduced the legislation Monday morning. “I grew up watching the Twins, and it …

By Jim Siegel The Columbus Dispatch  •  Tuesday May 10, 2016 1:15 PM With a proposed constitutional amendment on the horizon, the House voted 70-25 today to give Ohioans access to medical marijuana, moving Ohio a step closer to being the 26th state to legalize the drug. Rep. Steve Huffman, …

By Darrel Rowland The Columbus Dispatch • Wednesday May 4, 2016 4:43 AM Ohioans could not legally smoke medical marijuana under a revamped proposal being rolled out today by state legislators. Those with a prescription for medical marijuana would be allowed to use vaporization or other inhalant devices. But the …

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The governor of California on Wednesday approved raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21. Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown said he signed the measure along with four others restricting tobacco use in various ways. Supporters of the …