PNS Daily Newscast - March 20, 2018 

President Trump again calls for the death penalty for drug dealers, but groups in New Hampshire say they oppose the get-tough approach. Also on today’s rundown: A protest against expanding tar-sands oil refining in California; and in Seattle, a group demands a moratorium on youth jail construction.

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Smoking Prevention

Lawmakers in Minnesota and Illinois have passed statewide public smoking bans this month. Dona Wininsky with the American Lung Association of ...Read More
Pink purses, pink jewelry, pink packaging are all part of the newest tobacco campaign to hit Oregon. Anti-smoking advocates say they're concerned ...Read More
Every day, an estimated 20 Oregon kids start smoking, and a third of them will die from tobacco-related diseases, but tobacco products remain some of ...Read More
Sioux Falls, SD - Following his wife's death from lung cancer at age 46, Rick Stoddard hit the road to educate youth about the dangers of cigarette ...Read More
Las Vegas, NV - Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle say they want to stub out some of the nation's most preventable health problems, that is ...Read More
Ohio's smoking ban will get some teeth, possibly as soon as April, if proposed enforcement rules are approved as planned. At a public hearing in ...Read More
Washington did it, California did it, even Montana and Idaho have done it. And now, the Senate Judiciary Committee is considering a bill that would ...Read More
For the fifth straight year, Oregon is "failing" to help reduce tobacco-related disease, according to the American Lung Association's annual report ...Read More
The South Dakota "campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids" says the one dollar per pack cigarette tax increase that became law Monday marks an important day in ...Read More
If quitting smoking was your New Year's Resolution, you don't have to go it alone. Ohio ex-smoker Len Staten is a volunteer tobacco counselor for ...Read More
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