Tobacco 21 Bad Diets Are Responsible For More Deaths Than Smoking, Global Study Finds By Allison Aubrey • Apr 3, 2019 About 11 million deaths a year are linked to poor diet around the globe. What's driving this? As a planet we don't eat enough healthy foods including whole grains, nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables. At the same time, we consume too many sugary drinks, too much salt and too much processed meat. Governor Unveils First Budget, With Priority On Kids And No Tax Hikes - Or Cuts By Ohio Public Radio • Mar 15, 2019 Karen Kasler March 15 was the deadline for Governor Mike DeWine to release his two-year budget. Records Show Many Local Retailers Fail Initial Tobacco 21 Inspections By Jim Letizia • May 24, 2018 Columbus Public Health records show 280 of the 822 tobacco retailer officials inspected for violations of the city's Tobacco 21 ordinance failed those inspections. Worthington Approves Tobacco 21 Measure By Jim Letizia • May 23, 2018 Worthington City Council Monday night approved legislation banning sales of tobacco and related products to people under the age of 21. Columbus Council To Consider Hooka Lounge Regulations On Monday By Jim Letizia • Apr 19, 2018 southsmoke.com The City of Columbus is preparing to enact new regulations governing hooka lounges. Powell Considering Raising Age To Purchase Tobacco To 21 By Jim Letizia • Feb 3, 2017 Powell City Council's Operations Committee is considering legislation with Ohio-based advocacy group Tobacco 21 that would raise the legal purchasing age to 21.