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Tobacco 21

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.

Karen Kasler

March 15 was the deadline for Governor Mike DeWine to release his two-year budget.

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 City Council Monday night approved legislation banning sales of tobacco and related products to people under the age of 21. 

southsmoke.com

The City of Columbus is preparing to enact new regulations governing hooka lounges. 

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.