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[Australia] AUDIO: The full story... Cigarettes losing lustre as new teen smoker levels lowest in 30 years

survey looks into the tobacco consumption habits of 12 to 17-year-olds, including their preferred brands....the major tobacco companies consider the information so valuable that they've tried to gain access to it using Freedom of Information laws.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 24, 2015 19:29

[Washington] Minority Co-Owners Claim Full Right To Native Wash. Land ($$)

minority landowners of an off-reservation property in Washington fighting an eviction notice from the Bureau of Indian Affairs lashed out... is the site of the Indian Country Store where Edward Comenout Jr. sold cigarettes and tobacco...
added Nov 24, 2015 15:43

Hiding the tobacco power wall reduces cigarette smoking risk in adolescents: using an experimental convenience store to assess tobacco regulatory options at retail point-of-sale

Conclusions Hiding the tobacco power wall at retail point-of-sale locations is a strong regulatory option for reducing the impact of the retail environment on cigarette smoking risk in adolescents.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 24, 2015 15:33

[UK] Osborne injects £3.8bn to help reduce financial pressure on NHS

George Osborne will hand the NHS in England an urgent £3.8bn increase in funding to help it contend with the pressures caused by staff shortages, an ageing population and growing health demands.
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 15:27

[Florida] Federal proposal moves public housing in a smoke-free direction

The Bureau of Tobacco Free Florida, the state's comprehensive tobacco prevention and cessation program, has been working to educate public and private housing managers about the benefits of smoke-free policies for more than three years and is encouraged
Tampa Bay Newspapers
added Nov 24, 2015 04:02

[Canada] Wildrose calls on NDP to make Alberta tobacco litigation information public

Redford said the Justice Department had never told her that the legal consortium ITRL had been ranked third before being awarded the tobacco litigation contract...​The Wildrose critic for government accountability is calling on the NDP to clear the air o
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:44

[Wisconsin] VIDEO: Lawmaker wants ban on smoking in car with child

Smoking in a car with a child would be prohibited under a bill being circulated at the state Capitol.
Channel 3000/WISC-TV Ch. 3 (Madison, WI)
added Nov 24, 2015 03:29

[UK] Smoking during pregnancy leaves a genetic mark imprinted in your baby's blood 'that's still detectable 5 years later - and could be linked to autism'

New research has shown blood taken from children up to the age of five contains molecular evidence about whether or not their mothers smoked during pregnancy. The findings offer strong evidence that environmental exposures in the womb remain in the body
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 24, 2015 00:05

Hiding Tobacco Displays in Stores Might Lower Kids' Smoking Rates

Teenagers may be less likely to buy cigarettes in convenience stores if tobacco ads and products are out of sight, according to a new study. Hiding cigarettes and other tobacco products could reduce teens' risk of trying these products in the future, RAN
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 23, 2015 23:58

NATO Details State Tobacco Issues Across the Country

The National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO) outlines tobacco issues and proposed ordinances facing cities across the U.S.
Convenience Store Decisions
added Nov 23, 2015 22:22
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