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[Connecticut] "21+ Reasons Why" Showcases Support for Tobacco 21

Today, a new online exhibition, "21+ Reasons Why," launched showcasing the many reasons why Connecticut parents, students, and concerned citizens support increasing Connecticut's tobacco sale age to 21.
PR Newswire
added Apr 25, 2018 15:37
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UPDATE 2-BAT boosts vaping investment again as competition heats up

is raising its investment in new vaping devices again, as Big Tobacco reacts to new competitors such as fast-growing U.S. group Juul. Cigarette sales are declining, as more people curb the deadly habit due to rising taxes and a proliferation of alternat
Reuters
added Apr 25, 2018 14:18
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[UK] E-cigarettes in danger of becoming 'lifestyle choice' before safety is proven, warns health prof

E-cigarettes are being marketed as ‘edgy lifestyle devices’ which could encourage people to use them for too long, the deputy chief executive of the NHS health watchdog has warned. Speaking at the Science and Technology committee, Professor Gillian Leng
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:17
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Warning Letters Issued to Retailers for Selling JUUL to Minors

These 40 retailers received warning letters from the FDA Center for Tobacco Products for selling e-cigarettes – specifically JUUL products – to minors. FDA issued these warning letters (PDF) in April 2018 as part of a concerted effort to ensure youth are
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Apr 25, 2018 14:17
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France looks to tobacco companies for help in cigarette butt clean-up blitz

The French government is looking to the tobacco industry to come up with a green solution to the problem of the cigarette butts which litter the country's streets. Every year in France, 30 billion cigarette butts are thrown on the ground.
The Local France (fr)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:16
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How Much Are You 'Smoking' by Breathing Urban Air?

Have you ever wondered how many cigarettes you’re passively smoking while walking through the streets of a polluted, smog-infused city? No? Well, a pair of digital developers just invented an app that will definitely (and accurately) answer that questio
CityLab (The Atlantic)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:12
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[UK] E-cigarettes are being sold as 'edgy lifestyle devices which could keep people on them for too long'

Professor Gillian Leng, deputy chief executive of health watchdog NICE, said there are still doubts over the long-term health effects of electronic cigarettes. While they can help smokers quit tobacco, there is a question over whether they may become a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:10
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[Asia, India] NICPR-ICMR report recommends banning selling, import of smokeless tobacco products

A government body along with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has compiled a report that recommends banning manufacture, selling and import of smokeless tobacco products as per a WHO framework. The first-ever compilation of the global progre
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 25, 2018 14:06
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[Ireland] New proposal to ban smoking in outdoor food areas will 'denormalise' cigarette use

Yesterday, the Health Minister, Simon Harris, brought the proposal to cabinet. It was first tabled as a private members’ motion by Fine Gael senators, including Dr Reilly. “No conversation can begin about tobacco without remembering 6,000 men and women
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Apr 25, 2018 10:25
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[California] Andrew Ha: Smoke-free the way to go

On April 21, the Healthy Air Vallejo committee hosted a health fair for the residents of Harbor Park Apartments. We wanted to thank them for allowing us to do an observational study and to request tenant surveys in order to gain more data about secondhan
Vallejo (CA) Times-Herald
added Apr 25, 2018 10:23
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