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Canadian Cancer Society report shows 65 university and college campuses in Canada are 100% smoke-free

there are now 65 university and college campuses in Canada that are 100% smoke-free, with bans on smoking both indoors and outdoors. In 2017, only 30 campuses were 100% smoke-free and 10 years prior, in 2007, only 4 were 100% smoke-free. “The national t
GlobeNewswire
added Sep 14, 2018 01:43
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Utah vape shop owner sticks to helping smokers quit, says adults like flavors, too

"People want to get away from the taste of tobacco," said Lewie Lambros, director of the Utah Smoke Free Association and co-owner at Vapor Dreams, a popular vape shop in Bountiful. He said the industry offers thousands of flavor combinations and it is the
Deseret News
added Sep 14, 2018 01:38
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[Florida] Woman sues tobacco companies for mom's death, wins appeal

Florida ruled in favor of Searcy and awarded $6 million in compensatory damages and $20 million in total punitive damages. On appeal, the tobacco companies argued the the lower court infringed on its Seventh Amendment rights and due process when the cour
Florida Record (U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform)
added Sep 14, 2018 01:35
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FDA may ban flavored e-cigarettes if makers don't do enough to limit youth use

FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said the latest step in an overall process that began in April 2017 is necessary because “I now have good reason to believe that (youth e-cig smoking) has reached nothing short of an epidemic proportion of growth.”
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 14, 2018 01:34
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Pediatric Pulmonology Expert , Arnold Platzker, MD, is available to discuss the e-cigarette crackdown by the FDA and how the product can adversely effect children's health.

Dr. Platzker has been active in following the cigarette industry for the past 40 years and testified for the State of Mississippi in their successful $8 billion dollar lawsuit against the tobacco industry. In the past 4 years, he has continued to follow t
Newswise
added Sep 14, 2018 01:31
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AHA: More Work Needed to Curb Smoking Among Certain Groups

Native American and Alaska Native adults, African-American men, lesbian, gay and bisexual adults have the highest smoking rates, according to a recent CDC report. Rates also are high among the poor and those who have low educational attainment. The cons
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 14, 2018 01:27
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[Hawaii] Students led effort to implement tobacco-free UH campuses

All 10 campuses are now officially tobacco-free, in part due to the hard work of passionate public health students and alumni who helped to pass legislation this summer. The tobacco-free campus advocacy movement started about seven years ago. Lisa Kehl,
University of Hawaii
added Sep 14, 2018 01:26
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Indonesia faces numerous tobacco control challenges: Minister

"It is disappointing, as many Indonesian children smoke. We have to do something," Yembise remarked during the 12th Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health (12th APACT) in Nusa Dua, Bali, on Thursday.
Antara News (id)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:57
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[Europe] Bulgaria Has Some of the Cheapest Cigarettes Worldwide

According to Our World in Data study, in 2016 almost 720,000 people in India died because of smoking, 500,000 in the USA, in Russia – 282,072 people, and in Bulgaria - 14,910. Statistics show also that more and more people start smoking.
EU Scoop (bg)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:56
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] S’pore can learn a bit about smoking etiquette from Japan

Japan still lags behind other developed countries on anti-smoking regulations, but they are polite... Japan Tobacco also tries to encourage smokers to be considerate to non-smokers by launching a ‘Smoking Manners’ campaign some 30 years ago.
Mothership.sg (sg)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:48
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