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[Montana] Hamilton vape shop owner protests new ban policy

The co-owner of Freedom Vapes is challenging a board of health decision to prohibit electronic nicotine delivery devices in indoor public buildings. Ron Marshall said his establishment isn't selling tobacco products. The board of health last week voted t
NBC Montana (KECI, KTVM, KCFW)
added May 24, 2018 07:35
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BITSOLI: Do Anti-Smoking Campaigns Work?

Activists might prefer that every tobacco field is salted, the crop destroyed (though not burned), but harm reduction demands campaigners try what works, not what is futilely desire. In the absense of substantial evidence of harm, vaporisers and other sm
The Market Mogul (uk)
added May 24, 2018 07:31
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Russia’s Smoking Problem

On average, every Russian smoker consumes 2,690 cigarettes each year. On a per capita basis, Russia trails only neighboring Belarus in cigarette consumption 1. Russia’s population (143 million) is the world’s ninth-largest. On average, every Russian sm
The Globalist
added May 24, 2018 07:25
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[Alaska] Legislative Update: Reaching a complete fiscal plan was not possible

SB 63 – Regulation of Smoking On the final day of session, SB 63 passed into law. This bill protects Alaskan employees from the adverse health effects of secondhand smoke by providing a statewide smoke-free workplace law for businesses and public places
Cordova (AK) Times
added May 24, 2018 07:17
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Strategies to Tackle Workplace Tobacco Use

CDC Foundation also notes that workplaces, where smoking is allowed, spend an average of $728 more per 1,000 square feet each year in maintenance costs than smoke-free workplaces. This translates to a total cost of $9,000 to $14,000 annually since most U
Corporate Wellness Magazine
added May 24, 2018 07:14
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[Georgia] Bar owners, smokefree advocates square off

Both sides lobbed familiar arguments Wednesday for and against a tougher smokefree ordinance being considered by the Augusta Commission. Those for and against a tougher smokefree ordinance in Augusta reached for familiar themes of freedom of choice and
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added May 24, 2018 07:13
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[Canada] Plain and Standardized Packaging: Backgrounder

The Government of Canada’s new vision for addressing tobacco use includes modernizing Canada’s approach to tobacco control, introducing a new approach to regulating vaping products, and implementing plain and standardized packaging requirements for toba
Canada.ca (ca)
added May 24, 2018 07:09
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[Canada] New Tobacco and Vaping Products Legislation Receives Royal Assent

Today, Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers' Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts received Royal Assent. This is a major milestone in efforts to address and further reduce the harms of tobacco use in Canad
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 24, 2018 07:07
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VIDEO: New Cases Of Lung Cancer Spreading To Younger Women

New research shows while lung cancer rates are declining overall in both men and women, women under age 50 are now more likely to get lung cancer than younger men. “All of the sudden within last 10 to 15 years, women are at greater risk of being diagnos
CBS New York - Ch. 2
added May 23, 2018 22:52
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Why Are More Young Women Getting Lung Cancer Than Young Men?

The trend can’t be explained by smoking behaviors, says one of the study’s authors, Ahmedin Jemal, PhD, vice president of surveillance and health services research at the American Cancer Society in Atlanta. “About 85 percent of lung cancer cases are cau
EverydayHealth.com
added May 23, 2018 22:51
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